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Ben Eager
Ben Eager
Left Wing
Number: 55
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 226
Shoots: Left
Born: 22 Jan 1984
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent by Edmonton on July 1, 2011
Drafted: PHX / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (23rd overall)
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Recorded 1st point of the season (assist) Feb. 21 vs. MIN
  • Scored 1st goal of the season Feb. 28 @ DAL
  • Assigned to Oklahoma City Barons Mar. 15, accumulating two assists in nine games
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Led Chicago with 120 penalty minutes (2009-10)
  • Posted a three-game point streak (1G, 2A) from Dec. 29- Jan.2, including his 1st game-winning goal of the season on Dec.31 vs. NJD (2009-10)
  • Collected a career-high three points (1G, 2A) on Mar. 31 @ MIN (2009-10)
  • Appeared in 18 post-season games for Chicago en route to the Stanley Cup Championship, tallying three points (1G, 2A) (2009-10)
  • Scored his first playoff goal, the game-winner, in Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals on May. 31 vs. PHI (2009-10)
  • Tallied 15 points (11G, 4A) in 75 games with the Blackhawks, setting career-highs in goals, points and games played (2008-09)
  • Led the Chicago and ranked 13th in the NHL with 161 penalty minutes (2008-09)
  • Added two points (1G, 1A) in 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games (2008-09)
  • Scored his first career post-season goal, the game-winning tally, in Game Two of the Western Conference Semis on May. 2 vs. VAN (2008-09)
  • Appeared in 23 games with the Flyers, including the 100th of his career on Nov. 10 vs. PIT (2007-08)
  • Traded to Chicago on Dec. 18 (2007-08)
  • Led the NHL with 233 penalty minutes (2006-07)
  • Won the Pelle Lindbergh Tropy as the Flyers’ Most Improved Player (2006-07)
  • Earned 17 points (7G, 10A) and 232 penalty minutes in 66 AHL games with the Phantoms during his first full professional season (2004-05)
  • Collected two points (1G, 1A) in 16 post-season games, while capturing the 2005 Calder Cup Championship (2004-05)
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