Kelsey Tessier

North American Skater - Quebec, QMJHL
Final Rank:46Midterm Rank:33
Height:5' 9"Weight:168
Born:January 16, 1990
Born in:Fredericton, NB, CAN
Drafted: 2008: COL (4th Round / 110th Overall) 
  • Finished in the Top-15 in QMJHL scoring and led his team with 81 points (36-45--81) -- he went four for six in shootouts in 2007-08.
  • Participated in the 2008 CHL Top Prospects Game and was an alternate captain for Team Canada at the 2007 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial.  
  • He played Bantam AAA in Moncton in 2003-04, for Shattuck-St. Mary's in 2004-05 and for the Colorado Outlaws, a Midget AAA team that competed in the U.S. prep school ranks, in 2005-06.
  • He was the tournament's leading scorer with 27 points in six games for New Brunswick at the 2007 Canada Winter Games.  
  • Patterns his game after Los Angeles Kings' forward Mike Cammalleri, he's a two-way player with good vision and he's a warrior on the ice"
  • Began playing hockey at the age of five because of the influence from his brother and dad playing and his first hockey team was the Lamque Lightning.  
  • Credits his parents for having had the most influence on his career for their support and sites their advice "always give 100% and the rest will follow" as the best advice he has ever received.
  • The one thing he couldn't live without is his family and if he wasn't playing hockey he would become a lawyer.




NHL Team: Colorado Avalanche

NHL Player: Joe Sakic

Shootout move: "Sam Gagner"

Practice Drill: One-on-one's

Video Game: Guitar Hero

Movie: Bad Boys 2

TV Show: Prison Break

Actor: Matthew McConaughey

Group: Jay Z

Website: Youtube

Pump-up song: Rap songs

Food to cook: Steak

Sport (other than hockey): Lacrosse and soccer

Activity away from the rink: Movies and poker

Toy growing up: Batman

Place to shop: Holt Renfrew

Place to visit: Quebec City