Chad Wiseman

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Chad Wiseman
Born (1981-03-25) March 25, 1981 (age 34)
Burlington, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
ALH team
Former teams
Nippon Paper Cranes
San Jose Sharks
New York Rangers
Cleveland Barons
Hartford Wolf Pack
Hershey Bears
Lowell Devils
Springfield Falcons
Albany Devils
EHC Wolfsburg
Östersunds IK
NHL Draft 246th overall, 2000
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2001–present

Chad Wiseman (born March 25, 1981) is a Canadian ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Nippon Paper Cranes, a Japanese team in the Asia League Ice Hockey (ALH). Wiseman was drafted 246th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. Wiseman has played nine NHL games in his career, scoring one goal and one assist for two points.

Wiseman started his NHL career in the 2002–2003 season with the San Jose Sharks, appearing in 4 games. On August 12, 2003, the Sharks traded Wiseman to the New York Rangers for Nils Ekman. Wiseman played one game in the 2003–2004 season, scoring one goal. After the NHL lockout, he played 4 games during the 2005-2006 season, recording one assist. He also appeared in his first career playoff game in the 1st Round for New York. At the end of the season, Wiseman became an Unrestricted Free Agent and signed with the Washington Capitals on July 14, 2006. [1] He never played a game for the Capitals however, spending the year with Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League instead.

He moved to Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga in 2007 and signed for EHC Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams. In 2008, Wiseman signed with the New Jersey Devils but spent the season playing for the Lowell Devils of the AHL. On January 17, 2010, while playing with the Lowell Devils, Wiseman scored four goals and two assists, for a total of 6 points against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. On March 9, 2011 Wiseman, playing for the Albany Devils, scored four goals in 9:03 against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, setting a franchise record for the most goals in a single period of play and matching the franchise record for most goals scored in a single game.

On October 29, 2013, Wiseman signed to play the 2013-14 season with Östersunds IK of the Division 1, the third tier league in Sweden.[2]

In August 2014, Wiseman signed a one year contract to play with the Nippon Paper Cranes in the ALH.


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