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Ben Guite
BenGuite
Position Centre
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
211 lb (96 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Nashville Predators
Boston Bruins</br>Colorado Avalanche
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born July 17 1978 (1978-07-17) (age 38),
Montreal, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 172nd overall, 1997
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 2000 – present

Ben Guite (born July 17, 1978 in Montreal, Quebec), is a Canadian ice hockey forward who currently plays with the Nashville Predators in the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the son of former WHAer Pierre Guite.

Playing career Edit

Guite was drafted 172nd overall in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. Guite played junior hockey for the Capital District Selects of the Eastern Junior Hockey League, before continuing his career at the University of Maine in the Hockey East division. Unsigned, Guite made his professional debut in 2000 with the Tallahassee Tiger Sharks of the ECHL before signing with the New York Islanders as a free agent on August 1, 2001.

On March 19, 2002, whilst playing with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League (AHL), Guite was traded by the Islanders along with Bjorn Melin to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for Dave Roche. A year later Guite returned to Bridgeport signing as a free agent.

On August 15, 2005, Guite was signed by the Boston Bruins and played just a solitary game, his NHL debut on January 30, 2006. After spending most of his time with the Providence Bruins in 2005–06 season. Guite signed with the Colorado Avalanche on July 12, 2006.

Guite ended the 2006–07 season establishing a role as a defensive forward on the Avalanche and re-signed for a further two seasons for the Avalanche.

In the 2007–08 season, his first full season in the NHL. Guite played 79 games totalling 11 goals and 11 assists for 22 points. Guite also had his first 2 goal game, in a 6-4 win over the St. Louis Blues on February 3, 2008.

On July 14, 2009 Guite signed a one year, two-way contract with the Nashville Predators.

Career statistics Edit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 U. of Maine HE 34 7 7 14 21
1997–98 U. of Maine HE 32 6 12 18 20
1998–99 U. of Maine HE 40 12 16 28 30
1999–00 U. of Maine HE 40 22 14 36 36
2000–01 Tallahassee Tiger Sharks ECHL 68 11 18 29 34
2001–02 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 68 12 18 30 39
2001–02 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 10 2 5 7 4 3 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 80 13 16 29 44
2003–04 Bridgeprot Sound Tigers AHL 79 6 18 24 73 7 0 0 0 6
2004–05 Providence Bruins AHL 77 9 15 24 69 17 3 4 7 34
2005–06 Providence Bruins AHL 73 22 31 53 87 6 1 3 4 14
2005–06 Boston Bruins NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Albany River Rats AHL 36 10 19 29 22
2006–07 Colorado Avalanche NHL 39 3 8 11 16
2007–08 Colorado Avalanche NHL 79 11 11 22 47 10 1 0 1 14
2008–09 Colorado Avalanche NHL 50 5 7 12 30
NHL totals 169 19 26 45 93 10 1 0 1 14

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