Ben Holmstrom

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Ben Holmstrom
Born (1987-04-09) April 9, 1987 (age 27)
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Charlotte Checkers (AHL)
Philadelphia Flyers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present

Benjamin Scott Holmstrom (born April 9, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey center who plays for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Holmstrom signed a two-year entry level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on March 17, 2010 after playing four seasons of collegiate hockey with UMass Lowell.[1] Holmstrom was called up on March 3, 2011 and made his NHL debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs.[2]

On July 3, 2014, Holmstrom left the Flyers organization after four years to sign a free agent contract with the Carolina Hurricanes.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 54 3 5 8 53
2004–05 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 15 1 0 1 10
2005–06 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 56 10 9 19 115 14 3 3 6 22
2006–07 UMass Lowell River Hawks HE 30 4 9 13 18
2007–08 UMass Lowell River Hawks HE 37 7 20 27 62
2008–09 UMass Lowell River Hawks HE 38 6 15 21 52
2009–10 UMass Lowell River Hawks HE 39 9 14 23 69
2009–10 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 13 3 0 3 9
2010–11 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 79 16 22 38 75
2010–11 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 2 0 0 0 5
2011–12 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 67 15 26 41 134
2011–12 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 5 0 0 0 2
2012–13 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 22 2 6 8 29
2013–14 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 75 13 19 32 146
AHL totals 256 49 73 122 403
NHL totals 7 0 0 0 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flyers Sign Forward Holmstrom". Philadelphia Flyers. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2010-09-28. 
  2. ^ Tim Panaccio (2011-03-03). "With Carter and Powe out, Flyers call up Holmstrom". CSNPhilly.com. Retrieved 2011-03-14. 
  3. ^ "Canes Agree to Terms with Ben Holmstrom". Carolina Hurricanes. July 4, 2014. Retrieved July 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Player Bio - Ben Holmstrom". The Hockey News. Retrieved 2011-03-14. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Joe Vitale
Hockey East Best Defensive Forward
2009–10
Succeeded by
Tanner House