Casey Bailey

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Casey Bailey
Born (1991-10-27) October 27, 1991 (age 31)
Anchorage, AK, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
NHL team Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2015–present

Casey Bailey (born October 27, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey center. He currently plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Bailey played parts of 2 seasons with the Alberni Valley Bulldogs of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) and 1 season with the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL). Bailey decided to play college hockey with the Penn State Nittany Lions. He played parts of 3 years with them and was named to the Big Ten Conference First All-Star Team in 2015.[1]

Bailey was not drafted but signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 21, 2015.[2] Bailey became the first played from Penn State to sign a contract in the NHL, and also the first to play in the NHL.[3]

On April 11, 2015, Bailey scored his first NHL goal against Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens in a 4-3 shootout loss.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Big Ten Announces Hockey Postseason Honors". Big Ten Conference. Archived from the original on 2015-04-20. Retrieved 2015-05-01.
  2. "Maple Leafs sign free agent forward Casey Bailey". Toronto Maple Leafs. Retrieved 2015-04-23.
  3. "Casey Bailey - 26/03/2015". Toronto Maple Leafs. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2015-05-01.
  4. "Canadiens clinch Atlantic, top Maple Leafs in shootout". NHL. Retrieved 2015-05-01.

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