Brett Pollock
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Brett Pollock

Hometown:

Sherwood Park Alberta

Team:

Dallas Stars

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1996-03-16

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

2nd round (45th overall), 2014

Weight:

185 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2010-11: Brett Pollock played three games for the Sherwood Park Squires minor midget team — scoring 1 goal with 1 assist — and played for the Northeast Flyers in the Alberta Cup. He scored 4 goals in five games at the Alberta Cup. Pollock was one of the top scorers for the Sherwood Park Flyers bantam AAA team. He scored 20 goals with 17 assists and 46 penalty minutes in 33 games for the Flyers. Pollock was selected by the Edmonton Oil Kings in the fifth round (97th overall) of the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft.

2011-12: Pollock played for the Sherwood Park Kings midget AAA team in the Alberta Midget Hockey League. In 34 games he scored 8 goals with 17 assists and had 54 penalty minutes.

2012-13: Pollack appeared in 40 games for defending WHL champion Edmonton as a 16-year-old in his first season with the Oil Kings. He scored 2 goals with 2 assists and was -2 with 2 penalty minutes. The Oil Kings finished first in the Central Division and reached the WHL Finals against Western Conference champion Portland. Pollack did not skate in any playoff games.

2013-14: Pollock had a breakout season in his second year with the Oil Kings. Skating in 71 of 72 regular season games he scored 25 goals with 30 assists and was +18 with 36 penalty minutes. Edmonton finished tied with Calgary atop the Central Division with 103 points but were second based on tiebreakers. The Oil Kings reached the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight season. Pollock was ranked 34th amongst North American Skaters in Central Scouting’s final rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

Talent Analysis

Pollock is tenacious on the forecheck, wins many one-on-one battles in the attacking zone. Offensive skills are beginning to surface.

 

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