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Jeff Petry

Born:December 9, 1987Draft:2006 Oilers, 45th Overall
Hometown:Ann Arbor, MI, USAPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:USACurrent Team:Detroit Red Wings

Jeffrey Petry (born December 9, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the second round, 45th overall, at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, playing for the organization from 2010 until his trade to Montreal in 2015.

Jeff Petry, Montreal Canadiens
Jeff Petry, Montreal Canadiens (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Jeff Petry Stats

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
March 2, 2015Edmonton OilersMontreal Canadiens2nd-Round Pick in 2015
(Jonas Siegenthaler)
4th-Round Pick in 2015
(Caleb Jones)
July 16, 2022Montreal CanadiensRyan PoehlingPittsburgh PenguinsMike Matheson
4th-Round Pick in 2023
Aug. 6, 2023Pittsburgh PenguinsNathan Legare
Casey DeSmith
2025 2nd-Round Pick
Montreal CanadiensRem Pitlick
Aug. 15, 2023Montreal CanadiensDetroit Red WingsGustav Lindstrom
4th-Round Pick in 2025 (conditional)

Deeper Dive


  • Clark Cup champion 2005–06
  • USHL All-Star 2005–06, 2006–07
  • USHL Defenseman of the Year 2006–07
  • USHL First All-Star Team 2006–07
  • Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award 2006–07
  • All-CCHA Rookie Team 2007–08
  • CCHA Rookie of the Year Finalist 2007–08
  • NCAA West All-Tournament Team 2007–08
  • INCH Freshman All-American 2007–08
  • All-CCHA Second Team 2009–10
  • AHCA West Second-Team All-American 2009–10
  • IIHF World Championships 2012, 2013, 2014
  • IIHF World Championships bronze medalist 2013