Jon Gillies

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Jon Gillies
Born (1994-01-22) January 22, 1994 (age 23)
Concord, New Hampshire, U.S.
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 225 lb (102 kg; 16 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Calgary Flames
Stockton Heat (AHL)
NHL Draft 75th overall, 2012
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2015–present

Jonathan Bruce Gillies (born January 22, 1994 in Concord, New Hampshire and raised in South Portland, Maine[1]) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently a prospect for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Gillies played collegiate hockey with the Providence Friars in the NCAA Men's Division I Hockey East conference. In his freshman year, Gillies's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2012–13 All-Hockey East First Team.[2] He was the starting goaltender for the United States at the 2014 World Juniors and played nearly every minute of the tournament, but failed to medal. During his junior season, Gillies led the Friars to the NCAA title, being chosen as the Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player.[3]

On April 15, 2015, Gillies ended his collegiate career by signing a three-year entry level contract with the Calgary Flames.[4]

On April 6, 2017, Gillies played his first NHL game of his career. Against the Los Angeles Kings.[5] After stopping 27 shots, he recorded his first NHL career win, 4-1.

Personal life[edit]

Gillies comes from a hockey family. His grandfather, Bruce Sr., played at Norwich University. His father, Bruce, not only played at the University of New Hampshire, where he is a member of the school’s Hall of Fame, but in the International Hockey League where he led the Muskegon Lumberjacks to the Turner Cup championship in 1985-86 and met his future wife, Debbie. His uncle, Chris, was a goalie at Denver University.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2010–11 Indiana Ice USHL 25 15 6 2 1447 68 3 2.82 .906 2 0 1 82 3 0 2.20 .932
2011–12 Indiana Ice USHL 53 31 11 9 2967 137 3 2.77 .915 6 3 3 359 17 0 2.84
2012–13 Providence College HE 35 17 12 6 2105 73 5 2.08 .931
2013–14 Providence College HE 34 19 9 5 2027 73 4 2.16 .931
2014–15 Providence College HE 39 24 13 2 2301 77 4 2.01 .930
2015–16 Stockton Heat AHL 7 2 3 1 363 14 2 2.31 .920
2016–17 Stockton Heat AHL 39 18 14 3 2215 108 1 2.93 .910 3 0 2 137 8 0 3.45 .915
2016–17 Calgary Flames NHL 1 1 0 0 60 1 0 1.00 .964
NHL totals 1 1 0 0 60 1 0 1.00 .964

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2013 United States WJC 1st, gold medalist(s) 1 0 0 0 20 0 0 0.00 1.000
2014 United States WJC 5th 4 2 2 0 238 11 0 2.77
Junior totals 5 2 2 0 258 11 0 2.54

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 2012–13
All-Hockey East First Team 2012–13 [7]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 2012–13
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 2012–13
NCAA Champion 2014–15
All-Hockey East First Team 2014–15 [8]
NCAA Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player 2015

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Scott Wilson
Hockey East Rookie of the Year
2012–13
Succeeded by
Mario Puskarich
Preceded by
Thatcher Demko
Hockey East Goaltending Champion
2014–15
Succeeded by
Kevin Boyle
Preceded by
Joey LaLeggia
NCAA Ice Hockey National Rookie of the Year
2013
Succeeded by
Sam Anas
Preceded by
Shayne Gostisbehere
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
2015
Succeeded by
Drake Caggiula