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5: Guillaume Gélinas

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Guillaume Gélinas
Date of Birth
1993-06-14
Place of Birth
Québec
Nationality
Canada
Weight
89kg
Height
178cm
Playing position
Defenseman
Shoots
Left

Biography

The 25 year old 5’10” defenceman arrives in Belfast from HC Banska Bystrica of Slovakia and joins the Giants blueline for the upcoming Elite League season.

Gélinas played his junior hockey for the Val-d’Or Foreurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and received the Emile Bouchard Trophy as the league’s Best Defenceman during the 2013/14 season. That season the Foreurs claimed the QMJHL Championship with Gélinas posting 23 goals and 69 assists, good for 92 points in 67 games.

On 1st July 2014 Gélinas signed a three year entry-level contract with the NHL’s Minnesota Wild and featured for their affiliate teams, Iowa Wild and Quad City Mallards, over the following three seasons. With the Wild in the AHL, Gélinas posted four goals and five assists in 63 games with the defenceman playing 104 ECHL games for Quad City and posting 18 goals and 40 assists.

Gélinas ended his entry-level deal with the Wild and signed a one year deal with HC Banska Bystrica last season where he helped his team clinch the Slovakian National Championship.

Playing History

SeasonTeamCompetitionGamesPIMSGoalsAssistsPoints
2018-2019Belfast GiantsContinental Cup CUP00000
2018-2019Belfast GiantsEIHL 222511011
2018-2019Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP76235
2017-2018HC Banska BystricaSlovakia PLAYOFFS152224
2017-2018HC Banska BystricaSlovakia 39183912
2017-2018HC Banska BystricaChampions HL CUP64011
2016-2017Quad City MallardsECHL PLAYOFFS40000
2016-2017Iowa WildAHL 10000
2016-2017Quad City MallardsECHL 613392231
2015-2016Quad City MallardsECHL 431091827
2015-2016Iowa WildAHL 256235
2015-2016Quad City MallardsECHL PLAYOFFS20000
2014-2015Iowa WildAHL 3722224
2013-2014Val-d'Or ForeursM-Cup CUP32112
2013-2014Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL PLAYOFFS2420112334
2013-2014Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL 6781236992
2012-2013Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL PLAYOFFS62123
2012-2013Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL 6811163945
2011-2012Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL PLAYOFFS46101
2011-2012Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL 6443102434
2010-2011Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL PLAYOFFS46000
2010-2011Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL 605341721
2009-2010Séminaire St-François BlizzardQMAAA PLAYOFFS410448
2009-2010Val-d'Or ForeursQMJHL 166011
2009-2010Séminaire St-François BlizzardQMAAA 3444102232
2008-2009Séminaire St-François BlizzardQMAAA 454241014
2008-2009Séminaire St-François BlizzardQMAAA PLAYOFFS318000