David Rutherford (ice hockey)

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David Rutherford
Born (1987-04-30) April 30, 1987 (age 27)
Ladner, BC, Canada
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
CHL team
Former teams
Arizona Sundogs
Charlotte Checkers
Florida Everblades
Orlando Solar Bears
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present

David Rutherford (born April 30, 1987 in Ladner, BC, Canada) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Arizona Sundogs of the CHL.

Playing career[edit]

Rutherford played junior hockey in the BCHL and WHL, playing for the Penticton Panthers, Chilliwack Chiefs, and Surrey Eagles in the BCHL, and the Vancouver Giants and Spokane Chiefs of the WHL. His debut ECHL season saw him playing for the Charlotte Checkers and Phoenix RoadRunners in the 2008-09 season.

The next 2 seasons saw him in the CHL playing for the Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs and winning the Ray Miron President's Cup in 2011. He returned to the ECHL for the Florida Everblades in the 2011–12 season.[1]

On August 19, 2013, Rutherford left the Everblades and signed a one-year contract as a free agent with the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL.[2]

On December 28, 2013, Rutherford was traded to the Fort Wayne Komets in exchange for Mickey Lang. He refused to report, however, and then signed with the Arizona Sundogs of the CHL.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Penticton Panthers BCHL 6 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Chilliwack Chiefs BCHL 6 2 2 4 2
2004–05 Surrey Eagles BCHL 48 25 30 55 98 26 10 7 17 54
2004–05 Vancouver Giants WHL 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Vancouver Giants WHL 41 4 6 10 44
2006–07 Spokane Chiefs WHL 69 31 27 58 133 6 2 0 2 13
2007–08 Spokane Chiefs WHL 52 22 21 43 65 21 9 9 18 12
2008–09 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 52 13 13 26 89
2008–09 Phoenix RoadRunners ECHL 12 6 4 10 22
2009–10 Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs CHL 41 18 20 38 62 11 2 4 6 8
2010–11 Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs CHL 58 35 32 67 70 20 12 10 22 29
2011–12 Florida Everblades ECHL 57 25 30 55 65 17 5 7 12 16
2012–13 Florida Everblades ECHL 35 16 21 37 58 13 5 6 11 22
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 18 1 6 7 12
AHL totals 18 1 6 7 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Everblades add Rutherford". ECHL. 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2011-07-26. 
  2. ^ "Solar Bears bring in high scoring forward". Orlando Solar Bears. 2013-08-19. Retrieved 2013-08-19. 

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