Landon Wilson : biography
Landon Wilson (born March 13, 1975) is a former American professional ice hockey right winger who last played for the Texas Stars of the AHL, where he served as team captain. He is the son of former NHL forward Rick Wilson.
Wilson was drafted 19th overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Wilson made his NHL debut with the Stanley Cup winning Colorado Avalanche in the 1995–96 season. Wilson has also played for the Boston Bruins, Phoenix Coyotes and Pittsburgh Penguins. Wilson has played 348 career NHL games, scoring 51 goals and 60 assists for 111 points.
Wilson received a partially blinding eye injury in one eye when a flying puck collided with his eye while he was not wearing a visor. He took a small break but is now playing again.
In 2004–05, he played for Espoo Blues in Finland. After that he moved to Switzerland to play with HC Davos. After one season in Davos he moved to HC Lugano.
On July 3, 2008, Wilson returned to North America and signed with the Dallas Stars. He was then re-assigned to Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League to start the 2008–09 season.
|1992–93||Dubuque Fighting Saints||USHL||43||29||36||65||284||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||35||18||15||33||147||—||—||—||—||—|
|1994–95||U. of North Dakota||WCHA||31||7||16||23||141||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||15||8||7||15||37||—||—||—||—||—|
- 1998–99 AHL First All-Star Team
- 1993–94 WCHA Rookie of the Year
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