Joey LaLeggia

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Joey LaLeggia
Born (1992-06-24) June 24, 1992 (age 23)
Burnaby, BC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 123rd overall, 2012
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2015–present

Joey LaLeggia (born June 24, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing as a prospect within the Edmonton Oilers organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 123rd overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by the Oilers.

LaLeggia played collegiate hockey for the Denver Pioneers in NCAA's Division I in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) conference. LaLeggia came to the Denver Pioneers after playing junior hockey in the British Columbia Hockey League with the Penticton Vees.

On March 31, 2015, upon completing his senior year LaLeggia signed his first professional contract in agreeing to a two-year entry-level deal with the Edmonton Oilers.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Penticton Vees BCHL 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Penticton Vees BCHL 54 13 52 65 19 16 2 10 12 8
2010–11 Penticton Vees BCHL 58 20 62 82 47 9 1 9 10 12
2011–12 University of Denver WCHA 43 11 27 38 35
2012–13 University of Denver WCHA 39 11 18 29 31
2013–14 University of Denver NCHC 37 12 13 25 36
2014–15 University of Denver NCHC 37 15 25 40 56
2014–15 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 5 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 5 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for Canada Canada West
World Junior A Challenge
Silver medal – second place 2009 Summerside
Award Year
All-WCHA Rookie Team 2011–12
WCHA Rookie of the Year 2011–12 [2]
All-WCHA First Team 2011–12 [3]
All-WCHA Second Team 2012–13 [4]
All-NCHC First Team 2013–14 [5]
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 2013–14
NCHC All-Tournament Team 2014 [6]
Hobey Baker Award Finalist 2014–15 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oilers agree to terms with LaLeggia". Edmonton Oilers. 2015-03-31. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Pioneers' LaLeggia honored". Denver Post. 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  3. ^ "Patterson, Bjugstad named to all-WCHA first team". Minnesota Star Tribune. 2012-04-02. Retrieved 2012-04-02. 
  4. ^ "Conference honors 2012-13". collegehockeyinc,com. 2013-03-29. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 
  5. ^ "NCHC announces All-Conference Rookie-Team". USCHO.com. 2014-03-12. Retrieved 2014-03-12. 
  6. ^ "Denver Wins Inaugural NCHC Frozen Faceoff Championship". NCHC Hockey. 2014-03-22. Retrieved 2014-05-18. 
  7. ^ http://www.fargoforce.com/news_article/show/494205?referrer_id=1276425-news

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
T. J. Tynan
NCAA Ice Hockey National Rookie of the Year
2012
Succeeded by
Jon Gillies
Preceded by
Josh Archibald
NCHC Player of the Year
2014–15
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Award Created
NCHC Defenseman of the Year
2013–14
2014–15
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Award Created
NCHC Offensive Defenseman of the Year
2013–14
2014–15
Succeeded by
Incumbent