Travis Turnbull

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Travis Turnbull
Born (1986-07-07) July 7, 1986 (age 30)
Chesterfield, MO, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Kölner Haie
Buffalo Sabres
ERC Ingolstadt
Düsseldorfer EG
Färjestad BK
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Travis John Turnbull (born July 7, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey player who is currently playing for Kölner Haie in the German top-flight Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL).

Playing career[edit]

College[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Turnbull played four years of college hockey at the University of Michigan with the Michigan Wolverines men's ice hockey team, where in his third year he helped his team win the 2007-08 CCHA Championship.[1]

Professional[edit]

On April 6, 2009, the Buffalo Sabres signed Turnbull to a two-year entry-level contract and assigned him to play for their AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates.[2][3] On July 15, 2011 the Sabres re-signed Turnbull, who had arbitration rights, to an extension.[4][5] On March 23, 2012, Turnbull scored his first NHL goal against the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden.[6]

After a productive debut 2012–13 season in Germany with Düsseldorfer EG, Turnbull moved to sign a one-year contract campaign with rivals ERC Ingolstadt on May 28, 2013.[7] He helped ERC win the 2014 German national championship, before returning to Düsseldorf for the 2014-15 campaign. In December 2015, he headed to Sweden, signing with SHL side Färjestad BK.[8]

In April 2016, Turnbull agreed to terms on a contract with German team Kölner Haie.[9]

Personal[edit]

Travis is the son of retired NHL player Perry Turnbull.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 56 7 12 19 73 7 0 0 0 9
2004–05 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 44 17 21 38 103 13 4 2 6 61
2005–06 University of Michigan CCHA 41 9 9 18 67
2006–07 University of Michigan CCHA 41 8 9 17 52
2007–08 University of Michigan CCHA 43 15 12 27 48
2008–09 University of Michigan CCHA 41 8 20 28 74
2008–09 Portland Pirates AHL 3 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 4
2009–10 Portland Pirates AHL 57 9 9 18 98 4 0 0 0 2
2010–11 Portland Pirates AHL 20 5 4 9 28 10 1 1 2 2
2011–12 Rochester Americans AHL 63 12 15 27 117 3 0 0 0 4
2011–12 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 1 0 1 5
2012–13 Düsseldorfer EG DEL 50 12 34 46 88
2013–14 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 51 18 21 39 72 19 8 8 16 20
2014–15 Düsseldorfer EG DEL 52 19 19 38 46 12 2 3 5 10
2015–16 Düsseldorfer EG DEL 26 3 9 12 24
2015–16 Färjestad BK SHL 23 5 7 12 18 5 0 1 1 6
NHL totals 3 1 0 1 5

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