Nolan Foote

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Nolan Foote
Born (2000-11-29) November 29, 2000 (age 19)
Englewood, Colorado, U.S.
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
New Jersey Devils
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
NHL Draft 27th overall, 2019
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career TBD–present

Nolan Foote (born November 29, 2000) is an American-Canadian junior ice hockey forward for the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL.) He is a prospect for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.[1] He is the son of former defenseman Adam Foote and the brother of Lightning prospect Callan Foote.

Playing career[edit]

Foote was selected by the Kelowna Rockets in the 2015 Western Hockey League Draft with the 43rd overall pick, while playing with the Colorado Thunderbirds at the T1EHL under-16 level. Foote's older brother Cal was previously selected by the Rockets in the 2013 draft.[2]

On June 21, 2019, Foote was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning 27th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Foote again joined his brother Cal in being selected by the same franchise. Cal was previously selected by the Lightning in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to being drafted, Foote played the past three seasons in the WHL for the Rockets. Foote has skated in 168 career games, recording 68 goals, 70 assists and 138 points.[3]

On June 25, 2019, Foote was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.[4]

On February 16, 2020, his contract rights, along with a first round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, were traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Blake Coleman.[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
2016–17 Kelowna Rockets WHL 52 19 16 35 25 17 2 6 8 4
2017–18 Kelowna Rockets WHL 50 13 27 40 31 4 1 1 2 4
2018–19 Kelowna Rockets WHL 66 36 27 63 62
WHL totals 168 68 70 138 118 21 3 7 10 8
Medal record
Representing  Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2020 Czech Republic

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2016 Canada Black U17 2nd, silver medalist(s) 6 0 2 2 8
2017 Canada IH18 1st, gold medalist(s) 5 1 1 2 0
2020 Canada WJC 1st, gold medalist(s) 7 3 2 5 29
Junior totals 18 4 5 9 37

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nearhos, Diana C.; Faiello, Mari (June 21, 2019). "NHL Draft: Lightning select Nolan Foote as its No. 27 pick". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "Rockets Add Another Foote at WHL Draft". kelownarockets.com. Kelowna Rockets. May 7, 2015. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  3. ^ Bryan, Burns (June 22, 2019). "Lightning take Nolan Foote with first round pick". Tampa Bay Lightning. Retrieved June 21, 2019.
  4. ^ "Lightning sign 2019 First-Round draft pick Nolan Foote". Tampa Bay Lightning. June 25, 2019. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  5. ^ "Devils trade Blake Coleman to Lightning for first-round pick, prospect". Yahoo Sports. February 16, 2020. Retrieved February 16, 2020.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Cal Foote
Tampa Bay Lightning first round draft pick
2019
Succeeded by
Incumbent