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Riley Sheahan  #15

NUMBER: 15 BIRTHDATE: December 7, 1991  (AGE 22)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: St. Catharines, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 212 DRAFTED: DET / 2010 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)    Prospect Bio
CAREER: In 3rd year of a 3-year entry-level 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.
 
2013-14: Finished 9th on DET in pts. (24) despite only 42 GP...Ranked among DET leaders w/ a 15.3 SH% (2nd) and a +8 rating (5th)...Recorded points in back-to-back games on 7 occasions...Ended regular season on 3-game goal streak, 4/8-4/13...Scored 1st NHL goal on 1/11 at LA (Jonathan Quick)...Recorded 1st NHL points (0-2-2) on 12/21 at TOR...Also had 18 points (8-10-18) in 31 games with GR...Multi-point games: 5.
 
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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I came into a team that had 65 points, that was at the bottom of the basement, a team that everybody wrote off as never going to be good. My goal is to go from the very bottom to the very top.

— Forward Brandon Dubinsky on signing a six-year contract extension with the Columbus Blue Jackets