Aaron Harstad

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Aaron Harstad
Born (1992-04-27) April 27, 1992 (age 23)
Stevens Point, Wisconsin[1]
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
AHL team Manitoba Moose
NHL Draft 187th overall, 2011
Winnipeg Jets
Playing career 2015–present
Medal record
Ice hockey
Competitor for United States USA
World Junior A Challenge
Gold medal – first place 2010 Penticton

Aaron Harstad (born April 27, 1992) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL). Harstad was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the 7th round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

He was a member of the Green Bay Gamblers for the 2008-09, 2009–10, and the 2010-11 seasons. While with the Gamblers, Harstad helped the team win the league championship Clark Cup.[2] Harstad completed his 3 season campaign with the Gamblers having played 108 games, scoring 9 goals with 20 assists.[1] Following 3 seasons with the Gamblers, Harstad was selected in the 7th round of the 2011 NHL entry draft. His team, the Winnipeg Jets, had just completed a move from Atlanta to Winnipeg.[3]

Harstad began play for the Colorado College Tigers of the WCHA in the fall of 2011 for the 2011-12 campaign. While in his first season, Aaron played in 29 games with 6 assists and 27 penalty minutes.[4] After his senior season with the Tigers, Harstad signed an amateur try-out contract with the St. John's IceCaps of the AHL on March 20, 2015. He made his professional debut appearing in 5 games to end the 2014–15 season. On July 1, 2015, Harstad was signed a one-year contract with new Jets AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 10 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 6
2009–10 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 47 2 6 8 61 11 0 3 3 9
2010–11 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 51 7 14 21 73 11 2 2 4 26
2011–12 Colorado College WCHA 29 0 6 6 27
2012–13 Colorado College WCHA 31 2 4 6 10
2013–14 Colorado College NCHC 37 2 7 9 37
2014–15 Colorado College NCHC 30 5 4 9 32
2014–15 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 5 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 5 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistics, Scores and Standings". Ushl.stats.pointstreak.com. 1992-04-27. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Gamblers capture 2010 Clark Cup". Wrn.com. 2010-05-13. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 
  3. ^ "Atlanta Thrashers sold to True North, moving to Winnipeg". Sports.espn.go.com. 2011-06-01. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 
  4. ^ "Colorado College Athletics - 2012-2013 Men's Ice Hockey Roster". Cctigers.com. Retrieved 2012-07-14. 
  5. ^ "Moose sign four players". Manitoba Moose. 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-07-01. 

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