Justin Abdelkader
OlympianIce Hockey

Justin Abdelkader

Olympian 2022

2021 World Championships

Athlete Bio




Feb 25, 1987


Muskegon, MI


Michigan State University

Played the 2020-21 season with EV Zug in Switzerland

  • Won the league championship
  • Skated in nine regular season games, recording four goals and four assists
  • Played 13 playoff games, tallying six goals and three assists

Played from 2008-2020 in the Detroit Red Wings Organization

  • Served as an alternate captain for the Red Wings from 2016-20
  • Set a career-high in goals (23) and points (44) in the 2014-15 season
  • Had back-to-back 40 point seasons, registering 42 in 2015-16
  • Made his NHL debut in 2008, and scored his first NHL goal on October 17, 2010 against Colorado
Jordan is one of the greatest American Freestyle wrestlers of all time. With five World and Olympic titles to his name, Jordan is one behind Bruce Baumgartner and John Smith who each have six.
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