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Boyd Gordon
Boyd Gordon
Centre  - EDM
Number: 27
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: 19 Oct 1983  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Unity, SK, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as An unrestricted free agent on July 5th, 2013
Drafted: WSH / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (17th overall)
2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Led the Oilers in faceoff percentage and ranked 8th in the NHL (56.5)
  • Ranked 6th in the NHL in faceoffs won (843)
  • Led the team in shorthanded points (2)
  • Tied career high in goals (8)
  • Played 500th career NHL game on Oct. 29 vs. TOR
  • Scored 1st goal as an Oiler Oct. 1 vs. WPG
  • Named Oilers Top Defensive Forward

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Ranked 17th in NHL with 452 faceoffs won (2012-13)
    His eight goals were a career high (2011-12)
  • Led the team in face-off percentage (56.8%), and blocked shots (86) (2011-12)
  • Netted his first career two-goal game Jan. 16 vs. COL (2011-12)
  • Played in his 400th career NHL game Jan. 12 @ DET (2011-12)
  • Led the team in face-off percentage (59.3%) (2011-12 Playoffs)
  • Led the team in face-off percentage (58%) (2010-11)
  • Established a new career high with two game winning goals (2008-09)
  • Finished ninth in the NHL in face-off percentage (56%) (2007-08)
  • Played in his 200th NHL game Mar. 27 @ TBL (2007-08)
  • Established career highs in goals (7), assists (22) and points (29) in his first full NHL season (2006-07)
  • Led the Capitals in face-off percentage (52%), face offs (1,214) and face-off wins (632) (2006-07)
  • Played 104 total regular season and playoff games for Washington and Hershey (AHL), tied with Brooks Laich for the most in the organization (2005-06)
  • The only player to appear in all 80 games for Portland (AHL) (2004-05)
  • Made his NHL debut Oct. 9 vs. NYI, recording an assist (2003-04)
  • Scored his first NHL goal and added an assist on Oct. 11 vs. ATL (2003-04)

JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Led Red Deer in playoff goals (8) and tied for the lead in points (20) while ranking third in assists (2002-03)
  • In 22 playoff games, notched three goals and six assists as Red Deer won the WHL playoff title and captured the Memorial Cup (2001-02)

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Represented Canada in the 2003 IIHF World Junior Championship, earning a silver medal.
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