Blake Coleman (born November 28, 1991) is an American ice hockey player for the Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected in the third round, 75th overall, by the New Jersey Devils during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Coleman won back-to-back Stanley Cups with the Lightning in 2020 and 2021, becoming just the second Texas-born player to win the Stanley Cup (after Brian Leetch won with the New York Rangers in 1994) and first to be exclusively trained in the state.
As a youth, Coleman played in the 2004 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Dallas Alliance minor ice hockey team.
Coleman played at the collegiate level for the Miami RedHawks. After completing his college career and graduating from Miami University, Coleman signed a two-year entry-level contract with the New Jersey Devils. He was assigned to the Devils' AHL affiliate, the Albany Devils to begin his professional career in the 2015–16 season.
During the 2016–17 season, Coleman appeared in 23 games for the Devils, and scored his first career goal on March 26 against the Dallas Stars in his 17th career game. On July 26, 2017, the Devils re-signed Coleman to a one-year, two-way contract worth $660,000. During the 2017–18 season, Coleman scored 13 goals and 12 assists for 25 points, in addition to 2 goals in the playoffs. On July 17, 2018, Coleman again re-signed with the Devils to a three-year, $5.4 million contract.
On February 16, 2020, Coleman was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for Nolan Foote and a conditional first-round pick.
On January 19th, 2021, he was put on the NHL COVID-19 protocol list.
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff