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Andrew Ebbett
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Born January 2, 1983 (1983-01-02) (age 36)
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Pittsburgh Penguins
Anaheim Ducks
Chicago Blackhawks
Minnesota Wild
Phoenix Coyotes
Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present

Andrew Ebbett (born January 2, 1983) is a professional ice hockey center for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Undrafted, Andrew played collegiate hockey with the University of Michigan of the CCHA.

After captaining the Wolverines in his senior year, he was signed as a free agent by the Ottawa Senators on July 17, 2006.

Then he made his professional debut in the 2006–07 season with Ottawa's affiliate, the Binghamton Senators of the AHL.

On May 16, 2007, Andrew was signed by the Anaheim Ducks. He was then assigned to affiliate the Portland Pirates of the AHL but made his NHL debut in the 2007–08 season with the Ducks, playing in 3 games.

On June 11, 2008, he was re-signed by the Ducks to a two-year contract extension.

In the 2008–09 season, Andrew began the year with affiliate, the Iowa Chops after 28 games with the Chops he was recalled and scored his first NHL goal against the Philadelphia Flyers on January 2, 2009 (his 26th birthday).

Andrew established a scoring role with the Ducks scoring 32 points in only 48 games helping the Ducks to the second round and scoring his first Stanley Cup playoff goal in the upset of the San Jose Sharks on April 19, 2009.

Andrew played 2 games with the Ducks in 2009–10 before he was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Blackhawks on October 17, 2009.

Unable to find a role within the Blackhawks roster, Andrew was again waived after 10 games and acquired by the Minnesota Wild on November 21, 2009.

He settled quickly scoring a goal in his first game with the Wild against the Boston Bruins on November 25, 2009.

Andrew remained with Minnesota and completed the season posting 8 goals for 14 points in 49 games.

On July 2, 2010, Andrew joined his fourth team in less than a year when he signed as a free agent to a one-year deal with the Phoenix Coyotes.

On July 1, 2011, Andrew signed a one-year contract worth $525,000 with the Vancouver Canucks. On July 2, 2012, he signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks that will pay him $600,000 at the NHL level and $300,000 at the AHL level.

On July 5, 2013, Andrew signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins that will pay him $550,000 at the NHL level.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 60 45 39 84 54
2002–03 University of Michigan CCHA 43 9 18 27 22
2003–04 University of Michigan CCHA 43 9 28 37 56
2004–05 University of Michigan CCHA 40 6 31 37 28
2005–06 University of Michigan CCHA 41 14 28 42 25
2006–07 Binghamton Senators AHL 71 26 39 65 44
2007–08 Portland Pirates AHL 74 18 54 72 66 18 6 11 17 4
2007–08 Anaheim Ducks NHL 3 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Iowa Chops AHL 28 10 19 29 6
2008–09 Anaheim Ducks NHL 48 8 24 32 24 13 1 2 3 8
2009–10 Anaheim Ducks NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 10 1 0 1 2
2009–10 Minnesota Wild NHL 49 8 6 14 6
2010–11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 37 11 27 38 12
2010–11 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 33 2 3 5 4 3 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Vancouver Canucks NHL 18 5 1 6 6 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Chicago Wolves AHL 37 11 21 32 10
2012–13 Vancouver Canucks NHL 28 1 5 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 191 25 39 64 48 19 1 2 3 8
AHL totals 247 66 160 226 138 18 6 11 17 4