|Born||July 29, 1993,|
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
|NHL team (P)
|Detroit Red Wings|
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
|NHL Draft||48th overall, 2011|
Detroit Red Wings
Xavier Ouellet (born July 29, 1993) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL). Ouellet was drafted 48th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Junior[edit | edit source]
During the 2009–10 season, in his rookie season, Ouellet played in 43 games for the Montreal Juniors. Ouellet recorded two goals and 14 assists for 16 points. Ouellet recorded three assists in seven playoff games. Ouellet was named to the 2009-10 QMJHL's All-Rookie Team.
During the 2010–11 season, in 67 games for the Juniors, Ouellet recorded eight goals and 35 assists for 43 points. Ouellet recorded eight assists in 10 playoff games. Ouellet played for Team Orr at the 2011 CHL Home Hardware Top Prospects Game.
During the 2011–12 season, Ouellett was named a team captain for Blainville-Boisbriand, after the team re-located from Montreal. Ouellet was the re-christened Armada's second-leading scorer while playing a combative, physical defensive game. In his third QMJHL season he scored 21 goals with 39 assists in 63 games. Ten of his 21 goals were scored on the power play. The Armada finished first in the West Division and advanced to the second round of the playoffs. Ouellet scored three goals and seven assists in 11 playoff games. Ouellett was named to the QMJHL's first all-star team.
During the 2012–13 season, Ouellet returned to Blainville-Boisbriand for his fourth QMJHL season. A team captain for the Armada, he scored 10 goals and 31 assists in 50 games. Nine of his 10 goals were scored on the power play. Blainville-Boisbriand finished first in the West Division and reached the Western Conference finals. Ouellet scored seven goals and nine assists in 15 playoff games. Ouellet was rewarded for his outstanding play during the 2012–13 season by being named to the QMJHL's First All-Star Team for the second year in a row.
Professional[edit | edit source]
International play[edit | edit source]
Ouellet played for Team Quebec at the 2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, scoring one goal and one assist in five games.
Ouellet represented Canada at the 2013 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Ouellet was one of the top defensemen for Canada at the WJC, scoring a power play goal and two assists in six games. Canada was fourth in the tournament, losing to Russia in overtime in the bronze medal game.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2009–10||Montreal Junior Hockey Club||QMJHL||43||2||14||16||22||7||0||3||3||12|
|2010–11||Montreal Junior Hockey Club||QMJHL||67||8||35||43||44||10||0||8||8||6|
|2013–14||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||70||4||13||17||22||8||0||0||0||4|
|2013–14||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||4||0||0||0||2||1||0||0||0||0|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|QMJHL First All-Star Team||2011–12|
|QMJHL First All-Star Team||2012–13|||
References[edit | edit source]
- Xavier Ouellet
- "Jonathan Drouin wins big at Quebec Major Junior Hockey League awards", April 3, 2013. Retrieved on October 25, 2013.
- Bowness, Rick (March 25, 2012). Sproul, Ouellet sign entry-level contracts. Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved on March 25, 2012.
- Red Wings Firsts: Xavier Ouellet. Detroit Red Wings (July 23, 2014). Retrieved on July 23, 2014.
- Kujawa, Kyle (October 21, 2013). Helm, Ouellet recalled; Glendening assigned. Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved on October 21, 2013.
[edit | edit source]
- Xavier Ouellet's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Xavier Ouellet's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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