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Dominic Turgeon
#23

Position: C
Date of Birth: 02/25/1996
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 203 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: Pointe-Clare, Quebec
Drafted: Detroit's 2nd choice, 63rd overall, in 2014 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: 2015-16 Portland (WHL)

Biography:
 
 
 
 

Second season as a Griffin…Second year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 5/9/15…Assigned by Detroit, 10/1/16...Assigned by Detroit, 10/1/17.

Career Highlights: Won the 2017 Calder Cup with Grand Rapids…Captained Portland (WHL) in 2015-16 and led the team in points and goals…Helped Portland win the 2012-13 WHL Championship.

2016-17: Recorded 18 points (6-12—18) and six PIM in 71 games during his rookie campaign…Ranked fourth on the team in scoring among rookie skaters…Added two points (1-1—2) and two PIM while skating in all 19 playoff games and helped Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup…Made his professional debut, 10/14/16 vs. CHI…Tallied his first pro point on an assist, 11/4/16 vs. IA…Scored his first pro goal, 11/26/16 at CLE…Notched his first multi-point outing as a pro behinTurgeon2016.jpgd two assists, 12/15/16 at CHI…Scored his first career Calder Cup Playoff goal in Game 3 of the Calder Cup Finals, 6/7/17 at SYR. 2015-16: In his fourth and final full season with Portland (WHL), paced the team with 70 points (36-34—70) and 36 goals in 72 games…Ranked among the team leaders with 12 power play goals (1st), four game-winning goals (2nd), 34 assists (3rd), a plus-seven rating (4th), and 12 power play assists (4th)…Recorded a point in 46 games on the season including 20 multi-point contests…Piled up 12 points (8-4—12) during a six-game point streak, 10/16/15-10/28/15…Netted the game-winner in back-to-back contests, 10/25/15 vs. BDN and 10/28/15 vs. TC…Tallied a four-game point streak, scoring an assist in each contest (1-5—6), 11/6/15-11/13/15…Scored twice including the game-winner, 12/18/15 at SPO… Chipped in one assist in two postseason contests. 2014-15: Skating in 67 games with Portland, placed among the team leaders with 43 points (T6th), 18 goals (5th), 25 assists (8th), a plus-14 rating (9th), three power play goals (8th), six power play assists (8th) and two game-winning goals (T7th)…Notched a pair of goals including the game-winner, 10/17/14 at MJ…Totaled six assists during a three-game assist streak, 10/22/14-10/25/14…Scored six points (3-3—6) during a season-high four-game point streak…Ranked third on the team with eight goals while accumulating nine total points (8-1—9) in 17 WHL Playoff games…Accounted for four goals in six games during a first-round series victory against Seattle. 2013-14: Totaled 31 points (10-21—31), 31 PIM and a plus-18 rating in 65 games for Portland…Tied for fourth on the team with two shorthanded markers…Scored a season-high three points in back-to-back games, 2/14/14 at KAM (2-1—3) and 2/15/14 at VAN (1-2—3)…Logged 12 points (4-8—12) during a season-high seven-game point streak, 2/7/14-2/18/14…Picked up an assist and a season-high seven PIM, 3/7/14 vs. SEA… Added eight points (2-6—8) while appearing in all 21 playoff contests. 2012-13: In his first full season with Portland, helped the Winterhawks capture the 2013 WHL Championship…Contributed eight points (3-5—8) in 54 regular season games and skated in five postseason contests…Totaled three points (0-3—3) and earned a bronze medal while representing USA at the 2013 U17 World Hockey Championships. 2011-12: Appeared in one game with Portland after wrapping up his midget minor season with the Colorado Thunderbirds (Tier 1, EHL).

Personal: Lives in Denver, Colo….Has two sisters…His father, Pierre, was selected first overall by Buffalo in the 1987 NHL Draft and registered 1,327 points (515-812—1,327) in 1,294 career NHL games with six different teams spanning 19 seasons…His uncle, Sylvain, appeared in 669 NHL games with four different teams across 12 seasons...Best friend in hockey is Cale Morris, a goalie at Notre Dame…Greatest hockey memory is winning the 2017 Calder Cup…Also was a part of a championship team with the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL…Started playing hockey at the age of four as a center…Hockey nicknames are Dom and Turg…Hockey idol as a youth was his dad because he always wanted to be with him at the rink…Chose his jersey number because that’s the number his older sister who passed away wore for Team USA…Proudest achievements are being drafted by the Red Wings and winning championships with Portland and Grand Rapids…Favorite charities are those for patient and family support…The most unique places he’s ever visited is traveling to the Czech Republic and Slovakia…An interesting fact about him is he was born in Montreal but only lived there for a year before moving to the U.S….If he could trade places for a day with another occupation, he would be a music artist…Also speaks a little bit of French…Played soccer growing up…Once met Mark McGwire…Favorite quote is “to whom much is given, much is expected”…Favorite food is sushi…Favorite music artists are Major Lazer, Lil Uzi Vert and Post Malone…Favorite movie is Stepbrothers…Favorite television shows are Sons of Anarchy and Prison Break…Favorite website is NHL.com…Favorite vacation spot is Cabo San Lucas…Favorite pro team is the Denver Broncos…Favorite sport to watch other than hockey is football…Enjoys boating/jet skiing, golf and cars.

AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 71, 2016-17 Assist Streak: 2, 12/15/16-12/17/16
Goals: 6, 2016-17 Point Streak: 2, twice (MR: 12/31/16-1/4/17)
Assists: 12, 2016-17 Goals, Game: 1, six times (MR: 4/9/17 GR at CLE)
Points: 18, 2016-17 Assists, Game: 2, twice (MR: 3/3/17 GR at SA)
PIM: 6, 2016-17 Points, Game: 2, five times (MR: 4/9/17 GR at CLE)
Goal Streak: N/A PIM, Game: 2, three times (MR: 4/12/17 GR vs. CHA)
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/14/16 GR vs. CHI NHL Game: N/A
AHL Point: 11/4/16 GR vs. IA (assist) NHL Point: N/A
AHL Goal: 11/26/16 GR at CLE (Anton Forsberg) NHL Goal: N/A

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2011-12 Portland WHL 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Portland WHL 54 3 5 8 2 5 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Portland WHL 65 10 21 31 31 21 2 6 8 18
2014-15 Portland WHL 67 18 25 43 36 17 8 1 9 0
2015-16 Portland WHL 72 36 34 70 22 2 0 1 1 0
2016-17 Grand Rapids AHL 71 6 12 18 6 19 1 1 2 2
  GRIFFINS/AHL/PRO TOTALS   71 6 12 18 6 19 1 1 2 2

Goalies

# Name POS
30 Tom McCollum G
31 Jared Coreau G

Defensemen

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
5 Robbie Russo D
9 Vili Saarijarvi D
13 Filip Hronek D
18 Brian Lashoff D
20 Dan Renouf D
52 Dylan McIlrath D

Forwards

# Name POS
10 Ben Street C
15 Turner Elson LW
19 Luke Esposito LW
21 Mike Borkowski C
23 Dominic Turgeon C
25 Axel Holmstrom C
26 Eric Tangradi LW
28 Matt Lorito LW
37 Zach Nastasiuk RW
39 Tyler Bertuzzi LW
45 Colin Campbell RW
47 Corey Elkins C
55 Matthew Ford RW
65 Dominik Shine RW
73 Matt Puempel LW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW