2016-17 National Junior Team

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Blake Speers
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
01-02-1997
HT/WT
6'0 / 184
Shoots
R
Hometown
Sault Ste. Marie, Ont
Club Team
Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
Teams
2017 IIHF World Junior Championship - Canada
2017 RBC Road to the World Jr. Champ. - Canada
2016 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp - Canada

Biography

HOCKEy CANADA BACKGROUND

Attended Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team selection camp in Calgary, Alta., in August 2014 ... Played for Ontario at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Cape Breton, N.S., nishing fth

HOCKEy BACKGROUND

Sault Ste. Marie’s rst-round selection, 11th overall, in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection ... 2015-16: Captain with Sault Ste. Marie ... Led Sault Ste. Marie in scoring ... 20th in OHL scoring ... Finalist for OHL most sportsmanlike player ... Named Sault Ste. Marie co-MVP and most gentlemanly player ... Set a career high with four points on Dec. 5 vs. Oshawa (1G 3A) and March 20 vs. Guelph (2G 2A) ... 2014-15: Sixth in Sault Ste. Marie scoring ... Played in the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game ... 2013-14: Ninth in Sault Ste. Marie scoring ... Led Sault Ste. Marie rookies in scoring ... Fifth in OHL rookie scoring ... Named to the OHL First All-Rookie Team ... Minor Hockey: Lists Sal Lamantea as his favourite minor hockey coach ... Named NOHA Player of the Year (Minor Midget AAA) in 2012-13 ... Captained the Soo Thunder in 2010-11 (Bantam AAA), 2011-12 (Bantam AAA) and 2012-13 (Minor Midget AAA) ... Played for Team NOHA in the 2013 OHL Cup ... Attended the NHLPA Allstate All-Canadians Mentorship Camp in 2012 ... Named NOHA MVP (Bantam AAA) in 2011-12 ... Won the NOHA championship (Bantam AAA) with Soo in 2011 ... Competed in the World Selects Invitational in 2010 (Latvia), 2011 (Czech Republic) and 2012 (Finland) with Selects Hockey

PERSONAL

Son of Mark and Karen ... Has two sisters, Katie and Laura ... Favourite NHL team growing up: Chicago Blackhawks ... Favourite player: Sidney Crosby ... Won the Northern Ontario junior golf championship in 2008 

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
2
1
0
1
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Dec 14, 2016
0
0
0
0
Dec 13, 2016
1
0
1
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2017 IIHF World Junior Championship
7
3
1
2
2
2016 National Junior Team Sport Chek Selection Camp
2
1
0
1
0
2017 RBC Road to the World Jr. Champ.
3
2
0
2
0