Eric Werner (D)
||Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
2007-08 Season: Split the season in Europe between the Ilves Tampere in Finland and the DEG Metro Stars in Germanyâ€¦Collected 10 points (3-7=10) and 18 penalty minutes in 28 games with Tampere...Tallied five points (1-4=5) and 14 penalty minutes in 23 games with the Metro Stars.
Career Highlights: Made his AHL debut with the Monarchs against the Hartford Wolf Pack on October, 8, 2005â€¦Played parts of both the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons with the Monarchsâ€¦Recorded 36 points (5-31=36) and 41 penalty minutes in 74 games over two seasons with Manchesterâ€¦Tallied his first AHL point, an assist, against Portland on December 28, 2005â€¦Registered his first AHL goal against Lowell on December 20, 2006â€¦Collected 49 points (15-34=49) and 42 penalty minutes in 66 games with the ECHLâ€™s Reading Royals from 2005-07â€¦Scored his first professional goal against Trenton on October 29, 2006â€¦Two-time Central Collegiate Hockey Association Defenseman of the Week at the University of Michiganâ€¦Led the Wolverines defensemen with 31 points (8-23=31)â€¦Notched three game-winning goals, including the CCHA First Round series-clinching goal in overtime versus Notre Dameâ€¦Awarded a pre-season All-CCHA Honorable Mentionâ€¦Ranked 10th on Michiganâ€™s all-time defensemen scoring list with 92 points (27-5=92)â€¦Member of the All-Great Lakes Invitational Team in 2003-04â€¦Led the team in game-winning goals (four) during his junior season (2003-04)â€¦Scored a career-high nine goals in 42 games during his junior campaignâ€¦Named to the Bauer/CCHA All-Rookie Team during his freshman season (2001-02)â€¦Led all CCHA defensemen in assists with 20 in his first year with Michiganâ€¦Spent the 2000-01 season with the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey Leagueâ€¦Ranked second among defensemen in points with 42 (6-36=42).
Transactions: Agreed to a one-year contract with the Monarchs on September 1, 2005â€¦Signed a one-year contract with the Monarchs on August 30, 2006â€¦Inked a one-year contract with the Monarchs on August 11, 2008.