|Born||May 25, 1996,|
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
186 lb (84 kg; 13 st 4 lb)
|NHL Draft||51st overall, 2014|
Jack Dougherty (born May 25, 1996) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing with the Belleville Senators in the American Hockey League (AHL). Dougherty was selected by the Nashville Predators in the second round (51st overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Dougherty was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but grew up in Cottage Grove, Minnesota. He was rated as a top prospect who was projected as a possible first round selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He trained with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program team during the 2013–14 season, and was invited to participate in the 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. In October 2013 he committed to play for the Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey team of the NCAA Big Ten Conference.
On July 24, 2015, Dougherty signed a three-year entry level contract with the Predators. As a result, Dougherty was sent to the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League, the team which held his major junior rights.
Prior to the 2018–19 season, on October 1, 2018, Dougherty was traded by the Predators to the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for Nicholas Baptiste. With the Sabres' AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans, he compiled 2 goals and 10 assists for 12 points in 56 games from the blueline.
Following the conclusion of his entry-level deal with the Sabres, on June 25, 2019, Dougherty was not tendered a qualifying offer by Buffalo, releasing him to free agency. On July 10, 2019, Dougherty agreed to a one-year AHL contract with the Belleville Senators, affiliate to the Ottawa Senators, on July 10, 2019.
International play[edit | edit source]
As a 16-year-old he was named to the USA U17 Select team to play in the 2012 Five Nations Cup tournament held in the Czech Republic in August 2012. As a 17-year-old, Dougherty was chosen to compete with the American U-18 squad at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament where he won a silver medal, and he also helped Team USA capture the gold medal at the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2011–12||St. Thomas Academy||USHS||24||0||9||9||8||3||0||0||0||0|
|2012–13||St. Thomas Academy||USHS||25||3||21||24||16||3||2||3||5||0|
|2013–14||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||23||4||8||12||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||University of Wisconsin||B1G||33||2||7||9||29||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honors[edit | edit source]
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Silver Medal||2013|||
|CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game||2013|||
|IIHF World U18 Championship Gold Medal||2014|||
References[edit | edit source]
- Hockey's Future – Jack Dougherty
- Jack Dougherty – 2014 Draft Prospect Profile
- Jack Dougherty: 2014 NHL Draft Prospect Profile – In Lou We Trust
- Roster Unveiled for 2013 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game | USA Hockey All American Prospects Game
- Badgers land U.S. NTDP U-18 defenseman Jack Dougherty. Bucky's5thQuarter.com (2013-10-03). Retrieved on 2013-10-03.
- Predators sign draft pick Jack Dougherty. Nashville Predators (2015-07-24). Retrieved on 2015-07-24.
- Sabres acquire Dougherty from Predators (October 1, 2018). Retrieved on October 1, 2018.
- Sabres qualify seven restricted free agents. diebytheblade.com (2019-06-25). Retrieved on 2019-06-25.
- Belleville signs Dougherty to AHL deal. Belleville Senators (July 10, 2019). Retrieved on July 10, 2019.
- St. Thomas' Jack Dougherty an international sensation | Star Tribune
- Leagues of Their Own: Jack Dougherty | Over The Boards.
- NYHockeyOnline.com: USA Hockey News, Page 41
- 2013 NHL Draft Profile #34: Jack Dougherty. LastWordOnSports.com (2014-05-07). Retrieved on 2014-05-07.
- United States Beats Russia 4–2 at Ivan Hlinka. SB Nation College Hockey (2013-07-08). Retrieved on 2013-07-08.
- Team Johnson wins All-American Prospects Game. National Hockey League (2013-06-07). Retrieved on 2013-06-07.
- Canada crowned Champions. International Ice Hockey Federation (2014-05-04). Retrieved on 2014-05-04.