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Ben Walter (C)

Abbotsford Heat

Name: Ben Walter
Number: 17
Position: C
Shoots: L
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Birthdate: 1984-05-11
Birth place: Beaconsfield, QC

Biography

2012-13: Played in his 500th AHL game on 13/10/12... Holds the Heat franchise record for all-time assists (72)... Led the Heat with 26 points (7-19-26) at halfway point of the season... Recorded 12 points (4-8-12) in 14 GP for the month of March, including a three-point game (1-2-3) on 29/03/13 in Heat’s 4-3 victory at Hamilton

2011-12: Second in team scoring with 59 points (19-40-59) & Led the team in games played with 75... Recorded six points in back-to-back road games 10/28/11 at Grand Rapids and 10/30/11 at Hamilton... Recorded five points (0-5-5) in four game streak from 12/10/11 to 21/12/11... Recorded 14 multi-point games in 75 games played with the Heat... Recorded 400th career AHL point on 29/03/12 vs. San Antonio

2010-11: Led Lake Erie Monsters in scoring with career high 70 points...Finished 9th in AHL scoring...Lead team in assist and plus/minus...Recorded fourteen multi-point games

2009-10: Tallied two points (1g-1a) on Feb. 19 vs. Manchester…Had five-game point streak (4g-3a) from Nov. 7-14… Recorded two points (1g-1a) on Nov. 11 at Worcester…Notched a goal and an assist in first game for Lowell on Oct. 3 at Bridgeport…Acquired from New York Islanders on June 30 in exchange for center Tony Romano...Recorded eleven multi-point games...Led Lowell Devils with 58 points

Career Notes: Skated in eight games with NY Islanders in 2007-08, notching an assist…Led Bridgeport and tied for 10th in the AHL with 46 assists...Ranked second on team in points (66) and tied for second in goals (20)…Registered nine-game point streak that compiled four goals and 11 assists from Mar. 21-Apr. 6…Recorded three-assist night on Dec. 26 vs. Hershey…Traded from the Boston Bruins to NY Islanders on Sep. 11 for Petteri Nokelainen... Voted Providence’s Team MVP by his teammates at the end of the 2006-07 season … Plus/Minus leader for Providence (+23)...Finished second on the team in scoring with 67 points (24 goals, 43 assists) in 73 games... Posted 40 points (16g-24a-40pts) in 62 games during rookie season in 2005-06 with Providence…Was scoreless in six appearances with Boston (NHL)... Hobey Baker Award top ten finalist in 2004-05… Ranked at or near the top in goal scoring in the nation and finished with 39 points (26g-13-39pts) in 36 games his junior year… Finished second on the team in scoring with 34 points (18g/16a) in 36 games as a sophomore…Member of the Silver Medal winning Team Pacific at the 2001 World U-17 Championships … He is the son of Abbotsford Heat President Ryan Walter, who played 15 seasons in the NHL with Washington, Montreal and Vancouver.

View Game By Game Stats Player Stats

Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2012-13 Regular Season Abbotsford Heat 68 15 34 49 -10 110 18 3 8 0 0.375
2011-12 Regular Season Abbotsford Heat 75 19 40 59 11 160 30 4 11 1 0.364
2010-11 Regular Season Lake Erie Monsters 77 23 47 70 26 158 24 1 4 1 0.250
2009-10 Regular Season Lowell Devils 78 22 36 58 -2 159 26 1 6 0 0.167
2008-09 Regular Season Bridgeport Sound Tigers 65 20 30 50 2 143 10 2 8 0 0.250
2007-08 Regular Season Bridgeport Sound Tigers 68 20 46 66 0 181 31 3 7 0 0.429
2006-07 Regular Season Providence Bruins 73 24 43 67 23 170 58 1 7 0 0.143
2005-06 Regular Season Providence Bruins 62 16 24 40 0 133 33 1 6 0 0.167
Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A PTS +/- SOG PIM SOG SOA SOGW SO
2012 Calder Cup Playoffs Abbotsford Heat 8 1 7 8 -2 8 2 0 0 0 0.000
2011 Calder Cup Playoffs Lake Erie Monsters 7 3 2 5 -3 19 4 0 0 0 0.000
2010 Calder Cup Playoffs Lowell Devils 5 1 1 2 -5 10 2 0 0 0 0.000
2009 Calder Cup Playoffs Bridgeport Sound Tigers 5 1 4 5 2 11 2 0 0 0 0.000
2007 Calder Cup Playoffs Providence Bruins 13 4 4 8 -5 31 6 0 0 0 0.000
2006 Calder Cup Playoffs Providence Bruins 3 2 0 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 0.000