January 2, 1991 |
Normandin, QC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|Tampa Bay Lightning
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
|NHL Draft||27th overall, 2009
Philippe Paradis (born January 2, 1991) is a Canadian AHL ice hockey player currently with the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was drafted 27th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Paradis was drafted by the Shawinigan Cataractes in the second round, 34th overall in the 2007 QMJHL Draft. In his rookie season with the club, in 2007–08, Paradis played in 45 games, while scoring 11 goals and 23 points. In the playoffs, Paradis was held pointless in three games.
In his second year in Shawinigan, Paradis saw his numbers rise, as he scored 19 goals and 50 points in 66 games, which was the sixth highest total on the team. In the playoffs, he earned 12 points in 21 games, as the Cataractes lost to the Drummondville Voltigeurs in the seventh game of the President's Cup. He was drafted in the first round, 27th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft
After returning to the Cataractes in 2009–10, Paradis rights were surprisingly traded by the Hurricanes to the Toronto Maple Leafs for former first-round draft pick Jiří Tlustý on December 3, 2009. He once again saw his goal total rise, as he scored 24 goals, along with 20 assists for 44 points. In the playoffs, Paradis had two goals and three points in six games. After completing the season after the Cataractes first round exit, Paradis signed an Amateur Try-Out contract with the Maple Leafs American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies on April 2, 2010.
Paradis made his professional debut with the Marlies late in the 2009–10 season and in four games, recorded two assists. On April 21, 2010, Paradis was then signed to a three-year entry level contract by the Maple Leafs. On June 30, 2010, he was traded by the Maple Leafs along with Viktor Stalberg and Chris DiDomenico to the Chicago Blackhawks for Kris Versteeg and the rights to Bill Sweatt.
- "Leafs ship Tlusty to 'Canes for Paradis". Sportsnet.ca. 2009-12-03. Retrieved 2009-12-03.
- "Marlies sign forward Paradis to ATO contract". OurSportsCentral.com. 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2010-06-29.
- "Paradis signed to ELC". Mapleleafgarden.com. 2010-04-21. Retrieved 2010-06-29.
- "Leafs acquire Versteeg from Hawks". NHL. 2010-06-30. Retrieved 2010-04-30.
- "Lightning acquire Philippe Paradis from Blackhawks". Tampa Bay Lightning. 2013-04-02. Retrieved 2013-04-02.
- Philippe Paradis's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Philippe Paradis player profile on the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League site
|Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick