Jordan Caron

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Jordan Caron
Jordan Caron - Boston Bruins.jpg
Caron in 2014.
Born (1990-11-02) November 2, 1990 (age 24)
Sayabec, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Colorado Avalanche
Boston Bruins
NHL Draft 25th overall, 2009
Boston Bruins
Playing career 2010–present

Jordan Julien Caron (born November 2, 1990) is a Canadian ice hockey player who plays for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 25th overall by the Boston Bruins during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft out of the Rimouski Océanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Junior[edit]

Caron played for the Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in 2005-2006 prior to being drafted by the Rimouski Océanic in the first round, eighth overall in the 2006 QMJHL Draft. In his rookie season with the team, Caron finished fifth in team scoring, earning 40 points in 56 games, and led Rimouski with a +11 rating.

In his second year in Rimouski, Caron would miss some time due to injuries, appearing in only 46 games, however, he would improve on his point total from the previous year, scoring 20 goals and adding 23 assists for 43 points, helping the Océanic make the playoffs. Caron added four points in nine post-season games.

In 2008-09, Caron would once again improve with his numbers, appearing in 56 games, scoring a team high 36 goals, while earning 67 points, third highest on the club. In the playoffs, Caron earned 11 points in 13 games. Since Rimouski was hosting the 2009 Memorial Cup, the team had an automatic berth in the tournament. In four games, Caron scored two goals, as Rimouski was eliminated after losing to the Windsor Spitfires in the tie-breaking game.

Caron began the 2009–10 season with Rimouski, where in 20 games, he had nine goals and 20 points. At the trade deadline, Caron was traded along with teammate Patrice Cormier to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies.[1] Caron finished the season with Huskies, where in 23 games, he scored 17 goals and 33 points. Caron then added seven goals and 18 points in 11 playoff games for Rouyn-Noranda.

Professional[edit]

Caron in 2012.

Caron signed with the Boston Bruins on March 31, 2010. He started the 2010–11 NHL season in the Bruins starting lineup. He scored his first NHL goal on October 16, 2010 against Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils. When Boston won the Stanley Cup in 2011, Caron received a Stanley Cup ring and was included in the team picture. His name was also engraved on the Stanley Cup.

On July 16, 2014, Caron re-signed for his fifth season within the Bruins organization on a one-year deal.[2] At the beginning of the 2014–15 season, despite making the Bruins opening night roster, Caron was placed waivers on October 4, 2014.[3] Going unclaimed, Caron was later re-assigned to Bruins AHL affiliate in Providence. Caron maintained his scoring touch in the AHL and appeared in 11 games over two call-ups with the Bruins before on March 2, 2015, he was traded along with a 6th round selection in 2016, to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for Maxime Talbot and Paul Carey.[4]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Silver 2010 Canada

Caron played for Team Canada during the 2010 World Junior Championships in Saskatchewan, Canada. He won a silver medal with the team while scoring four assists.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 59 18 22 40 41
2007–08 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 46 20 23 43 42 9 3 1 4 18
2008–09 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 56 36 31 67 66 13 6 5 11 16
2009–10 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 20 9 11 20 8
2009–10 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 23 17 16 33 16 11 7 11 18 15
2010–11 Boston Bruins NHL 23 3 4 7 6 2 1 0 1 0
2010–11 Providence Bruins AHL 47 12 16 28 16
2011–12 Boston Bruins NHL 48 7 8 15 14 2 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Providence Bruins AHL 17 4 9 13 10
2012–13 Providence Bruins AHL 47 11 7 18 38 12 2 7 9 10
2012–13 Boston Bruins NHL 17 1 2 3 4
2013–14 Boston Bruins NHL 35 1 2 3 36 7 1 0 1 4
2014–15 Boston Bruins NHL 11 0 0 0 16
2014–15 Providence Bruins AHL 23 9 9 18 10
2014–15 Colorado Avalanche NHL 19 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 153 12 16 28 78 9 1 0 1 4

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2010 Canada WJC 2nd 6 0 4 4 6
Junior totals 6 0 4 4 6

Awards and Honours[edit]

Won the 2010-2011 Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins (NHL)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "QMJHL: Cormier, Caron dealt to Rouyn-Noranda at Deadline". The Canadian Press. 2010-01-07. Retrieved 2010-01-07. 
  2. ^ "Bruins announce six roster transactions". Boston Bruins. 2014-07-18. Retrieved 2014-07-18. 
  3. ^ "Bruins put former first-round pick Caron on waivers". Sports Illustrated. 2014-10-04. Retrieved 2014-10-04. 
  4. ^ "Avalanche acquires Jordan Caron". Colorado Avalanche. 2015-03-02. Retrieved 2015-03-02. 

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Preceded by
Joe Colborne
Boston Bruins first round draft pick
2009
Succeeded by
Tyler Seguin