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Five Quick Facts On Slater Koekkoek

Saturday, 06.23.2012 / 10:35 AM ET / Best of the Web
By Peter Pupello  - Lightning Beat Reporter
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Five Quick Facts On Slater Koekkoek

Five Quick Facts On Slater Koekkoek...

- Is a product of the prestigious Notre Dame Academy, which is the same school that produced Lightning captain Vincent Lecavalier.

- Missed the final 42 games of the 2011-12 regular season due to an injury to his shoulder, yet still managed to register five goals and 18 points in 26 games.

- Won a Gold Medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2011 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament.

- Is the first player in Tampa Bay franchise history to be chosen with the 10th overall selection.

- Was named to the OHL's All-Rookie Second Team following his major junior debut in 2010-11