Blake Speers
Born (1997-01-02)January 2, 1997,
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
Arizona Coyotes
Tucson Roadrunners (AHL)
New Jersey Devils
NHL Draft 67th overall, 2015
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2016–present


Blake Speers (born January 2, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre for the Tucson Roadrunners of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Speers began his major junior career playing with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the Ontario Hockey League before he was drafted in the 3rd round, 67th overall, by the New Jersey Devils in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.[1] On September 21, 2016, Speers signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Devils.[2] On October 11, 2016, it was announced that Speers had made the Devils opening night roster for the 2016–17 season.[3] He made his NHL debut on October 13, 2016 in a 2–1 overtime defeat against the Florida Panthers.[4] After three scoreless games with the Devils, Speers was returned for his final junior eligible season with the Greyhounds on October 24, 2016.

On December 16, 2019, Speers was traded to the Arizona Coyotes as a part of the Taylor Hall trade.[5]

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 62 19 21 40 12 9 0 3 3 0
2014–15 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 57 24 43 67 12 14 3 6 9 4
2015–16 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 68 26 48 74 42 12 6 4 10 8
2016–17 New Jersey Devils NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 30 15 19 34 16 11 1 7 8 12
2016–17 Albany Devils AHL 2 0 0 0 2
2017–18 Binghamton Devils AHL 62 12 7 19 26
2018–19 Binghamton Devils AHL 43 3 5 8 24
2019–20 Binghamton Devils AHL 10 0 1 1 4
2019–20 Tucson Roadrunners AHL 32 4 5 9 20
NHL totals 3 0 0 0 0

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Ontario U17 5th 5 1 3 4 6
2017 Canada WJC Silver medal icon.svg 7 1 2 3 2
Junior totals 12 2 5 7 8

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Devils select Blake Speers in third round (June 27, 2015). Retrieved on October 14, 2016.
  2. Devils sign prospects Blake Speers, Colton White (September 21, 2016). Retrieved on October 14, 2016.
  3. Devils announce 2016-17 Opening Night roster (October 14, 2016). Retrieved on October 14, 2016.
  4. Devils Post-Game 10/13/16 (October 14, 2016). Retrieved on October 18, 2016.
  5. Coyotes Acquire Hall From New Jersey (December 16, 2019). Retrieved on December 22, 2019.

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