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Draft Prospect - 2015
      
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Eric Gelinas
North American Skater
Lewiston, QMJHL
Final Rank:  38 Midterm Rank:  31
Position:  Defenseman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 4" Weight:  185
Born:  May 8, 1991    
Birthplace:  Vanier, ON, CAN
• At 18 years of age, Gelinas led all Lewiston defensemen in points, registering 10 goals and 29 assists in 67 games in 2008-09. He also participated in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game.

• His father, Marc, was drafted by Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates in 1978 and his older brother, Karl, was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in 2003. Eric and Karl, who currently plays in the Canadian-American Baseball League with the Quebec Capitales, train together in the summer.

• Born in Vanier, Ontario, before moving to Montreal at the age of seven, Gelinas played on his first hockey team the Rockland Nats at the age of four following in the footsteps of his older brother.

• He patterns his game after Anaheim defenseman Chris Pronger and wears number 44 because Pronger used to wear it.

• He credits his parents for having the most influence on his career for their encouragement and support and if he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose his parents and brother “because they are the people I love the most in the world”.

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GELINAS BLOGS FOR THE HOCKEY NEWS

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens
NHL Player: Chris Pronger
Shootout move: “Fake slap-shot and go top shelf on the backhand.”
Goal celebration: “Fist pump followed up with pointing to the guy that fed me the puck.”
Video game: NHL ‘09
Movie: American Gangster
TV Show: Two and a Half Men
Actress: Jessica Alba
Cartoon: Family Guy
Website: Google
Book: Dave Morrissette’s book
Sport (other than hockey): Golf and Tennis
Activity away from the rink: Shopping
Breakfast food: Breakfast sandwich
Superhero: Superman

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2007-2008
LEWISTON (defunct)
QMJHL
54
3
16
19
34
2008-2009
LEWISTON (defunct)
QMJHL
67
10
29
39
80




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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 TBL 48 30 14 4 156 127 64
2 NYI 46 31 14 1 151 129 63
3 DET 47 27 11 9 139 119 63
4 MTL 45 29 13 3 123 106 61
5 PIT 46 26 12 8 138 117 60
6 NYR 44 27 13 4 134 106 58
7 WSH 46 24 13 9 137 120 57
8 BOS 48 25 16 7 126 121 57
9 FLA 44 20 14 10 107 122 50
10 OTT 46 19 18 9 126 128 47
11 TOR 48 22 23 3 142 150 47
12 PHI 48 19 22 7 130 146 45
13 CBJ 45 20 22 3 113 142 43
14 NJD 47 17 22 8 107 134 42
15 CAR 46 16 25 5 98 120 37
16 BUF 47 14 30 3 89 167 31

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 40 10 16 -1 26
J. Jagr 43 9 16 -10 25
M. Cammalleri 35 15 6 -3 21
P. Elias 37 6 14 -14 20
M. Zidlicky 47 4 16 -7 20
M. Ryder 42 6 12 -2 18
T. Zajac 39 8 8 -7 16
S. Gomez 23 4 12 -5 16
S. Bernier 32 6 7 1 13
M. Havlat 29 5 7 -10 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 19 4 .920 2.41
K. Kinkaid 1 3 3 .913 2.54