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Patrick Wiercioch

Patrick Wiercioch  #46

Ottawa Senators  Defenseman
NUMBER: 46 BIRTHDATE: September 12, 1990  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Burnaby, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 202 DRAFTED: OTT / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (42nd overall)    Prospect Bio
An RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign, he is in the midst of the third of a three-year contract he signed with Ottawa on 7/22/13. 2014-15: Established a new NHL career high in appearing in 56 regular season games ... Two of his three goals marked the first two game-winning goals of his NHL career, including the overtime winner on April 2 vs. Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win) ... Averaged more than 18 minutes (18:03) time-on-ice for the first time in his NHL career ... Ranked second among Senators defencemen (Karlsson) with five power-play points ... Tied for first among Senators in both goals (two) and points (four) over six ECQF games vs Montreal. 2015-16 Season high: Blocked shots: 3, Oct. 17 vs Nashville (4-3 SO loss) Career game highs: Goals: 1 (12x) last: 4/2/15 vs Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win); Assists: 3, 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win); Points: 3, (0-3), 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2009) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2009) WCHA First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA West First All-American Team (2010)
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016