Eric Mestery
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Eric Mestery

Hometown:

Winnpeg Manitoba

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1990-05-28

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2008

Height:

6-5

Acquired:

2nd round (57th overall), 2008

Weight:

202 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2007-08: Continuing his WHL career with Tri-City, Mestery stood strong in 71 games, recording 16 points (2+14) and 65 PIM. In 16 postseason games he recorded three points (2+1).

2008-09: Traded early in the season from the Tri-City Americans to the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

Talent Analysis
Stay at home defenseman with good size at 6'5.

2008 NHL Draft produced two key players for Washington Capitals

by Eric Scheib
on

Braden Holtby and John Carlson - Washington Capitals

Photo: Braden Holtby (left) and John Carlson (right) were both selected in the 2008 NHL Draft by the Washington Capitals. (Courtesy of Will Schneekloth/Icon SMI)

Any draft that produces a top line defensemen and a starting goalie with great potential should be considered a success. For the Washington Capitals, the 2008 NHL Draft produced stalwart defenseman John Carlson and platoon starter Braden Holtby.

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