Chase De Leo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Chase De Leo
Chase De Leo.jpg
Born (1995-10-25) October 25, 1995 (age 23)
La Mirada, California
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Anaheim Ducks
San Diego Gulls (AHL)
Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 99th overall, 2014
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 2015–present

Chase De Leo (born October 25, 1995) is an American professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for the San Diego Gulls of the American Hockey League (AHL), as a prospect of the Anaheim Ducks in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

As a youth, De Leo played in the 2008 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Los Angeles Selects minor ice hockey team.[1]

De Leo played junior ice hockey for the Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks from 2011 to 2015. During those four seasons, his showed consistent improvement each season and finished his junior career with 251 points in 279 regular season games, which included back-to-back 39-goal seasons. He also tallied 58 points in 81 playoff games and was part of the Winterhawks 2013 WHL championship team that advanced to the Memorial Cup final.[2]

The Winnipeg Jets selected De Leo in the fourth round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. After completing his junior career in 2015, De Leo was assigned to the Manitoba Moose, the Jets' top minor league affiliate. He spent most of his first professional season with the Moose, but was briefly recalled by the Jets on March 20, 2016 to make his NHL debut on March 20 against the Anaheim Ducks. De Leo played one more game for the Jets before being returned to the AHL.[3]

As an impending restricted free agent following the 2017–18 season, De Leo was traded by the Jets to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Nic Kerdiles on June 30, 2018.[4]

International play[edit]

De Leo was a member of Team USA at the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.

Personal life[edit]

De Leo was born and raised in La Mirada, California, a suburb of Los Angeles, where his parents own and operate a plumbing business. As a youth, De Leo played for the prestigious Los Angeles Selects program, where he was a teammate of Eric Comrie. The two players remain close friends. [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
2011–12 Portland Winterhawks WHL 69 14 16 30 25 22 0 1 1 2
2012–13 Portland Winterhawks WHL 71 18 38 56 24 21 5 12 17 15
2013–14 Portland Winterhawks WHL 72 39 42 81 36 21 10 9 19 6
2014–15 Portland Winterhawks WHL 67 39 45 84 30 17 7 12 19 10
2015–16 Manitoba Moose AHL 73 19 21 40 34
2015–16 Winnipeg Jets NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Manitoba Moose AHL 69 14 18 32 12
2017–18 Manitoba Moose AHL 69 12 23 35 31 9 2 6 8 0
2018–19 San Diego Gulls AHL 66 20 35 55 12 16 5 0 5 2
2018–19 Anaheim Ducks NHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 3 0 0 0 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2015 United States WJC 5th 5 1 0 1 0
Junior totals 5 1 0 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved January 5, 2019.
  2. ^ "Versatile Winnipeg Jets prospect Chase De Leo had strong drive to succeed at next level". Winnipeg Sun. July 15, 2015.
  3. ^ "Jets re-assign De Leo & Kosmachuk to Manitoba Moose". Winnipeg Jets. March 24, 2014.
  4. ^ "Ducks acquire De Leo from Winnipeg". Anaheim Ducks. June 30, 2018. Retrieved June 30, 2018.
  5. ^ "California dreamin': Chase De Leo pursues passion for hockey all the way to Winnipeg". MyToba.ca. September 14, 2014.

External links[edit]