Ryan Hegarty

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Ryan Hegarty
Born (1990-05-16) May 16, 1990 (age 24)
Arlington, MA USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Left
ECHL team
Former teams
Greenville Road Warriors
Fort Wayne Komets
NHL Draft 113th overall, 2008
Anaheim Ducks
Playing career 2012–present

Ryan Havern Hegarty (born May 16, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently playing for the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL. Hegarty was originally drafted by the Anaheim Ducks, 113th overall, in the fourth round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

After playing for the United States Men's National (NTDP) Under-17 and Under-18 teams from 2006-2008, Hegarty played NCAA Division 1 hockey for the University of Maine Black Bears of Hockey East from 2008-2012. After completing his college career at Maine, he signed with the AHL's Syracuse Crunch, a minor league affiliate of his draft team, the Anaheim Ducks. However he did not feature in any games for the Crunch.[1]

He was signed to an AHL contract with new Ducks affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals, on September 21, 2012. During the 2012-13 season, he was reassigned to Admirals ECHL affiliate the Fort Wayne Komets.

On July 30, 2013, Hegarty left as a free agent from his association with the Ducks and signed to a one-year contract with the Greenville Road Warriors of the ECHL.[2]

Awards and Honors[edit]

Team Awards[edit]

Individual Awards[edit]

  • National finalist and HockeyEast nominee, Derek Hines Unsung Hero Award, 2012[3]
  • Winner, Shawn Walsh Defensive Player Award, 2012[4]
  • Winner, Ocean Properties Unsung Hero Award, 2012[5]


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