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2015 NHL Draft
Eric Gelinas

Eric Gelinas  #22

New Jersey Devils  Defenseman
NUMBER: 22 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
Missed game Apr. 9 at TB (soreness)...Scored PP/GWG Mar. 8 vs. Phi. & Mar. 3 vs. Nsh...Played in 100th NHL game Feb. 21 vs. Car...Missed five games Jan. 2-9 (flu)...Posted 3rd 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 3rd among NHL rookie d men with 7g-22a-29pts in 60 games; was tied for 6th-highest (U. Hiemer, 5g-24a, 84-85) among rookie d men in team history Finished 2nd (tie) on club with 5g-12a-17pts on the PP...Notched two GWG, including 1st 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).
Quote of the Day

I would definitely love to play with him. He's a skilled player and over the years he definitely has shown that he can score a lot of goals. I think it would work out well.

— Montreal Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on Alexander Semin