Tyler Biggs

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Tyler Biggs
Born (1993-04-30) April 30, 1993 (age 20)
Binghamton, NY, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Marlies (AHL)
NHL Draft 22nd overall, 2011
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2013–present

Tyler Austin Biggs (born April 30, 1993) is an American ice hockey player currently with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL). Previously, he played for the Miami RedHawks of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA).[1] He was selected in the first round, 22nd overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs.[2]

Early life[edit]

The son of former NHL centre Don Biggs, Tyler Biggs was born in Binghamton, New York, and grew up in Loveland, Ohio. He played for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens during the 2008–09 season while enrolled at Loveland High School, then transferred to Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the following fall, to join the USA Hockey National Team Development Program.[3]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for United States United States
World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
Gold 2010 WHC U17
IIHF World U18 Championship
Gold 2010 WJC U18
Gold 2011 WJC U18
World Junior Championships
Gold 2013 Ufa

Biggs represented the United States internationally playing for Team USA in the 2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, scoring five goals and adding an assist in six games, helping the US to a gold medal finish over. That same season he competed for Team USA in the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships, finishing the tournament with no points in seven games. A year later he played in the 2011 IIHF World U18 Championships and scored two goals and had one assist and 49 penalty minutes in six games during the tournament,[4] including the overtime goal in the semifinal round against Canada.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Toronto Jr. Canadiens GTHL 80 40 46 86 24
2008–09 Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL 3 0 0 0 2
2009–10 USNTDP USHL 24 6 5 11 54
2010–11 USNTDP USHL 20 7 4 11 41
2011–12 Miami University (Ohio) CCHA 37 9 8 17 63
2012–13 Oshawa Generals OHL 60 26 27 53 55 9 0 1 1 13
2012–13 Toronto Marlies AHL 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biggs Commits to Miami University". USHL. December 14, 2009. Retrieved June 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ Staff (June 24, 2011). "Maple Leafs move up to take American forward Tyler Biggs with 22nd overall pick". Fox News. Retrieved June 25, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tyler Biggs To Play For U.S. National Under-17 Development Team" (Press release). Cincinnati Cyclones. April 13, 2009. Retrieved February 7, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Tyler Biggs". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved June 25, 2011. 
  5. ^ Allen, Kevin (April 24, 2011). "U.S. prospect Tyler Biggs continues to fascinate scouts". USA Today. Retrieved June 25, 2011. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nazem Kadri
Toronto Maple Leafs first round draft pick
2011
Succeeded by
Stuart Percy