Sea Dogs in the NHL

The Saint John Sea Dogs have had several players throughout their history who also played in the National Hockey League.

Defenceman Yann Sauve became the first Sea Dog to appear in the NHL when he suited up for the Vancouver Canucks on February 15th, 2011.

Displayed below are all Sea Dogs with NHL experience. Click on each player’s name for a link to career stats. (Years with the Sea Dogs are in parentheses.)



Yann Sauve (2006-2010) – Vancouver Canucks



Mike Hoffman (2009-2010) – Ottawa Senators



Simon Despres (2007-2011) – Pittsburgh Penguins