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LW | Shoots: L | 5-10 | 195 | DOB: 4/7/89 | Age: 29 | Birthplace: Brampton, Ontario | Drafted: Carolina's 4th choice, 132nd overall, in 2007 NHL Entry Draft

Bio

Alternate captain...First season as a Griffin…10th year pro…Signed as a free agent by Montreal, 7/2/16…Signed to a two-year contract by Detroit, 7/1/18...Assigned by Detroit, 9/27/18.

Career Highlights: Won the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the AHL’s leading scorer with a career-high 71 points in 2017-18…Named to the 2017-18 AHL First All-Star Team…Selected to the 2016-17 AHL Second All-Star Team…Three-time selection to the AHL All-Star Game (2018, 2017, 2012)…Scored 60 or more points five times in his AHL career…Notched 30 or more goals three times in his AHL career…Tallied 38 points in 152 career NHL games between Carolina and Montreal.

2017-18: Won the John B. Sollenberger Trophy as the AHL’s leading scorer with a career-high 71 points (32-39—71) in 62 games with the Laval Rocket…Named to the AHL First All-Star Team…Selected to the AHL All-Star Game, his second appearance…Chosen as Laval’s Man of the Year for his community involvement…Ranked as one of the AHL’s leaders with 32 goals (T2nd), 39 assists (12th), 14 power play goals (T2nd), 32 power play points (3rd) and 217 shots (3rd)…Enjoyed an 11-game home point streak that tied for the AHL’s second-longest this season, 1/10/18-4/6/18…Went on an 11-game road point streak that was the league’s second-longest during the season, 11/21/17-1/6/18…Notched a hat trick as part of a four-point game, 10/13/17 vs. BNG…Racked up 11 points (6-5—11) during an eight-game point streak, 10/7/17-10/27/17…Totaled 16 points (6-10—16) during a season-high nine-game point streak, 12/9/17-12/30/17…Recorded a season-high four-game goal streak, 12/20/17-12/27/17…Went on a season-high five-game assist streak, 3/16/18-3/25/18…Registered 16 multi-point games…Banked three points (0-3—3), 12/17/17 at CHA, and then four points (1-3—4) the next game, 12/20/17 vs. SYR…Named the AHL Player of the Month for March after posting a league-leading 21 points (7-14—21) in 16 games during the month.

2016-17: Scored 68 points (30-38—68) and added 36 PIM in 58 games with the St. John’s IceCaps…Named to the AHL Second All-Star Team…Ranked as one of the AHL’s leaders with 68 points (2nd), 30 goals (5th), 38 assists (17th), 19 power play goals (1st) and 190 shots (T13th)…Led the IceCaps in points, goals and assists…Notched one goal in four Calder Cup Playoff games…Accumulated 18 points (7-11—18) during a career-high 10-game point streak, 11/12/16-1/21/17…Logged a career-high eight-game assist streak, 12/4/16-1/21/17…Totaled 20 multi-point games…Named the AHL Player of the Month for February after tallying a league-high 18 points (9-9—18) in 12 games with the IceCaps…Appeared in 14 games with the Montreal Canadiens and tallied four points (2-2—4) and four PIM while averaging 9:53 of ice time…Tallied points in back-to-back NHL games, 12/23/16 at CBJ and 12/28/16 at TBL.

2015-16: Played his first full season in the NHL, showing 11 points (8-3—11) and 16 PIM in 68 games with the Carolina Hurricanes…Averaged 11:16 of ice time…Recorded a five-game point streak, 3/17/16-3/26/17, which included a three-game goal streak, 3/19/16-3/24/16…Played a season-high 19:20, 3/29/17 at NYI.

2014-15: Spent nearly all of the campaign with Carolina, tallying 20 points (11-9—20) and 14 PIM in 57 games…Averaged 12:43 of ice time…Recorded a season-high four-game point streak, 3/28/15-4/2/15…Totaled four multi-point outings…Skated in five games with the Charlotte Checkers, totaling two points (1-1—2) and four PIM.

2013-14: Played most of the season in the AHL with Charlotte, compiling 69 points (28-41—69) and 62 PIM in 70 games…Ranked as one of the AHL’s leaders with 69 points (T6th), 28 goals (T10th), 41 assists (T11th), 14 power play goals (5th) and 230 shots (T3rd)…Led the Checkers in assists, while placing second in both points and goals…Logged a season-high nine-game point streak to open the season, 10/4/13-10/31/13…Tallied another nine-game point streak, 3/9/14-3/26/14…Recorded goals in five straight games, a career high, 3/12/14-3/21/14…Compiled 17 multi-point games…Appeared in 10 games in the NHL with Carolina and notched two assists while averaging 12:05 of ice time…Potted his first NHL assist as part of a two-assist game, 4/3/14 vs. DAL.

2012-13: Appeared in 70 games with Charlotte and posted 60 points (25-35—60), a plus-one rating and 40 PIM…Showed four points (2-2—4) and eight PIM in five Calder Cup Playoff games…Ranked as one of the AHL’s leaders with 60 points (T12th), 25 goals (T18th), 35 assists (19th), 10 power play goals (T13th) and eight game-winning goals (T1st)…Paced the Checkers in points, goals and assists…Tallied a season-high seven-game point streak, 10/21/12-11/16/12…Closed the season on a six-game point streak, 4/11/13-4/20/13, including a four-game assist streak, 4/13/13-4/20/13…Made his NHL debut with Carolina, skating in three games and scoring one goal…In his NHL debut, scored a goal and logged 14:03 of ice time, 3/9/13 vs. NJD.

2011-12: Notched 59 points (16-43—59) and 67 PIM in 74 games with Charlotte…Set career highs with 43 assists and 67 PIM…Selected to the AHL All-Star Game…Tied for eighth in the AHL in assists and tied for fourth in power play assists (26)…Paced Charlotte in points and assists while ranking fourth in goals…Recorded two eight-game point streaks, 11/6/11-11/30/11 and 1/12/12-1/27/12…Tallied a pair of five-game assist streaks, 11/6/11-11/23/11 and 1/20/12-1/27/12.

2010-11: Posted 64 points (34-30—64) and 52 PIM in 80 games with Charlotte…Set a career high in goals (34) and tied a career high in games played…Ranked as one of the AHL’s leaders with 64 points (T14th) and 34 goals (3rd)…Among team skaters, led the club in goals, tied for second in power play goals (10), placed second in points and fifth in assists…Tallied a season-high seven-game point streak, 11/2/10-11/11/10…Posted a season-high four-game goal streak, 2/19/11-2/24/11…Tied for the team lead in postseason goals with six and tied for third on the team in playoff scoring with nine points (6-3—9) in 16 games.

2009-10: In his rookie AHL season, tallied 47 points (17-30—47), a plus-12 rating and 47 PIM in 80 games with the Albany River Rats…Set career highs for plus-minus rating and games played…Ranked among the River Rats leaders in points (2nd), goals (T4th), assists (3rd) and plus-minus (2nd)…Placed among the AHL’s rookie leaders in points (8th), goals (T14th), assists (T11th) and plus-minus rating (T11th)…Scored his first AHL goal, which was also his first point, in the season opener, 10/3/09 vs. MCH…Recorded a seven-game point streak, 2/26/10-3/10/10…Made his Calder Cup Playoff debut, skating in eight games and producing six points (2-4—6)…Tied for third on the team in postseason scoring.

2008-09: In his final junior campaign, registered 94 points (39-55—94), a plus-25 rating and 75 PIM in 53 games with the OHL’s Plymouth Whalers…Named to the OHL Third All-Star Team…Won the Mickey Renaud Captain’s Trophy as the team captain that best exemplifies leadership on and off the ice…Recognized with the Dan Snyder Trophy as the league’s humanitarian of the year…Selected to the OHL All-Star Classic…Ranked as one of the OHL’s leaders in points (2nd), goals (T6th) and assists (T6th)…Accumulated 26 points (12-14—26) during a season-high 13-game point streak, 12/13/08-1/30/09…Scored three or more points in a game 16 times, including a season-high five-point effort (1-4—5), 3/1/09 at ER…Tied for the team lead in postseason scoring with 16 points (7-9—16) in 11 games.

2007-08: Scored an OHL career-high 101 points (44-57—101) and added a plus-12 rating and 107 PIM in 68 games with Plymouth…One of three OHL players with more than 100 points and 100 PIM…Ranked among the league’s leaders in points (6th), goals (6th) and assists (11th)…Selected to the OHL All-Star Classic…Tallied a season-high 10-game point streak, 11/24/07-12/29/07…Paced Plymouth with seven points (4-3—7) in four playoff appearances…Made his AHL debut with Albany, 4/9/08 vs. NOR.

2006-07: Recorded 66 points (22-44—66), a plus-18 rating and 98 PIM in 68 games with Plymouth…Placed among the team’s leaders in points (4th), goals (7th), assists (3rd) and PIM (5th)…Scored 18 points (8-10—18) in 20 playoff games and helped Plymouth win the J. Ross Robertson Cup as OHL champions…Ranked fourth on the team in postseason point production.

2005-06: In his rookie OHL campaign, registered 28 points (9-19—28) and 72 PIM in 64 games with Plymouth…Placed second among team rookie skaters in points…Produced five points (3-2—5) in 11 games during his OHL Playoff debut.

Personal: Makes his off-season home in Northville, Mich….Married his wife Chelsey, a vet tech, in 2015…Has one dog named Nellie…His sister Caitlin attended the University of Windsor and is an active hockey player…His best friends in hockey are Ryan Hayes and Brett Sutter…Greatest hockey memory is scoring his first NHL goal in his first NHL game…Was a part of Plymouth’s 2007 OHL Championship team…Began playing hockey at the age of four as a forward…Hockey nicknames are CT and Terrs…Hockey idol as a youth was Steve Yzerman…Chose his jersey number because it was given to him as a first-year pro in Albany and has since adopted it and loved it…Lists both his parents as the greatest influence on his hockey career because through highs and lows they have always been there to support me and help me to continue moving forward…Plans to become a golf pro after his playing career ends…First job was working as a paper boy…Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome is being told he can’t play in the NHL…Lists his proudest achievement as making the NHL and then being an NHL regular for two seasons…Supports ALS Michigan charity…An interesting fact about him is he has four first names on his birth certificate (Christopher John Martin Terry)…If he could trade places for a day with another occupation, he would be a PGA Tour player, specifically Tiger Woods…Also speaks French…Played roller hockey, baseball, football and lacrosse growing up…Most famous non-hockey person he’s met in Michael Jordan…Favorite quote in “never give up”…Favorite food is steak…Enjoys country music…Favorite movie is Bad Boys 2…Favorite television show is Chicago PD and Fire…Frequents griffinshockey.com…Enjoyed reading Jeremy Roenick’s book…Favorite vacation spot is Turks and Caicos…Favorite college team is the Michigan Wolverines and his least favorite team is Ohio State…Favorite sport to watch other than hockey is golf…Enjoys golf, cards and his dog.

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2005-06 Plymouth OHL 64 9 19 28 72 11 3 2 5 4
2006-07 Plymouth OHL 68 22 44 68 98 20 8 10 18 21
2007-08 Plymouth OHL 68 44 57 101 107 4 4 3 7 6
Albany AHL 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
2008-09 Plymouth OHL 53 39 55 94 75 11 7 9 15 18
2009-10 Albany AHL 80 17 30 47 47 8 2 4 6 0
2010-11 Charlotte AHL 80 34 30 64 52 16 6 3 9 14
2011-12 Charlotte AHL 74 16 43 59 67 - - - - -
2012-13 Charlotte AHL 70 25 35 60 40 5 2 2 4 8
Carolina NHL 3 1 0 1 0 - - - - -
2013-14 Charlotte AHL 70 28 41 69 62 - - - - -
Carolina NHL 10 0 2 2 0 - - - - -
2014-15 Carolina NHL 57 11 9 20 14 - - - - -
Charlotte AHL 5 1 1 2 4 - - - - -
2015-16 Carolina NHL 68 8 3 11 16 - - - - -
2016-17 St. John's AHL 58 30 38 68 36 4 1 0 1 4
Montreal NHL 14 2 2 4 4 - - - - -
2017-18 Laval AHL 62 32 39 71 45 - - - - -
NHL TOTALS 152 22 16 38 34 - - - - -
AHL TOTALS 500 183 257 478 387 33 11 9 20 26
PRO TOTALS 652 205 273 478 387 33 11 9 20 26

Career Highs

  • Games Played 80, twice (MR: 2010-11)
  • Goals 34, 2010-11
  • Assists 43, 2011-12
  • Points 71, 2017-18
  • PIM 67, 2011-12
  • Goal Streak 5, 3/12/14-3/21/14
  • Assist Streak 8, 12/4/16-1/21/17
  • Point Streak 10, 11/12/16-1/21/17
  • Goals, Game 3, 10/13/17 LAV vs. BNG
  • Assists, Game 4, twice (MR: 1/24/14 CHA vs. OKC)
  • Points, Game 4, five times (MR: 12/20/17 LAV vs. SYR)
  • PIM, Game 15, twice (MR: 11/5/11 CHA at GR)

Career Firsts

  • AHL Game 4/9/08 ALB vs. NOR
  • AHL Point 10/3/09 ALB vs. MCH (goal)
  • AHL Goal 10/3/09 ALB vs. MCH (Jonathan Bernier)
  • NHL Game 3/9/13 CAR vs. NJD
  • NHL Point 3/9/13 CAR vs. NJD (goal)
  • NHL Goal 3/9/13 CAR vs. NJD (Johan Hedberg)

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