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Ben Holmstrom

#10 Ben Holmstrom

Position Center
Height 6'1"
Weight 197
Shoots Right
Born April 9, 1987
Birthplace Colorado Springs, CO
Drafted Undrafted

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2003-04 Sioux Falls USHL   54 3 5 8 53   - - - - -
2004-05 Sioux Falls USHL   15 1 0 1 10   - - - - -
2005-06 Sioux Falls USHL   56 10 9 19 115   14 3 3 6 22
2006-07 UMass-Lowell NCAA   30 4 9 13 18   - - - - -
2007-08 UMass-Lowell NCAA   37 7 20 27 62   - - - - -
2008-09 UMass-Lowell NCAA   38 6 15 21 52   - - - - -
2009-10 UMass-Lowell NCAA   39 9 14 23 69   - - - - -
  Adirondack AHL   13 3 0 3 9   - - - - -
2010-11 Adirondack AHL   79 16 22 38 75   - - - - -
  Philadelphia NHL   2 0 0 0 5   - - - - -
2011-12 Adirondack AHL   67 15 26 41 134   - - - - -
  Philadelphia NHL   5 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
2012-13 Adirondack AHL   22 2 6 8 29   - - - - -
2013-14 Adirondack AHL   75 13 19 32 146   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   256 49 73 122 393   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   7 0 0 0 7   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   263 49 73 122 400   - - - - -
Through games of the 2013-14 season, was among Adirondack Phantoms career leaders in games played (3rd - 256), goals (2nd - 49), assists (4th - 73) and points (4th - 122) … Has been a team captain in the AHL (Adirondack), NCAA (UMass-Lowell) and USHL (Sioux Falls) … Signed a one-year, two-way contract with Carolina on 7/4/14.

2013-14

Completed his fourth professional season, all with the Adirondack Phantoms, serving as captain for the third consecutive campaign … Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 32 points and was fifth in goals (13), assists (19) and penalty minutes (146) … Tied for third on the team with six power-play goals … Set AHL career highs in penalty minutes and shots on goal (168) … Tied for the team lead with 75 games played … In his first game since undergoing knee surgery in December 2012, scored a goal 1:13 into the season opener at HER (10/5) … Assisted on Michael Raffl’s first professional goal, dropped the gloves with Dylan McIlrath and had a career high eight shots on goal at HFD (10/11) … Scored a goal vs. HFD (10/12), giving him points in each of his first three games (2g, 1a) … Received a 10-minute misconduct for abuse of officials at ALB (10/14) … Picked up an assist and a fighting major and posted a season-high, plus-3 rating vs. BNG (11/1) … Assisted on Petr Straka’s first professional goal vs. ALB (11/2) … Scored his third goal of the season in the 2-0 win at ALB (11/9) … Notched an assist, fired five shots on goal and received a 10-minute unsportsmanlike conduct penalty at BNG (11/15) … Had an assist and a fight in the 3-1 win vs. WBS (11/27) … Recorded his 100th career point, becoming the second player to do so with Adirondack (Jason Akeson), when he scored the “Teddy Bear Goal” vs. UTI (12/7) … Scored for the second consecutive game at HFD (12/13) … Extended his point streak to a season-best four games (2g, 2a) with an assist at NOR (12/20) … Scored his first power-play goal of the season in the 2-1 win vs. WOR (12/31) … Had his first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist vs. BNG (1/15) … Scored the Phantoms’ lone goal on the power play vs. ALB (1/18) … Assisted on the Phantom’s lone goal on the power play at SPR (1/20) … Assisted on Tye McGinn’s opening goal just 42 seconds into the first period vs. HFD (1/26) … Had an assist and seven penalty minutes, including a fight against Darroll Powe, at HFD (2/4) … Scored his 10th goal of the season on the power play and fired seven shots on goal vs. POR (2/14) … Recorded a career high 27 penalty minutes (tripping minor, fighting major, match penalty for high sticking and game misconduct – aggressor) at POR (2/16) … Opened the scoring with a power-play goal at UTI (3/21) … Set a new career high for penalty minutes in a season with 12, including 10 minutes for unsportsmanlike conduct, vs. SYR (3/23) … Scored his 13th goal of the season in regulation and won the game in the ninth round of the shootout at SYR (4/16) ... Longest point streak: 4 games (12/7-12/20: 2g, 2a) … Longest goal streak: 2 games (12/7-12/13: 2g, 0a) … Longest assist streak: 2 games (11/1-11/2: 0g, 2a; 11/23-11/27: 0g, 2a; 12/14-12/20: 0g, 2a; 2/4-2/8: 0g, 2a) … Multi-point games: 1 (1/15).

2012-13

Finished his third professional season ... Limited to just 22 games after undergoing ACL surgery in December … Had two assists in the Phantoms’ season-opening win vs. POR (10/13) … Dropped the gloves with Michael Chaput at SPR (10/14) … Had the lone assist on Brayden Schenn’s game-winning goal at STJ (10/20) … Scored his first goal of the season on the power play vs. ALB (11/3) …  Marked two assists and a season-best, plus-2 rating in the 4-1 win at MCH (11/14) … Scored a goal and set a season high with seven shots vs. BNG (11/16) … Picked up a season-high 14 penalty minutes (interference minor, roughing minor and 10 minutes for unsportsmanlike conduct) at RCH (12/7) … Suffered a season-ending knee injury at SYR (12/8) … Longest point streak: 2 games (11/14-11/16: 1g, 2a) … Multi-point games: 2 (10/13, 11/14).

2011-12

Spent the majority of his second professional season with Adirondack, serving as team captain … Set career highs in assists (26) and points (41), ranking third on the team in both categories … Also ranked third on the team with 15 goals and fifth with six power-play goals … Led the team with 134 penalty minutes … Played a career-high five NHL games with Philadelphia … After playing the first eight games of the season with Adirondack (0g, 4a), recalled to Philadelphia for the first time this season on 11/1 … Made his NHL season debut at BUF (11/2), earning two penalty minutes … Returned to Adirondack on 11/3 … Scored the game-winning goal, added an assist and took 10 penalty minutes (unsportsmanlike conduct) at NOR (12/2) … Earned the Gordie Howe Hat trick with a shorthanded goal, an assist and a fight against Pat Maroon at SYR (12/17) … Had three game-winning goals in seven games from 12/2-12/17 … Recalled to Philadelphia on 12/18, played at COL on 12/19 and returned to Adirondack on 12/23 … Finished the month of December with eight points (5g, 3a), including two power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and three game-winning goals, and 32 penalty minutes in 10 AHL games … Had an assist and scored the game-tying goal with 20.8 seconds remaining in regulation as the Phantoms defeated HER in the Outdoor Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia (1/6) … Recalled to Philadelphia on 1/21 and went scoreless in three games with the Flyers before returning to the AHL on 1/25 … Finished the season with goals in three consecutive games (4/13-4/15: 3g, 0a) … Set career bests for longest goal streak (4 games - 12/10-12/28: 4g, 1a) and longest assist streak (3 games - 3/10-3/14: 0g, 4a) … Tied his career best with points in five consecutive games from 12/10-12/30 (4g, 2a).

2010-11

Played the majority of his first professional season with Adirondack, leading the team with 79 games played and ranking fourth with a career high 16 goals … Was fifth on the team with 38 points … Played his first two NHL games with Philadelphia, recording five penalty minutes … Scored his first goal of the season, the first-game-winner of his professional career, in the Phantoms’ second game of the season at ALB (10/9) … Scored his first career power-play goal at BNG (11/6) … Scored for the third time in his last six games at CHA (11/19) … Had an assist and a fight vs. NOR (11/26) … Logged his first multi-point game as a professional with a pair of assists in the 4-3 loss at CT (12/12) … Recorded a career high three points (1g, 2a) in the 6-4 loss vs. CT (12/15) – his second consecutive multi-point game … Scored on his first career shootout opportunity to help earn the victory at ALB (1/5) … Set a career high with points in five consecutive games from 2/13-2/20 (1g, 5a) … Recalled to Philadelphia on 3/3 and made his NHL debut vs. TOR later that night … Returned to Adirondack on 3/5 … Had his first career multi-goal game with a pair of tallies vs. ALB (3/6) … Tallied the first shorthanded goal of his career vs. BNG (3/16) … Scored twice vs. WBS (3/26), giving him three goals in his last two games … Recalled to Philadelphia on 4/4 … Earned his first NHL fighting major by dropping the gloves with Chris Neil in his second and final NHL game of the season at OTT (4/5).

2009-10

Made his professional debut with the Phantoms on 3/17 after completing his four-year career at UMass-Lowell … Opened the scoring with his first professional goal and was plus-2 in his second career game, an 8-4 loss at NOR (3/19) … Had five shots on goal and earned his first professional fighting major against Ben Lovejoy at WBS (3/31).

College

Played four seasons at UMass-Lowell, serving as captain for his last three … Totaled 84 points (26g, 58a) and 201 penalty minutes in 144 games … Named Hockey East’s Best Defensive Forward in 2009-10, his senior season … Led the team with a career high 69 penalty minutes and scored a career-best nine goals in his senior season … Set career highs in assists (14) and points (27 – second on team) in his sophomore campaign.

Junior

Spent three seasons with Sioux Falls (USHL), totaling 28 points (14g, 14a) and 178 penalty minutes in 125 games … Served as team captain in 2005-06 and ranked second on the team with a career-high 115 penalty minutes. Also set career highs in goals (10), assists (9) and points (19) in 2005-06.