Philippe Paradis
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
197 lb (90 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
Chicago Blackhawks
Rockford IceHogs (AHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born January 2 1991 (1991-01-02) (age 26),
Normandin, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 27th overall, 2009
Carolina Hurricanes
Pro Career 2010 – present

Philippe Paradis (born January 2, 1991) is a Canadian major junior ice hockey player currently with the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was drafted 27th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing careerEdit


Paradis was drafted by the Shawinigan Cataractes in the second round, 34th overall in the 2007 QMJHL Draft. In his rookie season with the club, in 2007–08, Paradis played in 45 games, while scoring 11 goals and 23 points. In the playoffs, Paradis was held pointless in three games.

In his second year in Shawinigan, Paradis saw his numbers rise, as he scored 19 goals and 50 points in 66 games, which was the sixth highest total on the team. In the playoffs, he earned 12 points in 21 games, as the Cataractes lost to the Drummondville Voltigeurs in the seventh game of the President's Cup. He was drafted in the first round, 27th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

After returning to the Cataractes in 2009–10, Paradis rights were surprisingly traded by the Hurricanes to the Toronto Maple Leafs for former first-round draft pick Jiří Tlustý on December 3, 2009.[1] He once again saw his goal total rise, as he scored 24 goals, along with 20 assists for 44 points. In the playoffs, Paradis had two goals and three points in six games. After completing the season after the Cataractes first round exit, Paradis signed a Amateur Try-Out contract with the Maple Leafs American Hockey League affiliate, the Toronto Marlies on April 2, 2010.[2]


Paradis made his professional debut with the Marlies late in the 2009–10 season and in four games, recorded two assists. On April 21, 2010, Paradis was then signed to a three-year entry level contract by the Maple Leafs.[3] On June 30, 2010, he was traded by the Maple Leafs along with Viktor Stalberg and Chris DiDomenico to the Chicago Blackhawks for Kris Versteeg and the rights to Bill Sweatt.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeague GPGAPtsPIM GPGAPtsPIM
2007–08 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 45 11 12 23 44 3 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 66 19 31 50 74 21 6 6 12 20
2009–10 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 63 24 20 44 104 6 2 1 3 4
2009–10 Toronto Marlies AHL 4 0 2 2 0
2010–11 P.E.I. Rocket QMJHL 59 23 30 53 85 5 1 1 2 8
2010–11 Rockford IceHogs AHL 4 1 0 1 2
QMJHL totals 233 77 93 170 307 35 9 8 17 30
AHL totals 8 1 2 3 2


  1. Leafs ship Tlusty to 'Canes for Paradis. (2009-12-03). Retrieved on 2009-12-03.
  2. Marlies sign forward Paradis to ATO contract. (2010-04-02). Retrieved on 2010-06-29.
  3. Paradis signed to ELC. (2010-04-21). Retrieved on 2010-06-29.
  4. Leafs acquire Versteeg from Hawks. NHL (2010-06-30). Retrieved on 2010-04-30.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Zach Boychuk
Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Jeff Skinner

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