Blake Speers

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Blake Speers
Blake Speers - Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.JPG
Born (1997-01-02) January 2, 1997 (age 22)
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
New Jersey Devils
Binghamton Devils (AHL)
NHL Draft 67th overall, 2015
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2016–present

Blake Speers (born January 2, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who is currently playing as a prospect to the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Speers began his major junior career playing with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the Ontario Hockey League before he was drafted in the 3rd round, 67th overall, by the New Jersey Devils in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.[1] On September 21, 2016, Speers signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Devils.[2] On October 11, 2016, it was announced that Speers had made the Devils opening night roster for the 2016–17 season.[3] He made his NHL debut on October 13, 2016 in a 2–1 overtime defeat against the Florida Panthers.[4] After three scoreless games with the Devils, Speers was returned for his final junior eligible season with the Greyhounds on October 24, 2016.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 62 19 21 40 12 9 0 3 3 0
2014–15 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 57 24 43 67 12 14 3 6 9 4
2015–16 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 68 26 48 74 42 12 6 4 10 8
2016–17 New Jersey Devils NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 30 15 19 34 16 11 1 7 8 12
2016–17 Albany Devils AHL 2 0 0 0 2
2017–18 Binghamton Devils AHL 62 12 7 19 26
2018–19 Binghamton Devils AHL 43 3 5 8 24
NHL totals 3 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Ontario U17 5th 5 1 3 4 6
2017 Canada WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 1 2 3 2
Junior totals 12 2 5 7 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Devils select Blake Speers in third round". NHL.com. June 27, 2015. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  2. ^ "Devils sign prospects Blake Speers, Colton White". NHL.com. September 21, 2016. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  3. ^ "Devils announce 2016-17 Opening Night roster". NHL.com. October 14, 2016. Retrieved October 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "Devils Post-Game 10/13/16". njdevilspr.com. October 14, 2016. Retrieved October 18, 2016.

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