Brad Cole

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Brad Cole
Born (1987-10-21) October 21, 1987 (age 27)
Miniota, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
ECHL team
Former teams
Alaska Aces
Quad City Flames
Abbotsford Heat
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
EC VSV
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Brad Cole (born 21 October 1987 in Miniota, Manitoba) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Alaska Aces of the ECHL.

Playing career[edit]

Cole played four Western Hockey League (WHL) seasons with the Seattle Thunderbirds, Kootenay Ice and Saskatoon Blades between 2003 and 2007.

He turned professional in 2007–08 when, on May 22, 2007, he was signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames. Cole attended the Flames training camp and was assigned to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Quad City Flames.

On June 29, 2010 the Flames did not tender a contract which allowed Cole to become an unrestricted free agent (UFA). On October 5, 2010 he was signed as a free agent by the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL.[1]

After two seasons abroad in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL), with HDD Olimpija Ljubljana and EC VSV, Cole returned to the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL for the 2013–14 season.

On September 26, 2014, Cole agreed to a one-year contract to remain in the ECHL with the Alaska Aces.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Seattle Thunderbirds WHL 6 0 0 0 12
2003–04 Kootenay Ice WHL 52 0 1 1 39 4 1 0 1 2
2004–05 Kootenay Ice WHL 39 1 2 3 35 8 0 1 1 2
2005–06 Kootenay Ice WHL 16 1 2 3 20
2005–06 Saskatoon Blades WHL 56 3 12 15 64 9 1 0 1 23
2006–07 Saskatoon Blades WHL 63 16 25 41 83
2007–08 Quad City Flames AHL 25 1 4 5 13
2007–08 Las Vegas Wranglers ECHL 19 0 4 4 11
2008–09 Quad City Flames AHL 73 3 8 11 53
2009–10 Abbotsford Heat AHL 63 1 9 10 37 1 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Greenville Road Warriors ECHL 44 2 7 9 41 11 0 3 3 12
2011–12 HDD Olimpija Ljubljana EBEL 49 3 11 14 57 11 2 4 6 16
2012–13 EC VSV EBEL 42 3 12 15 72 7 1 0 1 6
2013–14 Greenville Road Warriors ECHL 67 5 15 20 61 18 0 6 6 12
AHL totals 161 5 21 26 103 1 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brad Cole player profile". The Hockey News. 2010-06-29. Retrieved 2010-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Cole, Harvey agree to terms". Alaska Aces. 2014-09-26. Retrieved 2014-09-26. 

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