|Born||January 25, 1997 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|NHL team||Carolina Hurricanes|
|NHL Draft||5th overall, 2015|
He was drafted 5th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Amateur Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Noah was considered to be a top-three pick for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft and the number-one rated defenseman. He was picked 5th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes.
Noah played for the USA Hockey's U17 program based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan, but was added to the U18 national team as an underage player, helping to lead Team USA to the gold medal at the 2014 IIHF World U18 Championships.
He was the highest-scoring American defenceman of the tournament with one goal and five points.
After fast-tracking his high school graduation, Noah matriculated at Boston College as a 17-year-old, playing for the Eagles and becoming the second youngest player in the team's history.
Professional Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Noah was selected fifth overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
On July 11, 2015, he signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Hurricanes forgoing the remainder of his college eligibility
Noah made his NHL debut October 8, 2015 against the Nashville Predators. He scored his first NHL goal against Anton Khudobin of the Anaheim Ducks on November 16, 2015.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2010–11||Saint Sebastian's School||USHS||27||2||9||11||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Saint Sebastian's School||USHS||28||5||24||29||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||Saint Sebastian's School||USHS||28||10||24||34||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||31||6||14||20||18||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
International Career[edit | edit source]
Noah has represented the United States internationally at the 2014 U17 World Hockey Challenge, 2014 U18 IIHF World Championships and the 2015 World Junior Championships.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
Born to Bob and Tina Hanifin, Noah grew up in Norwood, Massachusetts with two younger siblings, Cole and Lily.
During his time at Saint Sebastian's, he played for their varsity team in 8th Grade. No other student has accomplished this goal in the history of the school.
Prior to being drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes, Noah spoke highly of the Toronto Maple Leafs, even stating he would hope to be drafted by them or play for them in the future.