|Born||June 22, 1984 |
Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|Played for||St. Louis Blues|
|NHL Draft||159th overall, 2003|
St. Louis Blues
Chris Beckford-Tseu (born June 22, 1984) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played in one National Hockey League (NHL) game with the St. Louis Blues during the 2007–08 NHL season.
He was drafted in the fifth round (159th overall) by the Blues in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Chris began his career playing in the Ontario Hockey League and was drafted 91st overall in the 2000 OHL Priority Draft. He played for the Guelph Storm, the Oshawa Generals and the Kingston Frontenacs. His best OHL year was with the Generals in 2002-03 where he had 25 wins and a 3.16 GAA.
In 2003, he was selected 159th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the NHL Entry Draft.
In 2004, Chris started his professional career by appearing with the Peoria Rivermen, the Blues AHL affiliate. During the 2004-05 season, he accumulated a 2.71 GAA and a .908 SV% backing up Alfie Michaud.
On February 21, 2008, Chris played in his first NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings where he saved 8 shots out of 9.
On July 3, 2008, the Florida Panthers signed him as a free agent on July 3, 2008.
Chris went on to play in the minors for team such as the Worcester IceCats, Alaska Aces, Peoria Rivermen and the Rochester Americans. He last played for the Greenville Road Warriors in the ECHL during the 2010-11 season, playing in only 5 games.