Blake Wheeler

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Birthday
31, 1986
Birthplace
Plymouth, MN
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
31, 1986 (age 32)
Birthplace
Plymouth, MN

About

American right winger who became a star player at the University of Minnesota, being named the Most Valuable Player of the 2007 WCHA Final Five Tournament. He later made his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins in October 2008.

Before Fame

He scored a state-high 45 goals in his junior year at Breck School in Golden Valley, Minnesota. He opted to play for the Green Bay Gamblers in the United States Hockey League rather than finish his senior year.

Trivia

He was named to the 2009 NHL YoungStars Game and was named the game's Most Valuable Player.

Family Life

He married a woman named Sam.

Associated With

He has been teammates with Calder Memorial Trophy-winning defenceman Tyler Myers on the Winnipeg Jets.