Doug Rogers
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Doug Rogers

Hometown:

Watertown Massachusetts

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1988-01-20

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2006

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

4th round (119th overall), 2006

Weight:

195 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2005-06: Played in the USHS for St. Sebastian’s. Rogers recorded an impressive 24 goals and 38 assists in 28 games played his senior year.

2006-07: In his freshman season with Harvard, Rogers played in 33 games. During that time, he scored seven goals, 17 assists for 24 points and 18 penalty minutes.

2007-08: In his sophomore year with the Harvard Crimson (ECAC), Rogers was named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week (2/18) following a seven-point week. He often skated on the high-powered scoring line along side Mike Taylor and Matt McCollem. He shared the team lead in plus/minus, game-winning goals and faceoff percentage (.607). He ranked second on the team in goals, points, assists and power-play goals. He tied for second in the Ivy League in power-play goals (three) in league games, fourth in goals (five) and 10th in scoring (5+3). He recorded seven points (2+5) in five playoff games. He posted his first career hat trick in a 3-2 win against No. 17 Princeton (2/15) and added another goal the following night in a 4-1 win against No. 16 Quinnipiac. He is excellent at winning a faceoff.

2008-09: Another season with Harvard came for Rogers, failing to improve upon his last season, only able to score eight goals and 13 assists.

2009-10: In 28 games with Harvard, Rogers would find himself in another season without much improvement, only scoring six goals and six assists.

Talent Analysis
Rogers is a fairly speedy center who can play both ends of the arena. Rogers doesn’t play the most physical game but he makes up for it with his strong two-way play. He can win face-offs consistently every night. Rogers controls the puck well and makes smart and safe plays. He has a great hockey sense and good vision. At the end of the day, Rogers is exactly what you want in a play-making center.
Future
Attends Harvard University.

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