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Adam Bennett (b. March 30, 1971 in Georgetown, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey defenceman and coach. He was selected in the first round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, 6th overall, by the Chicago Blackhawks. March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in leap years). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Georgetown is nestled in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, located west of Toronto, on the Credit River, in the Town of Halton Hills, Ontario and is part of the municipality of Halton Region. ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... The 1989 NHL Entry Draft was held in June at the Metropolitan Sports Center in Bloomington, Minnesota . ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ...


Playing career

Bennett played junior with the Sudbury Wolves of the OHL. In his first season, he was drafted by the Blackhawks, but he played two more years in junior, culminating in an all-star selection at the end of the 1990-91 season. He turned professional immediately after the junior season ended, fitting in three games with the Indianapolis Ice of the IHL. City: Sudbury, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: Central Founded: 1962 (NOJHL) 1972 (OHA) Home Arena: Sudbury Arena Colours: Blue, White, Grey Head Coach: Mike Foligno General Manager: Mike Foligno Sudbury Wolves make an entrance on home ice The Sudbury Wolves are a junior ice hockey team that... A typical OHL hockey game. ... The Indianapolis Ice is the name of a former hockey team in Indianapolis, Indiana that played in the International Hockey League from 1988–99 and in the Central Hockey League from 1999–2004. ... The International Hockey League (IHL) was a professional ice hockey league in the United States and Canada from 1945 to 2001. ...

Bennett spent the next two seasons splitting time in the IHL and the NHL, before finally being dealt to the Edmonton Oilers at the start of the 1993-94 NHL Season. He played a career high 48 games for the Oilers, in what would be his last NHL season. He played just two more years of professional hockey, with the Cape Breton Oilers of the AHL and the Richmond Renegades of the ECHL. The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... The Cape Breton Oilers were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL). ... The Richmond Renegades were a team in the ECHL from 1990-2003. ... The ECHL is a professional minor-league double-A hockey association based in the United States and Canada. ...

Post-playing career

Bennett joined the Mississauga Ice Dogs of the OHL as an assistant coach for the 1998-99 season. He currently runs his own business, called "Adam Bennett's Hockey Fundamentals". The Mississauga IceDogs is an Ontario Hockey League team based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. ...


  • 1991 - OHL Second All-Star Team

1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


  • October 7, 1993 - Chicago trades Bennett to Edmonton for Kevin Todd

October 7 is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

External links

  • Bennett @hockeydb.com
  • Bennett @ Legends of Hockey
  • Bennett's company home page

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