Julien Cayer

Hometown:

Longueuil Quebec

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1989-07-06

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2008

Height:

6-4

Acquired:

5th round (151st overall), 2008

Weight:

186 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2008-09: As a freshman for Clarkson University, Cayer scored 4 goals and 6 assists for 10 points in 29 games.

2009-10: Cayer played in 22 games as a sophomore at Clarkson, scoring 2 goals, 3 assists for 5 points.

2010-11: Played 23 games in his third year at Clarkson University, scoring 3 goals and 5 assists for 8 points.

 

Talent Analysis

Cayer boasts a 6-4 frame, which he uses to play an aggressive physical game. He is solid at both ends of the ice, but could still use a bit more muscle to match his height.

 

Future

Cayer was not offered a contract and is no longer a Wings prospect.

 

Gustav Nyquist headlines the Detroit Red Wings 2008 draft class

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Thomas McCollum - Detroit Red Wings

Photo: Late first round pick Thomas McCollum has had his struggles in his professional career, but the goalie has lately suited up as Jimmy Howard's back-up in Detroit. (courtesy of Steven King/Icon SMI)

 
The 2008 NHL Draft was something of a mixed bag for the Detroit Red Wings. While the last three picks are not likely to produce any NHL talent, the most valuable pick may have come in the middle of the draft with fourth round pick Gustav Nyquist.

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