Aaron Schneekloth

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Aaron Schneekloth
Aaron Schneekloth.jpg
Schneekloth with the Eagles
Born (1978-07-15) July 15, 1978 (age 39)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Grand Rapids Griffins
Houston Aeros
Colorado Eagles
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2001–2013

Aaron Schneekloth (born July 15, 1978) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player and current head coach of the Colorado Eagles in the ECHL.

He played most notably with the Colorado Eagles in the Central Hockey League and ECHL.[1] He finished second in all-time games played for the Eagles with 382 and fifth in points with 356.

After the 2012–13 season, his twelfth as a professional, Schneekloth announced his retirement from his playing career to accept an assistant coaching role and remained with the Eagles on August 23, 2013.[2] On July 18, 2016, he was promoted to head coach of the Eagles.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 South Surrey Eagles BCHL
1998–99 U. of North Dakota WCHA 35 2 4 6 14
1999–00 U. of North Dakota WCHA 34 3 14 17 24
2000–01 U. of North Dakota WCHA 46 6 14 20 36
2001–02 U. of North Dakota WCHA 35 8 21 29 16
2001–02 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 9 1 5 6 8 1 0 0 0 0
2002–03 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 41 8 22 30 36 4 1 1 2 6
2002–03 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 56 1 7 8 14
2004–05 New Mexico Scorpions CHL 60 3 36 39 40
2005–06 Austin Ice Bats CHL 59 16 27 43 79
2005–06 Houston Aeros AHL 6 0 1 1 2
2006–07 Colorado Eagles CHL 47 11 35 46 70 25 8 12 20 16
2007–08 Colorado Eagles CHL 59 21 39 60 42 16 0 7 7 20
2008–09 Colorado Eagles CHL 64 18 37 55 82 15 5 10 15 6
2009–10 Colorado Eagles CHL 64 26 40 66 54 4 0 3 3 0
2010–11 Colorado Eagles CHL 36 9 24 33 34 22 4 9 13 14
2011–12 Colorado Eagles ECHL 72 20 42 62 50 3 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Colorado Eagles ECHL 40 6 28 34 25 6 2 2 4 4
ECHL totals 152 35 97 132 119 14 3 3 6 10
AHL totals 64 9 8 17 16
CHL totals 389 104 238 342 401 82 17 41 58 57

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
CHL
All-CHL Team 2008 [4]
All-CHL Team 2009 [4]
Most Outstanding Defenseman 2009
All-CHL Team 2010 [4]
Most Outstanding Defenseman 2010
ECHL
All-ECHL First Team 2012
Defenseman of the Year 2012 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Veterans Nelson, Schneekloth back for Eagles 10th anniversary season". ECHL. 2012-09-20. Retrieved 2012-09-20. 
  2. ^ "Aaron Schneekloth retires, replaces Greg Pankewicz as assistant coach". Coloradoan. 2013-08-23. Retrieved 2013-08-23. 
  3. ^ "Colorado Eagles name Aaron Schneekloth to replace Chris Stewart". Reporter-Herald. July 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "All-CHL Teams". Eliteprospects.com. 2011-01-02. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  5. ^ "Colorado's Schneekloth named ECHL defenseman of the year". ECHL. 2012-04-04. Archived from the original on 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2012-04-04. 

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