Julien Demers

Hometown:

Nepean Ontario

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1989-09-25

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2008

Height:

6-0

Acquired:

5th round (106th overall), 2008

Weight:

218 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2007-08: Demers represented the 67’s in the 2008 OHL All-Star Classic. He also finished fifth overall in defensive scoring with 33 points in 65 games. 

Talent Analysis
Demers is a big, physical defenseman, a prerequisite in the NHL's Western Conference these days.

San Jose Sharks thieves of day two at 2008 NHL Draft

by Craig Fischer
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Harri Sateri - Worcester Sharks

Photo: Apart from current Sharks Jason Demers and Tommy Wingels, AHL goaltender Harri Sateri is the only other remaining member of San Jose’s 2008 draft class. (courtesy of Fred Kfoury/Icon SMI)

The San Jose Sharks went into the 2008 NHL Entry Draft under unfavorable circumstances not having a pick until the end of the fourth round at number 117. Statistics show, the deeper you go into drafts, the harder it is to convert prospects into NHL players. The move to acquire Brian Campbell for a cup push made things very hard at the draft table.

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