Mike Card

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Mike Card
Mike card.jpeg
Born (1986-02-18) February 18, 1986 (age 31)
Kitchener, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1.5 in (187 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
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Cur. team
Former teams
Löwen Frankfurt
Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Buffalo Sabres
Rochester Americans
Portland Pirates
Kölner Haie
NHL Draft 241st overall, 2004
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 2006–present

Mike Card (born February 18, 1986 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for Löwen Frankfurt. He played Junior A hockey in the BCHL at the age of 15 before 4 seasons with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL, winning 2 WHL titles and the 2004 Memorial Cup. Card signed a contract with the Buffalo Sabres, NHL in 2006 and played 4 games that season. He spent 3 seasons in the AHL, missing extended time due to concussion problems. Card has played the last 8 seasons in Europe, mostly Germany, recently[when?] winning a championship with Löwen Frankfurt.

Playing career[edit]

Card was drafted in the eighth round, 241st overall, by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. After moving from Kitchener, Ontario to Penticton, British Columbia in his youth he played in the Western Hockey League with the Kelowna Rockets After playing four seasons with the Rockets, winning one Memorial Cup, Card made his professional debut with the Sabres' American Hockey League affiliate, the Rochester Americans, in the 2006–07 season. He played in four NHL games with the Sabres during the same season.

Released as a free agent after his contract expired with the Sabres, Card left for Germany, signing a contract with the Kassel Huskies of the DEL to score 25 points in 53 games. Card signed a two-year contract with Kölner Haie on July 17, 2010.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Kelowna Rockets WHL 61 7 22 29 41 19 2 6 8 12
2003–04 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 6 12 18 47 17 2 4 6 20
2004–05 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 10 35 45 85 24 2 5 7 38
2005–06 Kelowna Rockets WHL 64 12 43 55 103 12 0 3 3 8
2006–07 Rochester Americans AHL 50 1 8 9 38 6 0 0 0 8
2006–07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 4 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Florida Everblades ECHL 6 1 3 4 2 9 1 4 5 14
2007–08 Rochester Americans AHL 23 1 4 5 32
2008–09 Portland Pirates AHL 19 0 1 1 20
2009–10 Kassel Huskies DEL 53 6 19 25 66
2010–11 Kölner Haie DEL 48 1 3 4 28 5 1 0 1 8
2011-12 HC Alleghe Serie-A 46 4 18 22 64
2012–13 Tingsryds AIF Swe.1 45 3 8 11 48 - - - - -
NHL totals 4 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Card goes to Cologne" (in German). express.de. 2010-07-17. Retrieved 2010-07-17. 

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