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Morgan Rielly
North American Skater
Moose Jaw, WHL
Final Rank:  5 Midterm Rank:  5
Position:  Defenceman Shoots:  Left
Height:  6' 0" Weight:  190
Born:  9 March 1994    
Birthplace:  Vancouver, BC, CAN
Drafted:  TOR (1st Round / 5th Overall)
• Rielly missed over five months in 2011-12 after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament just 18 games into the season; prior to his injury, Rielly was on a point-per-game pace with 18 points (3-15--18). He returned to the Moose Jaw lineup on April 20, 2012 for the start of the WHL Eastern Conference Final against the Edmonton Oil Kings, recording three assists (0-3--3) in five games.

• In 2010-11, he led the Moose Jaw Warriors in rookie scoring and was second among defensemen with 28 points (6-22--28) in 65 games.

• He helped a Canada roster full of top 2012 draft-eligible prospects capture gold at the 2011 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament, recording three points (2-1--3) in seven games. At the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, he helped Team Pacific win a bronze medal recording five points (2-3--5) in six games.

• He captained the Notre Dame Hounds in Wilcox, Saskatchewan during the 2009-10 season. He led all SMAAAHL defensemen in scoring with 55 points (18-37--55), was named the team’s co-MVP and helped lead the team to a gold medal at the 2010 Canadian National Midget Championship. Fellow draft prospects Slater Koekkoek (No. 23 ranked) and Andrew Ryan (No. 109 ranked) were his teammates at Notre Dame.

• Rielly was the co-winner of the 2009 BC Hockey Hall of Fame Minor Hockey Player Achievement Award. The award is handed out annually to a B.C. Amateur Hockey Association player who best exemplifies sportsmanship, leadership, hockey skill, and academic achievement. Past winners include: Edmonton’s first overall draft selection in 2011, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (2008); Washington Capitals’ Karl Alzner (2003); and Phoenix Coyotes’ Gilbert Brule (2002).

• He lists his father, Andy, as the biggest influence on his career and his hockey hero growing up. His father played in the BCHL for the Surrey Eagles in 1974-75.

FAVORITES


NHL team: Vancouver Canucks
NHL player: Kris Letang
Goal celebration: “Jersey pull”
Video game: Call of Duty
Movie: The Lion King
TV show: The Big Bang Theory and Entourage
Actor/Actress: Ryan Gosling and Jennifer Aniston
Cartoon: The Road Runner
Website: Twitter
Pump-up song: ‘Levels (remix)’ by Avicii
Restaurant: Deja Vu in Moose Jaw
Sport (other than hockey): Table tennis and golf

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
G
A
P
PIM
2009-2010
NOTRE DAME HOUNDS
SMAAAHL
43
18
37
55
20
2010-2011
MOOSE JAW
WHL
65
6
22
28
21
2011-2012
MOOSE JAW
WHL
18
3
15
18
2




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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 82 28 41 4 69
B. Little 82 23 41 8 64
D. Byfuglien 78 20 36 -20 56
A. Ladd 78 23 31 8 54
O. Jokinen 82 18 25 -8 43
M. Frolik 81 15 27 8 42
E. Kane 63 19 22 -7 41
M. Scheifele 63 13 21 9 34
T. Enstrom 82 10 20 -9 30
J. Trouba 65 10 19 4 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Montoya 13 8 3 .920 2.30
O. Pavelec 22 26 7 .901 3.01