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Justin Bailey

North American Skater - Kitchener, OHL
Final Rank:38Midterm Rank:37
Position:Right WingShoots:Right
Height:6' 3"Weight:186
Born:July 1, 1995Hometown:Williamsville, NY
Born in:Buffalo, NY, USA
Drafted: 2013: BUF (2nd Round / 52nd Overall) 
• Among OHL rookies in 2012-13, Bailey finished second with a plus-22 rating and tied for eighth with 17 goals (17-19--36) in 57 games.

• Bailey competed for the U.S. at the 2012 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He also was selected for the 2012 All-American Prospects Game, but was unable to participate due to injury.

• He spent the 2011-12 season with the Long Island Royals Midget Under-16 National Team, recording 21 goals and 13 assists in 22 regular-season games. Coached by Hockey Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine, the Royals won the Under-16 Tier I National Championship in April 2012. Bailey posted three points (2-1--3) in the team’s 5-1 victory over the Dallas Stars Elite in the championship game.

• In 2010-11, Bailey competed for the Buffalo Regals. He had a goal and an assist in the USA Hockey New York District Tournament 16-Under Tier I championship against the Long Island Royals.

• He is the son of former Buffalo Bills linebacker Carlton Bailey.

• On expert guidance from his neighbors: “Growing up in Buffalo, we lived in the same condo as Matthew Barnaby, Michael Peca and Rob Ray. Barnaby helped me along the way with a lot of decision-making . . . It's good to have someone who has your back. He's experienced everything that I'm going to experience this year."


Bailey rebounded from welcome-to-the-OHL moment (click here)


NHL team: Buffalo Sabres
NHL players: Eric and Jordan Staal
Shootout move: “Fake shot, couple of moves, backhand, five-hole”
Video game: NHL 13
Movies: Semi-Pro, Anchorman
TV shows: NHL 36, Family Guy
Actor: Will Farrell
Musicians: 2 Chainz, Lil Wayne, Kendrick Lamar
Websites: Facebook, Twitter, NHL.com


2012-2013KELLY (2012 USA Hockey Select 17 Player Development Camp)NACAMP5224