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Dallas Stars Prospects: Roope Hintz

Roope Hintz
Position: Center/Wing
Height/Weight: 6-3/205 pounds
Shoots: Left
Born: November 17, 1996
Birthplace: Tampere, Finland
Acquired: Drafted in the 2nd round (49th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft

2017-18

Playing with the Texas Stars of the AHL.

Background

In 2016-17, recorded 30 points (19 goals, 11 assists) in 44 games with HIFK in Finland’s top league, tying for ninth in the league in goal scoring despite missing first eleven games of the season due to injury. Led league in playoff scoring with 14 points (three goals, eleven assists) in 14 games as HIFK advanced to third round (semifinals) of playoffs. In 2015-16, missed the first part of the season due to a back injury but recorded 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in 33 games for HIFK in Finland’s top league. Tallied six points (two goals, four assists) in 18 playoff games as HIFK advanced to the championship series. Won a gold medal with Finland at the 2016 World Junior Championship, recording four points (three goals, one assist) in seven games.

Scouting Report

Forward with size, skill, and speed. Excellent skater who is dynamic off the rush and driving the net. Strong puckhandler who has a good, hard shot he gets off quickly. High hockey IQ.

Quotable

“We are really excited about him. When he gets the puck in the neutral zone and comes with speed, he is tough to stop.” – Rickard Oquist, Dallas Stars scout

Stats

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 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2010-2011 Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q10 4 15 0|        
  Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja13 7 18 2|        
 2011-2012 Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja Q4 3 36 16|        
  Ilves U16Jr. C SM-sarja12 7 1421 6|Playoffs5 2 46
  Ilves U18Jr. B SM-sarja18 3 69 2|        
  Finland U16 (all)International-Jr13 8 917 4|        
 2012-2013 Tampa Bay Juniors EmJHL20 20 1535 0|        
  Bismarck BobcatsNAHL2 0 00 0|        
  Ilves U18Jr. B SM-sarja9 4 913 0|        
 2013-2014 Ilves U18Jr. B SM-sarja1 2 02 0|Playoffs7 3 69
  Ilves U20Jr. A SM-liiga29 18 2038 16|Playoffs5 0 00
  IlvesLiiga7 0 00 2|        
  Finland U18 (all)International-Jr7 0 22 0|        
 2014-2015 Ilves U20Jr. A SM-liiga0 0 00 0|Playoffs6 1 12
  IlvesLiiga42 5 1217 10|Playoffs2 0 00
  Finland U20WJC-205 0 22 2|        
  Finland U20 (all)International-Jr20 6 410 4|        
 2015-2016 HIFKLiiga33 8 1220 4|Playoffs18 2 46
  Finland U20WJC-207 3 14 2|        
  Finland U20 (all)International-Jr11 4 26 6|        
 2016-2017 HIFKLiiga44 19 1130 18|Playoffs14 3 1114
  HIFKChampions HL5 0 00 0|        
  FinlandEHT8 1 12 6|        
  Finland (all)International8 1 12 6|        
 2017-2018 Texas StarsAHL26 8 715 10|        

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