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Ty Rattie
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Born February 5 1993 (1993-02-05) (age 21),
Calgary, AB, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
167 lb (76 kg; 11 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
St. Louis Blues
Portland Winterhawks (WHL)
NHL Draft 32nd overall, 2011
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2008–present

</div></div> Ty Rattie (born February 5, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL. In June 2011, the St. Louis Blues made Rattie their first draft pick and the 32nd overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.Jim Beseda (June 25, 2011). NHL Draft: Winterhawks forward Ty Rattie taken by St. Louis in second round. The Oregonian. Retrieved on 2011-06-27.</ref> He was ranked 17th among draft eligble prospects by Central Scouting.[1] Blues' scouting director Bill Armstrong stating about him "He's someone that we liked because of his high skill level. Obviously, he's got some work to do as far as his strength, but he has been able to put up points his whole life at every level."[2] Rattie was the first draft pick Armstrong made as the Blues' scouting director.[3]

Rattie was raised in Airdrie, Alberta. The Winterhawks made Rattie the 2nd overall selection in the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft, behind only Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, who was drafted first overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.[4][5][6] During the Winterhawks 2010-11 season, Rattie had 28 goals and 51 assists in 67 games; he was a playoff scoring leader with 22 points (9 goals, 13 assists) and "led Portland with a plus-11 rating in 21 playoff games" as they reached the WHL finals."

Rattie is a player who could stickhandle his way out of a phone booth. He’s not the fastest and he’s certainly not the strongest but he always seems to win space and he simply knows exactly what to do with that space around the puck. He has an excellent release on his shot and places the puck very well. He tends to lean heavier on shooting the puck rather than passing the puck but he can surprise with his creativity and underrated playmaking ability."

—International Scouting Services

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Cruikshank, R. (June 23, 2011). WHL star Ty Rattie's hard work is about to pay off. Calgary Herald. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.
  2. Hart, N. (June 26, 2011). Blues take right wingers with first two picks. stltoday.com. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.
  3. Sanders, N. (June 26, 2011). Blues tab high-scoring forward with top pick. Belleville News Democrat. Retrieved on 2011-07-04.
  4. Kyle Laggner (August 27, 2008). Winter Hawks sign first round draft choice Ty Rattie. The Oregonian. Retrieved on 2011-06-27.
  5. Kennedy, R. (November 13, 2008). Prep Watch: Nothing rattles Rattie. The Hockey News. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.
  6. Kennedy, R. (December 14, 2010). The Hot List: No rattling Rattie. The Hockey News. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.
  7. http://www.hockeyprospect.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=622:ty-rattie-2nd-overall-2008-whl-bantam-draft&catid=83:-interviews&Itemid=100108
  8. http://www.hockeysfuture.com/articles/11763/beyond_tomorrow_ty_rattie/

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