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San Jose Sharks Western Conference Pacific Division
 
Ryan Merkley • #6 • D
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:5'11", 170 lbs.
Born:Aug 14, 2000 (21 yrs) in Oakville, Ont.
Experience:0 years
Drafted:Drafted by San Jose in 2018 (1/21).
Shoots:R
2021-22 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 39 1 5 6 -10 8 0 0 0 15:23 36 0.15
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Scouting Report
There are hints that the 21st player taken in the 2018 NHL Draft is turning into a reliable creator with the puck who does not hurt his team in his own zone. He can really skate, is a creative playmaker and has outstanding puck skills. His biggest issue may be his lack of size, since he is small by NHL standards. Also, he has to prove he can produce points without damaging his team defensively.
Long Range Potential: Talented offensive defenseman who must round out his game.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
OHL Emms Family Award 2016-17
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2016-17
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