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Born June 29, 1979 (1979-06-29) (age 30),
Rochester, Minnesota
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
AHL team Chicago Wolves
NHL Draft 255th overall, 1998
St. Louis Blues
Career 2003 – present

John Pohl (born June 29, 1979) is an American professional ice hockey centre, currently a member of Chicago Wolves after concluding a one-year contract with Frölunda HC of the Swedish Elite League.

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Playing career

Pohl played for the University of Minnesota where he helped lead the team to the 2002 NCAA National Championship. He also was a standout player at Red Wing High School in Red Wing, Minnesota, where he grew up; during his senior year there he was voted Minnesota's 1998 "Mr. Hockey." Pohl played one game with the St. Louis Blues during the 2003–04 NHL season. He was drafted by the Blues 255th overall in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. During the 2005–06 NHL season, Pohl played seven games for the Leafs and chipped in with three goals and one assist. His first goal in the NHL was scored in a 6–3 Maple Leafs victory against the New Jersey Devils on December 31, 2005. On February 17, 2007, Pohl recorded his first career two-goal effort against the Edmonton Oilers.

Career statistics

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Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 Red Wing Wingers MSHSL 28 19 42 61
1995–96 Red Wing Wingers MSHSL 28 42 57 99
1996–97 Red Wing Wingers MSHSL 28 54 57 111
1997–98 Red Wing Wingers MSHSL 28 29 78 107
1997–98 Twin City Vulcans USHL 10 6 3 9 10
1998–99 Minnesota Golden Gophers WCHA 42 7 10 17 18
1999–00 Minnesota Golden Gophers WCHA 41 18 41 59 26
2000–01 Minnesota Golden Gophers WCHA 38 19 26 45 24
2001–02 Minnesota Golden Gophers WCHA 44 27 52 79 26
2002–03 Worcester IceCats AHL 58 26 32 58 34 3 0 1 1 6
2003–04 Worcester IceCats AHL 65 16 25 43 65 3 0 1 1 2
2003–04 St. Louis Blues NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Worcester IceCats AHL 13 3 6 9 2
2005–06 Toronto Marlies AHL 59 36 37 73 40 5 1 5 6 10
2005–06 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 7 3 1 4 4
2006–07 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 74 13 16 29 10
2007–08 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 33 1 4 5 10
2008–09 HC Lugano NLA 22 3 22 25 26
2008–09 Frölunda HC SEL 12 5 7 12 6 11 2 7 9 8
NHL totals 115 17 21 38 24

Personal

His wife is Krissy Wendell, captain of the American national women's hockey team. Pohl had been introduced by Krissy Wendell's brother, Erik, who was Pohl's teammate and roomate at the University of Minnesota.

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