Luke Gazdic

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Luke Gazdic
Luke Gazdic Texas.jpg
Born (1989-07-25) July 25, 1989 (age 24)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 240 lb (110 kg; 17 st 2 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 172nd overall, 2007
Dallas Stars
Playing career 2009–present

Luke Gazdic (born July 25, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger currently playing for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Dallas Stars in the 6th round (172nd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

On September 29, 2013, Gazdic was claimed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers from the Dallas Stars.[1] Playing on opening night of the 2013–14 NHL season, Gazdic made his NHL debut on October 1, 2013,[2] and scored his first NHL goal at 2:21 of the first period past Winnipeg Jets' goalie Ondrej Pavelec, to record the first goal of the 2013–14 Edmonton Oilers season.[3]

Family[edit]

His brothers Benjamin and Mark are also ice hockey players. His father, Mike Gazdic, was drafted in 1978 NHL Amateur Draft by Buffalo Sabres.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 North York Rangers OPJHL 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Wexford Raiders OPJHL 47 17 16 33 105 10 0 5 5 14
2006–07 Erie Otters OHL 58 5 8 13 136
2007–08 Erie Otters OHL 67 17 12 29 144
2008–09 Erie Otters OHL 63 20 10 30 127 5 0 0 0 9
2008–09 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 2 1 0 1 14 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Texas Stars AHL 49 3 1 4 155
2009–10 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 4 1 1 2 10
2010–11 Texas Stars AHL 72 9 8 17 110 5 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Texas Stars AHL 76 11 12 23 102
2012–13 Texas Stars AHL 59 4 7 11 80 8 0 0 0 19
2013–14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 67 2 2 4 127
NHL totals 67 2 2 4 127

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oilers claim Gazdic". Edmonton Oilers. 2013-09-29. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 
  2. ^ Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club. "Schedule". NHL. Retrieved 30 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Jets spoil Eakins' debut with win over Oilers". National Hockey League. 2013-10-02. Retrieved 2013-10-02. 

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