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[ALUMNI BIO] Kerby Rychel

BIRTHDATE: October 7, 1994

HOW ACQUIRED: Acquired by the Storm in a trade with the Windsor Spitfires during the 2013-14 season.

POST JR. CAREER: Following his junior career, Kerby would play for Springfield (AHL), Columbus (NHL), Lake Erie (AHL), and Toronto (AHL).

STATUS: Toronto Marlies, AHL.

POSITION: LW

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • U17 World Hockey Championship Gold Medalist with Team Canada (2010-11)
  • Hlinka Memorial Gold Medalist with Team Canada (2011-12)
  • Ivan Hilinka Gold Medalist with Team Canada (2011-12)
  • U18 World Junior Hockey Championship Bronze Medalist with Team Canada (2011-12)
  • CHL Top Prospects Game participant as a member of the Windsor Spitfires (2012-13)
  • Tony Camilleri Memorial “Top Playmaker” (2013-14)
  • OHL J.Ross Robertson Cup Champion with the Guelph Storm (2013-14)
  • All-Time Franchise Stats:
    • 3rd in Single Season Playoff Points (32)
  • AHL All-Star Game participant as a member of the Lake Erie Monsters (2015-16)
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion with the Lake Erie Monsters (2015-16)

Selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in round 1, #19 overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

STATS:

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010-11 Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors OHL 30 2 6 8 47
2010-11 Windsor Spitfires OHL 32 5 8 13 26 18 2 4 6 14
2011-12 Windsor Spitfires OHL 68 41 33 74 54 4 2 0 2 5
2012-13 Windsor Spitfires OHL 68 40 47 87 94
2013-14 Windsor Spitfires OHL 27 16 23 39 15
2013-14 Guelph Storm OHL 31 18 33 51 28 20 11 21 32 23
2014-15 Springfield Falcons AHL 51 12 21 33 43
2014-15 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 5 0 3 3 2
2015-16 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 37 6 21 27 53 17 1 5 6 26
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 32 2 7 9 15
2016-17 Toronto Marlies AHL 73 19 33 52 118 3 1 1 2 0
NHL Totals 37 2 10 12 17

OHL: Windsor/Guelph

NHL: Columbus

Rychel signs with Blue Jackets