Cam Barker
Cam Barker
Defenseman
NUMBER: 25
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
WEIGHT: 223
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 04/04/1986
BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, CAN
DRAFTED: CHI: 2004-3 overall
Playoffs: Tallied a goal, an assist and a team-high six shots in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarerfinals against the Calgary Flames on April 16 during his Stanley Cup Playoff debut ... Matched a postseason-high two points (G, A) on April 22 at Calgary ... Tallied three goals and six points in the team's first five postseason games.

Regular Season: Ranked third among team defensemen with 34 assists and 40 points, both career-highs, while appearing in a career-best 68 contests ... Ranked fourth among team blueliners with six goals, matching a career-most ... Registered 24 of his 34 assists on the power play, the most on the club ... Led team defensemen and finished second on the squad with 29 power-play points ... Tied for sixth among NHL blueliners with 29 power-play points ... Tallied a career-high three assists, all of which were recorded on the power play, on Feb. 27 against Pittsburgh ... Tallied multiple points in a game nine times ... Notched the first three-point game of his career with a goal and two assists on Nov. 16 against San Jose ... Racked up points in a career-high nine straight games (2G, 8A) from March 7 to March 25, tied for the longest streak on the club ... Recorded multiple points in consecutive games for the first time in his career on Feb. 7 and 11, posting two assists in each contest ... Skated in his 100th career NHL game on Dec. 12 ... Accrued a season-high 17 penalty minutes on Jan. 16 against the New York Rangers ... Ranked second among team blueliners with 65 penalty minutes ... Started the season with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs, collecting three goals, five points and a +3 plus/minus rating in seven games before being recalled for the remainder of the season on Oct. 27 ... Missed two games due to injury (Dec. 26 and March 22) ... Logged a career-high 26:22 time on ice on Nov. 18 at Phoenix.

CAREER

2008-09: Ranked third among team defensemen with 34 assists and 40 points, both career-highs, while appearing in a career-best 68 contests during the regular-season…Ranked fourth among team blueliners with six goals, matching a career-high…Registered 24 of his 34 assists on the power play, the most on the club…Led team defensemen and finished second on the squad with 29 power-play points…Tied for sixth among NHL blueliners with 29 power-play points…Led Chicago defensemen with three goals and ranked third with nine points in 17 contests during his Stanley Cup Playoff debut…Registered a goal, an assist and a team-high six shots in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Calgary Flames on April 16 in his NHL postseason debut...Notched the first three-point game of his career (G, 2A) on Nov. 16 against San Jose…Racked up points in a career-high nine straight games (2G, 8A) from March 7 to March 25, tied for the longest streak on the club.

2007-08: Recorded NHL career-highs in games (45), goals (six), assists (12), points (18) and penalty minutes (52) with the Blackhawks … Started the season with the Rockford IceHogs (AHL), recording eight goals, 19 points and 67 penalty minutes in 29 outings before being recalled Dec. 20 … Named to the AHL Canadian All-Star Team for the 2008 AHL All-Star Classic, but did not participate due to NHL recall … Matched a season-high two points three times … Racked up a career-high 19 penalty minutes March 2 against Vancouver.

2006-07: Split time between the Blackhawks and the Norfolk Admirals (AHL) … Appeared in 35 games, tallying 8 points (1 goal, 7 assists) as a Blackhawk … Missed the first 10 games of the season due to an ankle surgery and 3 games to a bruised foot later in the season … Registered his first NHL goal, a power play tally, vs. Minnesota on Jan. 14 … Assisted on the game winning goal in overtime for a 4-3 victory against Calgary on Jan. 28 … Was plus-2 in a 3-0 win vs. Los Angeles on March 6 … Recorded a career-high of 2 assists in Columbus on Mar. 20 … Appeared in 34 games as an Admiral, posting 15 points (5 goals, 10 assists) … Made his Admirals debut in Portland on Nov. 3 … Registered his first pro point by assisting with the overtime game-winning goal on Nov. 21 vs. Manchester … Scored his first professional goal on Nov. 29 at Bridgeport … Had 2 assists in his pro playoff debut at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 20… Recorded points (1-3-4) in each of his first 3 pro playoff games, scoring his first pro playoff goal vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (4/23).

2005-06: Barker appeared in one game for the Blackhawks, making his NHL debut on Oct. 14 at Colorado … Recorded 11:02 of ice time and one blocked shot … Appeared in 26 games for Medicine Hat (WHL) registering five goals and 13 assists for 18 points and a plus-4 rating … Played for Team WHL in the Canadian Hockey League’s Canada-Russia challenge in November and tallied an assist … Was a member of Gold Medal-winning Team Canada in the 2006 World Junior Championships … Recorded six points (2-4) and a plus-6 rating in six games for Team Canada … Was the second highest scoring defenseman in the 2006 World Junior Championships with six points … His plus-6 rating was 8th best in the 2006 World Junior Championships.

2004-05: In his third full season with Medicine Hat (WHL), Cam recorded 48 points (15-33-48), a plus-19 rating and 99 penalty minutes in 52 regular season games...Added six points in 12 playoff games...Ranked #1 Blackhawk prospect by The Hockey News.

2003-04:
In his second full season with Medicine Hat, Cam notched 65 points (21-44-65) in 69 regular season games with a plus-17 rating and 105 penalty minutes...Totalled 12 points (3-9-12) and a plus-10 rating in 20 playoff games.