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Derek Roy
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: May 4, 1983  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 184 DRAFTED: BUF / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (32nd overall)
Reg. Season Career as a Blue: 75GP, 9-28-37, 30 PIM
2013-14 Season Stats: Home: 40GP, 7-13-20  Road: 36GP, 2-15-17
2013-14 Postseason: 3GP, 0-1-1, 0 PIM
Quick Hits
-In the regular season, ranks 24th in goals (177) and 19th in pts (492) among centers since entering the league in 2003-04 (reg. season)
-Appreared in his 600th career NHL game on Oct. 26 at NSH
-4-time 20+ goal-scorer including a 32-goal campaign in 2007-08
-Averaged over a half a point per game in eight straight seasons

 

 

 
 
OHL All-Rookie Team (2000) OHL Rookie of the Year (2000) CHL All-Rookie Team (2000) CHL Plus/Minus Award (2000) CHL Most Sportsmanlike Player (2000) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2003) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup - MVP) (2003) Missed majority of 2010-11 due to leg injury vs. Florida, December 23, 2010. Traded to Dallas by Buffalo for Steve Ott and Adam Pardy, July 2, 2012. Traded to Vancouver by Dallas for Kevin Connauton and Vancouver 2nd round choice (Philippe Desrosiers) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 6, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 15, 2014.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center