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Blake Wheeler  #26

Winnipeg Jets  Right Wing
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1986  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Plymouth, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 225 DRAFTED: PHX / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (5th overall)
-Had team-leading 26 goals -Played in 500th NHL game on Jan. 16 at CHI CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Led the Jets in scoring in 2011-12 (64 points) and 2013-14 (69 points) -Reached career-high 28 goals in 2013-14 Twice matched the franchise record for assists in a game (4) -Represented USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia Playoffs CAREER *7 points (1G, 5A) in 24 games AS A JET *1 point (1G, 0A) in 3 games 2015 PLAYOFFS HOME: 1 GP; 1-0-1; +1 ROAD: 2 GP; 0-0-0; +/-0 LAST GOAL: Apr.20/15 vs. ANA LAST ASSIST: May.7/10 @ PHI PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: -Scored his first NHL playoff goal as a member of the Boston Bruins on May.5/10 in Philadelphia -Recorded 6 points (1G, 5A) in 13 games as a member of the Boston Bruins during the 2010 NHL playoffs -Scored in his first game at the MTS Centre in the playoffs on Apr.20/15
USHL All-Rookie Team (2005) Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2008. Traded to Atlanta by Boston with Mark Stuart for Rich Peverley and Boris Valabik, February 18, 2011. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Munchen (Germany), October 28, 2012.
Quote of the Day

This team has been a real treat to say you've been the head coach of them. I'm extremely proud of this group ... after the disappointment of (the Game 6 loss) is digested, it's always a lot easier as a coach when your team has emptied its tank, and that team emptied its tank for me for three months.

— Senators coach Dave Cameron after getting eliminated in the first round by the Canadiens