Todd Griffith

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Todd Griffith
Born (1985-01-27) January 27, 1985 (age 29)
Welland, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
ECHL
Toledo Walleye
Reading Royals
Johnstown Chiefs
South Carolina Stingrays
Bakersfield Condors
CHL
Wichita Thunder
Laredo Bucks
Missouri Mavericks
Texas Brahmas
EIHL
Newcastle Vipers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–2013

Todd Griffith (Born January 27, 1985 in Welland, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian former professional Ice Hockey Forward.

Playing career[edit]

Griffith spent time playing Junior Hockey for the Welland Cougars of the Golden Horseshoe Junior Hockey League and the Belleville Bulls, Owen Sound Attack, and Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League.[1]

Griffith began his professional career with the Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League during the 2005-06 season.[1] During the 2006-07 Ice Hockey season, Griffith played 48 games for the Bakersfield Condors of the ECHL and 1 game for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.[1]

During the 2007–08 season, Griffith remained in the ECHL, playing for the Condors and the South Carolina Stingrays.[1][2] For the 2008-09 Ice Hockey season, Griffith began the season with the Newcastle Vipers of the EIHL, before leaving the team to join the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL.[2][3]

On May 22, 2009, after being with the Chiefs in the interim, Griffith re-signed with the Newcastle Vipers.[3] On October 24, 2009, Griffith left the Vipers again, signing with the Laredo Bucks of the Central Hockey League on January 8, 2010.[4][5] On November 3, 2010, Griffith was traded by the Bucks to the Texas Brahmas, also of the Central Hockey League, in exchange for Jeff Hazelwood.[6] On February 4, 2011, for the second time during the 2010-2011 season, Griffith was traded, along with Steven Later, to the Missouri Mavericks in exchange for Sean Muncy.[7]

On September 8, 2011, Griffith re-joined the Bucks by signing with the team.[8] On December 11, 2011, Griffith signed with the Reading Royals of the ECHL.[9] On January 29, 2012, Griffith was traded by the Royals to the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL in exchange for Aaron Lewicki and Ryan Blair.[10] On November 19, 2012, Griffith was released by the Walleye.[11] On November 24, 2012, Griffith was signed by the Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League.[12]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Welland Cougars GHL 27 10 7 17 37
2002–03 Belleville Bulls OHL 51 7 1 8 53 7 0 1 1 19
2003–04 Belleville Bulls OHL 37 9 6 15 46
2003–04 Owen Sound Attack OHL 28 6 1 7 22 5 0 2 2 2
2004–05 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 68 26 32 58 53
2005–06 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 55 31 26 57 111 6 2 2 4 12
2005-06 Laredo Bucks CHL 7 2 1 3 0
2006–07 Bakersfield Condors ECHL 46 26 17 43 93 2 0 1 1 6
2006–07 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 1 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Bakersfield Condors ECHL 43 13 16 29 90
2007–08 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 12 6 6 12 16 9 1 0 1 2
2008–09 Newcastle Vipers EIHL 29 14 7 21 75
2008–09 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 29 10 9 19 97
2009–10 Newcastle Vipers EIHL 13 3 6 9 39
2009–10 Laredo Bucks CHL 33 12 15 27 27 7 6 3 9 11
2010–11 Texas Brahmas CHL 16 5 6 11 79
2010–11 Missouri Mavericks CHL 24 14 11 25 19 7 0 4 4 4
2011–12 Laredo Bucks CHL 12 5 7 12 39
2011–12 Reading Royals ECHL 14 5 3 8 23
2011–12 Toledo Walleye ECHL 24 12 9 21 56
2012–13 Toledo Walleye ECHL 4 0 0 0 5
2012–13 Wichita Thunder CHL 25 9 11 20 39 6 2 1 3 7
AHL totals 1 0 0 0 2
ECHL totals 172 72 60 132 380 11 1 1 2 8
CHL totals 110 45 50 95 203 27 10 9 19 22
EIHL totals 42 17 13 30 114

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Todd Griffith". EliteProspects.com. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Ice Hockey: Todd Griffith Boosts Vipers' Bite". Daily Mirror. August 11, 2008. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Griffith Agrees Newcastle Return". BBC. May 22, 2009. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ Lee Ryder (October 24, 2009). "Fans’ Favourite Todd Griffith Departs Vipers". Evening Chronicle. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Laredo Bucks 2009–10 CHL season Transactions". Pointstreak.com. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Brahmas Make Trade for Scorer Todd Griffith". OurSportsCentral.com. November 3, 2010. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Mavericks Acquire Steven Later to Complete Trade with Brahmas". OurSportsCentral.com. February 7, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Bucks Bring Back Sniper". OurSportsCentral.com. September 8, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Royals Sign Forwards Chase Watson and Todd Griffith". OurSportsCentral.com. December 11, 2011. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Walleye Send Lewicki and Blair to Reading". OurSportsCentral.com. January 31, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  11. ^ "ECHL Transactions - Nov. 19". ECHL. November 19, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Thunder Make Changes as Fort Worth Looms". OurSportsCentral.com. November 24, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 

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