Xavier Ouellet (D)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2014-15: Split his second professional season between Grand Rapids and Detroitâ€¦Produced one goal and 15 assists in 52 regular season AHL gamesâ€¦Appeared in all 16 of the Griffinsâ€™ playoff games and ranked first in scoring among team defensemen with six points (1-5â€”6), while posting the teamâ€™s highest plus/minus rating (+6)â€¦Strung together a four-game point streak, 10/17/14-10/29/14â€¦Tallied an assist in four consecutive games, 2/24/15-3/6/15â€¦Named to the AHLâ€™s Western Conference All-Star Team but was unable to compete due to being on recall with Detroit at the time of the 2015 AHL All-Star Classicâ€¦Notched two goals and one assist in 21 games for Detroitâ€¦Scored his first NHL point (assist), 11/22/14 at TORâ€¦Scored his first NHL goal less than a week later, 11/28/14 at NJ.
2013-14: Collected 17 points (4-13â€”17) in 70 regular season games with the Griffins...Skated in four regular season games with the Red Wings, earning two penalty minutesâ€¦Appeared in eight playoff games with Grand Rapids and one playoff game with Detroitâ€¦Ranked among Griffins team blueliners in points (T5th), goals (T2nd), assists (T5th), plus/minus (7th) and shots (4th)â€¦Made his professional debut with Grand Rapids, 10/4/13 at RCHâ€¦Earned assists in back-to-back contests, 10/18/13-10/19/13â€¦Made his NHL debut with Detroit, 11/22/13â€¦Notched his first professional goal, 11/22/13 at IAâ€¦Contributed two assists, 3/1/14 at ABB.
2012-13: Served as a â€œblack aceâ€ with Grand Rapids for the first three rounds of the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffsâ€¦Appeared in 50 games from the QMJHLâ€™s Blainville-Boisbriand Armadaâ€¦Notched 41 points (10-31â€”41) to place second among the teamâ€™s blueliners, ninth overall and 15th among QMJHL defensemen in scoringâ€¦Ranked among the Armadaâ€™s leaders with 31 assists (6th), nine power play goals (2nd) and 14 power play assists (3rd)â€¦Represented Canada at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia, totaling three points (1-2â€”3) in six contestsâ€¦Registered 16 points (7-9â€”16) in 15 games for Blainville-Boisbriand in the postseason, finishing as the second-highest scoring defenseman in the league and tying for 17th overallâ€¦Represented the QMJHL at the CHL Canada-Russia Subway Super Seriesâ€¦Named a QMJHL First-Team All-Star for the second straight year.