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Derek Schutz

Age: 18

Height: 6-3. Weight: 190.

Number: 25.

Hometown: Yorktown, Saskatchewan.

Position: Center.

Last year: 61 games, 20 goals, 21 assists, 9 goals on the power play.

Draft status: Calgary Flames (3rd round, 60th pick, ‘97).

Local school: Ferris.

Quick check: Played with a hurt shoulder through much of last year. Knock on him is skating speed, but Chiefs head scout says Calgary got a great player when they made Schutz the 60th pick of the draft.

Coach’s comment: “Few know how much pain he put up with to play last year. Tough, two-way player with great upside.”



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