Luke Adam

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Luke Adam
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Born (1990-06-18) June 18, 1990 (age 24)
St. John's, NL, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Columbus Blue Jackets
Springfield Falcons (AHL)
NHL Draft 44th overall, 2008
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 2010–present

Luke Adam (born June 18, 1990) is a Canadian ice hockey centre currently with the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League. Adam was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the second round, 44th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Adam started his major junior hockey career with the St. John's Fog Devils of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He played there for two seasons before being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. The Fog Devils moved to Montreal to become the Montreal Juniors before the 2008–09 season. Adam played there before being traded to the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. Adam was selected to play for Team Canada at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

On October 26, 2010, Adam made his NHL debut in an away game against the Philadelphia Flyers in a 6–3 Sabres loss.[1] On December 7, 2010, Adam recorded his first NHL goal in an away game against the Boston Bruins.

Adam was tied for the most goals in the American Hockey League when he was called up again, on November 19, 2013, from the Rochester Americans.[2]

On December 16, 2014, Adam was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Jerry D'Amigo.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Adam's father, Russ, played eight games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1982–83 season.

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 St. John's Fog Devils QMJHL 63 6 9 15 51 4 0 2 2 4
2007–08 St. John's Fog Devils QMJHL 70 36 30 66 72 6 3 5 8 8
2008–09 Montreal Junior Hockey Club QMJHL 47 22 27 49 59
2009–10 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 56 49 41 90 75 5 3 1 4 2
2009–10 Portland Pirates AHL 3 0 2 2 0
2010–11 Portland Pirates AHL 57 29 33 62 46 12 4 3 7 14
2010–11 Buffalo Sabres NHL 19 3 1 4 12
2011–12 Rochester Americans AHL 27 4 9 13 18 3 0 1 1 4
2011–12 Buffalo Sabres NHL 52 10 10 20 14
2012–13 Rochester Americans AHL 67 15 22 37 57 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Buffalo Sabres NHL 4 1 0 1 2
2013–14 Rochester Americans AHL 59 29 20 49 48 5 2 2 4 4
2013–14 Buffalo Sabres NHL 12 1 0 1 4
NHL totals 87 15 11 26 32

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Canada Atlantic U17 6th 5 0 1 1 2
2010 Canada WJC 2nd 6 4 4 8 8
Junior totals 11 4 5 9 10

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
American Hockey League
Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award 2011 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flyers 6, Sabres 3". Buffalo Sabres. 2010-10-26. Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  2. ^ Ryndak, Chris (2013-11-30). "RECAP (Nov. 29): MAPLE LEAFS 2 - SABRES 3 (OT)". Buffalo Sabres. Retrieved 2014-11-18. 
  3. ^ "Columbus Blue Jackets Acquire Center Luke Adam From Buffalo Sabres in Exchange for Left Wing Jerry D'Amigo". NHL.com. December 16, 2014. Retrieved December 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Adam named AHL rookie of the year". American Hockey League. 2011-04-07. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 

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