Calder Cup Champions - 2013 & 2017
AHL Affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings
Hero Image

11 Joel L’Esperance

GP 59
Goals 16
Assists 12
Points 28
+/- -4
See Full Stats
See Full Stats
L Esperance Joel

Joel L’Esperance

#11 | Right Wing
11
Birthdate August 18, 1995
Birthplace Brighton, Mich.
Height 6-2
Weight 210
Shoots Right
Drafted Undrafted

Second season as a Griffin ... Sixth year pro ... Signed an amateur tryout with Texas (AHL), 3/27/18 ... Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Dallas (NHL), 7/1/18 ... Assigned to Texas, 10/4/18 ... Recalled by Dallas, 2/15/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 2/23/19 ... Recalled by Dallas, 2/27/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 4/6/19 ... Assigned by Dallas, 10/3/19 ... Recalled by Dallas, 10/5/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 10/15/19 ... Re-signed to a two-year contract by Dallas, 10/11/20 ... Signed to a two-year contract by Grand Rapids, 7/13/22 ... Released from professional tryout by Detroit, 10/7/22 ... Released from PTO by Detroit, 10/6/23.

Player Biography

Second season as a Griffin ... Sixth year pro ... Signed an amateur tryout with Texas (AHL), 3/27/18 ... Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Dallas (NHL), 7/1/18 ... Assigned to Texas, 10/4/18 ... Recalled by Dallas, 2/15/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 2/23/19 ... Recalled by Dallas, 2/27/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 4/6/19 ... Assigned by Dallas, 10/3/19 ... Recalled by Dallas, 10/5/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 10/15/19 ... Re-signed to a two-year contract by Dallas, 10/11/20 ... Signed to a two-year contract by Grand Rapids, 7/13/22 ... Released from professional tryout by Detroit, 10/7/22 ... Released from PTO by Detroit, 10/6/23.

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Compuware 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 31 9 7 16 28 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 Compuware 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 36 18 18 36 14 -- -- -- -- --
2011-12 Compuware 18U AAA HPHL 18U 26 13 6 19 32 -- -- -- -- --
Tri-City USHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Tri-City USHL 49 10 9 19 57 -- -- -- -- --
2013-14 Tri-City USHL 35 21 13 34 28 -- -- -- -- --
Sioux City USHL 25 6 8 14 16 8 1 0 1 10
2014-15 Michigan Tech WCHA 29 7 10 17 18 -- -- -- -- --
2015-16 Michigan Tech WCHA 35 16 10 26 16 -- -- -- -- --
2016-17 Michigan Tech WCHA 44 11 17 28 53 -- -- -- -- --
2017-18 Michigan Tech WCHA 44 12 15 27 45 -- -- -- -- --
Texas AHL 9 1 1 2 0 22 1 3 4 4
2018-19 Dallas NHL 18 2 0 2 6 -- -- -- -- --
Texas AHL 54 30 15 45 23 -- -- -- -- --
2019-20 Dallas NHL 3 1 0 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
Texas AHL 58 25 15 40 39 -- -- -- -- --
2020-21 Dallas NHL 12 2 0 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
2021-22 Texas AHL 62 24 25 49 30 2 0 1 1 0
2022-23 Grand Rapids AHL 72 25 24 49 44 -- -- -- -- --
NHL TOTALS 33 5 0 5 10 -- -- -- -- --
GRIFFINS TOTALS 72 25 24 49 44 -- -- -- -- --
AHL TOTALS 255 105 80 185 136 24 1 4 5 4
PRO TOTALS 288 110 80 190 146 24 1 4 5 4

AHL Career Highs

Games Played 72, 2022-23
Goals 30, 2018-19
Assists 25, 2021-22
Points 49, twice (MR: 2022-23)
PIM 44, 2022-23
Goal Streak 5, 2/19/23-3/1/23
Assist Streak 4, 1/21/22-1/29/22
Point Streak 11, 1/8/22-2/11/22
Goals, Game 2, 10 times (MR: 12/7/22 GR vs. IA)
Assists, Game 3, 2/19/22 TEX vs. SJ
Points, Game 3, four times (MR: 2/25/23 GR vs. CLE)
PIM, Game 7, 11/3/18 TEX at BAK

Career Firsts

AHL Game 3/28/18 TEX at GR
AHL Point 4/7/18 TEX vs. RFD (goal)
AHL Goal 4/7/18 TEX vs. RFD (Matt Tomkins)
NHL Game 2/16/19 DAL at CAR
NHL Point 3/14/19 DAL at MIN (goal)
NHL Goal 3/14/19 DAL at MIN (Devan Dubnyk)
Season Ticket Membership

A Plan for Every Fan

Full Season Membership

An unparalleled package of exclusive perks, privileges, and memorable experiences

20-Game Plans

Big on flexibility and benefits; choose your games, seats, and a whole lot more

10-Game Plans

Perfect for busy hockey fans who want great seats for games that fit their schedule

Ticket Plans for Business

Give your business the winning edge with clients and employees

Full Season Membership

An unparalleled package of exclusive perks, privileges, and memorable experiences

20-Game Plans

Big on flexibility and benefits; choose your games, seats, and a whole lot more

10-Game Plans

Perfect for busy hockey fans who want great seats for games that fit their schedule

Ticket Plans for Business

Give your business the winning edge with clients and employees