Greg McKegg

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Greg McKegg
Born (1992-06-17) June 17, 1992 (age 24)
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Tampa Bay Lightning
Toronto Maple Leafs
Florida Panthers
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 2010
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2011–present

Greg McKegg (born June 17, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). McKegg was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the third round (62nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

McKegg's great uncle was former the late NHL defencemen Lou Fontinato.

Playing career[edit]

McKegg played four seasons (2008-2012) of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), for a short time with the London Knights, but the majority with the Erie Otters, scoring 125 goals and 145 assists for 270 points, while earning 143 penalty minutes, in 262 games played.

McKegg competed with Team Canada at the 2010 IIHF World U18 Championships, leading the team with six assists and seven points in six games played.[1]

On April 6, 2011, the Toronto Maple Leafs signed McKegg to a three-year entry level contract.[2]

On February 1, 2014, the Toronto Maple Leafs recalled McKegg from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies.[3] Taking Peter Holland's place on the roster, McKegg made his NHL debut that night playing three minutes and 43 seconds. He registered two hits, one shot on goal, and won one of his six face-offs in helping Toronto to a 6-3 win over the visiting Ottawa Senators.[4]

On June 19, 2015, the Toronto Maple Leafs traded Greg McKegg to the Florida Panthers in exchange for Zach Hyman and a conditional 2017 draft pick. On September 25, 2015, was placed on waivers from Panthers to be assigned to affiliate, the Portland Pirates of the AHL.[5]

In the 2016–17 season, McKegg appeared in a career high 31 games with the Panthers for 6 points before he was claimed off waivers by the Tampa Bay Lightning on February 27, 2017.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2008–09 Erie Otters OHL 64 8 10 18 22 5 2 1 3 4
2009–10 Erie Otters OHL 67 37 48 85 32 4 2 1 3 0
2010–11 Erie Otters OHL 66 49 43 92 35 7 4 1 5 12
2010–11 Toronto Marlies AHL 2 1 0 1 0
2011–12 Erie Otters OHL 35 12 22 34 32
2011–12 London Knights OHL 30 19 22 41 22 15 4 7 11 2
2012–13 Toronto Marlies AHL 61 8 15 23 22 9 3 3 6 10
2013–14 Toronto Marlies AHL 65 19 28 47 31 14 3 3 6 10
2013–14 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Toronto Marlies AHL 62 22 15 37 39 5 2 0 2 12
2014–15 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Portland Pirates AHL 47 10 13 23 22 3 1 0 1 2
2015–16 Florida Panthers NHL 15 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 2
2016–17 Florida Panthers NHL 31 3 3 6 11
2016–17 Springfield Thunderbirds AHL 7 2 2 4 2
NHL totals 50 5 3 8 13 1 0 0 0 2

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Canada Ontario WHC17 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 0 1 1 2
2010 Canada WJC18 7th 6 1 6 7 4
Junior totals 12 1 7 8 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 NHL Draft Prospects". National Hockey League. 2010-06-25. Retrieved 2013-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Leafs Ink Forward To Entry Level Contract". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2011-04-06. Retrieved 2011-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Report: Leafs recall McKegg from AHL Marlies". NBC Sports. 2014-01-31. Retrieved 2014-01-31. 
  4. ^ "Leafs coach not worried Nazem Kadri will face suspension for hit". Toronto Sun. 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  5. ^ "Florida Panthers announce roster changes". Florida Panthers. 2015-09-25. Retrieved 2015-09-25. 
  6. ^ Halford, Mike (February 27, 2017). "Waiver claims: Bolts get McKegg, Jackets snag Dalpe". NBCSports. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 

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