Stephane Veilleux (LW)
Career Notes: Enters his 14th full season of pro hockey in 2014-15.... 2013-14: Split the season between Iowa and Minnesota. 2012-13: Played 33 games in Houston, joined team after NHL lockout ended. 2011-12: Split the season between Minnesota and New Jersey of the NHL, and Albany of the AHL. On Feb. 24, he was traded to Minnesota by New Jersey with Kurtis Foster, Nick Palmieri, Washington's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Minnesota selected Raphael Bussieres) in 2012 Entry Draft and future considerations for Marek Zidlicky. Signed with New Jersey as a free agent on July, 30, 2011. 2010-11: Spent the season overseas, playing the majority of his time in the SM-Liiga with the Espoo Blues. In October 2010, he signed for Espoo Blues in SM-liiga. He left the team in January and signed with Swiss team HC Ambrì-Piotta. 2009-10: On July 7, 2009, he signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. On December 28, 2009, he skated in his 400th career NHL game, playing against the Boston Bruins. 2008-09: Posted NHL career highs for goals with 13, points with 23 and games played at 81. 2007-08: Posted his second highest totals for his NHL career with 11 goals and 18 points. 2006-07: Tied his second highest total with 18 points. 2005-06: Played in his first full NHL season. 2004-05: Spent the majority of the season with Houston, he finished fifth on the team in points. 2003-04: Despite spending 10 games in Minnesota, he finished third with Houston in points. 2002-03: Split the season between Minnesota and Houston. He won the 2003 Calder Cup with the Aeros, leading the team in playoff scoring. 2001-02: Played in his first full AHL season. Also played in 14 Calder Cup Playoff games. 2000-01: Helped Val D’Or to the Memorial Cup Finals with 33 points in 21 playoff games. They lost to the Red Deer Rebels in the Memorial Cup Final.