Player Spotlight: Kyle Turris

Kyle Turris
#91 - Center
Height: 6-1
Weight: 188
Birthdate: August 14, 1998 (20)
Birthplace: New Westminster, British Columbia
Shoots: Right
Drafted: Phoenix – 1st round (3rd overall) in 2007

CLICK HERE to listen to audio highlights from Kyle Turris' 2009-10 season.

2009-10 Season Highlights
• Enjoyed best season as a professional with 63 points (24g, 29a) in 76 games
• 76 assists tied him for second-most assists in franchise history
• Led team in assists (29), power-play assists (17) and shorthanded assists (3)
• Finished season ranked second on team in points (63), multi-point games (15) and shots (220) and tied for second in shorthanded goals (2)
• Earned two goals and an assist on Oct. 18 vs. Grand Rapids
• Registered a goal and two assists on Jan. 30 @ Lake Erie
• Recorded shorthanded goal on Feb. 6 @ Manitoba      
• Earned a goal and two assists on Feb. 21 @ Chicago
• Six-game goal streak (Feb. 21 – Mar. 3)….*represented team’s longest goal streak of season
• Notched a goal and two assists on Mar. 3 vs. Houston
• Notched a shorthanded goal and an assist on Apr. 3 vs. Chicago


In addition to his performance on the ice, Turris was an integral part of the Rampage’s community efforts. Turris formed a strong bond with his Faceoff Against Kids Cancer (FOAKC) buddy (Cesley) and would take an initiative to visit her throughout the season. In addition to his involvement with FOAKC, he also took part in numerous other events such as delivering teddy bears to patients at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital and serving a warm meal to people in need at St. Vincent de Paul Church to name a couple.

His kind personality and positive outlook made him a fan favorite. His jersey was the top selling jersey of the season raising $4,425 for charity from five separate auctions.


From the sin bin …
Favorite Video game?
Call of Duty/MLB 2k9

Favorite Movie?
The Dark Knight

Favorite Band?
Kings of Leon

If you weren’t playing hockey what career would you choose?
Be a doctor

What is something that no one else on the team knows about you?
I love bowling

What was your first job/ or most interesting job?
Hockey referee

 



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