Turgeon with the Grand Rapids Griffins in 2017
February 25, 1996|
Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Detroit Red Wings|
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
63rd overall, 2014|
Detroit Red Wings
Dominic Turgeon (born February 25, 1996) is a Canadian-born American professional ice hockey player for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL), having been drafted 63rd overall by the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Turgeon was born on February 25, 1996, in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, to Pierre and Elisabeth Turgeon, while his father was a member of the Montreal Canadiens, and lived in both Chesterfield, Missouri and Arlington, Texas, before his family settled in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. He has three sisters, Alexandra, Elizabeth and Valerie. Elizabeth died in a car accident on December 23, 2010.
During the 2013–14 season, Turgeon recorded ten goals and 21 assists in 65 regular season games for the Winterhawks with an additional two goals and six assists in 21 playoff games, as the Hawks advanced to the WHL Finals for the second straight season, before losing to the WHL Champions Edmonton Oil Kings.
During the 2014–15 season, Turgeon recorded 18 goals and 25 assists in 67 regular season games for the Winterhawks. During the playoffs, he recorded eight goals and one assist in 17 playoff games, losing in the Western Conference Finals to the eventual WHL Champions Kelowna Rockets. On September 25, 2015, Turgeon was named team captain of the Winterhawks.
During the 2015–16 season, Turgeon recorded 36 goals and 34 assists in 72 regular season games for the Winterhawks, leading the team in scoring. During the playoffs, he was limited to just two playoff games after having season-ending surgery on his right shoulder.
During the 2016–17 season, Turgeon recorded six goals and 12 assists in 71 games for the Grand Rapids Griffins. During the 2017 Calder Cup playoffs, he recorded one goal and one assist in 19 games, and won the Calder Cup.
On January 13, 2018, Turgeon was recalled by the Red Wings. Prior to being recalled he recorded nine goals and 14 assists in 40 games for the Griffins. He made his NHL debut for the Red Wings in a game against the Chicago Blackhawks the next day. He went on to skate in four games for the Red Wings, averaging 9:36 of ice time and recording two shots on goal. On January 23, he was returned to the Griffins.
On July 26, 2019, the Red Wings re-signed Turgeon to a one-year, two-way contract extension. During the 2019–20 season, Turgeon appeared in all 63 games for the Griffins, and recorded 10 goals and 13 assists. On September 28, 2020, the Red Wings re-signed Turgeon to a one-year contract extension. On January 12, 2021, the Red Wings assigned Turgeon to the Grand Rapids Griffins.
|Representing United States|
|World U-17 Hockey Challenge|
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament|
|2013 Czech Republic / Slovakia|
Born to a Canadian father and an American mother, Turgeon has dual citizenship and represented the United States at the 2013 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, where he recorded three assists in six games, and won a bronze medal. Later that year he again represented the United States at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, where he recorded one assist in five games and won a silver medal.
Regular season and playoffs
|2012–13||U.S. National Development Team||USHL||7||0||3||3||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2016–17||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||71||6||12||18||6||19||1||1||2||2|
|2017–18||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||69||14||18||32||23||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||5||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2018–19||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||72||6||14||20||41||3||1||2||3||0|
|2018–19||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||4||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2019–20||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||63||10||13||23||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2020–21||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||31||6||7||13||7||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013||United States||Ivan Hlinka||5||1||0||0||0|
Awards and honors
|Ed Chynoweth Cup (Portland Winterhawks)||2012–13|||
|Calder Cup (Grand Rapids Griffins)||2016–17|||
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- "Wings sign Turgeon to entry-level deal". Detroit Red Wings. May 9, 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
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- "Red Wings re-sign Dominic Turgeon". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
- "Red Wings re-sign forward Turgeon". theahl.com. September 28, 2020. Retrieved September 28, 2020.
- "Detroit Assigns 11 to Grand Rapids". griffinshockey.com. January 12, 2021. Retrieved January 12, 2021.
- "2013 World Under-17 Challenge Roster Announced". USA Hockey National Team Development Program. December 20, 2012. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
- "USA Hockey names team for Ivan Hlinka Tournament". National Hockey League. July 3, 2013. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
- Allen, Kevin (November 29, 2017). "Kings take page from NFL to increase scoring with offensive coordinator Pierre Turgeon". USA Today. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
- Roose, Bill (July 23, 2015). "Wings Encounter: Dominic Turgeon". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
- Wakiji, Dana (June 13, 2017). "Grand Rapids Griffins win Calder Cup at home". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
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