Davis Drewiske

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Davis Drewiske
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Born (1984-11-22) November 22, 1984 (age 30)
Hudson, WI, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Montreal Canadiens
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present

Davis Anthony Drewiske (born November 22, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently with the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Davis played his youth hockey for the Hudson Raiders Youth Hockey Association. Drewiske attended High School in Hudson, Wisconsin. His accomplishments included 1 state title and was the recipient of the Wisconsin High School Mr. Hockey award in 2003 having successfully recovered from a neck fracture in the previous season.

Undrafted, Drewiske started his junior career with Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL before joining the University of Wisconsin in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Drewiske captained and tied for first on the team in goals for defenseman in his last season with the Badgers.

On April 1, 2008, Drewiske signed an entry-level contract with the Los Angeles Kings.[1] He was then assigned to affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League for the end of the 2007–08 season. Drewiske started the 2008–09 season with the Monarchs before receiving his first call up to the Kings on February 2, 2009.[2] Drewiske made his NHL debut in a 1-0 win against the Ottawa Senators on February 3, 2009.[3] His first NHL goal was an empty net goal to seal a 6-4 win on October 6, 2009 against the San Jose Sharks.

During the lockout shortened 2012–13 season, Drewiske was traded by the Kings to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for a fifth round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft on April 2, 2013.[4]

On June 13, 2013, he signed a two-year contract extension with the Canadiens.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Des Moines Buccaneers USHL 60 4 19 23 63 3 0 0 0 4
2004–05 U. of Wisconsin WCHA 34 1 5 6 20
2005–06 U. of Wisconsin WCHA 37 2 2 4 24
2006–07 U. of Wisconsin WCHA 41 4 6 10 46
2007–08 U. of Wisconsin WCHA 40 5 16 21 46
2007–08 Manchester Monarchs AHL 5 0 0 0 6 4 0 1 1 6
2008–09 Manchester Monarchs AHL 61 1 13 14 95
2008–09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 17 0 3 3 18
2009–10 Los Angeles Kings NHL 42 1 7 8 14
2010–11 Los Angeles Kings NHL 38 0 5 5 19
2011–12 Los Angeles Kings NHL 9 2 0 2 2
2012–13 Los Angeles Kings NHL 20 1 3 4 14
2012–13 Montreal Canadiens NHL 9 1 2 3 0
2013–14 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 21 0 3 3 8
NHL totals 135 5 20 25 67

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kings sign Davis Drewiske". kings.nhl.com. 2008-04-01. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
  2. ^ "Kings recall Drewiske". kings.nhl.com. 2009-02-02. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
  3. ^ "Kings add to Senators woes with shutout". cbssportsline.com. 2009-02-03. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  4. ^ "Canadiens acquire Drewiske from Kings for draft pick". The Sports Network. 2013-04-02. Retrieved 2013-04-02. 

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