• In 2012-13, Subban finished sixth among Ontario Hockey League defensemen with 51 points in 68 regular-season games (15-36--51). Exceptional on shootouts, he scored on 5-of-6 attempts (83.3%, including three shootout game-winners) to rank third overall in the OHL and first among defensemen.
• Internationally, Subban helped Team Canada earn a gold medal at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and played for Ontario’s bronze-medal team at the 2012 Under-17 World Hockey Challenge.
• Subban is the youngest of five children: his brother P.K., selected 43rd overall in 2007, completed his third NHL season with the Canadiens in 2012-13, winning the Norris Trophy as the League’s best defenseman; his brother Malcolm, a Belleville goaltender and teammate, was selected 24th overall in 2012 by the Bruins; and his oldest sister, Natassia, played basketball at York University, finishing her playing career in 2004 as the Ontario University Athletics’ all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball – she is now a teacher alongside Jordan’s other sister, Natasha.
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I challenged him to a goalie fight when we chatted before the game, but he didn't want to go. It was strange to see him at the other end of the ice, but I'm sure he felt the same way looking down at our end.
— Vancouver goalie Eddie Lack joking about facing his former teammate Roberto Luongo after the Canucks' win against the Panthers