Chad Ruhwedel

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Chad Ruhwedel
Born (1990-05-07) May 7, 1990 (age 24)
San Diego, CA, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 188 lb (85 kg; 13 st 6 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Buffalo Sabres
Rochester Americans (AHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2013–present

Chad Ruhwedel (born May 7, 1990 in San Diego, California) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

He played ice hockey for the San Diego Junior Gulls and La Jolla Jaguars as a youth, before playing for the Los Angeles Kings U18 AAA team. After juniors, he played for the Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL, earning a Division I college hockey scholarship to UMass Lowell. On April 13, 2013 he signed a two-year entry-level contract as an undrafted free agent with the Sabres.[1][2]

Personal[edit]

Chad Ruhwedel was raised in the Scripps Ranch area of San Diego and attended Scripps Ranch High School, where he starred on the roller hockey team.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 55 0 11 11 30 4 0 1 1 4
2009–10 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 58 5 17 22 55 3 0 1 1 2
2010–11 UMass-Lowell HE 32 2 13 15 10
2011–12 UMass-Lowell HE 37 6 19 25 26
2012–13 UMass-Lowell HE 41 7 16 23 20
2012–13 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Rochester Americans AHL 47 4 24 28 22 5 2 3 5 4
2013–14 Buffalo Sabres NHL 21 0 1 1 2
NHL totals 28 0 1 1 2

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East First Team 2012–13
AHCA East First-Team All-American 2012–13
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 2013 [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ruhwedel's long path leads to Lowell then Buffalo". hockeysfuture.com. 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-04-13. 
  2. ^ "Sabres sign defenseman Chad Ruhwedel". Buffalo Sabres. NHL.com. 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-04-13. 
  3. ^ "2013-14 Hockey East Media Guide". Hockey East. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 

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