Emerson Etem
Emerson Etem
Ducks - Left Wing
NUMBER: 65
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
WEIGHT: 206
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 06/16/1992
AGE: 21
BIRTHPLACE: Long Beach, CA, USA
DRAFTED: ANA: 2010-29 overall
2012-13: Appeared in his first NHL season… made his NHL debut at 20 years, 7 months and 13 days on Jan. 29 @ SJ...became the 13th born-and-trained Southern California player to appear in an NHL contest (ninth player since 2005-06)…is the highest drafted Southern California born-and-trained player in Ducks history and the third-highest in NHL history…earned his first career fighting major, Apr. 5 vs. DAL…netted his first career NHL goal in his second career multi-point game (1-1=2), Mar. 18 vs. SJ…in his third career NHL game, scored his first two points (0-2=2), Feb. 2 vs. LA…scored 13 goals in 45 games at Norfolk (AHL)…was named to the AHL Eastern Conference All-Star team on Jan. 23 but did not participate in the game due to his Anaheim recall.

CAREER: Appeared in his third WHL season with Medicine Hat in 2011-12, scoring 61-46=107 points with a +29 rating in 65 games…led the Canadian Hockey League (WHL, OHL, QMJHL) in goals (61), SHG and co-led the CHL in GWG (11)…ranked seventh in the WHL in scoring and was tied for sixth among league leaders in PPG (17)…led Medicine Hat in goals, assists, points, plus/minus (+29) and SHG, and co-led in PPG…scored his 59th and 60th goals of the season on Mar. 10 @ Lethbridge, becoming the first WHL player to score 60 goals in a season since 2000-01, when Swift Current’s Layne Ulmer scored 63 in 68 games…scored his 50th and 51st goals in his 50th game on Feb. 12 vs. Brandon, becoming the first player to score 50 in his first 50 games-or-less since Ulmer scored 50 in 47 in 2000-01…had a career-high 11-game goal-scoring streak (16-2=18) from Dec. 10-Jan. 27, the WHL’s longest goal-scoring streak since 2003-04…his 10 SHG were the most by any WHL player since Pavel Brendl (Calgary) scored 10 in 1998-99…had a career-high 19-game point streak (23-9=32), Dec. 10-Feb. 15…also had a 17-game point streak (23-16=39), Sept. 28-Nov. 5…added 7-6=13 points with 13 PIM in seven WHL Playoff games…among WHL Playoff leaders, ranked tied for eighth in goals and tied for fourth in GWG (2)…was assigned to Syracuse on Apr. 12 following Medicine Hat’s elimination from the WHL playoffs…made his professional debut on Apr. 15 vs. Connecticut and scored his first carer goal the following night @ Albany…added two goals (2-0=2) in four Calder Cup Playoff games…represented Team USA at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship in Calgary and Edmonton, scoring 0-4=4 points in six games…appeared in his second WHL season with Medicine Hat in 2010-11, collecting 45-35=80 points with a +41 rating and 24 PIM in 65 games…finished tied for fifth among WHL leaders in goals and tied for eighth in plus/minus…also led the WHL in SHG (9) and tied for 12th in PPG (15)…among team leaders, ranked second in points and goals, and first in PPG and plus/minus…recorded a season-high 15-game point streak (9-11=20) from Jan. 9-Feb. 11, the eighth longest in the WHL in 2010-11…in 15 WHL Playoff games, scored 10-11=21 points to finish 10th among league leaders…signed a three-year entry-level contract with Anaheim, May 19, 2011…represented Team USA at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo, NY, scoring one goal in six games to help his country to a bronze medal…made his WHL debut with Medicine Hat in 2009-10, scoring 37-28=65 points with a +8 rating in 72 games…led all WHL rookies in goals and finished fourth in rookie scoring…ranked second on the Tigers in goals and fourth in scoring…was named Medicine Hat’s Rookie of the Year for  2009-10…scored a career-high five points on two occasions during the regular season: Oct. 12 @ Kamloops (4-1=5) and Oct. 31 vs. Seattle (3-2=5)…added 7-3=10 points in 12 WHL playoff games, leading the club in goals and points…is the highest drafted Southern California born-and-trained player in Ducks history and third highest in NHL history…appeared in 50 contests in 2008-09 for the U.S. National Team Development Program U-17 team…scored 23-22=45 points with 28 PIM…attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s Prep School in Faribault, MN…the school has produced young NHL stars like Sidney Crosby, Jonathan Toews, Zach Parise and Jack Johnson…started playing roller hockey at the age of three before switching to ice hockey three years later…in California, played his minor hockey at the Los Angeles Hockey Club.