Luke Lockhart
the WHL

Luke Lockhart

Hometown:

Burnaby British Columbia

Team:

WHL

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1992-11-01

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2011

Shoots:

Right

Drafted:

Height:

5-10

Acquired:

Eligible for the 2011 NHL Draft

Weight:

182 lbs.

Probability of Success

History

2007-08: Lockhart saw his first WHL action with the Seattle Thunderbirds, playing in 2 games for that team. He registered no points in those games.

2008-09: In his WHL rookie season, Lockhart played in 62 games for the Thunderbirds. He scored 5 goals and added 10 assists for 15 points. In 5 playoff games, Lockhart notched 1 assist.

2009-10: In 66 games for the Thunderbirds, Lockhart scored 8 goals and added 8 assists for 16 points.

2010-11: In 71 games for the Thunderbirds, Lockhart scored 21 goals and added 27 assists for 48 points.

 

Talent Analysis

Lockhart is an energy player who lacks the ideal size to be considered a top-six forward.  He does have some offensive ability and plays with some moxy against larger competition, and his low center of gravity makes Lockhart somewhat difficult to knock off of the puck.  It remains to be seen if he'll get a shot from an NHL organization, but Lockhart could conceivably work his way up the ranks from the ECHL if the opportunity presents itself.