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#14 – LUCA SBISA

Luca Sbisa played parts of three seasons with the Lethbridge Hurricanes from 2007 until 2009.

Sbisa appeared in 97 games with the Hurricanes registering 61 points (11g-50a) along with a plus-15 rating and 100 penalty minutes. He added an additional 18 points (5g-13a) in 30 post-season games with the Hurricanes. Sbisa’s best season in the WHL was his first with the ‘Canes in 2007-2008 when he registered 33 points (6g-27a) along with a plus-19 rating and 63 penalty minutes. He added 15 points (2g-13a) in 19 post-season games helping the ‘Canes to the WHL Final.

Sbisa was drafted in the first round (19th overall) by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft. After being drafted, Sbisa played 39 games with the Flyers in 2008-2009 before being sent back to Lethbridge for the remainder of the season.

Sbisa was later traded to the Anaheim Ducks in 2009. He has gone on to a strong NHL career with the Flyers, Ducks and Vancouver Canucks. Heading into the 2016-2017 season, the Switzerland product had appeared in 383 games picking up 75 points (14g-62a) along with 289 penalty minutes.

He has also had an extensive international career representing Switzerland at the World Junior Championships, Winter Olympic Games as well as representing Team Europe at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Sbisa also suited up at the 2012-2013 Spengler Cup during the NHL lockout appearing for Adler Mannheim.

Currently in his third season with the Canucks, Sbisa has appeared in a total of 413 NHL games with the Canucks, Ducks and Flyers.

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