Antoine Vermette

Antoine Vermette  #80

NUMBER: 80 BIRTHDATE: July 20, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: St. Agapit, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: OTT / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (55th overall)
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 3 (3x), last -- Jan. 26, 2014 at VAN Assists: 3 -- Jan. 20, 2009 vs. WSH Points: 4 -- April 3, 2008 at TOR (3g, 1a) Blackhawks Career Totals: 13 GP, 0-3-3, E 2014-15 STATS (incl. ARI) Home: 35 GP, 8-9-17, -10 Road: 41 GP, 5-16-21, -13 2014-15 NOTES: Owns the NHL's second-longest consecutive games played streak (469), trailing only Anaheim's Andrew Cogliano ... Scored the game-winning shootout goal on March 6 vs. EDM ... Made his Blackhawks debut on March 2, 2015 vs. CAR ... Recorded 35 points (13a, 22) in 63 games with Arizona this season ... Notched three points on Dec. 29 vs. PHI (2g, 1a) ... Recorded three points on Nov. 2 at WSH (1g, 2a).
AHL All-Rookie Team (2003) Missed majority of 2001-02 due to neck injury in Team Canada Jr. Selection Camp, June 3, 2001. Traded to Columbus by Ottawa for Pascal Leclaire and Columbus' 2nd round choice (Robin Lehner) in 2009 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Traded to Phoenix by Columbus for Curtis McElhinney, Ottawa's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Philadelphia Philadelphia selected Anthony Stolarz) in 2012 Entry Draft and Phoenix's 4th round choice (later traded to Philadelphia, later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Justin Auger) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 22, 2012.
Quote of the Day

He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes