Michael Chaput

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Michael Chaput
Michael Chaput 2013-11-01.JPG
Born (1992-04-09) April 9, 1992 (age 22)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Columbus Blue Jackets
Springfield Falcons (AHL)
NHL Draft 89th overall, 2010
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2012–present

Michael Chaput (born April 9, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). Chaput was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 3rd round (89th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Chaput played four seasons (2008-2012) of junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with the Lewiston Maineiacs and Shawinigan Cataractes, scoring 77 goals and 110 assists for 187 points, while earning 238 penalty minutes, in 216 games played. He was awarded the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as the most valuable player in the 2012 Memorial Cup.

On February 28, 2011, the Philadelphia Flyers traded Chaput to the Columbus Blue Jackets (along with Greg Moore) in exchange for Tom Sestito,[1] and on April 28, 2012, the Blue Jackets signed Chaput to a three-year entry level contract.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 29 3 7 10 34
2009–10 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 68 28 27 55 60 4 0 1 1 2
2010–11 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 62 25 34 59 97 13 7 13 20 11
2011–12 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 57 21 42 63 47 11 4 8 12 2
2012–13 Springfield Falcons AHL 73 13 19 32 57 8 1 1 2 4
2013–14 Springfield Falcons AHL 55 19 26 45 51 5 2 1 3 6
2013–14 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 17 0 1 1 2
NHL totals 17 0 1 1 2

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