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L Esperance Joel

11 Joel L'Esperance

C | Shoots: R | 6-2 | 210 | DOB: 8/18/95 | Age: 27 | Birthplace: Brighton, Mich. | Drafted: Undrafted

Season Stats

Season GP Goals Assists Points +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG SOG SOA SO % SH SH %
2022-23 Regular Season 20 8 7 15 -4 18 0.75 0 0 0 0 0.0 62 12.9
Career AHL Stats

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Bio

First season as a Griffin ... Fifth year pro ... Signed an amateur tryout with Texas (AHL), 3/27/18 ... Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Dallas (NHL), 7/1/18 ... Assigned to Texas, 10/4/18 ... Recalled by Dallas, 2/15/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 2/23/19 ... Recalled by Dallas, 2/27/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 4/6/19 ... Assigned by Dallas, 10/3/19 ... Recalled by Dallas, 10/5/19 ... Reassigned by Dallas, 10/15/19 ... Re-signed to a two-year contract by Dallas, 10/11/20 ... Signed to a two-year contract by Grand Rapids, 7/13/22 ... Released from professional tryout by Detroit, 10/7/22.

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Compuware 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 31 9 7 16 28 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 Compuware 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 36 18 18 36 14 -- -- -- -- --
2011-12 Compuware 18U AAA HPHL 18U 26 13 6 19 32 -- -- -- -- --
Tri-City USHL 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Tri-City USHL 49 10 9 19 57 -- -- -- -- --
2013-14 Tri-City USHL 35 21 13 34 28 -- -- -- -- --
Sioux City USHL 25 6 8 14 16 8 1 0 1 10
2014-15 Michigan Tech WCHA 29 7 10 17 18 -- -- -- -- --
2015-16 Michigan Tech WCHA 35 16 10 26 16 -- -- -- -- --
2016-17 Michigan Tech WCHA 44 11 17 28 53 -- -- -- -- --
2017-18 Michigan Tech WCHA 44 12 15 27 45 -- -- -- -- --
Texas AHL 9 1 1 2 0 22 1 3 4 4
2018-19 Dallas NHL 18 2 0 2 6 -- -- -- -- --
Texas AHL 54 30 15 45 23 -- -- -- -- --
2019-20 Dallas NHL 3 1 0 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
Texas AHL 58 25 15 40 39 -- -- -- -- --
2020-21 Dallas NHL 12 2 0 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
2021-22 Texas AHL 62 24 25 49 30 2 0 1 1 0
NHL TOTALS 33 5 0 5 10 -- -- -- -- --
AHL TOTALS 183 80 56 136 92 24 1 4 5 4
PRO TOTALS 216 85 56 141 102 24 1 4 5 4

AHL Career Highs

  • Games Played 62, 2021-22
  • Goals 30, 2018-19
  • Assists 25, 2021-22
  • Points 49, 2021-22
  • PIM 39, 2019-20
  • Goal Streak 4, twice (MR: 1/28/22-2/9/22)
  • Assist Streak 4, 1/21/22-1/29/22
  • Point Streak 11, 1/8/22-2/11/22
  • Goals, Game 2, nine times (MR: 2/16/22 TEX vs. GR)
  • Assists, Game 3, 2/19/22 TEX vs. SJ
  • Points, Game 3, three times (MR: 2/19/22 TEX vs. SJ)
  • PIM, Game 7, 11/3/18 TEX at BAK

Career Firsts

  • AHL Game 3/28/18 TEX at GR
  • AHL Point 4/7/18 TEX vs. RFD (goal)
  • AHL Goal 4/7/18 TEX vs. RFD (Matt Tomkins)
  • NHL Game 2/16/19 DAL at CAR
  • NHL Point 3/14/19 DAL at MIN (goal)
  • NHL Goal 3/14/19 DAL at MIN (Devan Dubnyk)

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