The Full Wiki

Michael Vernace: Wikis

Advertisements
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Born May 26, 1986 (1986-05-26) (age 23),
Toronto, Ontario, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
F. teams
Atlanta Thrashers
Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL)
Colorado Avalanche
NHL Draft 201st overall, 2004
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2006 – present

Michael "Mike" Vernace (born May 26, 1986 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey player who currently plays for the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL.

Contents

Playing career

Vernace was drafted 201st overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft from the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League. He attended Chaminade College School for his high school education.

On June 1, 2006, Vernace was traded by the Sharks to the Colorado Avalanche for a 6th round drafts pick and was signed to an entry level contract.[1] Vernace made his professional debut with the Arizona Sundogs of the CHL before joining the Avalanche's affiliate the Albany River Rats of the AHL in the 2006–07 season.

Vernace joined new Avalanche affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters, for their inaugural season in the 2007–08 season, leading the Monsters in games played with 79. After spending the majority of the 2008–09 season with the Monsters, Vernace received his first NHL call-up on March 16, 2009.[2] He made his NHL debut with the Avalanche in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild on March 17, 2009.[3]

After not being offered a contract with the Avalanche, Vernace a free agent, signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Thrashers on July 30, 2009.[4] On September 26, 2009, Vernace was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, for the beginning of the 2009–10 season.[5] After 47 games with the Wolves, Vernace was then re-assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs on March 10, 2010.[6]

Awards and achievements

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Bramalea Blues OPJHL 33 3 12 15 16
2003–04 Brampton Battalion OHL 2 1 1 2 0 11 2 3 5 8
2004–05 Brampton Battalion OHL 68 12 38 50 42 6 2 2 4 0
2005–06 Brampton Battalion OHL 68 10 62 72 54 11 1 5 6 6
2006–07 Arizona Sundogs CHL 24 3 11 14 20
2006–07 Albany River Rats AHL 30 1 11 12 35
2007–08 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 79 3 26 29 59
2008–09 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 65 3 14 17 52
2008–09 Colorado Avalanche NHL 12 0 0 0 8
NHL totals 12 0 0 0 8

References

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message