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Ben Maxwell

Ben Maxwell  #49

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NUMBER: 49 BIRTHDATE: March 30, 1988
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: North Vancouver, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: MTL / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (49th overall)
Traded to Atlanta by Montreal with Montreal's 4th round choice (later traded back to Montreal - Montreal selected Olivier Archambault) in 2011 Entry Draft for Brent Sopel and Nigel Dawes, February 24, 2011. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Winnipeg, November 10, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Winnipeg from Anaheim, December 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Oulu (Finland), August 12, 2013.
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I definitely think going back down helped me, I had a lot of confidence down there, I played a lot of minutes and I think that helped me a lot. With the 37 games up here, that gave me experience as well. I know what it takes to play in the NHL and now it's time for me to show that I'm capable of being a full-time NHL player.

— Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl on finishing the 2014-15 season in juniors after playing 37 games with Edmonton to begin the season