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Dominic Turgeon
#23

Position: C
Date of Birth: 02/25/1996
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 201 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:

 
 
 
 

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

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 younger sister plays hockey at Harvard and his older sister played volleyball at Denver…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…Greatest hockey memory is winning the WHL Championship with Portland when he was 16 years old…Started playing hockey at the age of four as a center…Hockey nicknames are Turg and Dom…Hockey idol as a youth was his dad…Chose his jersey number because that’s the number his older sister who passed away wore for Team USA at the Olympics…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his dad because he taught him everything he knows about the game…Plans to be involved with the game after his playing career…First job was helping with a hockey camp…Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome is getting back into shape after having a lot of time off due to shoulder surgery…Proudest achievement is being drafted by the Detroit Red Wings…Favorite charities are food banks…Most exciting thing he’s done is play in hockey tournament in Quebec when he was a kid…An interesting fact about him is he was born in Canada but lived in the U.S. his whole life so he considers himself more American…If he could trade places for a day with another occupation, he would be a pop star…Speaks a little bit of French…Also played soccer and tee-ball growing up…Most famous non-hockey person he’s met is Mark McGwire…Favorite quote is “to whom much is given, much is expected”…Favorite food is pizza…Favorite music artist is Chainsmokers…Least favorite music is old country…Favorite movie is Miracle…Favorite television show is Prison Break…Favorite website is NHL.com…Favorite vacation spot is Cancun, Mexico…Roots for the Denver Broncos…Favorite sport to watch is football..Enjoys boating/jet-skiing, cars and movies.

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

Goalies

# Name POS
31 Jared Coreau G
40 Eddie Pasquale G

Defensemen

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
4 Nathan Paetsch D
13 Filip Hronek D
18 Brian Lashoff D
20 Dan Renouf D
44 Conor Allen D
52 Dylan McIlrath D

Forwards

# Name POS
10 Ben Street C
11 Daniel Cleary LW
15 Mitch Callahan RW
21 Mike Borkowski C
23 Dominic Turgeon C
26 Eric Tangradi LW
27 Martin Frk RW
28 Matt Lorito LW
29 Dylan Sadowy RW
39 Tyler Bertuzzi LW
42 Dominik Shine F
43 Givani Smith RW
45 Colin Campbell RW
51 Kyle Criscuolo C
55 Matthew Ford RW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW

Detroit Red Wings

# Name POS
5 Robbie Russo D
19 Tomas Nosek C