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Blake Wheeler Joins U.S.A Men's Olympic Team

The Olympic Winter Games will take place from February 7 to February 23, 2014.

Wednesday, 01.01.2014 / 5:22 PM / News Articles
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Blake Wheeler Joins U.S.A Men\'s Olympic Team
The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club is proud to announce that Blake Wheeler has been named to the U.S. Olympic Men\u2019s Hockey Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

The Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club is proud to announce that Blake Wheeler has been named to the U.S. Olympic Men’s Hockey Team for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. The XXII Olympic Winter Games will take place from Friday, February 7 to Sunday, February 23, 2014.

Wheeler, 27, has played in 42 games with the Winnipeg Jets so far this season. In that time, the right-winger has earned a team-leading 15 goals and 16 assists for 31 points this campaign. The Plymouth, MN native has played in 414 career NHL games between Boston, Atlanta and Winnipeg for 263 career points (108G, 155A) and 254 penalty minutes.

This will be the third time Wheeler has represented his country after suiting up for Team USA in the 2006 World Junior Championships and at the 2011 World Championships. He was originally drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round, fifth overall, at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Blake Wheeler

Right Wing

Born Aug 31 1986 -- Plymouth, MN

Height 6.05 -- Weight 205 -- Shoots R

Selected by Phoenix Coyotes round 1 #5 overall 2004 NHL Entry Draft

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 23 14 4 5 63 56 33
2 VAN 22 15 6 1 67 61 31
3 NSH 21 14 5 2 61 45 30
4 STL 22 14 6 2 59 46 30
5 CGY 24 14 8 2 75 64 30
6 LAK 23 12 6 5 64 53 29
7 CHI 22 13 8 1 66 46 27
8 WPG 24 12 9 3 51 54 27
9 MIN 21 12 9 0 58 48 24
10 SJS 24 10 10 4 62 66 24
11 DAL 22 9 9 4 64 74 22
12 ARI 23 9 11 3 57 71 21
13 COL 23 8 10 5 59 73 21
14 EDM 22 6 14 2 51 77 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Ladd 24 8 8 3 16
B. Wheeler 24 8 8 1 16
B. Little 24 8 7 4 15
M. Frolik 24 5 5 4 10
M. Scheifele 24 3 6 3 9
T. Enstrom 22 1 8 -1 9
E. Kane 16 4 4 0 8
D. Byfuglien 24 3 5 -2 8
Z. Bogosian 23 0 8 1 8
J. Trouba 24 2 5 2 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Hutchinson 4 1 1 .947 1.50
O. Pavelec 8 8 2 .919 2.23
 
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