September 8, 1985 |
Vancouver, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|Played for||New Jersey Devils|
|NHL Draft||217th overall, 2004
New Jersey Devils
Eckford was drafted by the Devils in the seventh round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. Eckford joined the University of Alaska, graduating in 2008. He joined the Lowell Devils, the American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate of New Jersey. Eckford played three seasons with Lowell, and earned two call-ups to New Jersey. He made his NHL debut in the 2009–10 season.
After the 2010–11 season, Eckford signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Phoenix Coyotes as a free agent. Eckford played the 2011–12 season with the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes' AHL affiliate.
|2005–06||U. of Alaska-Fairbanks||CCHA||38||3||15||18||43||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||U. of Alaska-Fairbanks||CCHA||39||5||17||22||54||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||U. of Alaska-Fairbanks||CCHA||35||8||23||31||55||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||New Jersey Devils||NHL||3||0||1||1||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||New Jersey Devils||NHL||4||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours
|All-CCHA Rookie Team||2005-06|
|All-CCHA First Team||2007–08|
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2007–08|
- "Coyotes Sign Defenseman Tyler Eckford to One-Year Contract". Phoenix Coyotes. Retrieved 4 July 2011.
- "News Release: Senators sign defenceman Tyler Eckford to a two-year, two-way contract" (Press release). Ottawa Senators. July 10, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2012.
- Tyler Eckford career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Tyler Eckford career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Tyler Eckford player profile at NHL.com
|Awards and achievements|
|CCHA Best Offensive Defenseman
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