John Moore
John Moore Falcons
Position Defense
Shoots Left
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
New Jersey Devils
Columbus Blue Jackets
New York Rangers
Arizona Coyotes
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born November 19 1990 (1990-11-19) (age 29),
Winnetka, IL, USA
NHL Draft 21st overall, 2009
Columbus Blue Jackets
Pro Career 2010 – present

John Moore (born November 19, 1990) is an American ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League. He was drafted in the first round (21st overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Playing careerEdit


Moore attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. Before his professional debut, he participated in many hockey teams including the Winnetka Warriors, Chicago Young Americans, & Chicago Mission.

He officially began his junior hockey career with the Chicago Steel of the USHL during the 2007-08 season. In 56 games with Chicago, Moore had four goals and 15 points, then he added two assists in seven playoff games.

He returned to the Steel for the 2008-09 season and saw his numbers improve greatly, as Moore had 14 goals and 39 points in 57 games, however, Chicago did not make the playoffs. He was eligible for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and was the eighth-ranked North American player and the first-ranked North American defenseman. Moore was selected by the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL in the second round of the 2009 OHL Priority Draft and he was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 1st round (21st overall) if the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to his rookie season with the Rangers, Moore was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Blue Jackets on July 21, 2009.[1] In his maiden season with the Rangers in 2009–10, Moore had 10 goals and 47 points in 61 games. Moore then put up impressive numbers in the playoffs, earning 16 points in 20 games as the Rangers lost to the Windsor Spitfires in the Western Conference finals.


Following his rookie season with the Rangers, Moore was assigned to start the 2010–11 season with the Blue Jackets' American Hockey League affiliate, the Springfield Falcons. After 47 games with the Falcons, Moore was recalled by the Blue Jackets and made his NHL debut in a 4-3 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on February 5, 2011.[2] His first NHL goal was scored on October 25, 2011 against Ty Conklin of the Detroit Red Wings.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Chicago Steel USHL 56 4 11 14 26 7 0 2 2 2
2008–09 Chicago Steel USHL 57 14 25 39 50
2009–10 Kitchener Rangers OHL 61 10 37 47 53 20 4 12 16 2
2010–11 Springfield Falcons AHL 73 5 19 24 23
2010–11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 2 0 0 0 0


External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nikita Filatov
Columbus Blue Jackets first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Ryan Johansen

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