August 15, 1963 |
Vancouver, BC, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
|Played for||Nottingham Panthers
Durdle began his career playing in Canada's major junior Western Hockey League's 1982–83 season. During that season he played for both the Lethbridge Broncos and the Prince Albert Raiders. During the summer of 1985, Durdle received a scholarship for Brandon University. As a result, he played for the Canadian interuniversity ice hockey team the Brandon Bobcats. Durdle played there throughout the 1985–86, 1986–87 and 1987–88 seasons.
After completing his studies, Durdle moved to the United Kingdom where he played for the Nottingham Panthers during the British Premier Division's 1988–89 season. Durdle continued spent eight seasons playing for various British ice hockey teams until he signed for the Berlin based ice hockey team the Berlin Polar Bears. Following three season in Germany, Durdle finally returned to the UK where he played for the Great British ice hockey team, and then for the Welsh team the Cardiff Devils.
Durdle was named as Nottingham Panther's first team all-star for the 1988–89 season. Durdle was a member of the British Premier Division's all-star team during the 1990–91 and 1991–92 seasons. He was also part of the World Championship's Pool B all-star team during the 1998–99 season.