Vincent Trocheck

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Vincent Trocheck
Vincent Trocheck Whalers 2013.jpg
Trocheck accepting a Star of the Game award in February 2013
Born (1993-07-11) July 11, 1993 (age 23)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
NHL team Florida Panthers
National team  United States
NHL Draft 64th overall, 2011
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2013–present

Vincent Trocheck (born July 11, 1993) is an American professional ice hockey center currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] He was selected by the Panthers in the third round, 64th overall, of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Trocheck was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and grew up playing for the Pittsburgh Hornets amateur organization until he was 13 years old, where he moved with his family to Detroit, Michigan. He then played for the Detroit Little Caesars organization during which he was the two-time national champion and two time league leading scorer playing in the MWEHL. In his major junior career, Trocheck joined the Saginaw Spirit of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) after he was a 24th overall pick in the 2009 OHL Priority Draft. In his second season with the Spirit in 2010–11, he was selected to the CHL Top Prospects Game.[2]

On April 23, 2012, Trocheck was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers.[3]

Trocheck was rewarded for his outstanding play during the 2012–13 season with Saginaw and the Plymouth Whalers by being named to the OHL's First All-Star Team.[4]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Representing  United States
Men's ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Ufa

He played for Team USA, which captured the Gold Medal in the 2013 World Junior Championships. Trocheck played in 7 games recording 3 goals and 3 assists for 6 total points,[5] including an empty net goal and an assist in the gold medal game.[6][7]

On September 2, 2016, it was announced that Trocheck would compete for Team North America in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.[8]

Personal[edit]

Vincent signed a multi-year agreement with equipment manufacturer STX in October 2015. Terms were undisclosed.[9]

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 Detroit Little Caesars MWEHL 44 27 19 46 32 7 1 4 5 0
2009–10 Saginaw Spirit OHL 68 15 28 43 56 6 2 2 4 2
2010–11 Saginaw Spirit OHL 68 26 36 62 60 12 6 5 11 4
2011–12 Saginaw Spirit OHL 65 29 56 85 65 12 5 6 11 10
2012–13 Saginaw Spirit OHL 35 24 26 50 34
2012–13 Plymouth Whalers OHL 28 26 33 59 24 15 10 14 24 8
2013–14 San Antonio Rampage AHL 55 16 26 42 32
2013–14 Florida Panthers NHL 20 5 3 8 6
2014–15 San Antonio Rampage AHL 23 8 11 19 19 3 1 1 2 2
2014–15 Florida Panthers NHL 50 7 15 22 24
2015–16 Florida Panthers NHL 76 25 28 53 44 2 0 1 1 0
2016–17 Florida Panthers NHL 82 23 31 54 43
NHL totals 228 60 77 137 117 2 0 1 1 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2013 United States WJC 1st, gold medalist(s) 7 3 3 6 10
2014 United States WC 6th 7 0 0 0 4
Junior totals 7 3 3 6 10
Senior totals 7 0 0 0 4

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Played in NHL-All Star game (2017)
Award Year
OHL
CHL Top Prospects Game 2011
First All-Star Team 2013
Eddie Powers Trophy 2013
Red Tilson Trophy 2013 [10]

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