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P.K. Subban
Position Defenceman
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
202 lb (92 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Montreal Canadiens
Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1989-05-13)May 13, 1989,
Toronto, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 2007
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 2009 – present


Pernell Karl "P. K." Subban (born May 13, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League (AHL), the top minor league affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. Subban was drafted by the Canadiens in the second round, 43rd overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He is a two-time gold medal winner with Team Canada at the World Junior Championships.

Playing career

Subban began his OHL career with the Belleville Bulls in 2005–06, recording 12 points in a 52-game rookie campaign. The following season, his NHL draft year, in 2006–07, he improved to 56 points in 68 games. In the off-season, he was drafted 43rd overall, in the second round, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Subban recorded a 46-point campaign in 2007–08, before adding 23 points and matching his regular season goals total of 8 in the post-season. He helped Belleville to the J. Ross Robertson Cup Finals against the Kitchener Rangers, where they lost the OHL title in seven games. Following a junior career high 76 points in 2008–09, Subban was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Canadiens.

International play

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2009 Canada
Gold 2008 Czech Republic

Subban captured his first gold medal with Team Canada at the 2008 World Junior Championships, where Canada defeated Sweden in overtime of the gold medal game. In 2009, Subban was named to the team for a second straight year, along with fellow returnees John Tavares, Zach Boychuk, and Thomas Hickey. He helped Canada to its fifth straight gold medal and second consecutive gold medal win against Sweden in the final. With 3 goals and 6 assists, Subban was selected to the Tournament All-Star Team along with tournament MVP and close friend John Tavares.

Awards

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Belleville Bulls OHL 52 5 7 12 70 3 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Belleville Bulls OHL 68 15 41 56 89 15 5 8 13 26
2007–08 Belleville Bulls OHL 58 8 38 46 100 21 8 15 23 28
2008–09 Belleville Bulls OHL 56 14 62 76 94 17 3 12 15 22
OHL totals 234 42 148 190 253 56 16 35 51 76

International

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Canada WJC 7 0 0 0 2
2009 Canada WJC 6 3 6 9 6
Junior int'l totals 13 3 6 9 8

References

External links


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