PLAYERS — LAJOIE

#42 MAXIME LAJOIE

CAREER STATS / EXTENDED SEASON SUMMARIES

Named the Wolves’ captain prior to the start of the 2022-23 season… Won the Calder Cup with Chicago in 2021-22 and led all AHL defensemen with four playoff goals… Also served as one of Swift Current’s alternate captains in his final two WHL seasons (2015-17).

Skated in one WHL game with Swift Current… Made WHL debut at Saskatoon (1/1).

Registered 41 points (7g, 34a) in 72 WHL games with Swift Current during first full WHL season… Ranked second in points, tied for second in assists and tied for third in goals among WHL rookie defensemen… Led team defensemen in assists and ranked second in goals and points… Tallied first WHL point (assist) at Moose Jaw (9/20)… Scored first at Prince George (9/30)… Earned three points (2g, 1a) vs. Portland (10/22)… Recorded two points (1g, 1a) vs. Regina (12/10)… Registered two assists at Red Deer (12/30)… Tallied two assists vs. Calgary (1/7)… Earned two assists vs. Moose Jaw (1/16)… Posted back-to-back two-assist games from 2/6-2/7… Added three points (1g, 2a) in four WHL playoff games… Made WHL playoff debut at Regina (3/27)… Recorded first WHL playoff points (1g, 2a) vs. Regina (3/31).

Earned 37 points (8g, 29a) in 62 WHL games with Swift Current… Led Broncos defensemen in goals, assists and points… Named an alternate captain prior to the start of the season… Posted a three-game assist/point streak from 10/11-10/16 (2g, 4a), including three points (1g, 2a) vs. Saskatoon (10/11)… Registered two assists vs. Brandon (11/7)… Tallied two points (1g,1a) vs. Prince Albert (12/29)… Recorded 24 points (6g, 18a) over the final 27 games of the regular season… Posted a four-game point streak from 1/9-1/15 (1g, 5a), including two points (1g, 1a) vs. Moose Jaw (1/10)… Posted a five-game point streak from 1/22-2/2 (2g, 4a), including two points (1g, 1a) vs. Prince George (1/29)… Posted a three-game point streak from 3/4-3/7 (1g, 3a), including two assists at Medicine Hat (3/5).

Recorded 42 points (7g, 35a) in 68 WHL games with Swift Current… Ranked second among team defensemen in goals, assists and points… Served as an alternate captain for the second consecutive season… Earned two assists vs. Portland (10/4)… Posted a three-game assist streak from 10/15-10/19 (3a)… Registered two assists vs. Edmonton (11/2)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) at Prince Albert (11/23)… Recorded two assists vs. Lethbridge (12/10)… Earned two assists vs. Moose Jaw (12/27)… Registered two points (1g, 1a) vs. Lethbridge (1/3)… Posted two assists vs. Kitchener (1/11)… Recorded two assists vs. Regina (1/21)… Earned two assists vs. Edmonton (2/1)… Tallied two assists at Regina (2/26)… Posted a three-game assist streak from 3/8-3/11 (4a), including two assists vs. Saskatoon (3/11)… Added nine points (1g, 8a) in 14 WHL playoff games as Swift Current fell to Regina in the Eastern Conference Semifinals… Led Broncos blueliners in playoff assists and points… Registered two assists vs. Moose Jaw (3/29)… Tallied two assists at Moose Jaw (4/3).

Spent most of the season with the Belleville Senators of the American Hockey League (AHL)… Tallied 15 points (1g, 14a) in 56 AHL games… Ranked third in assists among team defensemen… Also played one game with the Brampton Beast of the ECHL… Began the season with Belleville… Made AHL/professional debut at Laval (10/6)… Registered first AHL/professional point (assist) at Hartford (10/20)… Earned two assists at Manitoba (10/27)… Reassigned to Brampton (11/21)… Made ECHL debut vs. Kalamazoo (11/23)… Reassigned to Belleville (11/23)… Scored first AHL/professional goal vs. Laval (4/7).

Spent most of the season with the Ottawa Senators (NHL)… Registered 15 points (7g, 8a) in 56 NHL games… Added one assist in three AHL games with Belleville… Began the season with Ottawa… Earned two points (1g, 1a) in NHL debut at CHI (10/4)… Posted a three-game point streak from 10/10-10/15 (3g, 2a), including three power-play points (2g, 1a) vs. PHI (10/10)… Scored a power-play goal vs. TBL (11/4)… Assigned to Belleville (2/23)… Earned an assist at Rochester (2/23).

Played most of the season  in the AHL with Belleville, earning 17 points (4g, 13a) in 48games… Ranked tied for second in goals, third in points and tied for fourth in assists among team defensemen… Also skated in six NHL games with Ottawa… Began the season with Belleville… Recorded two assists vs. Providence (10/19)… Recalled to Ottawa (11/22)… Reassigned to Belleville (12/18)… Recalled to Ottawa (12/20)… Reassigned to Belleville  (12/24)… Scored a power-play, game-winning goal at Utica (1/11)… Tallied two assists vs. Toronto (2/7)… Posted a three-game point streak from 3/4-3/7 (2g, 1a).

Recorded 21 points (6g, 15a) in 27 AHL games with Chicago during the regular season… Ranked tied for fourth in goals and fourth in points among AHL defensemen… Led Wolves blueliners in goals and points and ranked tied for second in assists and third in plus/minus (+9)… Earned two points (1g, 1a) vs. Cleveland (3/5)… Posted a four-game assist/point streak from 3/13-3/28 (2g, 5a), including three points (1g, 2a) vs. Rockford (3/27)… Posted a four-game point streak from 4/25-4/30 (2g, 5a), including three points (1g, 2a) at Grand Rapids (4/29)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) at Grand Rapids (5/12)… Skated in two NHL playoff games with Carolina… Made NHL/Hurricanes postseason debut in Game 3 of the Central Division First Round at NSH (5/21).

Spent time with Chicago (AHL) and Carolina (NHL), posting 33 points (4g, 29a) in 60 AHL games and skating in five NHL games… Posted 33 points (4g, 29a) in 59 AHL games and skated in five NHL games… Led Wolves defensemen in assists, ranking fifth on the team… Also tied for the lead among blueliners in points and power-play goals (2)… Began the season with Chicago… Earned five points in four games from 10/31-11/12 (1g, 4a), including two multi-assist games… Recalled to Carolina (11/29)… Made his Hurricanes regular-season debut at DAL (11/30)… Logged an NHL season-high 14:54 of ice time vs. OTT (12/2)… Reassigned to Chicago (12/13)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) vs. Grand Rapids (1/28)… Posted six assists in five games from 2/26-3/6, including a three-game assist streak from 2/26-3/2 (4a)… Added eight points (4g, 4a) in 18 playoff games as Chicago won the Calder Cup… Led Wolves defensemen in goals and ranked tied for second in points during the postseason… Tallied five points (2g, 3a) in four games vs. Milwaukee during the second round, including three assists and a +4 rating in Game 1 (5/21)… Scored the eventual championship-winning goal in Game 5 of the Calder Cup Final at Springfield (6/25).

Spent most of the season with Chicago (AHL), posting 45 points (11g, 34a) in 63 games during his first season as the Wolves’ captain… Also skated in three games with Carolina (NHL), averaging 7:51 of ice time per game… Began the season with Chicago… Recalled to Carolina (11/13)… Made his NHL season debut at CHI (11/14), logging a season-high 13:51 of ice time… Reassigned to Chicago (11/15)… Earned an assist and was assessed his first fighting major of the season at Iow (12/3), dropping the gloves with Kevin Conley… Recalled to Carolina (12/8) for two games (12/10-12/13)… Reassigned to Chicago (12/14)… Posted a four-game assist streak from 12/30-1/6 (4a)… Dropped the gloves with Michael Carcone at Tucson (1/25) and was assessed a season-high 19 penalty minutes, including his second fighting major… Earned 21 points in 17 games from 1/28-3/11 (7g, 14a), with five multi-point outings over that span… Tallied two points (1g, 1a), including the overtime winner, vs. Rockford (1/28)… Recorded a season-high four points (1g, 3a) at Iowa (2/11)… Posted a four-game point streak from 2/18-2/24 (3g, 4a), with three points (1g, 2a) at Iowa (2/21) and two goals at Grand Rapids (2/24)… Tallied two points (1g, 1a) at Rockford (4/11)… Earned three assists vs. Manitoba (4/16).