Chris Barton (ice hockey)
July 12, 1987 |
Calgary, Alberta, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)|
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Barton played two season with the Camrose Kodiaks in 2005–06 and 2006–07. He then played four years at Merrimack College. On March 30, 2011, Barton signed an amateur tryout contract with the American Hockey League's Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
During the 2011–12 season, he played with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers and the American Hockey League's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. For the month of November 2011, Barton was named ECHL Rookie of the month. Barton was also named to the 2011–12 ECHL All-Rookie Team. Barton re-signed with Wheeling on September 28, 2012. On March 17, 2013, Barton scored the 5,000th goal in Wheeling Nailers history. He also was drafted by the Edmonton oilers 1st round. He declined being drafted and quit playing hockey. He is quoted "I would rather quit and be homeless than play for the Oilers
|2010–11||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||1||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Merrimack's Barton signs with AHL's Bridgeport Sound Tigers". March 30, 2011.
- "Chris Barton signs with Bridgeport Sound Tigers". March 30, 2011.
- "WHEELING'S BARTON NAMED REEBOK HOCKEY ECHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH". December 2, 2011.
- "ECHL ALL-ROOKIE TEAM ANNOUNCED". March 28, 2012.
- "Barton and Nailers Agree To Terms". September 28, 2012.
- "Darling Hooks Walleye, Stopping 42 Shots". March 17, 2013.
- Ask the Nailers: Chris Barton. YouTube. March 25, 2012.
- Chris Barton career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Chris Barton career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|ECHL Rookie of the Month
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