Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Luke Gazdic
Luke Gazdic was born on July 25, 1989 in Toronto, Ontario. As a product of the Erie Otters system of the OHL, Gazdic was drafted in the 6th round, 172nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Dallas Stars.

Within the Starsí system, Gazdic would bounce from the ECHLís Idaho Steelheads and the AHLís Texas Stars early in his professional career before being a regular with the Texas Stars through the 2012-13 season. However, Gazdic would be put on waivers by Dallas where the Edmonton Oilers would pick him up.

In Edmonton, Gazdic received regular work as a NHL player. In the first game of the 2013-14 NHL regular season, Gazdic would score early in the first period against the Winnipeg Jets for his first NHL goal.

After three seasons in Oilers organization, Gazdic signed with the New Jersey Devils as an unrestricted free agent on July 5, 2016. He would suit up in 11 games for the Devils during the 2016-17 season as well as 37 games for Albany in the AHL. As a free agent once again in the summer of 2017, Gazdic signed with the Calgary Flames.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2004-05 North York Rangers GTHL 38 13 16 29 24
2005-06 Wexford Raiders ON-Jr.A 47 17 16 33 105
2006-07 Erie Otters OHL 58 5 8 13 136 -24
2007-08 Erie Otters OHL 67 17 12 29 144 -30
2008-09 Erie Otters OHL 63 20 10 30 127 -21 5 0 0 0 9
2008-09 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 2 1 0 1 14 +2 2 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Texas Stars AHL 49 3 1 4 155 -2
2009-10 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 4 1 1 2 10 +4
2010-11 Texas Stars AHL 72 9 8 17 110 -3 5 0 0 0 2
2011-12 Texas Stars AHL 76 11 12 23 102 -22
2012-13 Texas Stars AHL 59 4 7 11 80 -9 8 0 0 0 19
2013-14 Edmonton Oilers NHL 67 2 2 4 127 -8
2014-15 Edmonton Oilers NHL 40 2 1 3 43 -4
2014-15 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 5 2 0 2 7 -1
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL 29 1 0 1 24 -6
2015-16 Bakersfield Condors AHL 11 1 2 3 6 +1
2016-17 New Jersey Devils NHL 11 0 0 0 12 -2
2016-17 Albany Devils AHL 37 1 6 7 63 -2
NHL Totals 147 5 3 8 206


Claimed on waivers by Edmonton from Dallas, September 29, 2013. Missed majority of 2015-16 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 5, 2016. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 2, 2017.
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