HOISTING STANLEY: Former Maverick Standout Helps Golden Knights Claim the 2023 Cup

Maverick Athletics News Report

Las Vegas, Nevada – Former Minnesota State standout Teddy Blueger and the Vegas Golden Knights won the 2023 Stanley Cup defeating the Florida Panthers 9-3 in game five.
Blueger was a four-year standout for the Mavericks from 2012-2016, appearing in 155 games, collecting 108 points on 31 goals and 77 assists.  His 108 points is tied for the 14th most in program history.  As a senior, Blueger was named the team’s MVP and was a First-Team All-WCHA selection as he led the Mavericks in scoring and assists with 11 goals and 24 assists for 35 points. 
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second round of the 2012 draft, Blueger made his NHL debut January 30, 2019.  He has appeared in 268 NHL games, scoring 35 goals to go with 63 assists for 98 points.  This past March, Blueger was traded the Golden Knights and he appeared in 18 regular season games for Vegas scoring two goals and recording four assists.  During this playoff run, Blueger appeared in six games with a goal and an assist.

Blueger joins former Maverick Ryan Carter (2004-06) as the only Mavericks to have won a Stanley Cup Championship.  Carter’s name was engraved on the Stanley Cup following the 2007 final when he and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Ottawa Senators in five games.

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