Anthony Beauvillier

Anthony Beauvillier (born June 8, 1997) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). Beauvillier was drafted by the Islanders with the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. [1]

Anthony Beauvillier
Anthony Beauvillier stretching Oct 2016.jpg
Beauvillier with the New York Islanders in 2017
Born (1997-06-08) June 8, 1997 (age 24)
Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team New York Islanders
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 28th overall, 2015
New York Islanders
Playing career 2016–present

Playing careerEdit

Beauvillier played in the 2009 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Montreal Canadiens minor ice hockey team.[2] He was drafted by the Shawinigan Cataractes in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft,[3] and he played 64 games with the Cataractes during the 2013–14 QMJHL season. The following season his outstanding play was rewarded when he was selected to play in the 2015 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, where he led Team Cherry as captain.[4] He was also named to the 2014–15 QMJHL Second All-Star Team.[5]

On October 23, 2015, Beauvillier was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the New York Islanders.[6] On October 13, 2016, Beauvillier made his debut for the Islanders in the season-opening game where got his first assist in the NHL.[7][8] On October 18, 2016, Beauvillier scored his first NHL goal against Aaron Dell of the San Jose Sharks.[9]

Beauvillier made the Islanders' opening night roster to begin the 2018–19 season.[10] On November 15, Beauvillier recorded his first career NHL hat-trick to help guide the Islanders to a 7–5 win over the New York Rangers.[11] On August 28, 2019, Beauvillier re-signed with the Islanders to a two-year contract.[12]

International playEdit

Beauvillier competed with the Canada Quebec team at the 2014 World U-17 Hockey Challenge. He helped Canada men's national under-18 ice hockey team win gold at the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, and bronze at the 2015 IIHF World U18 Championships.[13]

On December 1, 2015, Beauvillier was invited to the Team Canada selection camp for the 2016 World Junior Hockey Championships.[14]

Beauvillier represented Canada at the 2018 World Championships.[15]

Personal lifeEdit

Beauvillier's older brother Francis also plays hockey. They both briefly played together for the Shawinigan Cataractes during the 2013–14 season.[16] Francis was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and currently plays for the Belfast Giants in the Elite Ice Hockey League.[17] Anthony is best friends with Islanders teammate Mathew Barzal, whom he met when the two played for Canada at the 2015 World U18 Championships. [18][19]

Beauvillier gained worldwide attention in December 2019 for his flirtatious tweet towards actress Anna Kendrick.[20]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2013–14 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 64 9 24 33 26 4 0 0 0 8
2014–15 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 67 42 52 94 72 7 2 5 7 14
2015–16 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 47 40 39 79 57 21 15 15 30 16
2016–17 New York Islanders NHL 66 9 15 24 10
2017–18 New York Islanders NHL 71 21 15 36 16
2017–18 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 3 2 0 2 0
2018–19 New York Islanders NHL 81 18 10 28 8 8 1 1 2 0
2019–20 New York Islanders NHL 68 18 21 39 15 22 9 5 14 10
NHL totals 286 66 61 127 49 30 10 6 16 10

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Canada Quebec U17 4th 6 2 2 4 6
2014 Canada IH18   3 0 0 0 0
2015 Canada WJC18   6 3 0 3 2
2016 Canada WJC 6th 5 1 0 1 2
2018 Canada WC 4th 9 2 1 3 10
Junior totals 20 6 2 8 10

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
QMJHL
CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (Team Cherry - Captain) 2015 [21]
QMJHL Second All-Star Team 2014–15 [22]
International
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Gold Medal 2014 [23]
IIHF World U18 Championship Bronze Medal 2015 [24]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wheeler's final top 60 prospects = 2015 NHL Draft". mckeenshockey.com. May 5, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  3. ^ "Anthony Beauvillier a born leader". The Hockey News. January 21, 2015. Archived from the original on June 20, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  4. ^ "McDavid and Beauvillier named captains". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. January 14, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  5. ^ "2015 NHL Draft profile- 38 Anthony Beauvillier". lastwordonsports.com. May 8, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  6. ^ "Beauvillier agrees to entry-level deal". New York Islanders. October 23, 2015. Retrieved October 23, 2015.
  7. ^ Staple, Arthur (October 14, 2016). "Jack Capuano finds silver lining in Islanders' opening loss". Newsday. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  8. ^ Compton, Brian (October 14, 2016). "Rangers withstand rally from Islanders". NHL.com. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  9. ^ Botte, Peter (October 19, 2016). "Islanders give up go-ahead goal in final minutes of 3-2 loss to Sharks". NY Daily News. Retrieved October 19, 2016.
  10. ^ Hazen, Spencer (October 4, 2018). "Islanders Set Roster for Opening Night". thehockeywriters.com. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  11. ^ "Islanders Edge Rangers Behind Anthony Beauvillier's Hat Trick". The New York Times. November 15, 2018. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  12. ^ "Beauvillier Agrees to Two-Year Contract". NHL.com. August 28, 2019. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  13. ^ "Draft prospect detail - Beauvillier". National Hockey League. June 18, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  14. ^ Neysmith, Graham. "Five QMJHL Players Invited to World Junior selection camp". The Q News. Archived from the original on December 8, 2015. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  15. ^ "Hockey Canada names first 18 players to 2018 IIHF World Championship roster". www.hockeycanada.ca. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  16. ^ Wright, Cory (November 17, 2016). "Anthony Beauvillier: You Don't Know Beau". NHL.com. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  17. ^ "Francis Beauvillier". eliteprospects.com. Retrieved November 16, 2018.
  18. ^ "Isles Road Blog: Montreal". NHL.com. Retrieved January 15, 2018.
  19. ^ "Beauvillier, Barzal hoping to make impact with Isles". Newsday. Retrieved September 10, 2018.
  20. ^ Asmelash, Leah. "The internet teamed up to try to get this NHL player a date with Anna Kendrick". CNN. Retrieved February 28, 2020.
  21. ^ "McDavid, Beauvillier named top prospects captains". Metro News. January 14, 2015. Archived from the original on June 20, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  22. ^ "The Golden Puck awards, an unforgettable evening". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. April 1, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  23. ^ "Six QMJHL players win gold with Canada at Ivan Hlinka". theqnews.net. August 16, 2014. Retrieved June 18, 2015.
  24. ^ "Canada's national U18 team wins bronze at Championships". Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. April 1, 2015. Retrieved June 18, 2015.

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Mathew Barzal
New York Islanders first round pick
2015
Succeeded by
Kieffer Bellows