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, Anaheim Ducks

Jonathan Huberdeau (2009-2013) – Florida Panthers

Charlie Coyle (2011-2012) – Minnesota Wild

Nathan Beaulieu (2008-2012) – Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres

Eric Gelinas (2010-2011) – New Jersey Devils, Colorado Avalanche

Alex Grant (2005-2009) – Anaheim Ducks, Arizona Coyotes

Tomas Jurco (2009-2012) – Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks

Brett Gallant (2005-2008) – New York Islanders

Stanislav Galiev (2009-2012) – Washington Capitals

3 076 OTTAWA, CANADA - OCTOBER 18: Thomas Chabot #72 of the Ottawa Senators skates against the Arizona Coyotes during his first career NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on October 18, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Thomas Chabot (2013-2017) – Ottawa Senators

Dido GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 09:  Christopher DiDomenico #49 of the Ottawa Senators skates up ice against the Arizona Coyotes in his first career NHL game at Gila River Arena on March 9, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Getty Images)

Christopher DiDomenico (2006-2009) – Ottawa Senators


Sea Dogs drafted by NHL teams

The following is a list of players who were drafted by NHL teams while playing for the Saint John Sea Dogs. Click on each player’s name for a link to career stats.

2006 – Felix Schutz – 4th round, 117th overall, Buffalo Sabres
2007 – Alex Grant – 4th round, 118th overall, Pittsburgh Penguins
2007 – Christopher DiDomenico – 6th round, 164th overall, Toronto Maple Leafs
2008 – Yann Sauve – 2nd round, 41st overall, Vancouver Canucks
2009 – Simon Despres – 1st round, 30th overall, Pittsburgh Penguins
2009 – Steven Anthony – 7th round, 187th overall, Vancouver Canucks
2010 – Stanislav Galiev – 3rd round, 86th overall, Washington Capitals
2010 – Stephen MacAulay – 6th round, 164th overall, St. Louis Blues
2011 – Jonathan Huberdeau – 1st round, 3rd overall, Florida Panthers
2011 – Nathan Beaulieu – 1st round, 17th overall, Montreal Canadiens
2011 – Zack Phillips – 1st round, 28th overall, Minnesota Wild
2011 – Tomas Jurco – 2nd round, 35th overall, Detroit Red Wings
2011 – Ryan Tesink – 6th round, 162nd overall, St. Louis Blues
2014 – Olivier LeBlanc – 7th round, 197th overall, Columbus Blue Jackets
2015 – Jakub Zboril – 1st round, 13th overall, Boston Bruins
2015 – Thomas Chabot – 1st round, 18th overall, Ottawa Senators
2015 – Samuel Dove-McFalls – 4th round, 98th overall, Philadelphia Flyers
2015 – Mathieu Joseph – 4th round, 120th overall, Tampa Bay Lightning
2015 – Spencer Smallman – 5th round, 138th overall, Carolina Hurricanes
2015 – Bokondji Imama – 6th round, 180th overall, Tampa Bay Lightning
2015 – Adam Marsh – 7th round, 200th overall, Detroit Red Wings
2016 – Luke Green – 3rd round, 79th overall, Winnipeg Jets
2016 – Nathan Noel – 4th round, 113th overall, Chicago Blackhawks
2017 – Cedric Pare – 6th round, 173rd overall, Boston Bruins

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