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Riley Sheahan  #15

NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: December 7, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: St. Catharines, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 222 DRAFTED: DET / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)    Prospect Bio
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 1 / Assists: 2 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 9 CAREER: In 1st year of a 2-year contract...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids, tying for AHL rookie lead in playoff scoring...Made his NHL debut on 4/7/12 vs. CHI. 2014-15: Recorded points in three straight games, 11/16-11/20...Notched 2 points (1-1-2) on 11/18 at CBJ...Tallied 1st goal of the season on 10/25 at PHI...Picked up assists in back-to-back games, 10/31-11/2. OTHER: Had 64 points (20-44-64) in 114 games with Notre Dame Fighting Irish (2009-12)...Was a finalist for 2012 CCHA Best Defensive Forward Award, finishing 2nd to now-teammate Luke Glendening...Combined with Danny DeKeyser to give DET 2 rookies with 22+ points for the first time since 1991-92 (Nicklas Lidstrom, Vladimir Konstantinov).
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You get the right the whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals