Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Xavier Ouellet
Xavier Ouellet was born on July 29, 1993 in Bayonne, France. The product of the Montreal Juniors and the Blainville-Boisbraind Armada of the QMJHL was drafted in the second round, 48th overall, by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

While playing for the Armada, Ouellet would be named to the QMJHLs First All-Star team in both 2012 and 2013. At the conclusion of his major junior career, Ouellet would join the Red Wings where he would be assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins. He would begin the 2013-14 season with the Griffins, however he would be promoted to the NHL on October 21, 2013 where he made his NHL debut in a 1-0 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks. Ouellet would play in four games in the NHL that season.

The following season, Ouellet would split the 2014-15 season between the Griffins and the Red Wings where he would appear in 21 games for Detroit, posting two goals and three points.

Ouellet would spend the entire 2016-17 season at the NHL level. In 66 games for the Red Wings the defender scored three times and added nine assists. He suited up in 45 games the following season and as an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2018, inked a one-year deal with the Montreal Canadiens.

On the international stage, Ouellet helped Canada to a fourth place finish at the 2013 World Junior Championship.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2008-09 College Esther-Blondin QAAA 41 2 9 11 49 14 1 3 4 24
2009-10 Junior de Montreal QMJHL 43 2 14 16 22 +4 7 0 3 3 12
2010-11 Junior de Montreal QMJHL 67 8 35 43 44 +27 10 0 8 8 6
2011-12 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL 63 21 39 60 67 +16 11 3 7 10 14
2012-13 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL 50 10 31 41 44 +14 15 7 9 16 22
2012-13 Canada WJC-A 6 1 2 3 2 0
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 70 4 13 17 22 +3 8 0 0 0 4
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL 21 2 1 3 2 +4
2014-15 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 52 1 15 16 24 0 16 1 5 6 8
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 5 0 1 1 2 -2
2015-16 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 61 4 25 29 66 +18 9 2 2 4 6
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings NHL 66 3 9 12 51 +2
NHL Totals 96 5 11 16 57 1 0 0 0 0


QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2010) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2012, 2013)
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