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New York Islanders - Blue & White - Travis Hamonic

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
Position: Defenseman

Height: 6’2
Weight: 208
Shoots: Right
Born: August 16, 1990 in St. Malo, MAN

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Islanders in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2008 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

LAST SEASON: Scored 26 points (5g/21a) in 62 games as a rookie with the Islanders…Led all defensemen in goals and ranked second in points and assists…Ranked fourth on the team with 103 penalty minutes…Appeared in 19 American Hockey League games with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers before being recalled by the Islanders for the remainder of the season…Totaled seven points (2g/5a) and 45 penalty minutes with Bridgeport…Recorded his first professional goal on the power play at Portland on Nov. 15…Had his first multi-point game at Manchester on Oct. 29, where he scored an overtime goal… Recalled from Bridgeport on emergency basis on Nov. 23…Was leading Bridgeport defensemen in scoring at time of recall…Made his NHL debut on Nov. 24 vs. Columbus…Recorded his first NHL point/assist on Dec. 2 vs. NY Rangers…Scored his first goal (O. Pavalec) on Feb. 1 at Atlanta…Recorded his first two-assist game, including his 10th assist of the season, on Feb. 5 vs. Ottawa…Had three points (1g/2a) and a fight with a game misconduct on Feb. 11 vs. Pittsburgh.

CAREER: 2009-10: Split his fourth Western Hockey League season between the Moose Jaw Warriors and Brandon Wheat Kings, totaling 44 points (11g/33a) in 41 regular-season games...Despite playing in fewer than half of Moose Jaw's games, finished the season as the team's second-leading scoring defensemen...Traded to Brandon prior to the WHL playoffs and finished sixth on the team in postseason scoring with 11 points (4g/7a) in 15 games.

2008-09: Established junior career highs in goals (13) and points (40) in 57 games during his third Ontario Hockey League season with Moose Jaw...Led all Moose Jaw defensemen in goals, assists (27) and points, ranking fifth overall on the team...Ranked second on the team with a career-high 126 penalty minutes...Practiced with Bridgeport at the completion of the season.

2007-08: Scored 22 points (5g/17a) with a +5 rating and 101 penalty minutes in 61 games during his second WHL season with Moose Jaw...Notched one assist in six postseason games during his first OHL playoff action...Named Moose Jaw’s Scholastic Player of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year.

2006-07: Netted three assists in 22 games as a rookie with the Moose Jaw...Helped lead Team Manitoba to a Silver Medal at the 2007 Canada Winter Games....Was Moose Jaw’s ninth-round selection, 162nd overall, in the 2005 WHL Bantam Draft.

INTERNATIONAL: 2010: Scored three points (1g/2a) in six games, while registering a team-best +9 rating at the World Junior Championships to help Team Canada to a silver medal.

2008: Won Gold with Team Canada at the U-18 WJC...Finished with two assists, 14 penalty minutes and a plus-four rating in seven games.

Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
2006-07 Moose Jaw WHL 22 0 3 3 30 - - - - -
2007-08 Moose Jaw WHL 61 5 17 22 101 6 0 1 1 6
2008-09 Moose Jaw WHL 57 13 27 40 126 - - - - -
2009-10 Moose Jaw WHL 31 10 29 39 48 - - - - -
2009-10 Brandon WHL 10 1 4 5 17 15 4 7 11 23
2010-11 Bridgeport AHL 19 2 5 7 45 - - - - -
2010-11 NY Islanders NHL 62 5 21 26 103 - - - - -
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