|Assets:||Plays a safe game and limits his mistakes on the back end. Is reliable and dependable, capable of logging important minutes. Moves the puck fairly well, too.|
|Flaws:||For a player with good size, he doesn't use it nearly enough to intimidate opponents physically. That must change in order to maximize his National Hockey League potential.|
|Career Potential:||Reliable defensive defenseman with upside.|
|WHL||West Second All-Star Team||2012-13|
|3/31/2013||Signed by the Calgary Flames to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/17/2011||Returned to his junior team (Portland-WHL).|
|6/25/2011||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 2nd round (57th overall) in 2011.|
Flames ink Tyler Wotherspoon to entry deal | 04/01/2013 5:17 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have signed Tyler Wotherspoon to an entry-level contract.
ImpactAlthough the length of the deal was not announced, he will get $925,000 per season. Wotherspoon was a mainstay on Team Canada's blueline during the 2013 World Junior Championships and had a great year in the WHL where he was a plus-62 and garnered 37 points for Portland. The second rounder is highly regarded but will likely require most time in the minors before making his presence felt in the NHL.
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