David Shields (D)
LAST SEASON | 2010-11
• Signed ATO with Peoria on 4/13/11 but did not appear in a game with the Rivermen.
• Named best defensive defenseman in the OHL’s Western Conference Coaches Poll after his fourth season with the Erie Otters.
• Appeared in 61 regular season games recording 27 points (6g, 21a) with 48 penalty minutes and added five points (1g, 4a) in seven playoff games.
2009-10: Tied with Derek Holden for the team lead with six power play goals by a defenseman. Appeared in 68 games during the regular-season for Erie recording a career-high seven goals.
2008-09: Played in 61 games for the Erie Otters in his second season in the OHL. Skated in his 100th career game on 1/24/09 at Belleville. He saw a career-long four-game point streak (1g, 4a) end on 12/6/08 vs. Sarnia. Enjoyed his first two-point game (1g, 1a) at Mississauga on 11/28/08. Selected by the St. Louis Blues in the sixth round (168th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
2007-08: Scored his first career OHL goal/point on 12/15/07 vs. Kingston. Made his OHL debut with the Erie Otters on 9/21/07 at Windsor. Selected 41st overall by the Otters in the 2007 OHL Priority Selection.