Linden Vey

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Linden Vey
Linden Vey 02-2015.JPG
Vey in February 2015
Born (1991-07-17) July 17, 1991 (age 25)
Wakaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Center/Right Winger
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Calgary Flames
Los Angeles Kings
Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft 96th overall, 2009
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 2011–present

Linden Vey (born July 17, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger. He currently plays within the Calgary Flames organization in the National Hockey League (NHL). Vey was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth round (96th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

On June 28, 2014, Vey was traded by the Los Angeles Kings to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a second round draft pick at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft (Roland McKeown).[1] He scored his first NHL goal on October 11, 2014 against Viktor Fasth of the Edmonton Oilers. On October 5, 2015, Vey was placed on waivers by the Canucks. He cleared waivers the following day and was assigned to the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League (AHL).

On July 5, 2016, Vey signed a one-year, two-way deal as a free agent with the Calgary Flames.[2]

Personal life[edit]

On June 5, 2016 Vey's father, Curtis Vey and his mistress, Angela Nicholson, were found guilty of conspiracy to commit murder.[3] The target of the plot was Linden's mother Brigitte, as well as Nicholson's husband.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2006–07 Beardy's Blackhawks SMHL 44 28 44 72 26
2006–07 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 2 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 48 8 9 17 21 5 0 1 1 2
2008–09 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 71 24 48 72 20 11 2 5 7 2
2009–10 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 72 24 51 75 34 12 2 6 8 8
2010–11 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 69 46 70 116 36 15 12 13 25 8
2011–12 Manchester Monarchs AHL 74 19 24 43 16 4 2 4 6 0
2012–13 Manchester Monarchs AHL 74 22 45 67 32 4 2 0 2 4
2013–14 Manchester Monarchs AHL 43 14 34 48 20 4 0 2 2 4
2013–14 Los Angeles Kings NHL 18 0 5 5 0
2014–15 Vancouver Canucks NHL 75 10 14 24 18 1 0 0 0 0
2015–16 Utica Comets AHL 26 3 12 15 8
2015–16 Vancouver Canucks NHL 41 4 11 15 6
NHL totals 134 14 30 44 24 1 0 0 0 0
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Ice hockey
World U-17 Hockey Challenge
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Canada

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Canada U17 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 0 3 3 0
Junior totals 6 0 3 3 0

Awards and honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Linden Vey acquired by Canucks". CBC Sports. 2014-06-28. Retrieved 2014-06-28. 
  2. ^ "Calgary Flames sign Linden Vey". flamesnation.ca. 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2016-07-05. 
  3. ^ MacLeod, Meredith (6 June 2016). "Saskatchewan lovers convicted of plot to murder spouses". CTV News. Retrieved 5 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "WHL East All-Stars and Awards". Western Hockey League. March 23, 2011. 

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