Guillaume Gelinas
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Guillaume Gelinas

Hometown:

Quebec Quebec

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1993-06-14

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2011

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

5-9

Acquired:

Free agent signing, 2014

Weight:

181 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History
Future
After signing a three-year entry-level contract with Dallas on July 1, Gelinas will begin his pro career with the Iowa Wild in 2014-15.

New faces bolster Minnesota Wild prospect depth in 2014-15

by Peter Prohaska
on

NHL: DEC 19 Wild at Penguins

Photo: Brett Bulmer will look to stay healthy and earn a contract for 2015-16. (courtesy of Jeanine Leech/Icon Sportswire)

 

The Minnesota Wild organization does things just a little differently than other teams. Rather than relying heavily on the CHL or the European leagues, the Wild has drafted many players bound for U.S. colleges in recent years. This affords the team additional flexibility with contracts and salary while also potentially yielding professional assets who may have had a longer developmental timeframe (Erik Haula is the big success story so far).

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