Daniel Winnik
Daniel Winnik
Ducks - Center
NUMBER: 34
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
WEIGHT: 207
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 03/06/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Toronto, ON, CAN
DRAFTED: PHX: 2004-265 overall
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2006) Traded to Colorado by Phoenix for Colorado's 4th round choice (Rhett Holland) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 28, 2010. Traded to San Jose by Colorado with T.J. Galiardi and Anaheim's 7th round choice (previously acquired, San Jose selected Emil Galimov) in 2013 Entry Draft for Jamie McGinn, Michael Sgarbossa and Mike Connolly, February 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 20, 2012.
2012-13: Appeared in his sixth NHL season, his first with Anaheim…scored 6-13=19 points with a +13 rating and 16 PIM in 48 games…ranked fifth on the Ducks in plus/minus (+13) and tied for ninth in the NHL in plus/minus on the road (+12)...recorded a plus-or-even rating in 38 of his 48 games…was one of three Anaheim players to appear in all 48 regular season games…appeared in his 400th career game, Mar. 29 @ CHI…recorded his third multi-point game of the season (0-2=2), Mar. 18 vs. SJ…logged a season-high 20:34 TOI, Mar. 4 @ PHX…registered a career-tying +3 rating, Mar. 2 @ PHX…became the first player in club history to score five goals in the first four games of a single season (5-1=6), Jan. 19-26…scored his fifth goal in a 3-2 shootout win, Jan. 26 vs. NSH…opened his Anaheim career with back-to-back multi-goal games on Jan. 19 @ VAN (2-0=2) and Jan. 21 @ CGY (2-0=2), tying his career high for goals in a game.

CAREER: Signed by Anaheim as a free agent on July 20, 2012...Was acquired by San Jose with T.J. Galiardi and a seventh-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft from Colorado in exchange for Jamie McGinn, Mike Connolly and Michael Sgarbossa, Feb. 27, 2012…was acquired by Colorado from Phoenix in exchange for a fourth-round pick in 2012 Entry Draft, June 28, 2010…2011-12: Split his fifth NHL season with Colorado and San Jose…appeared in 84 regular-season games, collecting 8-15=23 points with 52 PIM…led the league in games played, which represented the most in the NHL since Sean Avery played 84 in 2006-07 with Los Angeles and the New York Rangers…was acquired by San Jose as part of a five-player deal at the trade deadline, Feb. 27…collected his 100th career NHL point (goal), Apr. 3 @ DAL…earned an assist (0-1=1) with a season-best +3 rating in his penultimate game with Colorado, Feb. 24 @ CBJ…logged a season-high 23:12 TOI on Dec. 17 vs. WSH, the second-highest of his career…recorded his first career “Gordie Howe hat trick” on Dec. 15 @ SJ, marking a season high in points (1-1=2)…appeared in his 300th NHL game, Nov. 15 @ PIT…PLAYOFFS: Made his second career appearance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs with San Jose, earning one point (0-1=1) in a five-game CQF loss to STL…earned his first career postseason point (assist) in Game 5 of the CQF, Apr. 21 @ STL...2010-11: Appeared in his fourth NHL season, his first with Colorado…scored 11-15=26 points with 35 PIM in 80 games, matching career highs in goals, assists and points…also set a career high in shots (167) and a then-career high in appearances, which was tied for the team lead with Matt Duchene…in addition, led Colorado in shorthanded points (3), shorthanded goals (2), and total shorthanded minutes (218:51)…recorded a career-high seven shots on Mar. 28 @ ANA…scored his first career PPG on Feb. 14 vs. CGY and first NHL shorthanded tally on Dec. 31 @ CGY…2009-10: Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut with Phoenix, going scoreless in seven games…appeared in his first career NHL postseason game in Game 1 of the CQF, Apr. 14 vs. DET…played 74 regular-season games with the Coyotes, scoring 4-15=19 points with a +1 rating with 12 PIM…led team forwards in blocked shots (54) and ranked second in takeaways (30)…also ranked third in shorthanded TOI (3:04)…compiled a career-high four-game point streak (1-4=5), Oct. 26-31… 2008-09: Appeared in his second NHL season with Phoenix, collecting 3-4=7 points with a +1 rating and a career-high 63 PIM in 49 games…was a plus-or-even in 39 of his 49 games…notched a career-best 2-1=3 points with a +3 rating, Feb. 14 vs. CGY…logged a career-high 17 PIM, Oct. 11 vs. CBJ…missed five games due to injury, Nov. 18-26…went scoreless during a five-game conditioning assignment with San Antonio, Jan. 1-10…2007-08: Made his NHL debut with Phoenix, earning 11-15=26 points with 25 PIM in 79 games…among NHL rookies, ranked ninth in shots (122), tied for 13th in goals and games played, tied for first in shorthanded assists (2) and tied for second in SH points (2)…recorded his second NHL multi-point game (1-1=2) in a career-high 23:13 TOI, Mar. 18 @ EDM…posted his first career multi-point contest (1-1=2), Nov. 24 vs. TOR…earned his first career NHL assist, Oct. 11 @ NSH…scored the GWG in his NHL debut on Oct. 4 vs. STL, a 3-2 victory…2006-07: Appeared in his second AHL season with San Antonio, scoring 9-12=21 points with 34 PIM in 66 games…also played five games for the Phoenix RoadRunners (ECHL)…2005-06: Made his professional debut with San Antonio, scoring 1-1=2 points with eight PIM in seven games…scored a goal in his AHL debut, Apr. 6 vs. Milwaukee…Miscellaneous: Played three seasons with the University of New Hampshire (Hockey East) from 2003-06, collecting 37-58=95 points with 82 PIM in 118 career games…was named a Hockey East Second Team All-Star as a junior in 2005-06, finishing tied for fifth in the league in scoring (15-26=41)…shared the team lead in assists and was tied for second in points…was named Hockey East Player of the Month for November 2006.

PERSONAL:
Graduated from Loyola Catholic Secondary High School (Mississauga, Ontario) in 2003…has one older brother, Andrew…says Doug Gilmour was his favorite NHL player growing up…enjoys listening to Wiz Khalifa, Of Monsters and Men and Kaskade…likes to eat at Bear Flag Fish Company while in Orange County…other sporting interests include golf, baseball and football…spent most of the summer traveling and playing golf…resides in Toronto during the offseason.