November 20, 1988 |
Longmeadow, MA, USA
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Competitor for United States|
|World Junior A Challenge|
Almeida played in the United States Hockey League with the Omaha Lancers in the 2007–08 season, scoring the goal in overtime of the final's to win the playoff championship. He started to play for the Boston College Eagles in Hockey East in the 2008-09 season. Almeida played on two NCAA national championships teams in 2010, and 2012.
Almeida signed an amateur try-out contract upon the completion of his collegiate career with affiliate of the Washington Capitals, the Hershey Bears on April 9, 2012. He scored his first professional goal in his professional debut against the Worcester Sharks.
On April 30, 2012 he was extended by Hershey to a one-year, two way AHL contract.
In the 2013–14 season, Almeida signed an AHL contract with the Milwaukee Admirals. He failed to make the team out of training camp and was assigned to ECHL club, the Cincinnati Cyclones for the duration of the year.
After helping the Cyclone reach the Kelly Cup finals, Almeida signed his first European contract, agreeing to a one-year deal with Kallinge-Ronneby IF in the Swedish Division 1 on June 11, 2014. Failing to adapt to the Hockeyettan, Almeida opted to return to North America and signed a one-year ECHL contract with the Utah Grizzlies on September 30, 2014.
|2004–05||New England Jr. Falcons||EJHL||47||21||18||39||44||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||New England Jr. Falcons||EJHL||42||37||28||65||69||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|USHL First All-Star Team||2008|
|USHL Player of the Year Award (Finalist)||2008|||
|All-Hockey East First Team||2011–12|||
|AHCA East Second-Team All-American||2011–12|
- "Hershey Bears players contract status 2012-13". pennlive.com. 2012-04-30. Retrieved 2012-04-30.
- "Barry Almeida and TJ Syner join Kallinge-Ronneby" (in Swedish). Kallinge-Ronneby IF. 2014-06-11. Retrieved 2014-06-11.
- "Grizzlies sign Barry Almeida". Utah Grizzlies. 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2014-09-30.
- "USHL announces award winners". United States Hockey League. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
- "HE announces 2011-2012 All-Star Teams". Hockey East. 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-05-06.
- Barry Almeida's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Barry Almeida's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database