Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
Patrick Wiercioch
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
BIRTHDATE: 12/09/1990
AGE: 24
DRAFTED: OTT: 2008-42 overall
2012-13: Started the season with Binghamton (AHL), recording 10 goals and 19 points in 32 games … Joined Ottawa ahead of the abbreviated NHL season where he remained for the duration of the campaign… Recorded 19 points, including five goals, in his first NHL season … His 19 points tied for fifth among Senators … Ranked second in NHL rookie scoring among defenceman … Recorded the first goal of his NHL career on March 3 at N.Y. Islanders (3-2 SO loss) … Registered the first multi-point game of his NHL career with two points (one goal, one assist) on March 16 at Buffalo (4-3 OT win) … Earned a career high three assists on March 19 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win) … Made NHL playoff debut against Montreal on May 5 (Game 3, 6-1 win) … Sustained a lower-body injury in lone playoff appearance causing him to miss the rest of the playoffs. 2011-12: Spent the entire season with Binghamton (AHL), recording a professional career high of 20 points (4 goals, 16 assists) in 57 games … Suffered a throat injury on Dec. 9 in Binghamton, which caused him to miss 18 games. 2010-11: Member of Binghamton’s Calder Cup winner, appearing in 15 games during the AHL playoffs … Made NHL debut with Senators at Carolina (3/22/11, 4-3 loss), skating for 9:23 of ice time … Recorded his first NHL point with an assist in a 5-4 shootout loss at Atlanta (3/27/11) … Had four goals and 12 assists in 64 games with Binghamton during the regular season. 2009-10: Was named to the WCHA’s first all-star team and NCAA West first All-American team after recording six goals and 21 assists in 39 games with the Pioneers … Was invited to Canada’s camp for the 2010 world junior championship, but suffered an injury.  2008-09: Named a WCHA second team all-star and to the WCHA all-rookie team after notching 12 goals and 23 points in his freshman season at Denver … Earned invitation to Canada’s national camp for the 2009 world junior championship.