Justin Keller

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Justin Keller
Mario Altmann vs Justin Keller.jpg
Born (1986-03-04) March 4, 1986 (age 29)
Nelson, B.C, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
EBEL team
Former teams
HC Bolzano
Springfield Falcons
Norfolk Admirals
EHC Black Wings Linz
EC Red Bull Salzburg
Vienna Capitals
NHL Draft 245th overall, 2004
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2006–present

Justin Keller (born March 4, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for Italian club HCB South Tyrol in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 8th round (245th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Keller had played 256 games in the American Hockey League with the Springfield Falcons and Norfolk Admirals prior to signing with Austria's EHC Black Wings Linz for the 2010–11 season. He has also endured a shortened stint with EC Red Bull Salzburg before moving to another EBEL competitor the Vienna Capitals mid-season.

After spending the full 2013–14 season in Vienna, compiling 14 goals for 29 points in 50 games, Keller left as a free agent to sign a one-year contract with his fourth EBEL club and defending champions HC Bolzano, on August 21, 2014.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 25 21 46 44 17 4 5 9 18
2004–05 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 31 22 53 103 23 12 10 22 44
2005–06 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 51 37 88 82 12 3 6 9 14
2006–07 Springfield Falcons AHL 60 13 11 24 26
2007–08 Norfolk Admirals AHL 70 15 22 37 45
2008–09 Norfolk Admirals AHL 58 18 19 37 52
2008–09 Augusta Lynx ECHL 4 4 1 5 2
2009–10 Norfolk Admirals AHL 68 17 7 24 45
2010–11 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 34 21 12 33 24 5 1 0 1 6
2011–12 EHC Black Wings Linz EBEL 44 20 19 39 32 17 9 5 14 10
2012–13 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 29 9 14 23 10
2012–13 Vienna Capitals EBEL 23 7 5 12 16 15 6 4 10 16
2013–14 Vienna Capitals EBEL 50 14 15 29 81 5 1 2 3 10
2014–15 HC Bolzano EBEL 52 11 15 26 61 7 7 1 8 13
AHL totals 256 63 59 122 168

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
WHL
West First All-Star Team 2006 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New addition in HCB, Keller now available for Red and White". HCB South Tyrol. 2014-08-21. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Justin Keller player profile". The Hockey News. 2010-10-02. Retrieved 2010-10-02. 

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