Derek Bekar

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Derek Bekar
Born (1975-09-15) September 15, 1975 (age 41)
Burnaby, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for St. Louis Blues
Los Angeles Kings
New York Islanders
EHC Basel
Hannover Scorpions
HK Acroni Jesenice
NHL Draft 205th overall, 1995
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1998–2010

Derek Bekar (born September 15, 1975 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

He played a total of 11 games for the St. Louis Blues, Los Angeles Kings, and the New York Islanders, scoring no points. He was drafted 205th overall by the Blues in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He also had spells in Switzerland's Nationalliga A for EHC Basel and in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany for the Hannover Scorpions and HK Acroni Jesenice of the Austrian Hockey League. He also played briefly in the United Kingdom, playing three games in the British National League with the Dundee Stars.

On February 1, 2009. he moved from Springfield Falcons, who play in the American Hockey League to Lausanne Hockey Club of the Nationalliga B, before finishing his professional career with HYS The Hague in the Netherlands.

Since March 2009 he has been a Senior Vice President at Glacial Energy.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 1995–96
All-Hockey East Second Team 1997–98

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