June 18, 1990 |
St. John's, NL, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
Rochester Americans (AHL)
|NHL Draft||44th overall, 2008
Luke Adam (born June 18, 1990) is a Canadian ice hockey centre currently with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. Adam was drafted by the Americans parent team, the Buffalo Sabres, 44th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
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. On December 7, 2010, Adam recorded his first NHL goal in an away game against the Boston Bruins.
Luke led the Amerks in scoring during the first part of the 13-14 season, earning a call up to the Sabres in late November.
Adam's father, Russ, played 8 games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1982–83 season. Luke grew up as a fan of the NHL's Detroit Red Wings. Luke is also a fan of the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.
Regular season and playoffs
|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|
|2009–10||Cape Breton Screaming Eagles||QMJHL||56||49||41||90||75||5||3||1||4||2|
|Junior intl' totals||6||4||4||8||8|
Awards and honours
|American Hockey League|
|Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award||2011|||