Acquired via trade from the Peterborough Petes in 2012.
Puempel collected the 2009-10 Emms Family Award as the OHL Rookie of the Year after scoring a league-best 33 goals and 64 points in his first season. He was also named the 2009-10 Canadian Hockey League Rookie of the Year.
A natural goal-scorer who shows great vision and creativity in his playmaking, Puempel was chosen in the first round (24th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators.
|2012-13 Regular Season||Kitchener Rangers||51||35||12||47||5||43|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Peterborough Petes||30||17||16||33||-3||31|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Peterborough Petes||55||34||35||69||-33||49|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Peterborough Petes||59||33||31||64||-2||43|
|2013 Playoffs||Kitchener Rangers||10||3||4||7||-2||10|
|2010 Playoffs||Peterborough Petes||4||1||1||2||0||6|