Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
Andrew Ference
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AndrewFerence
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 5' 11"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 184
BIRTHDATE: 17/03/1979
AGE: 35
BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, CAN
DRAFTED: PIT: 1997-208 overall
AWARDS:
King Clancy Memorial Trophy (1)
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.
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Was one of four Bruins to play in every game
  • Had one multiple-point game, posting two points (1G, 1A) effort Apr. 8 vs. CAR
  • Six of his 13 points came in a 10-game span from Apr. 8-27
  • Had points in consecutive games on three occasions, Feb. 10-12(2A); Apr. 8-10 three points (1G, 2A); and Apr.13-17 (2A)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
  • Won the Stanley Cup with Boston (2011-12)
  • Established a career season-high in goals (6) (2011-12)
  • Played his 100th NHL playoff game on Apr. 12 vs. WSH (2011-12)
  • Scored his 1st goal of the season Dec. 18 vs. WSH
  • Played his 600th NHL game Dec. 16 @ MTL (2010-11):
  • Earned his 100th NHL assist Nov. 6 vs. TOR (2008-09)
  • Posted a playoff career high three assist effort Apr. 17 @ MTL (2007-08)
  • Played his 1st game as a Bruin Feb. 13 vs. EDM (2006-07)
  • Recorded his first point as a Bruin with an assist Mar. 11 @ DET, which was also his 100th NHL point (2006-07)
  • Played his 200th NHL game Dec. 7 vs. PIT (2003-04)
  • Played his 1st NHL playoff game and scored his 1st NHL playoff goal Apr. 12 @ WSH (2000-01)
  • Played his 1st NHL game Oct. 1 @ DAL (1999-00)
  • Recorded his 1st NHL point with an assist Oct. 16 vs. CHI (1999-00)
  • Scored his 1st NHL goal Nov. 13 vs. NSH (1999-00)

JUNIOR HIGHLIGHTS
  • Named a WHL First Team All-Star (1998-99)
  • Was 2nd on the team in assists and led the team that year with a +75 plus/minus mark (1997-98)
  • Named a WHL West First Team All-Star (1997-98)

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
  • Represented Team Canada in the 1999 World Junior Hockey Championship, winning a silver medal and posting three points (1G, 2A) in seven games