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Michael Latta
North American Skater
Guelph, OHL
Final Rank:  45 Midterm Rank:  42
Position:  Center Shoots:  Right
Height:  5' 11" Weight:  200
Born:  May 25, 1991    
Birthplace:  Kitchener, ON, CAN
• Latta started the season with the Ottawa 67’s, playing 23 games and recording 21 points (8-13-21) before being traded to the Guelph Storm at the end of November. In 42 games with Guelph, he totaled 36 points (14-22-36).

• He was selected to participate in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game where he claimed the accuracy shooting event during the skills competition, knocking out four targets on six shots.

• The St. Clements, Ontario native played for the Waterloo Minor Midgets in 2006-07 picking up 118 points in 73 games before making the jump to the OHL.

• Latta patterns his game after Philadelphia forward Mike Richards who was also his childhood hockey hero when he captained the Kitchener Rangers – “I like to try and play like Richards because he competes hard and plays a skilled, tough game”.

• He played his minor hockey in Waterloo, his first team was the Waterloo Rockies when he was five years old – “my brothers played and my mom wanted to sign me up”.

• Nicknamed “Latts”, he wears number 17 for Wendel Clark, one of his favorite players and his most embarrassing hockey moment was missing a wide open net on a penalty shot against Erie.

NEWS ARTICLES

GUELPH'S LATTA TRYING TO STAY ON RIGHT SIDE OF THE LINE

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL Player: Mike Richards
Shootout move: “Fake shot, fake backhand to forehand”
Goal celebration: “Being with the boys”
Video game: NHL ‘09
Movie: Wedding Crashers
TV Show: Entourage
Actor: Sean William Scott
Cartoon: Simpsons
Website: Ontario Hockey League
Book: A million little pieces
Pump up song: “Hot revolver” by Lil’ Wayne
Restaurant: Kelsey’s
Sport (other than hockey): Basketball
Activity away from the rink: Swimming
Breakfast food: Eggs
Superhero: Superman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
OTTAWA
OHL
50
14
14
28
78
2008-2009
GUELPH
OHL
65
22
35
57
92




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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 26 37 15 63
M. Ribeiro 82 15 47 11 62
R. Josi 81 15 40 15 55
S. Weber 78 15 30 15 45
C. Smith 82 23 21 11 44
C. Wilson 77 20 22 19 42
M. Fisher 59 19 20 4 39
J. Neal 67 23 14 12 37
R. Ellis 58 9 18 8 27
S. Jones 82 8 19 3 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 41 17 6 .923 2.18
C. Hutton 6 7 4 .902 2.61