Kieffer Bellows (born June 10, 1998) is an American professional ice hockey forward, currently playing for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the first round (19th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the Islanders. He is the son of former Canadian NHL All-Star Brian Bellows.
June 10, 1998|
Edina, Minnesota, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
New York Islanders|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
19th overall, 2016|
New York Islanders
Before being drafted into the NHL, Bellows played with the Sioux Falls Stampede and U.S. National Development Team of the United States Hockey League (USHL). In his rookie season with the Stampede, Bellows was fifth in the United States Hockey League with 33 goals and was named USHL Rookie of the Year. Bellows then went on to play with Boston University before being drafted in the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders. On September 22, 2017, Bellows was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Islanders. Bellows chose to forgo the three remaining years of his NCAA eligibility and subsequently joined the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL), who has drafted him in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2014–15||Sioux Falls Stampede||USHL||58||33||19||52||78||12||9||3||12||12|
|2015–16||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||23||16||16||32||41||—||—||—||—||—|
|2018–19||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||73||12||7||19||101||5||2||1||3||0|
|Representing United States|
|World Junior Championships|
|2018 United States|
|IIHF World U18 Championship|
|2016 United States|
- "Kieffer Bellows Named 2014-15 USHL Rookie of the Year". ushl.com. May 22, 2015. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
- "Kieffer Bellows Signs Entry-Level Contract With New York Islanders – Portland Winterhawks". winterhawks.com. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
- "WINTERHAWKS SIGN FIRST ROUND NHL PICK KIEFFER BELLOWS". nbcsports.com. May 30, 2017. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
- Compton, Brian (June 30, 2016). "Bellows excited to follow in father's footsteps". NHL.com. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| New York Islanders first round pick
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