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Andrew Ference

Andrew Ference  #21

Edmonton Oilers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: March 17, 1979  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, Canada
WEIGHT: 182 DRAFTED: PIT / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (208th overall)
King Clancy Memorial Trophy 2013-2014
-Played 900th NHL game Mar. 21 vs. PHI 2013-14 HIGHLIGHTS: -Named the 14th Captain in Oilers history on Sept. 29 -Ranked second on team in blocked shots (108) and hits (135) -Recorded 1st goal as an Oiler Oct. 7 vs. NJ -Played 800th NHL game Dec. 27 @ CGY -Registered 200th assist Dec. 28 vs. PHI CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -One of four Bruins to play in every game (2012-13) -Established a career high in goals (6) (2011-12) -Played 100th NHL playoff game Apr. 12 vs. WSH (2011-12) -Won Stanley Cup with Boston (2010-11) -Played 600th NHL game Dec. 16 @ MTL (2010-11) -Played 200th NHL game Dec. 7 vs. PIT (2003-04) -Played 1st NHL playoff game and scored his first NHL playoff goal Apr. 12 @ WSH (2000-01) -Played 1st NHL game Oct. 1 @ DAL (1999-00) -Recorded 1st NHL point with an assist Oct. 16 vs. CHI (1999-00) -Scored 1st NHL goal Nov. 13 vs. NSH (1999-00) INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: -Team Canada in the 1999 World Junior Hockey Championship
WHL West First All-Star Team (1998) WHL West Second All-Star Team (1999) King Clancy Memorial Trophy (2014) Missed majority of 2002-03 due to groin (November 18, 2002 vs. Montreal) and ankle (March 20, 2003 vs. Los Angeles) injuries. Traded to Calgary by Pittsburgh for Calgary's 3rd round choice (Brian Gifford) in 2004 Entry Draft, February 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep-2), December 1, 2004. Traded to Boston by Calgary with Chuck Kobasew for Brad Stuart, Wayne Primeau and Washington's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected T.J. Brodie) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 10, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep), September 19, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July 5, 2013.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016