Philip-Michael Devos

Philip-Michael Devos (born April 26, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for HC Ajoie of the Swiss National League B.

Philip-Michael Devos
Born (1990-04-26) April 26, 1990 (age 29)
Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 184 lb (83 kg; 13 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
NLB team
Former teams
HC Ajoie
Val-Pustertal Wolves
Norfolk Admirals
Syracuse Crunch
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

CareerEdit

Devos played five seasons (2006 – 2011) of major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), registering 112 goals, 294 points, and 194 minutes penalty minutes in 325 games played.

On May 26, 2011, the Norfolk Admirals signed Devos on a two-year American Hockey League standard player's contract.[1] He then joined AHL's Syracuse Crunch prior to the 2012-13 season. In October 2013, he was picked up by the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL[2] and was traded to the Florida Everblades in January 2014.[3]

On August 8, 2014, Devos began his European career by signing a one-year contract with Italian club, HC Pustertal Wölfe.[4] Devos went on to finish the season as leading scorer in the Italian Serie A registering 31 goals and 72 assists in 49 games.

On March 23, 2015, Devos continued his European journey by signing a one-year contract with Swiss club, HC Ajoie.[5] Serving as an assistant captain, he helped Ajoie win the title in the National League B (NLB),[6] the second-tier of Swiss ice hockey, tallying 17 goals and 68 assists in 63 games of the 2015-16 season which made him the NLB leader in points and assists. He signed a fresh two-year deal with Ajoie in February 2016.[7]

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
CHL Sportsman of the Year 2010–11 [8]
Jean Beliveau Trophy - QMJHL Top Scorer 2010–11 [9]
Frank J. Selke Memorial Trophy - QMJHL Most Sportsmanlike Player 2010–11 [9]
QMJHL Second All-Star Team 2010–11 [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Admirals add Devos". Norfolk Admirals. May 26, 2011. Retrieved May 27, 2011.
  2. ^ "Elmira Jackals Sign Philip-Michael Devos & Announce 2013 Training Camp Roster". Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "Blades Acquire Devos in Forward Swap with Elmira - Florida Everblades". floridaeverblades.com. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  4. ^ "HCP center is found" (in Italian). Val-Pustertal Wolves. August 8, 2014. Retrieved August 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Philip-Michaël Devos au HCA" (in French). HC Ajoie. March 23, 2015. Retrieved March 23, 2015.
  6. ^ "Philip-Michaël Pinard-Devos, champion en ligue nationale "B" en Suisse". Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  7. ^ "Ajoie verlängert mit Kanadiern". www.hockeyfans.ch. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  8. ^ Quebec Remparts
  9. ^ a b c QMJHL Network

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