Patrick Traverse

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Patrick Traverse
Born (1974-03-14) March 14, 1974 (age 43)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Ottawa Senators
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Boston Bruins
Montreal Canadiens
Dallas Stars
DEG Metro Stars
Hamburg Freezers
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 50th overall, 1992
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1993–2012

Patrick Rheaume Joseph Traverse (born March 14, 1974) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He played 279 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) with five teams.

Playing career[edit]

Traverse was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the third round, 50th overall in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. Traverse is a defenceman that has played for five different NHL teams throughout his career.

Traverse was traded to the San Jose Sharks on December 18, 2006, in exchange for Mathieu Biron.[1] He never made an appearance with San Jose, playing for the Sharks' AHL affiliate, the Worcester Sharks for the better part of three seasons. He frequently played in the AHL in between NHL stints.

After playing one season for DEG Metro Stars in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, Traverse signed with rival Hamburg Freezers to a one-year contract on March 19, 2010.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991–92 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 59 3 11 14 12
1992–93 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 53 5 24 29 24
1992–93 Saint-Jean Lynx QMJHL 15 1 6 7 0
1992–93 New Haven Senators AHL 2 0 0 0 2
1993–94 Saint-Jean Lynx QMJHL 66 15 37 52 30
1993–94 Prince Edward Island Senators AHL 3 0 1 1 2
1994–95 Prince Edward Island Senators AHL 70 5 13 18 19 7 0 2 2 0
1995–96 Prince Edward Island Senators AHL 55 4 21 25 32 5 1 2 3 2
1995–96 Ottawa Senators NHL 5 0 0 0 2
1996–97 Worcester IceCats AHL 24 0 4 4 23
1996–97 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 10 2 1 3 10 2 0 1 1 2
1997–98 Hershey Bears AHL 71 14 15 29 67 7 1 3 4 4
1998–99 Ottawa Senators NHL 46 1 9 10 22
1999–00 Ottawa Senators NHL 66 6 17 23 21 6 0 0 0 2
2000–01 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 15 1 0 1 6
2000–01 Boston Bruins NHL 37 2 6 8 14
2000–01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 19 2 3 5 10
2001–02 Montreal Canadiens NHL 25 2 3 5 14
2001–02 Quebec Citadelles AHL 4 0 2 2 4
2002–03 Montreal Canadiens NHL 65 0 13 13 24
2003–04 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 80 5 21 26 31 10 1 2 3 0
2004–05 Houston Aeros AHL 72 6 9 15 28 5 0 0 0 2
2005–06 Iowa Stars AHL 40 3 21 24 16 7 1 2 3 2
2005–06 Dallas Stars NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 26 1 4 5 10
2006–07 Worcester Sharks AHL 54 5 17 22 14 6 0 2 2 2
2007–08 Worcester Sharks AHL 65 6 19 25 52
2008–09 Worcester Sharks AHL 78 9 33 42 28 12 4 5 9 4
2009–10 DEG Metro Stars DEL 53 3 29 32 28 3 0 4 4 8
2010–11 Hamburg Freezers DEL 52 8 18 26 28
2011–12 Hamburg Freezers DEL 51 7 8 15 32 5 1 1 2 6
NHL totals 279 14 51 65 113 6 0 0 0 2

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2000 Canada WC 4th 8 1 0 1 0
Senior totals 8 1 0 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biron heads to Montreal, Traverse to Sharks". ESPN. 2006-12-15. Retrieved 2006-12-15. 
  2. ^ "Traverse commits to the Freezers" (in German). mopo.de. 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 

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