|Assets:||Owns tremendous instincts in the offensive zone and can generate a ton of offense at lower levels. Skates very well and is extremely creative with the puck.|
|Flaws:||Must overcome significant height and weight disadvantages in order to maximize his scoring prowess at the highest level. Could also stand to be more selfish.|
|Career Potential:||Talented, albeit diminutive scoring winger with good upside.|
|HE||Player of the Year||2012-13|
|HE||First All-Star Team||2012-13|
|NCAA||East First All-American Team||2012-13|
|HE||Tournament MVP Award||2011-12|
|4/11/2014||Signed by the Calgary Flames to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|6/25/2011||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 4th round (104th overall) in 2011.|
John Gaudreau scores first goal with Flames | 04/13/2014 11:39 PM
NewsJohn Gaudreau scored the Calgary Flames' only goal in their 5-1, season-ending loss to the Canucks in Vancouver on Sunday night.
ImpactNeither the Flames nor the Canucks qualified for the playoffs in a season to forget for both of these Canadian teams. Gaudreau signed an entry-level contract with the Flames on Friday and made his season debut in Vancouver. Gaudreau was an outstanding college player and could be a wise fantasy choice for next season.
John Gaudreau signs, set for NHL debut Sunday | 04/12/2014 10:25 AM
NewsJohn Gaudreau signed an entry-level contract with the Flames on Friday and he'll make his NHL debut on Sunday in Calgary's season finale.
ImpactBoston College was eliminated from the NCAA's Frozen Four tournament in a 5-4 loss to Union College on Thursday. Gaudreau enjoyed a spectacular season in 2013-14, where he racked up 36 goals and 80 points in 40 games en route to the Hobey Baker Award. He should be on your radar going into next season.
John Gaudreau's mom wants him to stay at BC | 03/30/2014 2:56 AM
NewsJohn Gaudreau's mom wants him to stay at Boston College for his final season.
ImpactGaudreau is the favorite to win the Hobey Baker Award that goes to college hockey's best player. The Flames are expected to offer the diminutive Gaudreau a contract once again but Gaudreau could choose to return to college hockey. He is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent in August 2015 and a lot of teams will be clamoring for his signature on a contract but the Flames have treated Gaudreau very well thus far and it's not expected to get that far. He has 35 goals and 75 points in 38 games this season and is expected to be a top six forward in the NHL when he makes it.
Gaudreau on amazing points streak | 02/15/2014 9:10 AM
NewsFlame prospect John Gaudreau has a 25-game points streak with Boston College at present.
ImpactHe has been nothing short of amazing this season with 51 points over that 25-game span and 58 points overall. Gaudreau who has overachieved as Calgary's fourth-round pick in 2011, is the favorite for the Hobey Baker Award as the top player in the NCAA. Keep an eye on him.
|Goals||1||at Van||Apr 13|
|Assists||0||at Van||Apr 13|
|Points||1||at Van||Apr 13|
|Penalty Minutes||0||at Van||Apr 13|
|Plus/Minus||1||at Van||Apr 13|
|Power Play Goals||0||at Van||Apr 13|
|Power Play Points||0||at Van||Apr 13|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||at Van||Apr 13|
|Shorthanded Points||0||at Van||Apr 13|
|Shots||1||at Van||Apr 13|
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