Ryan Haruo Kuwabara
Position right winger
Shot right
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
193 lb (88 kg)
Teams Ottawa 67's (OHL)
Wheeling Thunderbirds (ECHL)
Fredericton Canadiens (AHL)
Kokudo (Asia League)
Nippon Paper Cranes (Asia League)
Dundas Real McCoys (MLH)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Flag of Japan Japanese
Born March 23rd 1972,
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
NHL Draft 39th, 1990
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 1992 – 2009

Ryan Haruo Kuwabara (Japanese: 桑原 ライアン春男, Kuwabara Ryan Haruo) (b. March 23rd 1972 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional right winger.

An Ottawa 67's alumni, where he enjoyed three fine seasons (including a 100 points effort in 1991-92, Kuwabara was drafted to the National Hockey League 39th overall in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens. Kuwabara played in the Habs' organisation for two seasons, with the Fredericton Canadiens of the American Hockey League and the Wheeling Thunderbirds of the ECHL following his junior days.

After only two seasons in the North American professional leagues, Kuwabara moved to Japan to join Kokudo in the Japan Ice Hockey League in 1995-96.

Career statisticsEdit

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Season Team League Regular season Playoffs
1989-90Ottawa 67'sOHL663038686240000
1990-91Ottawa 67'sOHL64343872671712152725
1991-92Ottawa 67'sOHL664357100841065119
1992-93Wheeling ThunderbirdsECHL187132022-----
1992-93Fredericton CanadiensAHL100224-----
1993-94Fredericton CanadiensAHL441382151-----
1998-99 ----------
1995-96Kokudo Ice Hockey TeamJIHL----------
1996-97 ----------
1997-98Kokudo Ice Hockey TeamJIHL107613------
1998-99Kokudo Ice Hockey TeamJIHL38252247------
1999-00Kokudo Ice Hockey TeamJIHL30191534------
2000-01Kokudo Ice Hockey TeamJIHL35161531------
2001-02Kokudo Ice Hockey TeamJIHL40252146------
2002-03Belfast GiantsBISL194111513181382115
2003-04Nippon Paper CranesAsia161552010-----
2004-05Nippon Paper CranesAsia4228245226813416
2005-06Nippon Paper CranesAsia3837336050858138
2006-07Nippon Paper CranesAsia18613193071676
2007-08Nippon Paper CranesAsia288614401026822
2009-10Dundas Real McCoysMLH141022327625714

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