Richard Seeley

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Richard Seeley
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Born (1979-04-30) April 30, 1979 (age 35)
Powell River, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 217 lb (98 kg; 15 st 7 lb)
Position Defenceman
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Lowell Lock Monsters
Manchester Monarchs
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Norfolk Admirals
DEL
EV Duisburg Die Füchse
EBEL
Vienna Capitals
EHC Black Wings Linz
KHL Medveščak
EIHL
Belfast Giants
NHL Draft 137th overall, 1997
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1999–2011

Richard Seeley (born April 30, 1979 in Powell River, British Columbia) is a Canadian former ice hockey defenceman.

Playing career[edit]

Seeley was drafted in the 6th round, 137th overall, by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft but never played in the NHL. He played mainly for the Lowell Lock Monsters, Manchester Monarchs, Bridgeport Sound Tigers and the Norfolk Admirals. He also had a spell in the East Coast Hockey League with the Trenton Titans. In 2006 he moved to Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga for and played for EV Duisburg Die Füchse. In 2007–08 he played for Vienna Capitals in Austria and recorded 20 assists for 22 points in 38 games before signing with EHC Black Wings Linz for the 2008–09 season.

On November 10, 2009, Seeley was granted a trial with KHL Medveščak before signing a one-year contract to compete in the 2009–10 season.[1]

On August 4, 2010, Richard left Croatia and signed a one-year contract with the Belfast Giants in the Elite Ice Hockey League in the U.K..[2] Seeley was named into the Elite League Select team to face the Boston Bruins in an exhibition game on October 2, 2010 in Belfast. His season was cut short due to injury which ended his playing career.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 3 0 0 0 11
1996–97 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 18 0 1 1 9 4 0 0 0 2
1997–98 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 65 8 21 29 114
1998–99 Prince Albert Raiders WHL 61 10 48 58 110 14 1 11 12 14
1999–2000 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 36 5 1 6 37
2000–01 Trenton Titans ECHL 9 0 2 2 18
2000–01 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 55 2 8 10 102
2001–02 Manchester Monarchs AHL 61 2 10 12 78 5 0 0 0 6
2002–03 Manchester Monarchs AHL 69 4 14 18 127 3 0 1 1 0
2003–04 Manchester Monarchs AHL 56 2 9 11 80 6 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 47 2 6 8 108
2004–05 Norfolk Admirals AHL 12 0 0 0 17 6 1 0 1 8
2005–06 Manchester Monarchs AHL 63 3 13 16 109 3 0 0 0 19
2006–07 EV Duisburg Die Füchse DEL 48 2 17 19 139
2007–08 Vienna Capitals EBEL 38 2 20 22 112 7 1 1 2 4
2008–09 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 16 0 4 4 36
2009–10 KHL Medveščak EBEL 28 1 6 7 69 11 0 0 0 10
AHL totals 399 20 61 81 658 23 1 1 2 33

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KHL Medveščak strengthens defense" (in Croatian). hrhokej.net. 2009-11-10. Retrieved 2010-07-24. 
  2. ^ "Giants grow with two more added". ProHockeyNews.com. 2010-08-04. Retrieved 2010-08-04. 

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