Weight: 182. Number: 3.
Hometown: Leask, Saskatchewan.
‘95-96 stats: 11 goals, 49 assists.
Local school: Spokane Falls CC.
Draft status: Hartford (5th round, ‘95).
Quick check: Strong candidate for Bill Hunter Trophy as WHL’s top defenseman. Compiled league’s best plus/minus figure (plus 59) last year. An offensive defenseman, Hamilton initiates the break-out and jumps into the rush.
Coach’s comment: “He’s a world-class skater and an intelligent player. Keeping weight on is always a challenge.”
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