2016 World Cup of Hockey

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Ryan O'Reilly
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Position
Forward
Date of Birth
03-21-2000
HT/WT
6'2 / 212
Shoots
R
Hometown
Southlake, Texas
Club Team
Fargo (USHL)
Teams
2018 World Junior A Challenge - United States
2016 World Cup of Hockey - Canada

Biography

HOCKEY CANADA BACKGROUND

Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2016 IIHF World Championship in Russia … Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic … Played for Canada at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Sweden and Finland, finishing fifth … Played for Canada at the 2012 IIHF World Championship in Sweden and Finland, finishing fifth … Captained Canada’s National Under-18 Team at the 2009 IIHF World U18 Championship in Fargo, N.D., and Moorhead, Minn., finishing fourth … Won a gold medal with Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team at the 2008 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament in the Czech Republic and Slovakia … Captained Ontario to a gold medal at the 2008 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in London, Ont.

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

2015-16: His seventh NHL season, first with Buffalo … Traded from Colorado to Buffalo on June 26, 2015 … Led Buffalo in scoring, with 60 points … Set a career high with 39 assists … Recorded his 300th NHL point on March 29 vs. Pittsburgh … Scored his 100th NHL goal on Dec. 12 vs. Los Angeles … Played in the NHL All-Star Game … 2014-15: Third in Colorado scoring, with 55 points … Led Colorado in assists (38), takeaways (98) and face-off percentage (53.4%) … Led Colorado forwards in average ice time (19:43) … Played his 400th NHL game on Feb. 12 vs. N.Y. Rangers … Recorded his 200th career NHL point on Nov. 6 vs. Toronto … 2013-14: Won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as the NHL’s most sportsmanlike player … Led Colorado with a career-high 28 goals and nine power-play goals … Became only the second player ever to receive two or fewer PIM in a full season of 80 games or more (Butch Goring, 1977-78) … Played his 300th NHL game on Dec. 21 vs. Los Angeles … 2012-13: Signed with Colorado on Feb. 28, after starting the season with the KHL’s Metallurg Magnitigorsk … 2011-12: Led Colorado in scoring, with 55 points … Set career highs with 18 goals, 37 assists and 55 points … Led the NHL with 101 takeaways … Registered his 100th NHL point on Feb. 25 vs. Detroit … Became the youngest player in franchise history to play 200 games on Jan. 12 vs. Nashville …  2010-11: Played his 100th NHL game on Nov. 19 vs. N.Y. Rangers … 2009-10: As a rookie, collected 26 points … His first playoff goal was an overtime game-winning goal on April 18 vs. San Jose … Became the youngest player in Avalanche history (18 years, 236 days) and second youngest in franchise history, behind Owen Nolan (18 years, 234 days) to score an overtime winner … First player selected outside of the first round to play in the NHL in his draft year since 2003 … Became the first player in franchise history to score two shorthanded goals in one game on Nov. 6 vs. Chicago …  Scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 15 vs. Montreal … Made his NHL debut on Oct. 1 vs. San Jose, registering his first NHL point, an assist … Amateur: Played two seasons (2007-09) with the OHL’s Erie Otters … Erie’s first-round selection, first overall, in the 2007 OHL Priority Selection … Received the Jack Ferguson Award as the No. 1 overall selection in the OHL Priority Selection … Minor Hockey: Lists Tate Phillips as his favourite minor hockey coach … Played in the 2007 OHL Cup with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens (Minor Midget)

PERSONAL

Son of Brian and Bonnie … Has one brother, Cal, and two sisters, Tara and Shannon … Purchases and donates game tickets to every Colorado home game for charity … Favourite NHL team growing up: Edmonton Oilers … Favourite player growing up: Joe Thornton … His parents are both volunteers with the Children’s Aid Society of Ontario and serve as social workers in Ontario … His brother, Cal, played 20 NHL games this season with Buffalo … His sister, Tara, played with the Carleton University women’s hockey team from 2006-10, serving as team captain in her final season 

Statistics

Games Played
P
G
Assists
PIM
6
0
0
0
0

Tournament Game Log

Date
Points
Goals
Assists
PIM
Sep 29, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 27, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 24, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 21, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 20, 2016
0
0
0
0
Sep 17, 2016
0
0
0
0

Past Events

Event
GP
P
G
A
PIM
2018 World Junior A Challenge
6
4
2
2
0
2018 World Junior A Challenge (Pre)
1
0
0
0
2
2016 World Cup of Hockey
7
0
0
0
0
Videos
Photos
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – HCL 2 (Championship)
Three second-period goals helped Canada to its 14th Spengler Cup.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 3 – MIN 2 (Semifinal)
Marc-Antoine Pouliot had three points, and Canada advanced to the Spengler Cup championship game.
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – MHK 1 (Quarter-Final)
Raymond, Gormley and Ebbett had 1G 2A each, and Canada advanced.
2016-17 NMT - CAN 4 – HCD 3 (Preliminary)
Ebbett scored the winner, and Canada edged the Spengler Cup hosts.
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