Devon Toews

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Full Name Devon Toews
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Devon Toews
Gender Male
Birth Date February 21st, 1994
Birth Place Abbotsford, British Columbia

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About Devon Toews

A Canadian professional ice hockey player is named for Devon Toews whose playing position is a defenceman. At present, he is playing for the current team, Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 108th overall by the New York Islanders in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. At the 2012 World Junior A Challenge, he represented Team Canada West and made his professional debut with Islanders in 2016 after being drafted in 2014. Playing two seasons for the Surrey Eagles, he won the 2013 BCHL Championship and the Western Canada Cup with the team. He also earned a selection in the BCHL First All-Star Team and Western Canada Cup All-Tournament Team, along with being named as the Top Defencemen of the 2013 Royal Bank Cup. He wore the number 25 for the New York Islanders. As a restricted free agent with the Islanders, due to salary cap constraints, he was traded by New York to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 2021 and 2022 second-round draft pick, on October 12, 2020.

The Colorado Avalanche have acquired defenceman Devon Toews from the New York Islanders for a 2021 second-round pick and a 2022 second-round pick. He scored six goals and added 22 assists over 68 games with the Islanders in 2019-20, his second season in the NHL. He added two goals and eight assists over 22 games in the playoffs. The Islanders selected the Abbotsford, B.C., native in the fourth round of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft out of Quinnipiac University.

Devon Toews is famous for being a professional ice hockey defenceman. He is best known for being the player for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL). 

Devon Toews, a famous ice hockey player for Colorado Avalanche

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Devon Toews was born on 21st February 1994, in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. As per his nationality, he is Canadian and he belongs to the Canadian-White ethnicity. his race is White. Furthermore, his star sign is Pisces and his religion is Christian. He was born to parents; Werner (father) and Tammy Toews (mother). He also has a sibling, a brother with whom he was raised. As per his education, he began playing youth hockey at Yale Hockey Academy at the age of six. He attended Quinnipiac University where he was named to the second team of hockey All-ECAC. He graduated in May 2017 from Quinnipiac University. As of 2020, he celebrated his 26th birthday. 

Devon Toews is a very handsome man with a cool personality. He stands tall at the height of 6 ft 1 in or 185 cm with a balanced bodyweight o 192 lbs or 87 Kg or 13 st 10 lbs. His body build is an athletic He maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercises. His hair color is red and his eye color is blue. His bulky frame and lighting speed helps in keeping the opposition team in their own half while also protecting the goal from easy shots. 

Devon Toews's Ice Hockey Career

  • Devon started his hockey career at Yale Hockey Academy at the very early age of six where he played one season with the Abbotsford Hawks Bantam A1 Hawks and he helped them win the B.C. Bantam Tier 1 title and finish second at the Western Canadians.
  • He later joined the major-midget team the Fraser Valley Bruins with Mackenzie Skapski and they both suffered injuries because of a bus accident on 11th December 2009. 
  • After his recovery, he returned to the Fraser Valley Bruins, where he experienced a growth spurt, and led all BC Hockey Major Midget League defencemen with 37 points in 39 games during the 2010-2011 season which earned him a roster spot on the Surrey Eagles of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). 
  • For the Surrey Eagles, he played for two seasons in which he was named to the 2011-2012 BCHL All-Rookie Team, and was also offered a full hockey scholarship to play at Quinnipiac University. 
  • He came back to join the Eagles for the 2012-2013 season, where he won the 2013 BCHL Championship and the Western Canada Cup in Nanaimo.
  • Hw was named MVP of the Western Canada Cup and was selected for the all-tournament team as well. 
  • Later, he was selected to represent Team Canada West at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge on 1st November 2012. 
  • Playing four games, he earned a silver medal, and later, he was also named Top Defencemen of the tournament's preliminary round. 
  • After that, he began his freshman year at Quinnipiac University during the 2014-2015 season where he appeared in 37 games and totaled 17 points. 
  • On 27th November, he recorded his first collegiate goal in a 3-3 tie with Providence and ended the season with 17 points. 
  • He was drafted 108th overall by the New York Islanders at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
  • In his sophomore season, he appeared in 31 games for the Bobcats where he played in the ECAC Hockey quarterfinals against Union College. While the Bobcats beat Union in three games, they lost in the semi-finals against Harvard University. 
  • Over his three seasons with the Bobcats, Toews led Quinnipiac to multiple NCAA Tournaments.
  • He helped lead the Bobcats to the 2016 National Championship against North Dakota during his final season with the team. 
  • He was also named a New England Second Team All-Star and was named a finalist for the ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Defenseman as he ended the season with a +27 while collecting 30 points. 
  • He then signed a three-year contract with the New York Islanders on 15th April 2016. 
  • In his rookie season with Bridgeport, he tied all rookie defencemen in points and finished tenth in amongst all defensemen in the AHL. 
  • He was selected to participate in the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic and was named to the AHL's All-Rookie team at the completion of the season.
  • During the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic, he won the Fastest Skater competition with a time of 13.478.
  • For the Sound Tigers, he played in 30 games and earned 22 points before suffering a season-ending shoulder injury on December 30 in a game against the Binghamton Devils, and was forced to undergo surgery. 
  • He was out for the remainder of the 2017-2018 season due to injury. Due to which, the Islanders re-signed Toews to a two-year contract extension on 16th July 2018.
  • On 19th December 2018, he earned his first NHL recall after he had recorded 19 points in 24 games, which ranked second amongst Sound Tiger defencemen.
  • He made his NHL debut on 23rd December against the Dallas Stars while playing on a pairing with Luca Sbisa.
  • He wore the jersey number 25, becoming the 20th Islander to don that number. 
  • On 3rd January 2019, in his fifth NHL game, he recorded his first NHL point, the game-winning goal, in a 3-2 overtime win against the Chicago Blackhawks.
  • He also became the 18th player in the modern era to score their first NHL goal in overtime.
  • The Islanders qualified for the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs, where they defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins in four games.
  • Against the Carolina Hurricanes in the second round, he recorded his first career playoff goal on 1st May 2019. He became the third Islanders rookie defenceman in 25 years to score a postseason goal.
  • As a restricted free agent with the Islanders, due to salary cap constraints, he was traded by New York to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 2021 and 2022 second-round draft pick, on 12th October 2020.

Devon Toews's Awards and Achievements

BCHL

  • 2012 BCHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2013 BCHL First All-Start Team
  • 2013 MVP of the Western Canada Cup
  • Top Defenceman (RBC Cup) 2013

College

  • 2014, 2015 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team
  • 2016 ECAC Hockey Second Team
  • 2016 ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Defenceman Finalist
  • New England Second Team All-Star 2016

AHL

  • 2017 All-Rookie Team
  • 2017 All-Star Game

Devon Toews's Fiancee, Kerry Wetzelberger

Devon Toews and his girlfriend, Kerry Wetzelberger

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Regarding the marital status of Devon Toews, he is not married yet and he is still to get married. As of now, he is engaged with his fiancee, Kerry Wetzelberger in September 2018. Devon and his girlfriend, Kerry started dating each other in 2015. He proposed to his girlfriend on September 19th, 2018, and the duo got engaged happily. He also posted the moment captured during him proposing his girlfriend on his Instagram and captioning "September 19th my best friend said yes! Can't wait to start our life together! Special thanks to @sydney_schalk_smith for the setting!!". The engaged couple is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. He is very loyal towards his wife and they both are supportive during ups and downs. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Devon Toews's Net Worth and Salary

Devon Toews is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman whose net worth is estimated to have $1 Million as of 2020 as per sources whereas his net worth as of 2019 is estimated to have over $300 thousand. He was drafted into the NHL back in 2014 by the New York Islanders, he only played his first season for the franchise last year in the 2018-19 season. He signed a two-year $1.4 million deal with the New York Islanders in 2018. As per the contract, the British Columbia native will be earning $700,000 per year and will be with the franchise until the 2019-20 season. Devon Toews so far has made earnings of $650,000 from his entire NHL career. As a restricted free agent with the Islanders, due to salary cap constraints, Toews was traded by New York to the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for a 2021 and 2022 second-round draft pick, on 12th October 2020. His major source of earning is from ice hockey career and he is satisfied with his earnings.