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Andrew Peters

Andrew Peters  #11

Left Wing
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: May 5, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: St. Catharines, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 240 DRAFTED: BUF / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (34th overall)
Looking to make his NHL playoff debut...Played in 29 of 82 contests overall during 9th pro season/6th NHL year/1st campaign with NJ…Totals include season-high 8 straight appearances Nov. 14-Dec. 2...Led squad with 93 PIM...Made Devils' debut in season-opener Oct. 3 vs. Phi.;  signed free-agent contract Sept. 25 after attending training camp on tryout basis...Missed 9 contests Mar. 27-Apr. 11 with scratched eye...Looking to make his NHL playoff debut…Joined club after spending each of his previous 8 pro seasons with Sabres' organization, including 3 with Roc. (AHL) and last 5 with Buf...Led AHL with 388 PIM during 2001-02 season…Career NHL totals show 4g-3a-7pts and 650 PIM in 229 games played...Spent 2004-05 season with Bodens IK (Swe.-2)...Played junior hockey with both Oshawa and Kitchener (OHL); Generals’ Asst. Coach was former Devils’ defenseman J. Cirella.
Signed as a free agent by Bodens (Sweden-2), August 20, 2004. Missed majority of 2008-09 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, September 25, 2009. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Florida, August 19, 2010. Traded to Vancouver by Florida for Darcy Hordichuk, October 6, 2010. Officially announced his retirement, February 11, 2011.
Quote of the Day

My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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