Alan Quine
Image: NHL

Alan Quine

Hometown:

Belleville Ontario

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1993-02-25

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2011

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2013

Height:

6-0

Acquired:

6th round (166th overall), 2013

Weight:

181 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2008-09: Alan Quine played for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens of the OJHL. He was chosen in the first round, 2nd overall, of the 2009 OHL Priority Selection by the Kingston Frontenacs.

2009-10: In his OHL rookie season, Quine played in 64 games for the Frontenacs. He scored 11 goals and added 17 assists for 28 points. In 7 playoff games, Quine scored 1 goal and added 2 assists for 3 points. Quine played for Team Ontario at the 2010 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, scoring 1 goal and adding 2 assists for 3 points in 6 games.

2010-11: Quine began the season with the Frontenacs, scoring 4 goals and adding 7 assists for 11 points in 17 games. Quine was dealt to the Peterborough Petes, where he played in 52 games for that club. He scored 22 goals and added 20 assists for 42 points. Quine played for Canada at the 2011 U-18 World Junior Championship, scoring 1 goal and adding 6 assists for 7 points in 7 games.

2011-12: Quine made his pro hockey debut – appearing in three late season games with Detroit’s AHL affiliate Grand Rapids after skating for the OHL’s Peterborough Petes in his third season of junior hockey. He had one assist and was plus-one in his brief time with the Griffins. After opening the year in the Red Wings’ camp, he returned to Peterborough for his first full season with the Petes. Quine was the team’s second-leading scorer behind Rangers’ prospect Andrew Yogan, finishing with 30 goals and 40 assists in 65 games and was minus-19 with 21 penalty minutes. Peterborough missed the OHL playoffs; finishing fourth in the East Division.

2012-13: Quine began his fourth OHL season with Peterborough before being acquired by Belleville in a trade deadline deal. After scoring 9 goals with 17 assists while finishing -14 with 14 penalty minutes in 26 games with the undermanned Petes, he played a key role in Belleville’s East Division first-place finish and conference finals playoff run. Quine scored 14 goals with 27 assists in 28 regular season games and was +29 with 6 penalty minutes. He was the Bulls’ third-leading scorer in the playoffs, scoring 8 goals with 7 assists in 17 games, and was +9 with 6 penalty minutes. Quine was not signed to a contract by the Red Wings and re-entered the 2013 NHL Draft. He was selected by the New York Islanders in the sixth round (166th overall).

2013-14: Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Islanders in September 2013, Quine played for Bridgeport in the AHL as a 20-year-old and skated for the ECHL’s Stockton Thunder. He scored 8 goals with 19 assists and was minus-24 with 23 assists in 61 AHL games. Bridgeport finished fifth in the Northeast Division; missing the AHL playoffs. Quine played seven regular season games with Stockton and scored 2 goals with 6 assists, finishing minus-3 with 2 penalty minutes. The Thunder finished third in the Pacific Division and advanced to the second round in the playoffs. Quine scored 3 goals with 1 assist in eight playoff games and was an even plus/minus with no penalties. 

Talent Analysis

Quine's best asset is his skating ability, as he possesses great speed and acceleration. While he has some untapped offensive potential, Quine;s calling card is his two-way play. He is solid in the face-off circle and uses his speed to create a strong forecheck. In order to become a more effective player at the NHL level, Quine will have to bulk up and prove that he can perform against more physical players.

Future

Quine attended his second training camp with the Islanders before being assigned to AHL affiliate Bridgeport to start the 2014-15 season. Off to a fast start, he was leading the Sound Tigers in scoring and scoring at a point-per-game pace after 15 games. A late round selection in 2013, Quine faces a steep battle to find ice time at the NHL level in an organization with several young forward prospects. His early season scoring at the AHL level has likely opened some eyes around the league if an opportunity is not available with the Islanders.

Buffalo Sabres experiencing growing pains at all levels of organization

by Jason Chen
on

 

Johan Larsson - Buffalo Sabres

Photo: Johan Larsson has been one of the top scorers for the Rochester Americans, managing eight goals and 15 assists in 26 games. (courtesy of Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

 

Despite the return of their top scorers, an influx of new talent, and the continuing development of its top prospects, the Rochester Americans are having a disappointing season. After making the AHL playoffs in three consecutive years, the Amerks sit last in the North Division and 14th in the Western Conference. The team has just two wins in their past 10 games.

Read more»

(Video) First NHL Goal: Larsson, Schaller score for Sabres in weekend losses

by Ken McKenna
on

Tim Schaller - Buffalo Sabres

Photo: Buffalo Sabres rookie forward Tim Schaller slides the puck under Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to score his first NHL goal (courtesy of Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)

 

Despite what would be considered an unsuccessful weekend in which they lost two games, the rebuilding Buffalo Sabres still received glimpses of a potentially better future with the first NHL goals from prospects Johan Larsson and Tim Schaller. Read more»

Phantoms’ Hagg hoping third time’s the charm for Sweden at 2015 WJC

by Tony Androckitis
on

Robert Hagg - Team Sweden

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms defenseman and Philadelphia Flyers prospect Robert Hagg will be competing for Sweden in his third and final U20 World Junior Championship (courtesy of Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

 

While teams in the American Hockey League are enjoying a short break for the holidays, Philadelphia Flyers defensive prospect Robert Hagg is gearing up for his third appearance with Team Sweden at the 2015 U20 World Junior Championship, which gets underway on Friday in Montreal and Toronto. Read more»

(Video) First NHL Goal: Pouliot makes first shot count in Penguins’ win

by Ken McKenna
on

Derrick Pouliot - Pittsburgh Penguins

Photo: Pittsburgh Penguins rookie defenseman Derrick Pouliot competed in 247 WHL games, scoring 42 goals and adding 163 assists for 205 points (courtesy of Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire)

 

The Pittsburgh Penguins top prospect, defenseman Derrick Pouliot, made his NHL debut Saturday night a successful one as he netted his first NHL goal – the eventual game-winning goal – on his first shot in the Penguins 3-1 win over the Florida Panthers. Read more»

Vegas roots a source of pride for Cougars’ Pochiro

by Glen Erickson
on

Zach Pochiro - Prince George Cougars

Photo: Prince George Cougars forward and St. Louis Blues prospect Zach Pochiro was a fourth round pick of the Blues at the 2013 NHL Draft (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)

 

Like many prospects, Zach Pochiro has traveled a most interesting hockey road map, one that currently has the 20-year-old center in a position where he can try to thrive during his third WHL season with the Prince George Cougars. Read more»

Related Articles