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Curtis Lazar
North American Skater
Edmonton, WHL
Final Rank:  20 Midterm Rank:  26
Position:  Right Wing/Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  190
Born:  February 2, 1995 Hometown:  Vernon, BC
Birthplace:  Salmon Arm, BC, CAN
Drafted:  OTT (1st Round / 17th Overall)
• In 2012-13, Lazar registered 61 points (38-23--61) in 72 games, helping the Oil Kings to their second consecutive Central Division and Eastern Conference regular-season titles in the Western Hockey League. His 38 goals led the team.

• He had nine goals (9-2--11) for Edmonton on its run to the WHL Championship Final in 2013 – they were defeated by Portland in six games.

• In 63 games as a rookie in 2011-12, Lazar registered 31 points (20-11--31) in the regular season and then led the team with eight playoff goals during their run to the WHL championship (8-11--19).

• Lazar was part of Team Canada's gold medal-winning Under-18 team at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament scoring three goals (3-1--4) in five games. He also won a gold medal as captain of Team British Columbia at the 2011 Canada Winter Games, scoring 12 goals and 17 points in six games to break Steve Stamkos’ goal-scoring record and Sidney Crosby’s record for most points in the tournament.

NEWS

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FAVORITES

NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
NHL player: Ryan Getzlaf
Hockey hero: Joe Sakic
Goal celebration: “Fist pump”
Video game: NHL
Movie: Happy Gilmore
TV show: Entourage
Actor: Mark Wahlberg
Website: YouTube
Pump-up song: “Lose Yourself” by Eminem
Sport (other than hockey): Baseball
Superhero: Batman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2011-2012
EDMONTON
WHL
63
20
11
31
56
2012-2013
EDMONTON
WHL
72
38
23
61
47
2013-2014
CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
7
3
4
7
0
2013-2014
EDMONTON
WHL
58
41
35
76
30