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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 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYR 62 39 17 6 196 153 84
3 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 62 24 31 7 144 167 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
M. Cammalleri 51 23 10 4 33
A. Henrique 56 12 20 -1 32
P. Elias 53 10 16 -13 26
S. Gomez 39 5 18 -9 23
M. Zidlicky 63 4 19 -7 23
T. Zajac 55 10 10 -4 20
S. Bernier 48 10 8 1 18
M. Ryder 44 6 12 -2 18
A. Larsson 45 2 16 3 18
M. Havlat 38 5 9 -12 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 23 23 6 .927 2.19
K. Kinkaid 3 4 3 .915 2.59