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Anthony Duclair
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Born August 26, 1995 (1995-08-26) (age 23)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Arizona Coyotes
New York Rangers
NHL Draft 80th overall, 2013
New York Rangers
Playing career 2014–present

Anthony Duclair (born on August 26, 1995) is a Canadian ice hockey player currently with the Arizona Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was selected by the New York Rangers in the third round (80th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Junior Playing CareerEdit

Anthony spent three seasons with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He scored an impressive 50 goals in 59 games during the 2013–14 QMJHL season.

Anthony was rewarded for his outstanding play being named to the QMJHL First All-Star Team.

New York RangersEdit

On January 2, 2014, Anthony was signed to a three-year entry-level contract with the New York Rangers. He impressed the Rangers with his performance in the 2014–15 preseason, leading the team with 5 points in 5 games.

On October 6, 2014, defenceman Steven Kampfer and centre Andrew Yogan were traded to the Florida Panthers for forward Joey Crabb, securing an opening-night roster position for Anthony.

On October 27, 2014, he scored his first NHL goal against Darcy Kuemper of the Minnesota Wild.

On January 6, 2015, Anthony was assigned to the Quebec Remparts for the remainder of 2014–15 season. On March 1, 2015, while with the Remparts, he was traded to the Arizona Coyotes along with John Moore and two draft picks, in exchange for Keith Yandle and Chris Summers.

Arizona CoyotesEdit

Arizona Coyotes' GM Don Maloney confirmed fan speculation by stating that he acquired Anthony from the New York Rangers in the hopes that he would develop line chemistry with a rookie they already possessed, Max Domi due to the fact that during the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship both Duclair and Domi showed visible chemistry and were key components in leading team Canada to gold.

On October 14, 2015, Anthony scored his first career NHL hat trick in a 4-0 shutout against the Anaheim Ducks. Fellow rookie Max Domi pitched in a goal of his own and an assist on one of his goals.

In Anthony's first full season in the NHL, he developed instant line chemistry with fellow rookie Max Domi earning the duo the nickname "The Killer D's."

On January 19, 2017, Anthony was demoted to the team's AHL farm team, the Tucson Roadrunners due to a lack of production, but on March 3, 2017, he returned to the Coyotes.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11Lac St-Louis LionsQMAAA3425325736149142320
2011–12Quebec RempartsQMJHL6331356650113588
2012–13Quebec RempartsQMJHL55203050221135812
2013–14Quebec RempartsQMJHL5950499956
2014–15New York RangersNHL181674
2014–15Quebec RempartsQMJHL2615193424 22 8 18 26 18
2015–16Arizona CoyotesNHL8120244449
2016–17Arizona CoyotesNHL585101514
2016–17Tucson RoadrunnersAHL161784
NHL totals 157 26 40 66 67
Medal record
Competitor for Template:CAN
Ice hockey
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
Gold 2012 Piešťany
IIHF World U20 Championship
Gold 2015 Toronto

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2011 Canada Quebec WHC17 4th 6 0 4 4 4
2012 Canada Quebec WHC17 6th 4 0 1 1 8
2012 Canada U18 IH Template:Goca 5 1 1 2 8
2015 Canada U20 WJC Template:Goca 7 4 4 8 16
Junior totals 22 5 10 15 36

AccoladesEdit

Award Year
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Gold Medal
QMJHL First Team All-Star 2013–14
IIHF World U20 Championships Gold Medal 2015