Derek Bekar

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Derek Bekar
Born (1975-09-15) September 15, 1975 (age 38)
Burnaby, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Nationalliga B team
Former teams
Lausanne Hockey Club
St. Louis Blues
Los Angeles Kings
New York Islanders
Acroni Jesenice
Springfield Falcons
NHL Draft 205th overall, 1995
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1998–present

Derek Bekar (born September 15, 1975 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian ice hockey player. He currently plays for the HYS The Hague in The Netherlands.

Career[edit]

He played a total of 11 games for the St. Louis Blues, Los Angeles Kings, and the New York Islanders, scoring no points. He was drafted 205th overall by the Blues in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. Most recently, he played for Acroni Jesenice in the Austrian Hockey League. He also had spells in Switzerland's Nationalliga A for EHC Basel and in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany for the Hannover Scorpions. He also played briefly in the United Kingdom, playing three games in the British National League with the Dundee Stars. On February 1, 2009. he moved from Springfield Falcons, who play in the American Hockey League to Lausanne Hockey Club of the Nationalliga B. Since March 2009 he has been a Senior Vice President at Glacial Energy.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 1995–96
All-Hockey East Second Team 1997–98

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