April 9, 1987 |
Colorado Springs, CO, USA
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)|
|NHL team (P)
|New York Islanders
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL)
Benjamin Scott Holmstrom (born April 9, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey center who currently plays for and is the captain for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the American Hockey League (AHL) while under contract to the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL). His brother Josh Holmstrom plays for the Missouri Mavericks, the ECHL affiliate of his team.
Undrafted, Holmstrom signed a two-year entry level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on March 17, 2010 after playing four seasons of collegiate hockey with UMass Lowell. Holmstrom was called up on March 3, 2011 and made his NHL debut against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
On July 3, 2014, Holmstrom left the Flyers organization after four years to sign a free agent contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. Holmstrom was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers for the duration of the 2014–15 season, contributing with 20 points in 62 games, as the Checkers missed the post-season.
On July 2, 2015, Holmstrom signed as a free agent to a one-year, two-way contract with the New York Islanders.
|2003–04||Sioux Falls Stampede||USHL||54||3||5||8||53||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Sioux Falls Stampede||USHL||15||1||0||1||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Sioux Falls Stampede||USHL||56||10||9||19||115||14||3||3||6||22|
|2006–07||UMass Lowell River Hawks||HE||30||4||9||13||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||UMass Lowell River Hawks||HE||37||7||20||27||62||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||UMass Lowell River Hawks||HE||38||6||15||21||52||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||UMass Lowell River Hawks||HE||39||9||14||23||69||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||76||4||20||24||138||3||0||0||0||0|
Awards and honors
- "Flyers Sign Forward Holmstrom". Philadelphia Flyers. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2010-09-28.
- Tim Panaccio (2011-03-03). "With Carter and Powe out, Flyers call up Holmstrom". CSNPhilly.com. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
- "Canes Agree to Terms with Ben Holmstrom". Carolina Hurricanes. July 4, 2014. Retrieved July 4, 2014.
- "Islanders sign six to two-way deals". New York Islanders. 2015-07-02. Retrieved 2015-07-02.
- "Player Bio - Ben Holmstrom". The Hockey News. Retrieved 2011-03-14.
- Career statistics and player information from NHL.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database, or TSN.ca
|Awards and achievements|
|Hockey East Best Defensive Forward
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