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Blake Wheeler
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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)
-Leads Jets in goals (8) and points (13) -Recorded two-goal game on Nov. 13 at CAR -Had a two-game multipoint streak (1G, 3A) on Nov. 4-6 -Scored in the shootout on Nov. 1 at NYR -Scored two goals, including the GWG, and added an assist on Oct. 9 at ARI (6-2 W)... CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Has 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
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.
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2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series