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Joseph Thomas Anderson (born June 19, 1998) is an American professional ice hockey forward who currently plays for the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Joey Anderson
Born (1998-06-19) June 19, 1998 (age 21)
Roseville, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
New Jersey Devils
Binghamton Devils (AHL)
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 2016
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 2018–present

Playing careerEdit

On April 3, 2014, Anderson committed to play for the USA Hockey National Team Development Program coming out of Hill-Murray School with 50 points that season.[1]

After graduating from Ann Arbor Pioneer High School,[2] Anderson was drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the third round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.[3] After the draft, he decided to stay with Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC).[4] In his rookie season with the Bulldogs, Anderson played in the 2017 NCHC Frozen Faceoff championship game where he scored the game winning goal to help the Bulldogs capture their first title over the University of North Dakota.[5] For his efforts, he was named to the NCHC All-Rookie Team and to the NCAA West Region All-Tournament Team.[6] The following season, Anderson won the 2018 NCAA Tournament championships with the Bulldogs.[7]

On April 15, 2018, Anderson signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Devils.[8] After appearing in eight games for the Binghamton Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL), Anderson earned his first call up to the NHL,[9] and made his NHL debut on October 27, 2018, in a 3–2 win over the Florida Panthers.[10] On November 15, Anderson recorded his first career NHL goal in a 3–0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.[11]

International playEdit

Anderson competed for Team USA at the 2017 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships where he helped them win a gold medal. By doing so, Anderson became the first Bulldog to win a gold medal at the World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[12]

The following year, Anderson was named the captain of Team USA for the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. That year he played alongside his younger brother Mikey to guide the team to a bronze medal.[13]

PersonalEdit

Anderson's younger brother, Mikey, was drafted 103rd overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, while his sister, Sami, played for the College of St. Scholastica. His father also played for College of St. Scholastica and his grandfather played for Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs.[14] His mother Dana was a professional racquetball player.[15]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Hill-Murray School USHS 12 14 9 23 2 3 1 3 4 0
2013–14 Hill-Murray School USHS 25 21 29 50 16 3 4 2 6 2
2014–15 U.S. National Development Team USHL 35 14 10 24 6
2015–16 U.S. National Development Team USHL 25 10 10 20 14
2016–17 Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs NCHC 39 12 25 37 8
2017–18 Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs NCHC 36 11 16 27 20
2018–19 Binghamton Devils AHL 13 2 4 6 5
2018–19 New Jersey Devils NHL 34 4 3 7 6
NHL totals 34 4 3 7 6

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 United States U17   6 3 2 5 0
2016 United States U18   7 7 2 9 2
2017 United States WJC   7 0 2 2 0
2018 United States WJC   7 4 3 7 0
Junior totals 27 14 9 23 2

Awards and honorsEdit

Award Year
College
NCHC All-Rookie Team 2017
NCAA West Regional All-Tournament Team 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NTDP Announces First Eight Commits for 2014-15 Season". usahockeyntdp.com. April 3, 2014. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "JOEY ANDERSON". umdbulldogs.com. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  3. ^ Fischer, John (June 25, 2016). "2016 NHL Draft: New Jersey Devils Select Joey Anderson at 73rd Overall in Third Round". All About The Jersey. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Wellens, Matt (April 15, 2018). "College men's hockey: Bulldogs' Joey Anderson leaving early, signs with NHL's Devils". Duluth News Tribune. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "BULLDOG SPOTLIGHT: JOEY ANDERSON". umdbulldogs.com. March 13, 2018. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  6. ^ "UMD's Iafallo and Anderson receive last '16-17 monthly honors". ncaa.com. April 14, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  7. ^ Robenhymer, Julie (April 10, 2018). "Devils prospect Joey Anderson wins National Championship". NHL.com. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  8. ^ "Devils sign Joey Anderson to entry-level contract". NHL.com. April 15, 2018. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  9. ^ Wellens, Matt (October 26, 2018). "NHL: Ex-Bulldog Joey Anderson gets first call up by New Jersey Devils". Duluth News Tribune. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  10. ^ Farrell, Mike (October 27, 2018). "Kyle Palmieri helps Devils beat Panthers 3-2". AP News. Retrieved October 28, 2018. Devils F Joey Anderson made his NHL debut.
  11. ^ Kimelman, Adam (November 15, 2018). "Anderson boosts Devils past Flyers with first NHL goal". NHL.com. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  12. ^ "ANDERSON BRINGS HOME THE GOLD FROM IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS". umdbulldogs.com. January 16, 2017. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  13. ^ Scifo, Dan (December 28, 2017). "World Juniors a Family Affair for Anderson, Norris and Tkachuk". teamusa.usahockey.com. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
  14. ^ Olsen, Becky (January 6, 2015). "Hockey Time is Family Time for Joey Anderson". USA Hockey National Team Development Program. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  15. ^ Murphy, Brian (April 4, 2018). "Frozen Four: UMD Bulldogs have a couple of pit bulls in Roseville's Anderson brothers". Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Retrieved December 12, 2018.

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