Derek Nesbitt

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Derek Nesbitt
Derek Nesbitt Wolves.jpg
Born (1982-04-16) April 16, 1982 (age 34)
Egmondville, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Right
ECHL team
Former teams
Atlanta Gladiators
Rockford IceHogs
San Antonio Rampage
Manitoba Moose
Peoria Rivermen
WBS Penguins
Oklahoma City Barons
Chicago Wolves
HC Bolzano
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present

Derek Nesbitt (born April 16, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Atlanta Gladiators in the ECHL.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted Nesbitt previously played with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the 2012-13 season. He was traded to Wilkes-Barre from the Peoria Rivermen on April 10, 2013.[1]

On July 12, 2013, Nesbitt agreed to a one-year AHL contract with the Oklahoma City Barons as a free agent.[2] Nesbitt started the 2013-14 season with the Barons, scoring 10 goals and 19 points in 38 games before he was traded to the San Antonio Rampage on January 17, 2014. He second stint with the Rampage lasted just 5 games before he was again traded for future considerations to the Chicago Wolves on February 8, 2014.[3]

A free agent, Nesbitt opted to pursue a European career, signing a one-year contract with Italian EBEL champions, HC Bolzano on August 20, 2014.[4] After a season in Austria, Nesbitt returned to North America on a one-year contract for a fourth stint with the Gwinnett Gladiators, later renamed the Atlanta Gladiators on August 1, 2015.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Ferris State University CCHA 36 9 11 20 16
2002–03 Ferris State University CCHA 42 20 33 53 26
2003–04 Ferris State University CCHA 38 11 17 28 36
2004–05 Ferris State University CCHA 38 19 21 40 44
2004–05 Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs CHL 7 0 5 5 0
2005–06 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 71 26 43 69 6 17 6 7 13 8
2006–07 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 66 30 51 81 32 22 6 12 18 8
2007–08 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 26 11 28 39 4
2007–08 Rockford IceHogs AHL 46 17 18 35 6 12 3 3 6 12
2008–09 San Antonio Rampage AHL 49 6 9 15 6
2008–09 Manitoba Moose AHL 5 0 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Rockford IceHogs AHL 23 4 1 5 6
2009–10 Toledo Walleye ECHL 37 11 22 33 15 4 3 1 4 0
2010–11 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 11 8 10 18 6
2010–11 Peoria Rivermen AHL 55 17 25 42 12 4 0 2 2 0
2011–12 Peoria Rivermen AHL 75 22 33 55 14
2012–13 Peoria Rivermen AHL 66 26 21 47 18
2012–13 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 1 0 0 0 0 14 0 6 6 4
2013–14 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 38 10 9 19 16
2013–14 San Antonio Rampage AHL 5 1 0 1 0
2013–14 Chicago Wolves AHL 9 1 1 2 0
2014–15 HC Bolzano EBEL 53 14 28 42 14 7 3 4 7 0
2015–16 Atlanta Gladiators ECHL 72 28 34 62 20
AHL totals 372 104 121 225 78 31 3 11 14 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penguins acquire Nesbitt from Peoria". WBS Penguins. 2013. Retrieved 2013-04-10. 
  2. ^ "Barons agree to terms with Nesbitt". Oklahoma City Barons. 2013-07-12. Retrieved 2013-07-12. 
  3. ^ "Wolves acquire Nesbitt". American Hockey League. 2014-02-08. Retrieved 2014-02-08. 
  4. ^ "Experience and points to HCB in Nesbitt and Cullen" (in Italian). HCB South Tyrol. 2014-08-20. Retrieved 2014-08-20. 
  5. ^ "Nesbitt returns to Gladiators". Gwinnett Gladiators. 2015-08-01. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 

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