Blake Coleman

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Blake Coleman
Blake Coleman.jpg
Coleman playing against Wisconsin in 2013
Born (1991-11-28) November 28, 1991 (age 26)
Plano, Texas, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
NHL team New Jersey Devils
National team  United States
NHL Draft 75th overall, 2011
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2015–present

Blake Coleman (born November 28, 1991) is an American ice hockey player, currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the third round, 75th overall, by the New Jersey Devils during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Coleman played at the collegiate level for the Miami RedHawks. After completing his college career and graduating from Miami University, Coleman signed a two-year entry-level contract with the New Jersey Devils. He was assigned to the Devils' AHL affiliate, the Albany Devils to begin his professional career in the 2015–16 season.[2]

During the 2016–17 season, Coleman appeared in 23 games for the Devils, and scored his first career goal on March 26 against the Dallas Stars in his 17th career game.[3] On July 26, 2017, the Devils re-signed Coleman to a one-year, two-way contract worth $660,000.[4] During the 2017–18 season, Coleman scored 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points, in addition to 2 goals in the playoffs. On July 17, 2018, Coleman again re-signed with the Devils to a three-year contract worth $5.4 million.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Tri-City Storm USHL 22 2 10 12 32
2009–10 Indiana Ice USHL 36 8 8 16 24 9 0 2 2 13
2010–11 Indiana Ice USHL 59 34 58 92 72 5 2 2 4 10
2011–12 Miami RedHawks CCHA 39 12 11 23 56
2012–13 Miami RedHawks CCHA 40 9 10 19 56
2013–14 Miami RedHawks NCHC 27 19 9 28 65
2014–15 Miami RedHawks NCHC 37 20 17 37 99
2015–16 Albany Devils AHL 14 4 3 7 19
2016–17 Albany Devils AHL 52 19 20 39 56 4 0 1 1 6
2016–17 New Jersey Devils NHL 23 1 1 2 27
2017–18 New Jersey Devils NHL 79 13 12 25 50 5 2 0 2 4
NHL totals 102 14 14 27 77 5 2 0 2 4

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
USHL
First All-Star Team 2011
Forward of the Year 2011
Player of the Year 2011
Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year (USA Hockey) 2011 [6]
NCAA
NCHC All-Tournament Team 2015 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chere, Rich (June 25, 2011). "NHL Draft 2011: Devils pick Blake Coleman 75th overall in third round". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved June 25, 2011.
  2. ^ Chere, Rich (July 1, 2015). "Devils sign defenseman John Moore and prospect Blake Coleman". The Star-Ledger. Retrieved July 10, 2015.
  3. ^ Rice, Dan (10 June 2017). "Coleman Found More Success with Trust". thehockeywriters.com. The Hockey Writers. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Devils sign forward Blake Coleman to a one-year, two-way contract". NHL.com. Newark, NJ: New Jersey Devils. 26 July 2017. Retrieved 15 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Devils agree to terms with forward Blake Coleman on a three-year contract". NHL.com. July 17, 2018. Retrieved August 15, 2018.
  6. ^ "USA Hockey Honors USHL Players, Coach, Alumni". USHL. June 3, 2011. Archived from the original on June 19, 2011. Retrieved June 25, 2011.
  7. ^ "No. 5/6 Miami Captures 2015 NCHC Tournament Crown". NCHC Hockey. 2015-03-21. Retrieved 2016-07-12.

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Daniel Doremus
NCHC Tournament MVP
2015
Succeeded by
Mikey Eyssimont