Tyler Spurgeon

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Tyler Spurgeon
Born (1986-04-10) April 10, 1986 (age 31)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
EBEL team
Former teams
HC TWK Innsbruck
WBS Penguins
Springfield Falcons
Abbotsford Heat
EC KAC
Adirondack Flames
HC Thurgau
NHL Draft 242nd overall, 2004
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2006–present

Tyler Spurgeon (born April 10, 1986 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who is currently playing for HC TWK Innsbruck of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL). He previously played with former rival club, EC KAC.[1] Tyler is the older brother of Jared Spurgeon, who currently plays for the Minnesota Wild.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Spurgeon was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers, 242nd overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. After signing a three-year entry level contract he played with the Oilers affiliated American Hockey League teams, in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and later the Springfield Falcons from 2007-2009.

On October 8, 2014, Spurgeon returned to North America in signing a one-year ECHL contract with the Ontario Reign for the 2014–15 season.[3] After a brief try-out with the Adirondack Flames of the AHL, Spurgeon's tenure with the Reign was cut short as he opted to return to Europe in signing with HC Thurgau for the remainder of the season.

On May 27, 2015, Spurgeon signed to recommence his career in Austria in agreeing to a contract with HC TWK Innsbruck.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Kelowna Rockets WHL 2 0 1 1 0
2002–03 Kelowna Rockets WHL 50 7 6 13 21 19 2 5 7 6
2003–04 Kelowna Rockets WHL 49 8 16 24 24 17 4 5 9 6
2004–05 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 21 41 62 32 24 11 6 17 12
2005–06 Kelowna Rockets WHL 39 7 17 24 22 12 0 3 3 14
2006–07 Stockton Thunder ECHL 39 12 17 29 26
2006–07 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 34 5 10 15 10 6 1 0 1 4
2007–08 Springfield Falcons AHL 12 1 7 8 2
2008–09 Springfield Falcons AHL 73 6 14 20 35
2009–10 Idaho Steelheads ECHL 48 26 39 65 14
2009–10 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 20 1 2 3 9
2009–10 Abbotsford Heat AHL 8 1 4 5 0 9 0 2 2 17
2010–11 Klagenfurter AC EBEL 34 11 10 21 16 12 3 8 11 14
2011–12 Klagenfurter AC EBEL 7 2 7 9 4 4 1 2 3 2
2012–13 Klagenfurter AC EBEL 30 7 5 12 27 15 2 6 8 8
2013–14 Klagenfurter AC EBEL 34 11 11 22 8
2014–15 Ontario Reign ECHL 12 2 8 10 0
2014–15 Adirondack Flames AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2014–15 HC Thurgau NLB 16 8 8 16 2 2 0 2 2 2
2015–16 HC TWK Innsbruck EBEL 53 11 25 36 20
2016–17 HC TWK Innsbruck EBEL 52 14 29 43 22 4 1 1 2 2
AHL totals 148 14 37 51 56 15 1 2 3 21
EBEL totals 210 56 87 143 97 35 7 17 24 26

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stloukal new head coach and roster moves". EC KAC. 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Jared Spurgeon player profile". eliteprospects.com. 2016-05-04. Retrieved 2016-05-04. 
  3. ^ "Reign sign Tyler Spurgeon". Ontario Reign. 2014-10-08. Retrieved 2014-10-08. 
  4. ^ "Sharks puzzle is taking shape" (in German). HC TWK Innsbruck. 2015-05-27. Retrieved 2015-05-27. 

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