Ben Maxwell
Position Centre/Left winger
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
183 lb (83 kg)
NLA Team
F. Teams
SCL Tigers
Bantam
North Shore WC Bantam A1-T1
PIJHL
North Delta Flyers
BCHL
Surrey Eagles
WHL
Kootenay Ice
NHL
Montréal Canadiens
Atlanta Thrashers
Winnipeg Jets
Anaheim Ducks
AHL
Hamilton Bulldogs
Chicago Wolves
St. John's IceCaps
Liiga
Kärpät
KHL
Yugra Khanty-Mansiysk
HK Sochi
Spartak Moskva
Teams Canada
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born March 30, 1988,
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
NHL Draft 49th overall, 2006
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 2002 – present


Benjamin Maxwell (born March 30, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre with the SCL Tigers of the NLA.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Maxwell was selected 49th overall in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. Maxwell was called up on December 12, 2008 up from the American Hockey League (AHL)'s Hamilton Bulldogs to replace the injured Saku Koivu in the lineup.

On February 24, 2011, Maxwell was traded along with a 4th round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, to the Atlanta Thrashers for Brent Sopel and Nigel Dawes.[1] He scored his first NHL goal on March 27, 2011 against Craig Anderson of the Ottawa Senators. He was also named first star of that game.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 South Surrey Eagles BCHL 2 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Kootenay Ice WHL 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Kootenay Ice WHL 68 8 10 18 37 16 0 1 1 6
2005–06 Kootenay Ice WHL 69 28 32 60 52 6 3 5 8 0
2006–07 Kootenay Ice WHL 39 19 34 53 42 7 1 4 5 21
2007–08 Kootenay Ice WHL 31 9 18 27 26 10 6 3 9 14
2008–09 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 73 22 36 58 58 6 3 1 4 4
2008–09 Montreal Canadiens NHL 7 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 57 16 28 44 22 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Montreal Canadiens NHL 13 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 47 11 29 40 32
2010–11 Chicago Wolves AHL 2 0 1 1 0
2010–11 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 12 1 1 2 9
NHL totals 32 1 1 2 17 1 0 0 0 0

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Habs Acquire Sopel, Dawes from Thrashers for Maxwell, Pick. TSN (2011-02-24). Retrieved on 2011-02-24.

External links[edit | edit source]

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