With their second pick in the second round at #52 overall, the Hurricanes selected University of Michigan defenseman Luke Martin. Martin a hulking defenseman.


Luke Martin profile

Luke Martin is a University of Michigan defenseman and also a product of the United States Development Program. The first thing that jumps out about Martin is his size. At only 18 years old, Martin already stands 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 216 pounds. He has work to do to round out and develop his game, but if he does so successfully, he projects to be a big, physical stay-home defenseman who plays with an edge.


Luke Martin preliminary reading list

Clickable links to articles on Luke Martin.

Zachary Devine from The Hockey Writers profiled Martin on May 12 with a good detailed read.

Here is another article from Zachary Devine on Martin before he headed off to the University of Michigan this fall.

Winging It In Motown’s ‘coreyWIIM’ profiled Luke Martin on June 2.

Avi Sholkoff at The Michigan Daily wrote about Martin’s work with coach Red Berenson.

Chris Dilks at SBNation College Hockey assessed Martin on many dimensions for the 2017 NHL draft.

Have you seen other good articles on Luke Martin? Please give us a heads up on Twitter, via email or using our comment form, so we can add to our reading list.


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