John Albert (C)
St. John's IceCaps
Led the team in goals (28), shorthanded goals (6) and shooting percentage (19.3%)… His six shorthanded goals were most in the American Hockey League… Tied for second on the team with five game-winning goals… Earned a call-up to the Winnipeg Jets on Dec. 2, 2013 where he scored his first NHL goal on his first shot on goal against Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden… Played in nine NHL games and registered one goal… Was one of two IceCaps to win CCM/AHL Player of the Week honours during the 2013-14 season and earned the honour for the week ending Feb. 23, 2014 where he notched five goals and an assist, including three shorthanded goals and a game-winner.
Won silver for the United States at the 2005-06 Under-17 and 2006-07 Under-18 World Junior Championships… Played four seasons with Ohio State university, totalling 124 points (33G, 91A) in 159 games… Led the team in assists in three of four years at Ohio State and tied for the team lead in points in 2010-11 with 34… Selected to the Academic All-Big Ten in 2009… Tied for sixth all-time in games played at Ohio State… Was named team captain for Ohio State in 2010-11… 2011-12: Played his first game as an IceCap on Oct. 7/11 at PRO (4-1W)… Recorded his first professional point on Oct. 15/11 vs. HAM (6-2W) and finished with three assists… Scored his first professional goal on Oct. 25/11 vs. POR (5-1W)… Recorded three assists and was a +5 on Mar. 9/12 vs. HER (6-1W)… Registered a six-game point streak from Mar. 31/12 to Apr. 13/12 (2G, 6A)… Finished third on the club in plus/minus rating (+10)… Won the Mary Brown’s Hardest Working Player award at the end of the season… Added five points in 15 playoff games… 2012-13: Scored his first goal on Oct. 20/12 vs. ADK… Notched a goal and an assist on Nov. 3/12 at WOR… Played in just 25 games due to multiple injuries.