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Mark McNeill
North American Skater
Prince Albert, WHL
Final Rank:  14 Midterm Rank:  22
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  6' 2" Weight:  201
Born:  February 22, 1993 Hometown:  Edmonton, AB
Birthplace:  Langley, BC, CAN
• In 2010-11, McNeill led Prince Albert in assists (49) and finished second in points (81) leading the Raiders to the playoffs for the first time since 2006-07. McNeill posted five points (2-3--5) in his first playoff appearance despite a six-game series loss to Saskatoon.

• His father, Bernie, played in the WHL for the Edmonton Oil Kings and went on to play in Australia for the Sidney All-Stars while his grandfather, Pat, and his great grandfather, Sandy, both played for the Brandon Wheat Kings.

• McNeill played 13 years of minor hockey with Southside Athletic Club, but got his start with the Langley Minor Hockey Association – “My parents got me started at a local three-on-three rink in Langley”. His first hockey team was the Langley Hornets and he started skating at the age of two.

• Competing for Team Canada he finished fourth at the 2011 Under-18 World Championships recording six assists. He has also represented Canada in ball hockey. He won a gold medal at the 2008 World Ball Hockey Championships in Slovakia and was named to the tournament All-Star team.

• His most embarrassing hockey moment was during peewee summer hockey when he fell behind the net and was unable to move because his jersey was caught on the boards forcing the game to be stopped.

NEWS: McNeill rapidly becoming a scouting favorite (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Chicago Blackhawks
NHL player: Anaheim’s Ryan Getzlaf
Shootout move: “Five hole”
Goal celebration: “Fist pump”
Video game: Call of Duty: Black Ops
Movie: Inception
TV show: NHL on the Fly
Actor: Will Ferrell
Artist: Drake
Website: Facebook.com
Book: “Hockey Tough” by Dr. Saul Miller
Pump-up song: “Top of the World” by The Carpenters
Home-cooked meal: Steak
Activity away from the rink: Golf

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
68
9
15
24
27
2010-2011
PRINCE ALBERT
WHL
70
32
49
81
53