Pascal Morency

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Pascal Morency
Born (1982-02-20) February 20, 1982 (age 32)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
AHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Houston Aeros
Bakersfield Condors (ECHL)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Houston Aeros
Wheeling Nailers
Playing career 2003–present

Pascal Morency (born February 20, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward for the KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the EBEL.

Playing career[edit]

Morency originally started his junior career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Chicoutimi Saguenéens in 1999. He played only 12 games before going to the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles for the rest of the 1999–2000 season and played there until 2002. During that period his team went to the playoffs every year that he played.

2001-02 was his final season with the Screaming Eagles, and that year he had a QMJHL league leading 596 penalty minutes and had his highest points year with 11 goals and 22 assists for 33 points.

In the 2002-03 season he played four games for the Hull Olympiques and finished the season with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies both of the QMJHL. During his time with the Huskies he tallied 12 goals and 16 assists along with 340 penalty minutes.[1]

He turned professional in 2003 and played in the United Hockey League for the Flint Generals during that season 8 goals and 6 assists to go along with his 248 penalty minutes.

In the 2004-05 season he joined the Pittsburgh Penguins association and was assigned to the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.[2] While there he accumulated 17 points and had 252 penalty minutes. He was called up to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the AHL and played 2 games.

In the 2005-06 season he was re-signed by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and assigned to the Nailers, but played only 17 games and was released from his contract.[3]

In the 2006-07 season he played for the Fort Wayne Komets then of the UHL. During that season he accrued 204 penalty minutes in the regular season and 16 in the post season.[4]

From the 2007-08 season until the 2009-10 season Morency played for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL). During those season he played the fewest amount of games per season in his professional career and accrued the fewest penalty minutes per season. In 2009, while at the New York Islanders summer training camp, he was involved in a fight where he was suspended for five preseason games and five regular season games.[5]

For the 2010-11 season he was signed to a two way contract by the Houston Aeros of the AHL, but was assigned to the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL.[6] He was recalled a number of times to Houston and played 16 games with 2 points and 70 penalty minutes.[7] While in Bakersfield he played 36 regular season games with 27 points and 113 penalty minutes. The Condors were eliminated in the first round of the 2011 Kelly Cup playoffs where he played in 3 games and had 4 points and 6 penalty minutes.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–2000 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 12 0 1 1 9 - - - - -
1999–2000 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 37 2 3 5 35 1 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 32 3 5 8 79 12 1 5 6 29
2001–02 Cape Breton Screaming Eagles QMJHL 64 11 22 33 596 16 1 3 4 77
2002–03 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 4 0 0 0 65
2002–03 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 61 12 16 28 340 4 1 2 3 12
2003–04 Flint Generals UHL 51 8 6 14 248 3 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 53 8 9 17 252
2004–05 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 2 0 0 0 4
2005–06 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 17 1 2 3 74
2006–07 Fort Wayne Komets UHL 68 10 14 24 204 10 3 3 6 16
2007–08 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 28 1 1 2 114
2008–09 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 31 1 2 3 115 3 0 1 1 4
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 46 2 1 3 187
2010-11 Bakersfield Condors ECHL 36 17 10 27 113 3 3 1 4 6
2010-11 Houston Aeros AHL 16 1 1 2 70
2011-12 KHL Medvescak Zagreb EBEL
ECHL totals 116 26 21 47 439 3 3 1 4 6
AHL totals 1123 5 5 10 490 3 0 0 1 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pascal Morencyis traded.". QMJHL Network. 2002-10-08. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Penguins ECHL update.". hockeysfuture.com. 2004-11-30. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Penguins sign Morency.". Our Sports Central. 2005-09-07. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Tailing the Komets.". News-Sentinel.com. 2006-08-31. Retrieved 2 May 2011. 
  5. ^ AP (2009-09-21). "New York Islanders' Pascal Morency suspended 5 games.". espn.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  6. ^ Mike Griffith (2010-10-21). "Morency a supreme agitator lands in Bakersfield". bakersfield.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 
  7. ^ aeros.com (2010-12-29). "aeros.com: Press releases". aeros.com. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 

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