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Trent Whitfield
Trent Whitfield
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
209 lb (95 kg)
AHL Team
F. Teams
Providence Bruins
Washington Capitals
New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 17 1977 (1977-06-17) (age 39),
Alameda, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 100th overall, 1996
Boston Bruins
Pro Career 1998 – present


Trenton Grant Whitfield (born June 17, 1977) is a Canadian ice hockey centre who currently plays for the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing careerEdit

Whitfield was drafted in the fourth round, 100th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft.

He refused to sign with Boston, and returned to Spokane until signing a minor league contract with Washington.

On August 2, 2005, Whitfield signed with the St. Louis Blues for the 2005–06 season. After playing in 30 games with the Blues, Trent was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen. Whitfield spent the next three seasons with the Rivermen relied upon as Captain and establishing himself as an elite player in the AHL.

He was recalled by the Blues, playing against the Colorado Avalanche, at St. Louis on January 15, 2009, in his first NHL game since 2006.[1]

On July 13, 2009, Whitfield signed a two-year contract with the Boston Bruins, returning to the team in which he was drafted.[2] Added as depth to the Bruins forwards, the veteran was assigned to captain Boston's AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins to begin the 2009–10.[3] On October 21, 2009, Whitfield was recalled and made his debut with Boston against the Nashville Predators.[4] He totaled 16 games over the course of the season with the Bruins and scored 43 points in 52 games with the P-Bruins before making his playoff debut with Boston in four games against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Prior to his second year with the Bruins on August 22, 2010, it was announced that Whitfield had tore his Achilles tendon and would likely miss the entirety of the 2010–11 season.[5]. Whitefield recorved from his injuries and played 45 games in the minors for Providence. He was called as a spare for Boston in March 2011. When Boston won the Stanley Cup in June 2011 Whitefield was included on official team picture, and later awarded a Stanley Cup ring. However, Since he only played in the minors so his name could not be included on the Stanley Cup. On July 1, 2011, Whitfield signed a two-year contract with the Boston Bruins of the NHL. [6]

  • 1996–97 WHL West First All-Star Team
  • 1997–98 WHL West Second All-Star Team

Career statistics Edit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993–94 Spokane Chiefs WHL 5 1 1 2 0
1994–95 Spokane Chiefs WHL 48 8 17 25 26 11 7 6 13 5
1995–96 Spokane Chiefs WHL 72 33 51 84 75 18 8 10 18 10
1996–97 Spokane Chiefs WHL 58 34 42 76 74 9 5 7 12 10
1997–98 Spokane Chiefs WHL 65 38 44 82 97 18 9 10 19 15
1998–99 Portland Pirates AHL 50 10 8 18 20
1998–99 Hampton Roads Admirals ECHL 19 13 12 25 12 4 2 0 2 14
1999–00 Portland Pirates AHL 79 18 35 53 52 3 1 1 2 2
1999–00 Washington Capitals NHL 3 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Portland Pirates AHL 19 9 11 20 27
2000–01 Washington Capitals NHL 61 2 4 6 35 5 0 0 0 2
2001–02 Washington Capitals NHL 24 0 1 1 28
2001–02 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Portland Pirates AHL 45 14 20 34 24
2002–03 Portland Pirates AHL 64 27 34 61 42
2002–03 Washington Capitals NHL 14 1 1 2 6 6 0 0 0 10
2003–04 Portland Pirates AHL 24 8 7 15 22
2003–04 Washington Capitals NHL 44 6 5 11 14
2004–05 Portland Pirates AHL 67 16 38 54 75
2005–06 St. Louis Blues NHL 30 2 5 7 14
2005–06 Peoria Rivermen AHL 41 19 34 53 18
2006–07 Peoria Rivermen AHL 79 33 45 78 70
2007–08 Peoria Rivermen AHL 80 22 30 52 51
2008–09 Peoria Rivermen AHL 69 20 30 50 37 7 2 1 3 0
2008–09 St. Louis Blues NHL 3 0 1 1 0
2009–10 Providence Bruins AHL 52 17 26 43 22
2009–10 Boston Bruins NHL 16 0 1 1 7 4 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Providence Bruins AHL 45 18 18 36 42 - - - - -
AHL totals 714 232 336 586 502 10 3 2 5 2
NHL totals 193 11 18 29 104 18 0 0 0 12

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