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Chad Ruhwedel

Chad Ruhwedel

American ice hockey player
Chad Ruhwedel
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Quick Facts

Intro American ice hockey player
Is Athlete Ice hockey player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 7 May 1990, San Diego, San Diego County, California, U.S.A.
Age 31 years
Star sign Taurus
Stats
Weight: 188 lbs
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Biography

Chad Ruhwedel (born May 7, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman under contract for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career

He played ice hockey for the San Diego Junior Gulls and La Jolla Jaguars as a youth, before playing for the Los Angeles Kings U18 AAA team. After juniors, he played for the Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL, earning a Division I college hockey scholarship to UMass Lowell. On April 13, 2013 he signed a two-year entry-level contract as an undrafted free agent with the Sabres.

On July 16, 2014 Ruhwedel signed a two-year contract to remain with the Sabres organization.

At the conclusion of his contract with the Sabres, on July 1, 2016, Ruhwedel signed as a free agent to a one-year, two-way deal with the reigning Stanley Cup champions, the Pittsburgh Penguins. He scored his first National Hockey League goal on December 23, 2016 in a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.

Personal

Chad Ruhwedel was raised in the Scripps Ranch area of San Diego and attended Scripps Ranch High School, where he starred on the roller hockey team.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 55 0 11 11 30 4 0 1 1 4
2009–10 Sioux Falls Stampede USHL 58 5 17 22 55 3 0 1 1 2
2010–11 UMass-Lowell HE 32 2 13 15 10
2011–12 UMass-Lowell HE 37 6 19 25 26
2012–13 UMass-Lowell HE 41 7 16 23 20
2012–13 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 0 0 0 0
2013–14 Rochester Americans AHL 47 4 24 28 22 5 2 3 5 4
2013–14 Buffalo Sabres NHL 21 0 1 1 2
2014–15 Rochester Americans AHL 72 10 26 36 22
2014–15 Buffalo Sabres NHL 4 0 1 1 0
2015–16 Rochester Americans AHL 59 10 16 26 26
2015–16 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 33 0 2 2 4

Awards and honors

Award Year
Hockey East First Team 2012–13
AHCA East First-Team All-American 2012–13
Hockey East All-Tournament Team 2013

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