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Draft Prospect - 2009
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Michael Zador
North American Goalie
Oshawa, OHL
Final Rank:  7 Midterm Rank:  10
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Left
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  172
Born:  May 8, 1991    
Birthplace:  Toronto, ON, CAN
Drafted:  TBL (5th Round / 148th Overall) - Player Page
• Zador started his first full OHL season with the London Knights before being traded to the Oshawa Generals as part of the John Tavares trade. He played 28 games in 2008-09, 18 with Oshawa, recording 11 wins and a combined .897 save-percentage.

• Being a part of the gold medal winning Team Ontario at the 2008 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge is his most memorable hockey moment – “it was the biggest tournament I won”.

• Zador played his minor hockey for the Toronto Marlies minor hockey association and played on his first hockey team at the age of six in a Wexford, Ontario house league.

• He wears number 33 after his childhood hockey idol, Patrick Roy – “he played the style I like and I he was the best”.

• If he wasn’t playing hockey he would be an engineer and if he could be in any movie he would choose Wedding Crashers.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Player: Roberto Luongo
Shootout Move: “Stop the Puck”
Video game: Call of Duty 4
Pump-up song: White Zombie’s “Thunder Kiss ‘65
Movie: Wedding Crashers
Actor: Will Ferrell
Cartoon: Simpsons, Family Guy
Book: The Body
Activity away from the rink: Mountain Biking
Place to visit: Grandmother’s house

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
GAA
Min
SO
Sv%
2008-2009
OSHAWA
OHL
28
3.65
1,464
0
.897