|Born||August 7, 1994,|
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
|NHL team||New Jersey Devils|
|NHL Draft||60th overall, 2012|
New Jersey Devils
Damon Severson (born August 7, 1994) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Devils in the second round, 60th overall, in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Amateur[edit | edit source]
Professional[edit | edit source]
Approaching his first professional season, Severson made the Devils roster prior to the start of the 2014–15 season out of training camp. He made his NHL debut on October 9, 2014, against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center. He scored his first point, an assist, on October 11 against the Florida Panthers; his first goal came in the same game, six minutes later, at the 19:32 mark on goaltender Roberto Luongo. Severson finished his first professional season with 5 goals and 17 points in 51 games.
The following season, Severson played in 72 games for the Devils, recording 1 goal and 21 points. He also appeared in three games for the Devils' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Albany Devils.
Severson played in a career-high 80 games for the Devils during the 2016–17 season, scoring a career-high 31 points. On September 12, 2017, Severson signed a new six-year, $25.2 million contract with the Devils worth $4,166,700 annually.
International play[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for Canada|
On April 29, 2019, Severson was selected to make his full international debut after he was named to Canada's roster for the 2019 IIHF World Championship held in Slovakia. On May 23, in the quarterfinal game against Switzerland, Severson scored the game-tying goal for Canada with 0.4 seconds left to play in regulation time. Canada went on to win the game in overtime to advance to the semifinals. Severson helped Canada progress through to the final before losing to Finland to finish with the silver medal on May 26. He finished the tournament with one goal and five assists in ten games.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2014–15||New Jersey Devils||NHL||51||5||12||17||22||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||New Jersey Devils||NHL||72||1||20||21||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2016–17||New Jersey Devils||NHL||80||3||28||31||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||New Jersey Devils||NHL||76||9||15||24||42||4||0||0||0||12|
|2018–19||New Jersey Devils||NHL||82||11||28||39||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|2019–20||New Jersey Devils||NHL||69||8||23||31||52||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge – Team Western Canada||2011|||
|CHL Top Prospects Game – Team Cherry||2012|||
References[edit | edit source]
- Scarlett, Severson sign entry-level deals. New Jersey Devils (2012-09-06). Retrieved on 2012-09-06.
- The Star Ledger. October 10, 2014. pg. 38
- "Devils' Damon Severson failed at one endeavour, trying to suppress a smile after first goal". NJ.com (2014-10-11). Retrieved on 2014-10-11.
- Severson scores first NHL goal to lift Devils to 5-1 win. National Hockey League (2014-10-11). Retrieved on 2014-10-11.
- Damon Severson Conference Call (September 12, 2017). Retrieved on September 24, 2017.
- Hockey Canada names 22 players to 2019 IIHF World Championship roster. Hockey Canada (April 29, 2019). Retrieved on April 29, 2019.
- "Finland defeats Canada for Gold Medal at World Championship". The Sports Network (May 26, 2019). Retrieved on May 26, 2019.
- Hockey Canada Player Profile: Damon Severson
- Draft tracker: 5 questions with Damon Severson, Kelowna Rockets - Buzzing The Net - Yahoo! Sports
- Kelowna Capital News - Team Orr slides past Team Cherry in Top Prospects showcase
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