• Jakob Chychrun

    Jakob Chychrun (born March 31, 1998) is a American-born Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] He was drafted sixteenth overall by the Coyotes at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Early and personal life[edit] Chychrun was born and raised in Boca Raton, Florida, when his father, Jeff was a member of the Florida Panthers.[2] He is the son of Jeff Chychrun and nephew of Luke Richardson, both of whom are former National Hockey League defensemen. His mother is Nancy Chychrun, and he has a sister, Taylor.[3][4][5] He is a dual American-Canadian citizen of Ukrainian and Jewish descent.[6][7] He attended American Heritage School in Boca Raton from Pre-kindergarten to ninth grade.[2] Playing career[edit] Minor hockey[edit] Chychrun started playing hockey in his home state of Florida with the Junior…

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    Mathew Barzal

    Mathew Barzal (born May 26, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Barzal was selected by the Islanders in the first round, 16th overall, of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie in 2017–18, becoming the fifth Islanders player to win the award. Playing career[edit] Amateur[edit] Barzal played in the 2010 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with his youth team from Burnaby.[1] He was selected first overall by the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League (WHL) in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.[2] In his rookie season with the Thunderbirds in the 2013–14 season, Barzal scored 14 goals and 40 assists for 54 points.[3] He was ranked seventh in the NHL’s midterm rankings…

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    William Nylander

    William Andrew Michael Junior Nylander (Nicknamed “Willy Styles”) (born 1 May 1996) is a Canadian-born Swedish professional ice hockey right winger for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nylander was selected by the Maple Leafs in the first round, eighth overall, of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Playing career[edit] As a youth, Nylander played in the 2009 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the New York Rangers minor ice hockey team.[1] On 14 February 2013, Nylander made his Allsvenskan debut. Playing alongside his father Michael Nylander with Södertälje SK, he earned an assist in his first professional game on a goal by Robert Carlsson.[2] Nylander closed out his 2013–14 season with a successful 22-game rookie stint in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), where he would play as many as 20…

  • William Karlsson Vegas Golden Knights 11

    William Karlsson

    Lars William Karlsson (born 8 January 1993), nicknamed “Wild Bill“, is a Swedish professional ice hockey forward for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the second round, 53rd overall, by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. In addition to playing for Vegas, Karlsson has also played in the NHL for Anaheim and the Columbus Blue Jackets. After being selected by the Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft, Karlsson has been one of the key points of the team offense, and helped Vegas become the first expansion team to ever reach the Stanley Cup Finals in their inaugural season. During his first season in Vegas, Karlsson scored a career-high 43 goals and became the…

  • Tyler Toffoli Montreal Canadiens Habs 2

    Tyler Toffoli

    Tyler Toffoli (born April 24, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round, 47th overall, of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Early life[edit] Toffoli was born to Rob and Mandy Toffoli and has two older sisters Megan and Courtney.[1] His father Rob was also involved in hockey and was the general manager of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens while Toffoli played with them.[2] Growing up, Toffoli attended Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute. He always dreamt of playing for the Canucks. [3] Playing career[edit] Major junior[edit] Toffoli was drafted seventh overall by the Ottawa 67’s in the 2008 OHL Draft.[4] At the conclusion of his rookie season, Toffoli was named to…

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    Tim Stützle

    Tim Stützle (born 15 January 2002) is a German professional ice hockey forward for the Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League (NHL).[1] Stützle played centre during his development; he has since played the left wing position as a professional. As one of the top prospects available for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected third overall by the Senators. Contents 1Playing career 2International play 3Career statistics 3.1Regular season and playoffs 3.2International 4References 5External links Playing career[edit] Stützle played junior hockey for the Krefelder EV 1981. He was the top scorer on his team for the 2015–16 season. In the 2017–18 season, Stützle transferred to Jungadler Mannheim, scoring 18 goals and 29 assists. Despite originally committing to play hockey at the University…

  • Thomas Chabot Ottawa Senators 10

    Thomas Chabot

    Thomas Chabot (born January 30, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL). Chabot was drafted in the first round (18th overall) by the Senators in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.[1] In January 2017, Chabot became the first defenceman to be named the most valuable player of the World Junior Championships.[2] Playing career[edit] Chabot played in the 2009 and 2010 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with his minor ice hockey team from the Beauce-Nord area.[3] He was drafted by the Saint John Sea Dogs in the second round (22nd overall) of the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft, and he played 55 games with the Sea Dogs during the 2013–14 QMJHL season. The following season his outstanding play[4] was rewarded when he was selected to play in…

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    Seth Jones

    Jared Seth Jones (born October 3, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and alternate captain for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected fourth overall by the Nashville Predators in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. After two seasons playing for the United States National Team Development Program, Jones joined the Western Hockey League‘s (WHL) Portland Winterhawks. Jones has represented the United States several times internationally. He won back-to-back gold medals at the 2011 and 2012 IIHF World U18 Championships. He was a member of the 2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships team that won a gold medal. Early life[edit] Jones was born in Arlington, Texas, to Amy and Ronald “Popeye” Jones, when his father was a member of the National Basketball Association‘s (NBA) Dallas Mavericks. He is the…