Mark Pivetz

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Mark Pivetz
Born (1973-12-09) December 9, 1973 (age 43)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Hershey Bears
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
Kentucky Thoroughblades
Columbus Chill
Pensacola Ice Pilots
Chicago Wolves
NHL Draft 257th overall, 1993
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1997–1999

Mark Pivetz (born December 9, 1973) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman. Pivetz was selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the 10th round (257th overall) of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.

Pivetz attended the University of North Dakota where he played four seasons (1993 – 1997) of NCAA Division I hockey with the North Dakota Fighting Sioux, scoring 12 goals and 38 assists for 50 points, while earning 228 penalty minutes, in 145 games played.

Upon graduation, Pivetz was signed by the Hershey Bears which allowed him to play five American Hockey League (AHL) games towards the end of the 1996–97 season[1]

Pivets started the 1997–98 season with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the AHL, only to be released after five games,[2] but he quickly caught on with the Columbus Chill of the ECHL where he played most of two seasons, scoring 13 goals and 24 assists for 37 points, with 92 penalty minutes, in 119 games.


  1. ^ "With Playoffs Here, Bears Looking For The Right Course". York Daily Record (PA). April 16, 1997. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ TRANSACTIONs - New York Times

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