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Eric Gelinas

Eric Gelinas  #44

New Jersey Devils  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: May 8, 1991  (AGE 24)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Vanier, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: NJD / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (54th overall)    Prospect Bio
2014-15: Finished first among Devils d'men with six goals; was fourth among the team s blueliners with 19 points, while appearing in career-high 61 games Ranked second (M. Zidlicky, 3g-9a-12pts) among the club s rearguards with 3g-6a-9pts on the power play, including PP/game-winning goal Mar. 8 vs. Philadelphia Also notched GWG five nights earlier, Mar. 3 vs. Nashville Posted three multiple-point games, all over a 20-appearance stretch Oct. 11-Dec. 4 Numbers included 1g-1a-2pts Dec. 4 at Toronto, as well as 2a Nov. 21 at Edmonton and Oct. 11 at Florida Totaled points in back-to-back games Oct. 24-25 (1g-1a-2pts) Played in his 100th career NHL game Feb. 21 vs. Carolina Missed match Apr. 9 at Tampa Bay (soreness) and five contests Jan. 2-9 (flu); was a healthy scratch on 15 occasions.
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Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.

— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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