Devin Shore
Image: U. of Maine

Devin Shore

Hometown:

Ajax Ontario

Team:

Dallas Stars

Currently Playing In:

NCAA

Birthday:

1994-07-19

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2012

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2012

Height:

6-0

Acquired:

2nd round (61st overall), 2012

Weight:

186 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2009-10: Devin Shore played for the Ajax-Pickering Raiders minor midget AAA team in Ontario. In 68 games he scored 40 goals with 48 assists and had 35 penalty minutes. Shore was selected by Barrie in the fourth round (96th overall) of the 2010 OHL Priority Draft. He committed to playing college hockey at the University of Maine in 2012-13.

2010-11: Shore attended the Hill Academy, a private school in Aurora, Ontario. He finished with 95 points in 61 games – scoring 33 goals with 62 assists.

2011-12: Shore was an assistant captain for the Whitby Fury in the Ontario Junior Hockey League and skated for Canada East in the U19 World Junior A Challenge. In 41 regular season games he scored 29 goals with 29 assists and had 26 penalty minutes. The Fury finished first in the East Division and advanced to the playoff championship series against Stouffville. In 23 playoff games Shore scored 7 goals with 25 assists and had 10 penalty minutes. Shore was the leading scorer for Canada East at the WJAC, scoring 2 goals with 4 assists in six games. He was invited to the NHL Draft Combine and was ranked 58th amongst North American skaters in Central Scouting's final rankings prior to the 2012 NHL Draft.

2012-13: Shore was the University of Maine's leading scorer as a freshman. Playing for a young Black Bears team that struggled for much of the season and finished eighth in Hockey East, he scored 6 goals with 20 assists in 38 games and was -2 with 10 penalty minutes. Maine reached the Hockey East tournament and Shore scored two of the Black Bears' three goals in the two quarterfinal games against Massachusetts-Lowell.

 

Talent Analysis

Shore is a talented playmaker with very good vision, also a scorer that can score goals in bunches.  According to his former GM with Whitby (OJHL) Frank Robinson, Shore plays well at both ends of the rink and works hard.  Considered to be a great person with great leadership, may be a future captain.   He’s only an average skater, especially in terms of his acceleration which needs some work.  Additionally, he only has average size but with good balance, he’s difficult to knock off the puck.  The NCAA will help him develop physically and get better defensively.

 

Future

Shore is attending the University of Maine.

 

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