Keith Seabrook

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Keith Seabrook
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Born (1988-08-02) August 2, 1988 (age 31)
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Abbotsford Heat
Manitoba Moose
San Antonio Rampage
HC Pustertal Wölfe
Rockford IceHogs
NHL Draft 52nd overall, 2006
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2009–2015

Keith Seabrook (born August 2, 1988) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played four seasons in the AHL for the Abbotsford Heat, Manitoba Moose and San Antonio Rampage and the Rockford IceHogs and one season in Italy's Serie A for the HC Pustertal Wölfe before taking a time-out from hockey midway through the 2012–13 season.

Playing career[edit]

Seabrook played junior hockey for the Coquitlam/Burnaby Express in the BCHL from 2004–2006.

In 2006, Seabrook was selected by the Washington Capitals in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Seabrook then played one season for the University of Denver, before joining the WHL Calgary Hitmen major junior hockey team for two seasons. On July 16, 2009, the Washington Capitals traded Seabrook to the Calgary Flames for future considerations.[1] Seabrook then became a professional player with the Flames' AHL affiliate Abbotsford Heat for the 2009–10 AHL season. Seabrook remained with the Heat in the 2010–11 season until March 4, 2011, when the Heat loaned him to the Manitoba Moose, while centre MacGregor Sharp was loaned from the Moose to the Heat.[2][3] On July 9, 2011, the Calgary Flames traded Seabrook to the Florida Panthers for Jordan Henry.[4]

In September 2012, Seabrook signed his first European contract with the HC Val Pusteria Wolves in Italian Serie A for the 2012–13 season. After an initial slow start with the Wolves, Seabrook showed his acumen in contributing with 8 goals and 18 points in 18 games, before seeking a release from his contract to return home in Canada for a self-imposed time-out from hockey on November 18, 2012.[5]

On August 22, 2014, Seabrook signalled his comeback to professional hockey in signing a one-year AHL contract with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.[6] He was assigned to ECHL affiliate, the Stockton Thunder to begin the 2014–15 season. Seabrook contributed with 27 points in 50 games before his AHL rights were traded by the Sound Tigers to the Rockford IceHogs, an affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, on March 4, 2015. Seabrook was immediately recalled from the Thunder and remained with the IceHogs for the duration of the playoffs.

Personal[edit]

Seabrook's older brother, Brent plays for the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Delta Ice Hawks PIJHL 60 5 20 25 70
2004–05 Coquitlam Express BCHL 58 8 20 28 70 7 1 3 4 10
2005–06 Burnaby Express BCHL 57 10 24 34 81 20 9 10 19 20
2006–07 University of Denver WCHA 37 2 11 13 24
2007–08 Calgary Hitmen WHL 59 4 13 17 47 14 0 5 5 13
2008–09 Calgary Hitmen WHL 64 15 40 55 58 18 4 11 15 26
2009–10 Abbotsford Heat AHL 78 10 18 28 53 12 2 1 3 30
2010–11 Abbotsford Heat AHL 48 4 16 20 18
2010–11 Manitoba Moose AHL 15 1 2 3 8 10 2 1 3 0
2011–12 San Antonio Rampage AHL 45 3 10 13 12 4 0 1 1 0
2011–12 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 9 2 1 3 0
2012–13 HC Pustertal Wölfe ITL 18 8 10 18 18
2014–15 Stockton Thunder ECHL 51 7 20 27 60
2014–15 Rockford IceHogs AHL 15 1 4 5 2 7 0 2 2 10
AHL totals 201 19 50 69 93 33 4 5 9 40

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Capitals Trade Keith Seabrook to Calgary Flames". Washington Capitals. July 16, 2009. Retrieved July 16, 2009.
  2. ^ "Keith Seabrook player profile". The Hockey News. April 13, 2011. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
  3. ^ "Depleted Moose D gains a player". Winnipeg Free Press. March 4, 2011. Retrieved March 4, 2011.
  4. ^ "Panthers pick up K. Seabrook from Calgary". NHL.com. July 9, 2011. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved July 9, 2011.
  5. ^ "Seabrook returns to Canada" (in Italian). HC Pustertal Wölfe. November 18, 2012. Retrieved November 18, 2012.
  6. ^ "Sound Tigers Announce Six Two-Way Deals". Bridgeport Sound Tigers Official Website. Retrieved August 22, 2014.
  7. ^ "Brent Seabrook player profile". Eliteprospects.com. February 3, 2013. Retrieved February 14, 2013.

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