Aaron Gavey

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Aaron Gavey
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Born (1974-02-22) February 22, 1974 (age 42)
Sudbury, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 189 lb (86 kg; 13 st 7 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Tampa Bay Lightning
Calgary Flames
Dallas Stars
Minnesota Wild
Toronto Maple Leafs
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
NHL Draft 74th overall, 1992
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 1994–2007

Aaron Gavey (born February 22, 1974) is a Canadian retired ice hockey player. He last played in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga for the Kölner Haie (Cologne Sharks). Gavey was born in Sudbury, Ontario, but grew up in Peterborough, Ontario.

Playing career[edit]

Gavey played his minor hockey for the Peterborough Minor Petes (OMHA) before spending 1990-91 season as a 16-year-old playing for the Peterborough Roadrunners Jr.B. club. Following that season he was selected in the 1st round (15th overall) in the 1991 OHL Priority Selection held in Kitchener, Ontario.

Gavey played major junior hockey for the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the Ontario Hockey League from 1991 through 1994, during which time he tallied 94 goals and 110 assists in 170 games. The Greyhounds played in the Memorial Cup all three years, winning the tournament in 1993 and finishing as the runner-up in 1992.

Gavey was drafted 74th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft and has played for six different NHL teams including the Tampa Bay Lightning, Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. He has played 355 career NHL games, scoring 41 goals and 50 assists for 91 points.

During the 2004/05 season he had a very brief stint with the Storhamar Dragons of Hamar, Norway. He only played two games before leaving the club.

He moved to Germany and played for the Kölner Haie in season 2006/07. His contract was not renewed.

Personal Life[edit]

Gavey is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1990-91 Peterborough Petes COJHL 42 26 30 56 68
1991–92 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 48 7 11 18 27 19 5 1 6 10
1992–93 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 62 45 39 84 114 18 5 9 14 36
1993–94 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 60 42 60 102 116 14 11 10 21 22
1994-95 Atlanta Knights IHL 66 18 17 35 85 5 0 0 1 9
1995–96 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 73 8 4 12 56 6 0 0 0 4
1996–97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 16 1 2 3 12
1996-97 Calgary Flames NHL 41 7 9 16 34
1997–98 Calgary Flames NHL 26 2 3 5 24
1997–98 Saint John Flames AHL 8 4 3 7 28
1998-99 Michigan K-Wings IHL 67 24 33 57 128 5 2 3 5 4
1998–99 Dallas Stars NHL 7 0 0 0 10
1999-00 Michigan K-Wings IHL 28 14 15 29 73
1999–00 Dallas Stars NHL 41 7 6 13 44 13 1 2 3 10
2000–01 Minnesota Wild NHL 75 10 14 24 52
2001–02 Minnesota Wild NHL 71 6 11 17 48
2002–03 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 70 14 29 43 83
2002–03 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 5 0 1 1 0
2003–04 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 75 22 45 67 100
2004–05 Utah Grizzlies AHL 60 5 14 19 59
2005–06 Portland Pirates AHL 72 16 31 47 106
2005–06 Anaheim Mighty Ducks NHL 5 0 0 0 2
2006-07 Cologne Sharks DEL 39 7 4 11 91 9 5 3 8 20
NHL totals 360 41 50 91 272 19 1 2 3 14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wharnsby, Tim (January 30, 2002), "Salt Lake to miss native son", The Globe and Mail 

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