(MU18HL), 2015, 1 #2 overall by Lethbridge Hurricanes, Log in or go premium to post and read comments. Addison -- who is eligible to play in the 2020 tournament -- was selected by the Penguins in the second round of the 2018 NHL Draft. i.fb-icon-element.fontawesome-icon.fb-icon-element-1{ color: #303030;}i.fb-icon-element.fontawesome-icon.fb-icon-element-1:hover { color: #505050;}. Founded in 2009, The Hockey Writers is a premier destination for news and information on everything hockey.
Addison was cut by Team Canada ahead of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championships, Bob McKenzie of TSN reports. Addison is a talented offensive rearguard, but his overall play remains a work in progress. The skilled blueliner will try to make the team in 2019-20, otherwise he'll be sent back to juniors.

He had six helpers with an extra man, and added a game-winning goal. Mark Allan, December 2018 – Addison is one of 34 youngsters invited to Canada’s world junior selection camp starting Dec. 10 in Victoria, B.C. The Minnesota Wild have traded left wing Jason Zucker to the Pittsburgh Penguins for center Alex Galchenyuk, defenseman Calen Addison and a 2020 conditional first-round pick. He's neither a big player (5-foot-10) nor a great skater, so the former No.

Important: An official team/league url or a team document must be provided for us to update player stats. The 18-year-old was the Penguins' second-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, and he's currently on an amateur contract with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for the remainder of the season. © The Hockey Writers 2020. After 22 appearances, his 21 points are third among WHL blueliners and his 17 helpers are one off the league lead for back-enders.

Minnesota Skating is an asset as he moves quickly, has good mobility and agility and strong edges. Mark Allan, January 2020 – Playing with great poise and confidence for Canada’s World Junior Championship-winning squad, the young blueliner enhanced his reputation as a future NHL power-play weapon.

Ranked #30 by NHL Central Scouting. That would be quite the D-core now, wouldn’t you say? Heading to Pittsburgh was talented winger Jason Zucker in exchange for (what is now) a 2021 first-round draft pick, Alex Galchenyuk, and talented defensive prospect, Calen Addison.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3Pof8Tv3zE. His ability to create offense, move the puck with pinpoint accuracy, and just think the game at unprecedented levels were something to marvel at. The 5-10, 181-pound Addison has seven goals and 22 assists in 31 outings during his final junior campaign with the WHL’s Lethbridge Hurricanes. Some hockey portraits on this site are licensed from Images on Ice, Hockey’s Photo Agency. We present them here for purely educational purposes.

Although he was minus-6 in the series, Addison led all WHL blueliners in the opening round with nine points. For the season, Addison has four goals and 11 points in 15 games for Lethbridge. Competing against 11 other talented young blueliners, Addison has the advantage of having played at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and was a member of the national men’s summer under-18 team at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup and Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

He could still be named to Team Canada if a combination of Noah Dobson, Bowen Byram and Ty Smith are playing on NHL bluelines and are unavailable for the WJC.

In an organization that’s famous for producing and developing (and stockpiling) elite-level blue-liners, Addison should fit in like a new glove with the Wild once he reaches the NHL.eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'thehockeywriters_com-large-mobile-banner-1','ezslot_0',665,'0','0'])); If I’m a fan of Minnesota, imagine a blue line that includes the likes of Addison, Jared Spurgeon, Ryan Suter, Matt Dumba, and Jonas Brodin. All rights reserved.

Not too shabby for a defenseman, now wouldn’t you say? CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Wild's Calen Addison: Part of big trade Monday, Penguins' Calen Addison: Big night in WHL action, Penguins' Calen Addison: Inks entry-level deal, Penguins' Calen Addison: Released from Team Canada. On the world’s grandest stage, Addison did not disappoint. 2017-18 Team: Lethbridge Hurricanes (#2) Date of Birth: April 11, 2000 Place of Birth: Brandon, Manitoba Ht: 5’10” Wt: 179 lbs Shoots: Right Position: Defenseman NHL Draft Eligibility: 2018 first-year eligible Calen Addison was a key figure on Team Canada’s 2020 World Junior roster that saw them bring home a Gold Medal. You need to have EP Premium to view these stats. Submit changes (incorrect DOB, missing stats, incorrect stats, social media links etc) using a web form and we will review your update request within 24 hours and update accordingly.

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© 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Newly-acquired Jason Zucker scored his first two goals with the Pittsburgh Penguins during a 4-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night. Canadian junior hockey, for all intents and purposes, had been put on notice. As he attempts to break into the Wild’s opening day lineup whenever the puck drops on next season, few “in the know” across Canadian junior hockey can ever forget Addison’s “golden” season for the ages in 2019-20. . Calen Addison cap hit, salary, contracts, contract history, earnings, aav, free agent status Addison picked up a goal and an assist in WHL Lethbridge's 4-3 overtime loss to Winnipeg on Wednesday. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. In fact, he was one of Team Canada’s most important players. the official stats partner of the NHL. They’re going to want to see some defensive awareness. Mark Allan, December 2018 – After not sticking with Canada’s world junior squad, Addison returns to Lethbridge of the WHL. Ranked #50 by Future Considerations, 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net.

He also spends way too much time on Twitter: @JokkeNevalainen. His statistical output was also something to behold. However, the organization’s braintrust was pleased by the play of the smallish but quick and crafty blueliner at the Prospects Challenge in.

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