February 22, 1974 |
Sudbury, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||189 lb (86 kg; 13 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Tampa Bay Lightning
Toronto Maple Leafs
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
|NHL Draft||74th overall, 1992
Tampa Bay Lightning
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.
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.
He moved to Germany and played for the Kölner Haie in season 2006/07. His contract was not renewed.
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