Boyd Gordon

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Boyd Gordon
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Gordon in 2014 with the Edmonton Oilers
Born (1983-10-19) October 19, 1983 (age 31)
Unity, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Edmonton Oilers
Washington Capitals
Phoenix Coyotes
NHL Draft 17th overall, 2002
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2003–present

Boyd Gordon (born October 19, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey Center who currently plays for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Gordon was drafted in the 1st round, 17th overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Gordon was drafted from the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League where he helped the Rebels win the Memorial Cup in the 2000–01 season. Gordon played his first professional season in 2003–04. He played with Capitals affiliate, the Portland Pirates, of the AHL and also made his NHL debut with the Capitals appearing in 41 games.

In the 2005–06 season, Gordon won the Calder Cup with the Hershey Bears before earning a regular roster spot with the Capitals in the 2006–07 season.

He signed a two-year contract with the Phoenix Coyotes on July 1, 2011.[1]

On July 5, 2013, he signed a three-year contract as a free agent with the Edmonton Oilers.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 Red Deer Rebels WHL 66 10 26 36 24 4 0 1 1 2
2000–01 Red Deer Rebels WHL 72 12 27 39 39 22 3 6 9 2
2001–02 Red Deer Rebels WHL 66 22 29 51 19 23 10 12 22 8
2002–03 Red Deer Rebels WHL 56 33 48 81 28 23 8 12 20 14
2003–04 Washington Capitals NHL 41 1 5 6 8
2003–04 Portland Pirates AHL 43 5 17 22 16 7 2 1 3 0
2004–05 Portland Pirates AHL 80 17 22 39 35
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL 25 0 1 1 4
2005–06 Hershey Bears AHL 58 16 22 38 23 21 3 5 8 10
2006–07 Washington Capitals NHL 71 7 22 29 14
2007–08 Washington Capitals NHL 67 7 9 16 12 7 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Washington Capitals NHL 63 5 9 14 16 14 0 3 3 4
2009–10 Washington Capitals NHL 36 4 6 10 12 6 1 1 2 0
2009–10 Hershey Bears AHL 2 0 2 2 0
2010–11 Washington Capitals NHL 60 3 6 9 16 9 0 0 0 6
2011–12 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 75 8 15 23 10 16 0 2 2 6
2012–13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 48 4 10 14 8
2013–14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 74 8 13 21 20
NHL totals 560 47 96 143 120 52 1 6 7 16

Awards and achievements[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NHL Free Agent Tracker". The Sports Network. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Oilers sign Boyd Gordon for three years". Edmonton Oilers. 2013-07-05. Retrieved 2013-07-05. 

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Preceded by
Alexander Semin
Washington Capitals first round draft pick
2002
Succeeded by
Eric Fehr