Anthony Beauvillier

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Anthony Beauvillier
Anthony Beauvillier stretching Oct 2016.jpg
Born (1997-06-08) June 8, 1997 (age 20)
Sorel-Tracy, Quebec
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team New York Islanders
NHL Draft 28th overall, 2015
New York Islanders
Playing career 2016–present

Anthony Beauvillier (born June 8, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Beauvillier was drafted by the Islanders with the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.[1]

Playing career

Beauvillier was drafted by the Shawinigan Cataractes in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft,[2] and he played 64 games with the Cataractes during the 2013–14 QMJHL season. The following season his outstanding play was rewarded when he was selected to play in the 2015 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, where he led Team Cherry as captain.[3] He was also named to the 2014–15 QMJHL Second All-Star Team.[4]

On October 23, 2015, Beauvillier was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the New York Islanders.[5] On October 13, 2016, Beauvillier made his debut for the Islanders in the season-opening game where got his first assist in the NHL.[6][7] On October 18, 2016, Beauvillier scored his first NHL goal against Aaron Dell of the San Jose Sharks.[8]

International play

Beauvillier competed with the Canada Quebec team at the 2014 World U-17 Hockey Challenge. He helped Canada men's national under-18 ice hockey team win gold at the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, and bronze at the 2015 IIHF World U18 Championships.[9]

On December 1, 2015, Beauvillier was invited to the Team Canada selection camp for the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships.[10]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 64 9 24 33 26 4 0 0 0 8
2014–15 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 67 42 52 94 72 7 2 5 7 14
2015–16 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 47 40 39 79 57 21 15 15 30 16
2016–17 New York Islanders NHL 66 9 15 24 10
NHL totals 66 9 15 24 10

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Quebec U17 4th 6 2 2 4 6
2014 Canada IH18 1st, gold medalist(s) 3 0 0 0 0
2015 Canada WJC18 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 3 0 3 2
2016 Canada WJC 6th 5 1 0 1 2
Junior totals 20 6 2 8 10

Awards and honours

Honours Year
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Gold Medal 2014 [11]
CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (Team Cherry - Captain) 2015 [12]
QMJHL Second All-Star Team 2014–15 [13]
IIHF World U18 Championship Bronze Medal 2015 [14]

References

  1. ^ "Wheeler's final top 60 prospects = 2015 NHL Draft". mckeenshockey.com. 2015-05-05. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  2. ^ "Anthony Beauvillier a born leader". The Hockey News. 2015-01-21. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  3. ^ "McDavid and Beauvillier named captains". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. 2015-01-14. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  4. ^ "2015 NHL Draft profile- 38 Anthony Beauvillier". lastwordonsports.com. 2015-05-08. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  5. ^ "Beauvillier agrees to entry-level deal". New York Islanders. 2015-10-23. Retrieved 2015-10-23. 
  6. ^ Staple, Arthur (October 14, 2016). "Jack Capuano finds silver lining in Islanders' opening loss". Newsday. Retrieved October 18, 2016. 
  7. ^ Compton, Brian (October 14, 2016). "Rangers withstand rally from Islanders". NHL.com. Retrieved October 18, 2016. 
  8. ^ Botte, Peter (October 19, 2016). "Islanders give up go-ahead goal in final minutes of 3-2 loss to Sharks". NY Daily News. Retrieved October 19, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Draft prospect detail - Beauvillier". National Hockey League. 2015-06-18. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  10. ^ Neysmith, Graham. "Five QMJHL Players Invited to World Junior selection camp". The Q News. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  11. ^ "Six QMJHL players win gold with Canada at Ivan Hlinka". theqnews.net. 2014-08-16. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  12. ^ "McDavid, Beauvillier named top prospects captains". Metro News. 2015-01-14. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  13. ^ "The Golden Puck awards, an unforgettable evening". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 
  14. ^ "Canada's national U18 team wins bronze at Championships". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. 2015-04-01. Retrieved 2015-06-18. 

External links

  • Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Mathew Barzal
New York Islanders first round pick
2015
Succeeded by
Kieffer Bellows


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