Andre Deveaux

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Andre Deveaux (born 23 February 1984 in Freeport ) is a bahamesischer hockey player with a Canadian passport, which is under contract in October 2013 in Yekaterinburg Awtomobilist n of the Continental Hockey League. Deveaux, whose family moved to Canada when he was three years old, is the first hockey player, who was born in the Bahamas and played in the NHL.

Career

André Deveaux began his career as a hockey player with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League, for which he was active from 2000 to 2003 a total of three years. During this time he was in the sixth round of the NHL Entry Draft, selected during 2002 a total of 182 players from the Montreal Canadiens, for whom he never played, however. In the seasons 2002/ 03 and 2003/04, he ran for the league rivals the Bulls, the Owen Sound Attack on. In the years 2004 to 2007, the center was available for both the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, and in his last two seasons for their farm team of the ECHL, the Johnstown Chiefs, on the ice after being in September 2004 as a free agent had signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning, belonged to their organization Springfield and Johnstown.

In February 2007, Deveaux was transferred along with Andy Delmore in exchange for Stephen Baby and Kyle Wanvig to the Atlanta Thrashers for their AHL farm team Chicago Wolves, he then ran aground. With the Wolves, he won in the 2007/ 08 season the Calder Cup. After the season took him the Toronto Maple Leafs as a free agent under contract, for which he made ​​his debut in the National Hockey League during the 2008/09 season. In his rookie year in the NHL the right shooter had one assist in 21 games. In parallel, he scored 14 goals and 14 assists each for the AHL farm team of the Maple Leafs, the Toronto Marlies, in a total of 44 games. In the following season he only came in one game in the NHL for use while in 72 games 41 scorer points, including 16 goals scored for the Marlies in the AHL.

For the 2010/11 season Deveaux returned to his former club Chicago Wolves of the AHL. For the following season, he moved within the league to the Connecticut Whale.

Awards and achievements

  • 2008 Calder Cup win with the Chicago Wolves

Statistics

(End of season 2011 /12)

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