|Written by Zenon Herasymiuk|
May 2013 - After an injury plagued season (broken finger / concussion), Stone will make his second playoff appearance in two years, with the Senators in their second round match up against the Penguins. During his earlier call up Stone had no points and was minus 1 in four games. In Binghamton this year he managed to play in 54 games where he scored 15 goals and added 23 assists while having a very impressive plus-21 rating. Not blessed with great speed, Stone does have a nose for the net and pretty good hands, he just needs to stay away from the IR or he will quickly become an AHL Band-Aid Boy. Alain Dube
May, 2012 - The big winger finished second in WHL scoring setting career highs in goals (41) and assists (82) and his mere 22 minutes in penalties earned him the FRAM Sportsman of the Year at the CHL Awards banquet. Brendan Ross
May 2012 – Was called up to the Ottawa Senators and joined the team in their first round playoff matchup against the New York Rangers. He had one assist in his only game. Stone was also named the WHL’s Most Sportsmanlike player for the 2011-12 season. Zenon Herasymiuk
April 2012 - After the Brandon Wheat Kings were eliminated in the WHL playoffs, the Senator's called Stone up to make is NHL debut vs the New York Rangers during Game 5 of their own first round series. Stone played almost nine minutes in a close 2-0 win, setting up the game winning goal with a nice feed to Jason Spezza. Although it was only the one game, it should give him a boost of confidence going into training camp. - Dan Turner
February 2012 – Stone is an extremely smart forward that has a very savvy scoring touch and great offensive instincts. For the past two seasons he has been one of the best junior players in Canada, and at the World Junior Championship he proved he may be one of the best prospects in the world. In six games he lit the lamp seven times and added three assists for 10 points. For the Brandon Wheat Kings he has put up 101 points in 55 games, which has him on pace to smash his points total of 106 from last season. While Stone dominates younger talent in the WHL, he will need to work on his skating and defensive play to become an impact player at the next level.
Has shown he can score in junior. Expect him in the AHL next year.
Stone finds the back of the net for Canada at the World Juniors:
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|Last Updated on Thursday, 23 May 2013 11:25|