Sacha Guimond

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Sacha Guimond
Sacha Guimond Comets.jpg
Born (1991-03-28) March 28, 1991 (age 25)
Ville-Marie, Quebec, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
EBEL team
Former teams
HDD Olimpija Ljubljana
Worcester Sharks
Norfolk Admirals
Utica Comets
HC ’05 Banská Bystrica
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2012–present

Sacha Guimond (born March 28, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the HDD Olimpija Ljubljana of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).

Playing career[edit]

Guimond played major junior hockey in both the Ontario Hockey League and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

His professional career started in 2012 when he first suited up with the San Francisco Bulls[1] and then with the Gwinnett Gladiators, both of the ECHL. He also played six games in the American Hockey League during his first season. Guimond was rewarded for his outstanding play when the ECHL named him the 2012–13 defenceman of the year[2] and selected him to both the All-Rookie[3] and All-ECHL teams[4]

On July 12, 2013, Guimond was signed to a one-year contract with the Utica Comets of the American Hockey League, an affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks.[5]

After a second stint with the Kalamazoo Wings, Guimond left to resume his European career, agreeing to a one-year deal with Slovenian club, HDD Olimpija Ljubljana, competing in the Austrian EBEL, on July 6, 2016.[6]

Awards and honours[edit]

Honours Year
ECHL All-Rookie Team 2012–13 [7]
All-ECHL Team (First Team All-Star) 2012–13 [8]
ECHL Defenceman of the Year 2012–13 [9]


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