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Nicolas Deschamps

North American Skater - Chicoutimi, QMJHL
Final Rank:21Midterm Rank:28
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:173
Born:January 6, 1990
Born in:LaSalle, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2008: ANA (2nd Round / 35th Overall)  Anaheim Ducks
  • Led all rookies in scoring with 67 points (24-43--67) and finished second overall on his team in points in his first season with Chicoutimi.
  • Selected to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team and was named Best Defensive Player in the QMJHL. 
  • Was named the QMJHL Rookie of the Month twice in 2007-08 – in November and then again in January.
  • Named to Team Canada for the 2008 IIHF Under-18 World Championships.
  • Participated in the 2008 CHL Top Prospects Game.
  • Represented Team Quebec at the 2007 Canada Winter Games.
  • He began skating at the age of three and his first hockey team was the Delson Senators Mag.
  • He played Pee-Wee and Bantam AA with the Dynamique CCL and Midget AA with the Riverains CCL.
  • Credits his brother, Simon, for having the most influence on his career – “he played hockey too and he was an inspiration for me” – his brother played the last four years in Junior AAA with Granby.
  • If he wasn’t playing hockey he would become a police officer and his most embarrassing hockey moment is stepping on the ice with his skate guards on.

 

FAVORITES

 

NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings

NHL Player: Calgary Flames’ Jarome Iginla

Video Game: NHL 08

Movie: Gladiator

TV Show: Prison Break

Actor: Denzel Washington

Group: Nickelback

Website: NHL.com

Book: Harry Potter

Food to cook: Rice with cheese

Sport (other than hockey): Football

Place to visit: Paris

STATISTICS

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2006-2007MIDGET AAAMIDGET3020305030
2007-2008CHICOUTIMIQMJHL7024436763