Andrew Ebbett

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Andrew Ebbett
Andrew Ebbett 2014-12-12 1.JPG
Born (1983-01-02) January 2, 1983 (age 36)
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NL team
Former teams
SC Bern
Anaheim Ducks
Chicago Blackhawks
Minnesota Wild
Phoenix Coyotes
Vancouver Canucks
Pittsburgh Penguins
National team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present

Andrew Ebbett (born January 2, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre currently playing with SC Bern of the National League (NL).

Internationally, Ebbett has represented Team Canada at the 2016 and 2017 Spengler Cup, and won bronze at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Ebbett played collegiate hockey with the University of Michigan of the CCHA. After captaining the Wolverines in his senior year, Ebbett was signed as a free agent by the Ottawa Senators on July 17, 2006.[1] Andrew then made his professional debut in the 2006–07 season with Ottawa's affiliate, the Binghamton Senators of the AHL.

On May 16, 2007, Ebbett was signed by the Anaheim Ducks. He was then assigned to affiliate the Portland Pirates of the AHL but made his NHL debut in the 2007–08 season with the Ducks, playing in 3 games. On June 11, 2008, Ebbett was re-signed by the Ducks to a two-year contract extension.[2]

Ebbett during this time with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In the 2008–09 season, Ebbett began the year with affiliate, the Iowa Chops, after 28 games with the Chops he was recalled and scored his first NHL goal against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 2, 2009, his 26th birthday.[3] Ebbett established a scoring role with the Ducks scoring 32 points in only 48 games helping the Ducks to the second round and scoring his first Stanley Cup playoff goal in the upset of the San Jose Sharks on April 19, 2009.[4]

Ebbett played 2 games with the Ducks in 2009–10 before he was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Blackhawks on October 17, 2009.[5] Unable to find a role within the Blackhawks roster Ebbett was again waived after 10 games and acquired by the Minnesota Wild on November 21, 2009.[6] He settled quickly scoring a goal in his first game with the Wild against the Boston Bruins on November 25, 2009.[7] Ebbett remained with Minnesota and completed the season posting 8 goals for 14 points in 49 games.

On July 2, 2010, Ebbett joined his fourth team in less than a year when he signed as a free agent to a one-year deal with the Phoenix Coyotes.[8]

On July 1, 2011, he signed a one-year contract worth $525,000 with the Vancouver Canucks.[9]

On July 2, 2012, Ebbett signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks that paid him $600,000 at the NHL level and $300,000 at the AHL level.[10]

On July 5, 2013, Ebbett signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins that paid him $1.1 million at the NHL level.[11]

As an impending free agent following the 2014–15 season with the Penguins, Ebbett signed his first contract abroad in agreeing to a two-year contract with Swiss club, SC Bern of the National League A (NLA) on June 24, 2015.[12] He helped Bern win the 2016 Swiss championship, scoring five goals and ten assists in 14 playoff contests. In the regular season, he had seen the ice 19 times with four goals and nine assists. In October 2015, Ebbett had fractured his tibial plateau and was sidelined for three months.[13] In December 2016, he won the Spengler Cup with Team Canada and was named to the tournament's all-star team.[14] In January 2017, he signed a contract extension with Bern that would keep him with the team until 2019. In the 2016–17 season he won his second Swiss Championship with Bern.[15]

In the 2018–19 season, Ebbett was extended on a new contract until 2021, he won his third Swiss Championship in four seasons, posting 11 points in 18 post-season games.

International play[edit]

Medal record
Representing  Canada
Ice hockey
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Pyeongchang

Ebbett was first selected to represent Team Canada at the 2016 and 2017 Spengler Cup.

During the 2017–18 season, Ebbett was selected to represent Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.[16] Later announced as an alternate captain, Ebbett recorded three points in five games to help Canada win bronze. .[17]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 60 45 39 84 54
2002–03 University of Michigan CCHA 43 9 18 27 22
2003–04 University of Michigan CCHA 43 9 28 37 56
2004–05 University of Michigan CCHA 40 6 31 37 28
2005–06 University of Michigan CCHA 41 14 28 42 25
2006–07 Binghamton Senators AHL 71 26 39 65 44
2007–08 Portland Pirates AHL 74 18 54 72 66 18 6 11 17 4
2007–08 Anaheim Ducks NHL 3 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Iowa Chops AHL 28 10 19 29 6
2008–09 Anaheim Ducks NHL 48 8 24 32 24 13 1 2 3 8
2009–10 Anaheim Ducks NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 10 1 0 1 2
2009–10 Minnesota Wild NHL 49 8 6 14 6
2010–11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 37 11 27 38 12
2010–11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 33 2 3 5 4 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Vancouver Canucks NHL 18 5 1 6 6 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Chicago Wolves AHL 37 11 21 32 10
2012–13 Vancouver Canucks NHL 28 1 5 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 44 13 27 40 28 6 2 6 8 14
2013–14 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 9 0 1 1 0
2014–15 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 44 17 27 44 12 8 1 6 7 2
2014–15 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 24 1 5 6 2
2015–16 SC Bern NLA 19 4 9 13 10 14 5 10 15 0
2016–17 SC Bern NLA 34 9 16 25 8 10 6 5 11 6
2017–18 SC Bern NL 48 14 34 48 10 11 2 12 14 2
2018–19 SC Bern NL 45 14 19 33 37 18 1 10 11 2
NHL totals 224 26 45 71 50 19 1 2 3 8

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2018 Canada OG 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 2 1 3 0
Senior totals 5 2 1 3 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
BCHL
(Interior) Rookie of the Year 2002
AHL
All-Star Game 2008
NL
Champion (SC Bern) 2016, 2017, 2019 [18]
All-Star Team 2018
MVP 2018

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senators sign three prospects". Ottawa Senators. July 17, 2006. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 10, 2009.
  2. ^ "Ducks sign Ebbett to two-year extension". Anaheim Ducks. June 11, 2008. Retrieved March 10, 2009.
  3. ^ "Richards sets up three goals, scores winner in shootout for Flyers". CBS Sports. January 2, 2009. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
  4. ^ "Ducks drop host Sharks again, hold two-game lead in series". CBS Sports. April 19, 2009. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
  5. ^ "Blackhawks claim Ebbett off waivers". Chicago Blackhawks. October 17, 2009. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
  6. ^ "Wild claims Andrew Ebbett from Hawks". Minnesota Wild. November 21, 2009. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
  7. ^ "Rask solid in net for Bruins, who beat Wild in shootout". CBS Sports. November 25, 2009. Retrieved July 5, 2010.
  8. ^ "Coyotes sign Ebbett to one-year contract". Phoenix Coyotes. July 2, 2010. Retrieved July 6, 2010.
  9. ^ "NHL Free Agent Tracker". The Sports Network. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 2011.
  10. ^ "Canucks re-sign Ebbett, Pinizzotto". NHL.com. July 2, 2012. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  11. ^ "Penguins Sign Forward Andrew Ebbett". National Hockey League. Pittsburgh Penguins. July 5, 2013. Retrieved July 6, 2013.
  12. ^ "Andrew Ebbett to SCB" (in German). SC Bern. June 24, 2015. Retrieved June 24, 2015.
  13. ^ boe (April 12, 2016). "SCB 2015/16: Knatsch, Pech, Krisen – und jetzt Meister". Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF). Retrieved May 29, 2016.
  14. ^ "14th triumph for Team Canada | Spengler Cup". www.spenglercup.ch. Retrieved December 31, 2016.
  15. ^ Rocchinotti, Angelo. "SCB verlängert mit Ebbett: Macenauer wechselt zu Langnau - Blick". Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  16. ^ "Hockey Canada announces men's olympic roster". Sportsnet.ca. January 2, 2018. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
  17. ^ "HOCKEY CANADA NAMES LEADERSHIP GROUP FOR MEN'S TEAM AT 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES". hockeycanada.ca. February 8, 2018. Retrieved December 22, 2018.
  18. ^ "SC Bern 2019 Swiss Champions!". leading-sport.com. April 22, 2019. Retrieved April 22, 2019.

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