Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Danny DeKeyser
Danny DeKeyser was born March 7, 1990, in Macomb, Michigan. He played his minor hockey for the Detroit Compuware AAA program from 20062008 before signing with the Trail Smoke Eaters of the BCHL in Canada.

DeKeyser attended the Western Michigan Broncos after playing for the USHL's Sioux City Musketeers in the 200910 season. With the Broncos, he was named a Second Team All-American in his sophomore and junior years as well as the CCHA's Best Defensive defenseman in consecutive seasons.

Upon completion of his collegiate career, DeKeyser decided to play for his hometown team and signed a two-year contract with the Red Wings on March 29, 2013. He joined the Wings a week later and would appear in 11 NHL games at the tail end of the regular season. He was then assigned to the American Hockey League, joining the Grand Rapids Griffins for six playoff games.

In his first full season in the NHL, DeKeyser scored 2 goals and 31 points in 80 games during the 2014-15 season. The following season DeKeyser would suit up in 78 games for the Red Wings, scoring eight times and adding 12 assists.

On the international stage, Dekeyser has represented the United States once at the 2014 IIHF World Championship where his team finished in sixth place.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2008-09 Trail Smoke Eaters BCHL 58 8 17 25 12 3 1 0 1 4
2009-10 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 41 1 10 11 12 -6
2010-11 Western Michigan University CCHA 42 5 12 17 43
2011-12 Western Michigan University CCHA 41 5 12 17 42
2012-13 Western Michigan University CCHA 35 2 13 15 22
2012-13 Detroit Red Wings NHL 11 0 1 1 2 +4 2 0 0 0 0
2012-13 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 6 0 1 1 8
2013-14 Detroit Red Wings NHL 65 4 19 23 30 +10 5 0 0 0 6
2013-14 United States WC-A 7 0 2 2 16 -2
2014-15 Detroit Red Wings NHL 80 2 29 31 42 +11 7 1 0 1 12
2015-16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 78 8 12 20 44 +2 5 0 1 1 4
2016-17 Detroit Red Wings NHL 82 4 8 12 33 -22
2016-17 United States WC-A 8 0 0 0 6 +5
NHL Totals 316 18 69 87 151 19 1 1 2 22


CCHA All-Rookie Team (2011) CCHA Second All-Star Team (2012) CCHA First All-Star Team (2013) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2012, 2013) Signed as a free agent by Detroit, March 29, 2013.
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