33 Facts About Tyler Seguin


Tyler Paul Seguin is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and alternate captain for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League.

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In 2013, Tyler Seguin played in his second Stanley Cup Finals in three seasons, ultimately losing the series to the Chicago Blackhawks.

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On July 4,2013, Tyler Seguin was traded by the Bruins to the Dallas Stars for a package of players including Loui Eriksson and Reilly Smith.

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Tyler Seguin was born in Brampton, Ontario in 1992, but his family moved to Whitby when he was young to follow his father's career.

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Tyler Seguin's father Paul played college ice hockey for the University of Vermont, where he was roommates with future National Hockey League star John LeClair, while his mother Jackie was a centre for the Brampton Canadettes Girls Hockey Association as a child.

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Tyler Seguin began playing hockey in a house league at the age of five or six, and developed a love for the sport from a young age.

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Tyler Seguin spent four years at St Michael's College School in Toronto.

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Tyler Seguin had his sights set on playing hockey at the University of Michigan, and believed that St Michael's would be a good stepping stone towards that goal.

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Tyler Seguin struggled in his rookie junior ice hockey year, scoring only one goal in the first 17 games of the season.

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Tyler Seguin finished the season with 106 points in 63 games, and, although the Whalers were swept in the second round of the 2010 playoffs, Seguin became the first member of the team to win the Red Tilson Trophy for most outstanding player in the OHL since David Legwand in 1998.

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Tyler Seguin tied with Taylor Hall of the Windsor Spitfires for that year's Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy, given to the top scorer in the OHL.

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Tyler Seguin ended up being selected second overall by the Boston Bruins, while Hall was taken first by the Edmonton Oilers.

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Tyler Seguin participated in the 2011 All-Star festivities during the Rookie Skills Competition.

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Tyler Seguin scored a goal and added an assist in his first game played, then followed that up with two goals and two assists in his second game.

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Tyler Seguin became the first teenager to score four points in a Stanley Cup playoff game since Trevor Linden did so for the Vancouver Canucks in 1989.

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On November 5,2011, Tyler Seguin scored his first career NHL hat trick against the team that traded the draft pick to the Bruins, the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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On December 28,2012, Tyler Seguin told NBC Sports Boston that, after representing Team Canada at the 2012 Spengler Cup, he would leave EHC Biel and return to the Bruins.

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Tyler Seguin befriended his teammate Patrick Kane, who returned to the Chicago Blackhawks upon the conclusion of the lockout.

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Tyler Seguin's performance began to waver during the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs scoring only one goal and three assists in his first 12 postseason games, and he was moved from the second to the third line with Rich Peverley and Chris Kelly, with Jaromir Jagr taking his place on the second.

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On July 4,2013, shortly after the Stanley Cup finals, Tyler Seguin was part of a massive seven-player trade that sent him, Peverley, and defenceman Ryan Button to the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward Loui Eriksson and prospects Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith, and Matt Fraser.

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Tyler Seguin set career highs in goals, with 34, and assists, with 47, and his 84 season points were the fourth-highest in the NHL.

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Tyler Seguin was nominated for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, given for leadership and humanitarianism; the award ultimately went to Andrew Ference of the Edmonton Oilers.

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Tyler Seguin was named to the NHL All-Star Game for the fifth time on January 10,2018.

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Tyler Seguin was previously selected for the 2012,2015,2016, and 2017 NHL All-Star games.

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Tyler Seguin chose to refrain from lower body workouts during the league pause in the hopes that the injury would resolve itself.

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Tyler Seguin received a right hip arthroscopy and labral repair on November 2,2020.

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Tyler Seguin competed for Canada at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament in the Czech Republic, where he led the team in scoring with ten points in four games as Canada won the gold medal.

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Tyler Seguin then attended Hockey Canada's selection camp for the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in December 2009, but did not make the team.

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Tyler Seguin attended Canada's World Junior selection camp in Regina, Saskatchewan, for the World Junior Championships, the under-20 level, but again failed to make the team.

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Tyler Seguin is the second player to wear No 91 in franchise history, following Brad Richards.

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Tyler Seguin is sponsored by Dunkin Donuts, Adidas, Bauer Hockey and BioSteel Sports Supplements.

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In 2017, Tyler Seguin made a cameo appearance in the movie Goon: Last of the Enforcers.

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At every Stars home game during the season, Tyler Seguin donated a luxury suite, along with food and beverage, for individuals with spinal cord injuries.

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