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Eric Gelinas  #22

New Jersey Devils  Defenseman
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: May 8, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Vanier, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: NJD / 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (54th overall)    Prospect Bio
Scored 4th goal of season Dec. 13 at Dal...Posted third multi-pt. game with 1g-1a-2pts Dec. 4 at Tor...Recorded 2a Nov. 21 at Edm. & Oct. 11 at Fla...Had points in back-to-back games Oct. 24-25 (1g-1a-2pts)...2013-14: Finished third among NHL rookie d men (J. Trouba, Wpg. & O. Maatta, Pit.) with 7g-22a-29pts in 60 games Point-total was tied for sixth-highest (U. Hiemer, 5g-24a, 84-85) among rookie d men in team history Finished second (tie, J. Jagr, 5g-12a-17pts & P. Elias, 4g-13a-17pts) on club with 5g-12a-17pts on the power play...Notched two GWG, including first career OT tally Dec. 7 at NYR...Recorded four multi-pt. games, including career-high 1g-2a-3pts Jan. 21 vs. StL.; became team s first rookie d man to record 3pts since Feb. 13, 00 (Rafalski, 1g-2a-3pts)...Posted three 1g-1a-2pt games Had two career-high three-game point-scoring streaks: Feb. 27-Mar. 2 (1g-3a-4pts) and Nov. 7-10 (3a)...Scored first career NHL goal in season debut Oct. 24 vs. Van. (vs. R. Luongo).
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I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic