NHL 2010 Top Draft Prospects: Emerson Etem

May 13th, 2010 by Alan Bass Leave a reply »

Shattuck-St. Mary’s school has given way to top notch hockey talent for decades. From the likes of Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews to Zach Parise and Kyle Okposo, the school is one of the most prestigious in the world when it comes to grooming future hockey players.

Emerson Etem, the 17-year-old center from the WHL’s Medicine Hat Tigers, also graduated from Shattuck-St. Mary’s, then went on to play for the US Developmental Program, where he put up 33 points in 40 games as a 16-year-old.

Drafted in the sixth round, 115th overall by Medicine Hat in the 2007 WHL Bantam draft, Etem made his draft stock fly as he scored 37 goals and 65 points in 72 games of his rookie WHL season. He has continued his hot streak in the playoffs, putting up seven points in just eight games.

The Long Beach, Calif., native will have plenty of c ...

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