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J.T. Compher

Born:April 8, 1995Draft:2013 Sabres 35th overall
Hometown:Northbrook, IllinoisPosition:C
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Detroit Red Wings

Joseph Taylor Compher (born April 8, 1995) is currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings. He previously played college ice hockey and was captain for the Michigan Wolverines of the Big Ten Conference. Compher was originally drafted in the second round, 35th overall, by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

JT Compher Detroit Red Wings
JT Compher, Detroit Red Wings (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

J.T. Compher Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
June 26, 2015Buffalo SabresSecond-Round Pick
Mikhail Grigorenko
Nikita Zadorov
Colorado AvalancheJamie McGinn
Ryan O’Reilly

Deeper Dive


  • U17 WHC Silver Medal — 2012
  • U18 WJC Gold Medal — 2012
  • U18 WJC Silver Medal — 2013
  • Big Ten (NCAA) Freshman of the Year — 2014
  • All-Big Ten (NCAA) Freshman Team — 2014
  • All-Big Ten (NCAA) Second Team — 2014
  • All-Big Ten (NCAA) First Team — 2016
  • ACHA West Second Team All-American (NCAA) — 2016
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 2022