|Born:||September 17, 1985||Draft:||2005 Canucks #51 Overall|
|Hometown:||Cochrane, AB||Position:||Left Wing/Right Wing|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Status:||Retired|
Mason Evan Raymond (born September 17, 1985) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames and the Anaheim Ducks. He represented Canada in South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Born in Cochrane, Alberta, but growing up in Calgary, Alberta, he played Junior A in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) for two seasons, where he captured league and regional titles with the Camrose Kodiaks, while also being named league MVP in 2005. He then joined the college ranks with the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) for a two-year tenure there, as well. He earned WCHA All-Rookie honours in 2006, WCHA First-Team All-Star honours in 2007 and was also named the Bulldogs’ most valuable player in 2007. Raymond was drafted by the Canucks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft in the second round, 51st overall.
After spending parts of two seasons with their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Manitoba Moose, he joined the club full-time in 2007–08. He is known as a fast-skating offensive player.
Mason Raymond Statistics
- Olympic Bronze Medal (2018)
- Spengler Cup Winner (Team Canada) (2017, 2018)
- NHL YoungStars Roster (2009)
- NCAA (WCHA) First All-Star Team (2007)
- NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team (2006)
- AJHL Champion (2005)
- AJHL Most Valuable Player (2005)
- RBC Cup Top Forward (2005)
- AJHL (South) All-Rookie Team (2004)
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