Gannon Laroque



  • DOB: 8/20/2003
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 200
  • Shoots: R
  • Hometown: Edmonton, Alberta
  • Drafted: 2021 round 4 #103 overall by San Jose Sharks


  • Lower-body injury allowed for him to appear in just four games with the Victoria Royals (WHL).
  • Named captain of the Royals on June 4, 2022.
  • Signed a three-year ELC with the Sharks on June. 1, 2022.


  • Collected his first AHL/pro point (assist) on Apr. 22, 2023 at Henderson.
  • Appeared in three games with the Barracuda at the end of the year as an 18-year-old, making his AHL/pro debut on Apr. 20, 2022 at Bakersfield.
  • Registered 52 points (10 goals, 42 assists) in 63 games for the Victoria... Among league defensemen, he finished in the top 10 in assists (ninth), points (10th) and power-play assists (24, tied-seventh), and he was the fourth-youngest defenseman to reach the 50-point threshold in the WHL this season.
  • Paced all Victoria defensemen in almost every major offensive category, ranking first in goals, assists, points, shots (118), power-play points (28) and game-winning goals (two)... His 10 goals and 42 assists are the most recorded by a defenseman for Victoria since 2017-18 and 2015-16, respectively.
  • At the end of the season, Laroque was the recipient of the Royals Top Defenseman Award, was named to the WHL B.C. Division First All-Star Team, was the WHL B.C. Division Defenseman of the Year and was one of four nominees for WHL Defenseman of the Year. 


  • Notched seven points (one goal, six assists) in 21 games for Victoria, finishing as the Royals highest-scoring defenseman, second highest-scoring rookie and earning their Top Defenseman Award.
  • He notched his first WHL assist in his second game of the season and scored his first WHL goal just two games later.
  • He also appeared in four games for the Spruce Grove Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL), collecting a pair of assists.
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Player Stats

Regular Season
2021-22 Regular SeasonSJ3011-10004000.33