Justin Fontaine

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Justin Fontaine
Born (1987-11-06) November 6, 1987 (age 26)
Bonnyville, AB, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 177 lb (80 kg; 12 st 9 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Minnesota Wild
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Justin Carl Fontaine (born November 6, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Fontaine attended the University of Minnesota Duluth where he played four seasons (2007-2011) of NCAA college hockey with the Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs.

On April 19, 2011, the Minnesota Wild signed Fontaine as a free agent to an entry-level contract.[1] In the 2013–14 season, Fontaine scored his first NHL goal on October 12, 2013 against Dan Ellis of the Dallas Stars 12 seconds into the first period - a Minnesota Wild record. Later the same night, fellow rookie teammate Mathew Dumba notched his first.[2] Fontaine scored three goals on January 9th, 2014, against the Phoenix Coyotes for his first career NHL Hat Trick.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 12 1 4 5 12
2005–06 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 50 26 55 81 36 9 1 6 7 4
2006–07 Bonnyville Pontiacs AJHL 52 30 41 71 60 5 3 5 8 10
2007–08 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 35 4 8 12 8
2008–09 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 43 15 33 48 18
2009–10 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 39 21 25 46 22
2010–11 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 42 22 36 58 42
2011–12 Houston Aeros AHL 73 16 39 55 32 4 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Houston Aeros AHL 64 23 33 56 18 5 3 5 8 4
2013–14 Minnesota Wild NHL 66 13 8 21 26 9 1 1 2 2
NHL totals 66 13 8 21 26 9 1 1 2 2

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-WCHA Second Team 2008–09
All-WCHA Second Team 2009–10
All-WCHA Second Team 2010–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild signs Justin Fontaine". Minnesota Wild. 2011-04-19. Retrieved 2013-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Third line helps Wild cruise past Stars". National Hockey League. 2013-10-12. Retrieved 2013-10-12. 

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