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Colton Gillies
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
189 lb (86 kg)
NHL Team Minnesota Wild
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born February 12 1989 (1989-02-12) (age 27),
White Rock, BC
NHL Draft 16th overall, 2007
Minnesota Wild
Pro Career 2008 – present


Colton Gillies (born February 12, 1989 in White Rock, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). Colton is listed at 6'4" and 189 pounds and is the third cousin of former NHL player Clark Gillies. He was first drafted into the WHL in 2004, as the second overall pick by the Saskatoon Blades. He was drafted 16th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild, who traded up to take him.

In December, 2007, he was named to represent Canada at the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in the Czech Republic.

Gillies recorded his first career point, an assist, on October 11, 2008 against the Boston Bruins. He then recorded his first career goal December 19, 2008 against the New York Islanders

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Saskatoon Blades WHL 9 1 1 2 10 2 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Surrey Eagles BCHL 3 1 0 1 0
2005–06 Saskatoon Blades WHL 63 6 6 12 57 8 0 0 0 4
2006–07 Saskatoon Blades WHL 65 13 17 30 148
2007–08 Saskatoon Blades WHL 58 24 23 47 97
2007–08 Houston Aeros AHL 11 1 7 8 4 5 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Minnesota Wild NHL 45 2 5 7 18

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Preceded by
James Sheppard
Minnesota Wild first round draft pick
2007
Succeeded by
Tyler Cuma


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