Aidan Muir
Image: Victory Honda

Aidan Muir

Hometown:

Brampton Ontario

Currently Playing In:

Junior

Birthday:

1995-08-21

Position:

LW

Eligible for draft:

2013

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2013

Height:

6-3

Acquired:

4th round (113th overall), 2013

Weight:

182 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2011-12: Aidan Muir skated for the Victory Honda U16 midget minor team in Michigan. In 40 regular season games he scored 13 goals with 7 assists and had 8 penalty minutes. He had 1 assist in three playoff games.

2012-13: Muir attended training camp with the USHL's Lincoln Stars and OHL's Erie Otters before skating for the Victory Honda U18 midget team. He was an assistant captain and scored 17 goals with 23 assists in 37 games with 41 penalty minutes. In four playoff games he scored 3 goals with 4 assists and had 8 penalty minutes. He committed to playing college hockey at Western Michigan in 2014-15 in February and was the first overall pick in the 2012 USHL Entry Draft (by Indiana). Ranked 108th amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings, Muir was selected by Edmonton in the fourth round (113th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.

 

Talent Analysis

Eighteen-year-old winger Aidan Muir is a big presence on the ice and is shaping up to be a strong power-forward type player, but he is definitely a project. Without any time logged at the junior level, it is hard to truly gauge at this point just exactly how Muir will turn out for the Oilers.

 

Future

He has committed to Western Michigan University where he will play under former NHL coach Andy Murray but will spend a season with the Indiana Ice of the USHL for the 2013-14 season. As of right now, he is an extreme long shot for an NHL career, but has all the right resources at his disposal to help further his skills and development.

 

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