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Max Domi

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Max Domi
Born (1995-03-02) March 2, 1995 (age 29)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Columbus Blue Jackets
Montreal Canadiens
Arizona Coyotes
NHL Draft 12th overall, 2013
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2015–present

Maxwell Johannes Domi (born March 2, 1995) is a Canadian ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also played for the Arizona Coyotes and Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. His father Tie Domi also played in the NHL for 16 years.[1]

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Domi played 1 season with the St. Michael's Buzzers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) and 4 seasons with the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). On September 23, 2011, Domi made his OHL debut. He scored a hat-trick and an assist in a 8–0 win over the Saginaw Spirit.[2] He helped the Knights win the OHL Championship in 2012 and also won a bronze medal with Team Ontario at the 2012 World U-17 Hockey Challenge.[3]

Domi won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He helped the Knights win their second OHL Championship in a row and won gold with Team Canada at the 2015 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship.[4][5] He was named Best Forward of thew tournament.[6]

He was drafted 12th overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He signed a three-year entry level contract with the Coyotes on July 14, 2013.[7] On October 10, 2015, Domi made his NHL debut with the Arizona Coyotes and scored his first NHL goal in a 4–1 win over the Los Angeles Kings.[8]

Personal life[change | change source]

Domi was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. He wears the jersey number 16 in homage to Bobby Clarke, a hockey player who also had the disease.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Domi using childhood advice for Canada at WJC". NHL. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Domi's hard work, skill make him top Draft prospect". NHL. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  3. "Ontario 5 - Sweden 2". Hockey Canada. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  4. "Max Domi hopes to avoid Memorial Cup fate of Ex-NHL star father". The London Free Press. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  5. "Canada back on top, 5-4". IIHF. Archived from the original on 2015-09-29. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  6. "Godly Godla". IIHF. Archived from the original on 2015-01-09. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  7. "Coyotes Sign Domi to Three-Year Entry-Level Contract". Arizona Coyotes. Archived from the original on 2015-09-18. Retrieved 2015-10-16.
  8. "Domi scores in debut, Coyotes defeat Kings". Arizona Coyotes. Retrieved 2015-10-16.

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