Rob Kwiet

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Rob Kwiet
Rob Kwiet Royals2.jpg
Born (1988-08-02) August 2, 1988 (age 28)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
ECHL team
Former teams
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Providence Bruins
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
ESV Kaufbeuren
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2008–present

Rob Kwiet (born August 2, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL. He has previously played in the American Hockey League with the Providence Bruins and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Kwiet played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors and the Windsor Spitfires.

On August 9, 2012, Kwiet was re-signed to a one-year contract with the Stockton Thunder.[1] During the 2012–13 season, he was moved to the Greenville Road Warriors after one game before settling with the San Francisco Bulls on November 19, 2012.

On July 30, 2013, Kwiet signed a one-year contract as a free agent with his fifth ECHL club, the Fort Wayne Komets.[2] In the 2013–14 season, on December 12, 2013, he was traded by the Komets to the Gwinnett Gladiators in exchange for Mike Embach.[3] Kwiet then contributed with 23 points in 33 games before he was again traded to the Florida Everblades to finish the season.

Kweit signed abroad on July 19, 2014, as a free agent in agreeing to a one-year contract with second division German club, ESV Kaufbeuren of the DEL2.[4]

After a season in Germany, Kwiet returned to North America agreeing to a second stint with the Greenville Road Warriors (later renamed the Swamp Rabbits) of the ECHL on August 14, 2015.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Wellington Dukes OPJHL 47 1 3 4 44
2005–06 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 63 3 9 12 76
2006–07 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 57 9 30 39 97
2007–08 Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL 37 2 12 14 45
2007–08 Windsor Spitfires OHL 27 3 10 13 36 5 0 3 3 2
2007–08 Muskegon Fury IHL 7 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 6
2008–09 Windsor Spitfires OHL 66 12 55 67 56 20 5 10 15 17
2009–10 Providence Bruins AHL 41 1 0 1 24
2009–10 Reading Royals ECHL 17 0 7 7 13 15 2 3 5 16
2010–11 Reading Royals ECHL 56 8 22 30 39 4 1 3 4 2
2010–11 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 1 0 0 0 4
2011–12 Reading Royals ECHL 48 5 16 21 42
2011–12 Stockton Thunder ECHL 12 0 6 6 12 8 0 0 0 26
2012–13 Stockton Thunder ECHL 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Greenville Road Warriors ECHL 13 2 8 10 16
2012–13 San Francisco Bulls ECHL 50 8 19 27 48 5 0 1 1 18
2013–14 Fort Wayne Komets ECHL 20 0 7 7 10
2013–14 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 33 8 15 23 24
2013–14 Florida Everblades ECHL 15 1 10 11 4
2014–15 ESV Kaufbeuren DEL2 52 9 28 37 62
2015–16 Greenville Swamp Rabbits ECHL 50 5 16 21 41
AHL totals 42 1 0 1 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kwiet, Thunder agree to terms". Stockton Thunder. 2012-08-09. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Seasoned D-man Kwiet added to Komets blueline". Fort Wayne Komets. 2013-07-30. Retrieved 2013-07-30. 
  3. ^ "Glads make five player trade". Gwinnett Gladiators. 2013-12-12. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  4. ^ "Rob Kwiet an offensive d-man to ESVK" (in German). ESV Kaufbeuren. 2014-07-19. Retrieved 2014-07-19. 
  5. ^ "Kwiet returns to Road Warriors". Greenville Road Warriors. 2015-08-14. Retrieved 2015-08-14. 

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