Todd Stephenson

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Todd Stephenson
Born (1988-06-09) 9 June 1988 (age 29)
Sydney, New South Wales
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Right
AIHL team
Former teams
Sydney Ice Dogs
Kamloops Storm
National team  Australia
Playing career 2004–present

Todd Stephenson (born 9 June 1988) is an Australian ice hockey player currently playing for the Sydney Ice Dogs in the Australian Ice Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Stephenson first played ice hockey in 2004 when he joined the West Sydney Ice Dogs (now the Sydney Ice Dogs) of the Australian Ice Hockey League.[1] He continued to play for the Ice Dogs until the end of the 2007 AIHL season. Following the end of the 2007 season he moved to Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada and joined the Kamloops Storm of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League for the 2007–08.[1] Stephenson moved back to Australia following the end of the season with the Storm and rejoined the Ice Dogs for the start of the 2008 AIHL season.[1]

During 2006 Stephenson was also a member of the Blacktown Flyers of the New South Wales Ice Hockey Midget League, where he played one game, scoring three goals and recording three assists. In 2008 Stephenson played for the New South Wales state team in the Brown grade (23 & under), playing four games and scoring two points.[2]

Stephenson was first called up to represent Australia in 2004 where he joined national under-18 team to play at the 2004 IIHF World U18 Championships.[3] He continued to play in the under-18 team for the next two years.[4][5] In 2006 Stephenson also joined the national under-20 team to compete at the 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[6] The following year Stephenson played for the national under-20 team and also joined the men's senior national team. He has since represented Australia at the Ice Hockey World Championships on four other occasions.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Stephenson was born on 9 June 1988 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.[1] His brother Scott also plays ice hockey for the Sydney Ice Dogs and represents Australia at the Ice Hockey World Championships.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Todd Stephenson
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Ice hockey
Ice Hockey World U18 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Bulgaria Division III
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Lithuania Division II Group B
Ice Hockey World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Mexico City Division II Group A
Gold medal – first place 2011 Melbourne Division II Group A
Regular season and playoffs
Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004 West Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 11 2 1 3 6  —  —  —  —  —
2005 West Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 15 3 2 5 28  —  —  —  —  —
2006 Blacktown Flyers NSW Midget 1 3 3 6 0  —  —  —  —  —
2006 West Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 26 6 9 15 46  —  —  —  —  —
2007 West Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 26 7 11 18 53  —  —  —  —  —
2007–08 Kamloops Storm KIJHL 38 4 12 16 51 12 1 1 2 0
2008 West Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 27 11 15 26 45 2 0 1 1 4
2009 Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 21 8 15 23 60  —  —  —  —  —
2010 Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 24 4 5 9 138  —  —  —  —  —
2011 Sydney Ice Dogs AIHL 24 7 14 21 80 1 0 0 0 0
International
Year Team Comp   GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Australia U18 2004 IIHF World U18 Championship Division II Group B 5 1 0 1 4
2005 Australia U18 2005 IIHF World U18 Championship Division III 5 2 7 9 22
2006 Australia U18 2006 IIHF World U18 Championship Division II Group B 5 1 2 3 6
2006 Australia U20 2006 IIHF World U20 Championship Division II Group A 5 5 0 5 20
2007 Australia U20 2007 IIHF World U20 Championship Division II Group A 5 1 1 2 12
2007 Australia 2007 IIHF World Championship Division II Group B 3 0 0 0 0
2009 Australia 2009 IIHF World Championship Division I Group A 5 0 1 1 2
2010 Australia 2010 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 5 4 2 6 4
2011 Australia 2011 IIHF World Championship Division II Group A 4 0 0 0 2
2012 Australia 2012 IIHF World Championship Division I Group B 5 2 0 2 0

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