• A strong second year in the Western Hockey League saw Ross contribute 27 goals (27-41--68) and 203 penalty minutes for the Winterhawks in 71 games. He added another nine points (2-7--9) in 13 playoff games to finish the season.
• His brother, Nick, was selected 30th overall in 2007 by the Phoenix Coyotes and he played 47 games in the American Hockey League in 2009-10 for the San Antonio Rampage.
• For most of the 2009-10 season, Ross played on a line with 2010 draft prospects Ryan Johansen (No. 10 ranked) and Nino Niederreiter (No. 12 ranked). In total, the Portland Winterhawks have five draft-eligible players ranked in the top 90 North American skaters.
• He was named Portland’s Rookie of the Year 2008-2009 and won a gold medal with Canada at the 2009 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial.
NHL team: Montreal Canadiens
NHL player: Marian Gaborik
Shootout move: “Backhand, top shelf”
Goal celebration: “Fist pump”
Video game: Call of Duty
TV show: Family Guy
Actress: Eva Longoria
Music artist: Eminem
Home-cooked meal: Steak
Activity away from the rink: Hanging out with the boys