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Jacob Trouba

Born:February 26, 1994Draft:2012 Jets, Ninth Overall
Hometown:Rochester, MI, USAPosition:Defense
Known For:Captain of the RangersShoots:Right
National Team:USACurrent Team:New York Rangers

Jacob Ryan Trouba (born February 26, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and team captain for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Trouba was drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in the first round, ninth overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Trouba played the first six years of his career in Winnipeg before he was traded to the Rangers in 2019.

Jacob Trouba New York Rangers
Jacob Trouba, New York Rangers (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
June 17, 2019Winnipeg Jets 2011-Present Primary LogoNew York Rangers1st-Round Pick
(Ville Heinola)
Neal Pionk

Deeper Dive


  • 2010-11 U17 WHC Silver Medal
  • 2010-11 U18 WJC Gold Medal
  • 2010-11 USHL All-Star Game
  • 2011-12 U18 WJC Gold Medal
  • 2012-13 NCAA (CCHA) All-Rookie Team
  • 2012-13 NCAA (CCHA) Best Offensive Defenseman
  • 2012-13 NCAA (CCHA) First All-Star Team
  • 2012-13 NCAA (West) First All-American Team
  • 2012-13 U20 WJC All-Star Team
  • 2012-13 U20 WJC Best Defenseman
  • 2012-13 U20 WJC Gold Medal
  • 2012-13 World Championship Bronze Medal
  • 2022-23 – present Captain of the Rangers