Rob Davison (D)
||St. Catharines, ON
2013-14 â€“ will become the only Sharks player to play in all three AHL cities in the Sharks organization (Kentucky, Cleveland, and Worcester) â€¦.enters his 14th professional season, his 8th season in the Sharks organization. 2012-13: Played 53 games with EC Red Bull Salzburg in the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga, the highest-level menâ€™s ice hockey league in Austriaâ€¦Posted nine points (3-6=9) and 54 PIMâ€¦2nd on the team in PIMâ€¦Recorded one assist and 24 PIM in eight playoff games as EC Salzburg reached the semifinals. CAREER: 2011-12: Split time between Red Bull Salzburg and HC Ocelari Trinec in the Czech Extraliga, playing a combined 33 games between the two clubsâ€¦Registered seven points (1-6=7) and 47 PIM in his combined 33 gamesâ€¦2010-11: Spent the entire season in Albany (AHL), finishing 2nd amongst defensemen in points (18) and finished 3rd on the team in PIM (151)â€¦Served as Albanyâ€™s alternate captainâ€¦2009-10: 1st on Lowell (AHL) in plus/minus rating (+13) and 2nd in PIM (182)â€¦ Appeared in his lone game with New Jersey on Feb. 10â€¦ Signed with New Jerseyâ€¦2008-09: Tallied his first point (an assist) with Vancouver on Dec. 22 vs. Anaheimâ€¦ Signed with Vancouverâ€¦2007-08: Scored his lone goal with the Islanders on March 18 vs. Torontoâ€¦Recorded first point (an assist) with the Islanders on Feb. 28, 2008 at Atlantaâ€¦Made Islander debut on Feb. 26 vs. Pittsburgh â€¦Appeared in 15 games with San Jose before being traded to the N.Y. Islanders in exchange for a seventh round selection (186th overall, Jason Demers) at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Feb. 26. 2006-07: Skated as a forward at Nashville on Feb. 14 â€¦ Earneda third star by producing two-thirds of a Gordie Howe Hat Trick with an assist and a fight vs. Phoenix on Jan. 18 â€¦Led team with hits (3) at Los Angeles on Dec. 12â€¦ Earned second fighting major of the season on Dec. 11 vs. Phoenixâ€™s Dave Scatchardâ€¦2005-06: 4th on team in blocked shots (65), 5th in hits (103) and 3rd in penalty minutes (76)â€¦Earned fighting majors against St. Louisâ€™ Jamal Mayers on March 16 and 21â€¦Set a career-high in points (five) with assist on Dec. 26 at Los Angelesâ€¦ Scored his first goal of the season against Atlanta on Dec. 6â€¦Registered first point of the season (assist) against Columbus on Oct. 12â€¦Playoffs: Played eight minutes in Game Six of WCSF at Edmonton on May 17 and had one shotâ€¦2004-05: Began season playing for Cardiff (Elite Ice Hockey League)â€¦Was the first NHL player to play in the United Kingdomâ€¦Posted five points (2-3=5) in 24 gamesâ€¦2003-04: 2nd on team in PIM (92)â€¦Scored third assist of the season Dec. 31 at Columbus, matching point total from 2002-03 (three)â€¦Missed three games (Dec. 4-10) with knee injuryâ€¦Picked up first assist/ point of season Nov. 1 at Florida in 6-2 winâ€¦2002-03: Tallied first NHL assist March 17 vs. Chicagoâ€¦Scored first NHL goal/ point and had 20:14 of ice time March 13 at Anaheimâ€¦Made NHL debut March 9 at Dallasâ€¦ Recalled from Cleveland (AHL) March 9â€¦Posted four points (1-3=4) and 82 PIM in 42 games with the Barons when promotedâ€¦2001-02: Posted four points (1-3=4) and ranked 4th on Cleveland in PIM (206)â€¦2000-01: Posted four assists and led Kentucky in PIM (230) in first professional seasonâ€¦Playoffs: Led team in plus/ minus (+2)â€¦1999-00: North Bayâ€™s alternate captain was second on club in PIM (194) and set junior career high in games played (67)â€¦Doubled career high in goals (four)â€¦Named North Bayâ€™s Defenseman and Scholastic Player of the Yearâ€¦1998-99: Selected Best Body Checker in a poll among OHL coachesâ€¦2nd on club in penalty minutes (150)â€¦1997-98: Drafted by San Jose (fourth round, 98th overall) in 1998 NHL Entry Draftâ€¦3rd on North Bay in penalty minutes (200). Personal: â€œDavyâ€ lists these favorites: Spend time with his two kids (offseason activity); Playing football, watching tennis (sports besides hockey); Joe Thornton (athlete); Goodwill Hunting (movie); Game of Thrones (TV show); Metallica (band); Bermuda (vacation spot); Momiji Sushi in Toronto (restaurant); Scott Stevens (hockey idol); Playing in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against Calgary (hockey moment); Dallas (road city); Nashville Predators (non-Sharks jersey)â€¦First job was as an ice cream scooperâ€¦Would be a firefighter if he was not playing hockey professionallyâ€¦Names Matt Damon as the actor who would star in a movie about his lifeâ€¦Canâ€™t live without his iPadâ€¦His minor hockey coach was the biggest influence on his hockey careerâ€¦Says Alexander Ovechkin is the most exciting player to watch in the NHLâ€¦Lists Niklas Kronwall as the hardest hitter in the NHLâ€¦In his hometown of Oakville, ON, he enjoys to hang out at Burger Works and enjoys the fact that Oakville is quiet and has a lot of community owned businesses (like Los Gatos and Saratoga) but is still a short 15 minute drive to Toronto if he wants to go into the city.