May 16, 1989 |
Oakville, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Prior to turning professional, Kurtz played four seasons of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Windsor Spitfires and Sudbury Wolves. For his play during the 2009–10 OHL season, Kurtz was unanimously selected to receive the Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy as the “OHL team captain that best exemplifies leadership on and off the ice, with a passion and dedication to the game of hockey and his community”.
Immediately following the conclusion of his final OHL season, Kurts began his professional career with the Syracuse Crunch, joining the AHL team for their closing games of the 2009–10 AHL season.
Awards and honours
|Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy||2009–10|||
- Ontario Hockey League ◊ Official Website Wolves’ John Kurtz is Recipient of the Mickey Renaud Captain’s Trophy
- Kurtz Moves On - Canada.com
- Week Twenty Eight: Crunchables - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News
- Ontario Hockey League ◊ Official Website Wolves' John Kurtz Wins Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy
- John Kurtz's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- John Kurtz's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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