Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings
Xavier Ouellet
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 07/29/1993
AGE: 23
DRAFTED: DET: 2011-48 overall
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2010) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2012, 2013)
Lives in Terrebonne, Quebec. … Best friend in hockey is Danick Emond. … Greatest hockey memory is representing Canada at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia. … Began playing hockey at four years old. … Hockey nickname is X. … Hockey idol as a youth was Nicklas Lidstrom. … Greatest influence on his hockey career is his father, who played in Europe. … Plans to work as a personal trainer after finishing his playing career. … First job was playing hockey. … Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome was a high-ankle sprain three weeks before World Juniors. … Favorite charitable causes involve helping kids in schools play sports. … Most interesting thing about him is that he was born in France. … If he could trade occupations for one day, he would be a UFC fighter. … Also speaks French. … Played soccer and baseball growing up. … Favorite food is pizza. … Favorite movie series is 'Rocky'. … Favorite TV show is 'Sons of Anarchy'. … Favorite website is … Enjoys golf, music, and movies.