Wiercioch in 2013
September 12, 1990 |
Burnaby, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL Draft||42nd overall, 2008
Patrick Wiercioch (born September 12, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League. He formerly played for the Ottawa Senators. Wiercioch was born in Burnaby, British Columbia, but grew up in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.
Wiercioch was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the second round (42nd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. Wiercioch finished his athletic career with Denver in 2010 and made his professional debut in October 2010 with the Senators affiliate Binghamton Senators of the AHL. On March 22, 2011, he was called up to play for the Ottawa Senators.
Wiercioch played the 2011–12 season, and the first half of the 2012–13 season with Binghamton, before he was called up to Ottawa again. Wiercioch scored his first NHL goal on March 3, 2013, against the New York Islanders. In all, Wiercioch played in four seasons with Ottawa. In June 2016, Ottawa chose not to give him a qualifying offer, making him a free agent. On July 1st 2016, Patrick Wiercioch signed with the Colorado Avalanche.
Prior to his NHL career, Wiercioch was an all-American defenseman with the University of Denver.
Wiercioch and his wife, Kresson, have one son named Paxton who was born in early 2015.
Regular season and playoffs
|2008–09||University of Denver||WCHA||36||12||23||35||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||University of Denver||WCHA||39||6||21||27||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015 Czech Republic|
Awards and honours
|All-WCHA Second Team||2008–09|||
|All-WCHA Rookie Team||2008–09|
|WCHA All-Tournament Team||2009|||
|All-WCHA First Team||2009–10|
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2009–10|||
- "Wiercioch gets an NHL shot". Ottawa Citizen. March 22, 2011. Retrieved March 22, 2011.
- Wayne Scanlan (2015-03-03). "For Senators Patrick Wiercioch, family ties put under the NHL's trade deadline pressure". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 2015-05-19.
- "Patrick Wiercioch player profile". The Hockey News. 2013-02-03. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
- "Denver Puts 3 on All-America Team". College Hockey News. 2010-04-09. Retrieved 2012-11-04.
- Patrick Wiercioch's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Patrick Wiercioch's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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