Danny Biega
Born (1991-09-29)September 29, 1991,
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team
F. teams
Free Agent
Carolina Hurricanes
NHL Draft 67th overall, 2010
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2013–present

Danny Biega (born September 29, 1991) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman he is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Hurricanes in the third round (67th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. His brother Alex Biega plays for the Vancouver Canucks.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

He played his collegiate hockey for the Harvard Crimson in the ECAC Hockey conference. In his junior year, Biega's outstanding play was recognized when he was named the ECAC's best defensive defenceman and selected to the 2011–12 ECAC Hockey First Team.[1]

During the 2014–15 season, his second year with the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL) he was recalled by the Hurricanes.[2] Biega made his NHL debut with Carolina on March 19, 2015 in his hometown of Montreal.

Career statistics[edit | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Salisbury School USHS 26 4 13 17 20
2008–09 Salisbury School USHS 29 8 14 22 28
2009–10 Harvard University ECAC 32 5 4 9 47
2010–11 Harvard University ECAC 34 11 19 30 34
2011–12 Harvard University ECAC 34 10 25 35 41
2012–13 Harvard University ECAC 32 2 9 11 43
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 8
2013–14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 65 3 15 18 22
2014–15 Charlotte Checkers AHL 69 2 12 14 89
2014–15 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 10 0 2 2 0
2015–16 Charlotte Checkers AHL 27 3 5 8 40
NHL totals 10 0 2 2 0

Awards and honours[edit | edit source]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 2010–11
ECAC Best Defensive Defenceman 2011–12 [3]
All-ECAC Hockey First Team 2011–12 [4]
AHCA East First-Team All-American 2011–12
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 2012 [5]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Brock Matheson
ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Defenseman
2011–12
Succeeded by
Zach Davies
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