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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 21 12 4 5 58 53 29
2 NSH 20 13 5 2 57 42 28
3 CGY 22 13 7 2 71 61 28
4 STL 20 13 6 1 53 41 27
5 VAN 20 13 6 1 61 60 27
6 LAK 21 11 6 4 57 49 26
7 CHI 20 12 7 1 62 40 25
8 SJS 23 10 9 4 62 64 24
9 WPG 21 10 8 3 43 47 23
10 MIN 19 11 8 0 54 43 22
11 DAL 21 8 9 4 61 72 20
12 ARI 21 9 10 2 53 65 20
13 COL 21 7 9 5 53 67 19
14 EDM 21 6 13 2 49 74 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 21 8 5 0 13
A. Ladd 21 7 5 1 12
B. Little 21 5 6 3 11
M. Frolik 21 4 5 4 9
M. Scheifele 21 3 6 4 9
T. Enstrom 21 1 8 0 9
Z. Bogosian 20 0 8 1 8
D. Byfuglien 21 3 4 0 7
M. Perreault 21 2 4 -4 6
E. Kane 13 2 4 2 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Hutchinson 3 1 1 .948 1.38
O. Pavelec 7 7 2 .919 2.25
 
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