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Anton Babchuk

Anton Babchuk  #33

Defenseman
NUMBER: 33 BIRTHDATE: May 6, 1984
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Kiev, Ukraine
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: CHI / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (21st overall)

2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:

missed the first nine games with a shoulder injury and is now been cleared to play as of Feb.8 ... made his 2012-13 debut on Feb.15 playing 16:37

Traded to Carolina by Chicago for Danny Richmond and Columbus' 4th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Toronto - Toronto selected James Reimer) in 2006 Entry Draft, January 20, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (KHL), September 20, 2009. Traded to Calgary by Carolina with Tom Kostopoulos for Ian White and Brett Sutter, November 17, 2010. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to hand injury vs. Minnesota, November 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Donetsk (KHL), September 27, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (KHL), May 28, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level