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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 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 64 40 17 7 189 177 87
3 STL 63 40 18 5 197 159 85
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 62 36 23 3 180 167 75
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
9 LAK 62 29 21 12 166 162 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 63 27 26 10 196 210 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Ladd 64 22 30 14 52
B. Little 64 24 27 11 51
B. Wheeler 62 17 29 14 46
D. Byfuglien 64 15 27 8 42
M. Perreault 56 18 18 3 36
M. Scheifele 64 10 26 3 36
M. Frolik 64 13 20 4 33
D. Stafford 58 11 17 -19 28
J. Tlusty 54 13 11 -18 24
E. Kane 37 10 12 -1 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Hutchinson 19 7 5 .919 2.29
O. Pavelec 13 13 7 .909 2.60
 
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