Luke Schenn

Birth Day November 2nd, 1989
Birth Place Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Age 34 Years Old

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About Luke Schenn

Luke Schenn is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is famous for playing with the NHL team, Toronto Maple Leafs in the position of defenceman. He played junior hockey with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He was a highly touted prospect heading into the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, where he was selected in the first round, fifth overall, by the Maple Leafs.

During the 2008-2009 season, Schenn began his professional career with the Maple Leafs until being traded to Philadelphia following the 2011–12 season. He also won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2020 and 2021. Internationally, he won a gold medal at the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and a silver medal at the 2009 World Ice Hockey Championships.

Early Life and Family Background

Luke Schenn was born on November 2, 1989, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He is the son of his father, Jeff Schenn, and his mother, Rita Schenn. By nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the Canadian-White ethnical race. He grew up along with his brother Brayden Schenn and sisters Madison and Macy. His younger brother Brayden was picked fifth overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings, and was later traded to the Philadelphia Flyers. He is 33 years old as of 2022. 

Luke Schenn attended and graduated from St. Joseph High School in Saskatoon. There, he played for his high school ice hockey team.

NGL Defenceman, Luke Schenn

Luke Schenn NHL Career

  • Luke Schenn played his first minor hockey team with the Saskatoon Red Wings. He played AAA midget hockey for the Saskatoon Contacts in his 2004-2005 season. While playing there, he was selected in the first round, 20th overall, of the 2004 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft by the Kelowna Rockets. He debuted with the Rockets during the 2005–06 season. 
  • Schenn served as an alternate captain for the team during the 2007–08 season. He was named to the WHL's Second All-Star Team after the 2007–08 season. 
  • During the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs traded with the New York Islanders for a higher draft pick, which they ultimately used to select Schenn.
  • On 7th October 7, 2008, he signed a contract with the Maple Leafs with a base salary of $850,000 per season and performance bonuses that could raise the value as high as $1.25 million per season. He was chosen for the team roster at the start of the 2008–09 season, making his NHL debut on October 9 against the Detroit Red Wings. He played for the Rookie YoungStars team in the 2008–09 NHL YoungStars Game.
  • He had a strong start to the 2010–11 season. At the end of the season, Schenn had tied his career-high for goals with five and set new personal records for assists (17) and total points (22) while playing in all 82 games for the Maple Leafs. On June 23, 2012, he was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers. On June 28, 2012, it was announced that Schenn was going to wear number 22 for the Flyers. 
  • During the 2015–16 season, he appeared in 29 games for 5 points before he was traded to the Los Angeles Kings. On July 23, 2016, he signed a two-year, $2.5 million deal with the Arizona Coyotes. On July 1, 2018, following the conclusion of his contract with the Coyotes, he left the club as a free agent and agreed to a one-year, $800,000 contract with the Anaheim Ducks. On November 17, 2018, he was placed on waiver by the Ducks.
  • On July 1, 2019, he agreed as a free agent to a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Following their Stanley Cup win, he signed a one-year contract to remain with the Lightning on October 29, 2020.
  • In the 2020–21 season, he left Tampa Bay as a free agent and was signed to a two-year, $1.7 million contract to return to his previous club, the Vancouver Canucks on July 28, 2021. 

Luke Schenn's Wife & Children

Luke Schenn is a married man. He tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Jeska Peczek. Their wedding date is July 18, 2015. They had a lavish wedding ceremony in Kelowna BC. To date, the duo is enjoying their present life happily without any sign of divorce between them. Their love is going strong with the passage of time. They have a great mutual understanding in their relationship. 

Luke Schenn with his wife, Jeska Peczek and their two kids

Besides his wife, Jeska Peczek, Luke has no extramarital affairs or relationships with anyone. He has not dated anyone aside from Jeska. Luke and Jeska are also the proud parents of two children - Weston Schenn, and Kingston Schenn. 

Luke Schenn's Net Worth

Luke Schenn is an NHL player for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). Schenn has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023. His current salary is $900,000 and his cap hit is $850,000 for the 2022-23 season. His main source of wealth comes from his hockey career. Besides his earnings from his hockey career, he is also making a decent sum of money from various sponsorships and endorsement deals. Moreover, his personal assets also include a home and cars. 

On July 24, 2016, he signed a contract for two years worth $2.5 million with the Arizona Coyotes. He also signed a five-year contract worth $18 million with the Toronto Maples. Besides, his first contract with the Maples is for a three-year worth of $8.925 million. On July 1, 2019, he agreed as a free agent to a one-year, $700,000 contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. 

Luke Schenn Height & Weight

Luke Schenn is a handsome NHL player who has a perfect & tall height of 1.88 m or 188 cm or 6 feet 2 inches. He has a well-maintained bodyweight which measures 229 lb or 104 Kg. A fitness freak, Luke maintains his body a lot hitting the gym. He is very conscious about his food intake as well and he has got a healthy body right now. Luke has dark brown hair color while he has pale green eyes. He has a clean-shaven face looks with an attractive personality. 

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