|Martin St. Pierre|
|5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
203 lb (92 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
|Columbus Blue Jackets|
Springfield Falcons (AHL)
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
|Born||August 11, 1983,|
Embrun, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||2004 – present|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Undrafted, St. Pierre was a graduate of the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League, where he won the Wayne Gretzky Trophy in 2004. St. Pierre then played his first professional season in 2004–05 with the Greenville Grrrowl of the ECHL and the Edmonton Roadrunners of the AHL.
On November 3, 2005, Martin was signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks and was assigned to the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL. He made his NHL debut with the Blackhawks in the 2005–06 season. St. Pierre spent the majority of the next two seasons in the AHL with the Admirals and the Rockford IceHogs. He also had a brief spell in the Russian Super League prior to the 2007–08 season with Khimik Moscow Oblast.
After appearing in only 21 games with the Blackhawks through parts of 3 seasons, St. Pierre was traded to the Boston Bruins for Pascal Pelletier on July 24, 2008. St. Pierre was then assigned to the Bruins affiliate, the Providence Bruins. On December 20, 2008, Martin received his first call-up to the Bruins. He played his first game for Boston, recording an assist, in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on December 21, 2008. On December 30, 2008 St. Pierre scored his first Bruins goal, in a 5-2 Bruins road win over the Pittsburgh Penguins as a shorthanded goal.
On July 1, 2009, St. Pierre signed a one-year contract with the Ottawa Senators. He was assigned to the Binghamton Senators. He was called up to Ottawa and played his first game for Ottawa against the Florida Panthers on January 9, 2010.
Columbus Blue Jackets[edit | edit source]
Awards and achievements[edit | edit source]
- 2000–01 OHL Second All-Rookie Team
- 2003–04 OHL Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy
- 2003–04 OHL Third All-Star Team
- 2003–04 OHL Wayne Gretzky Trophy (Guelph Storm)
- 2005–06 AHL All-Rookie Team
- 2006–07 AHL First All-Star Team
- 2007–08 AHL Second All-Star Team
- 2007–08 RSL Pajulahti Cup
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2007–08||Khimik Moscow Oblast||RSL||14||1||6||7||16||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- Bruins acquire Martin St. Pierre. Boston Bruins (2008-07-24). Retrieved on 2008-11-16.
- Bruins recall St. Pierre, Sturm on IR. Boston Bruins (2008-12-20). Retrieved on 2008-12-22.
- Bruins 5, Penguins 2. Boston Bruins (2008-12-30). Retrieved on 2009-01-01.
- Bulletin: Senators sign center Martin St. Pierre. Ottawa Senators (2009-07-01). Retrieved on 2009-07-03.
- Changes in the composition of Neftekhimik (Russian). HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk (2010-06-06). Retrieved on 2010-06-06.
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