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Ben Eager
Ben Eager
Left Wing
Number: 55
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 226
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 22, 1984
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Acquired: From PHI for Jim Vandermeer on 12/18/07
Drafted: PHX / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (23rd overall)


Playoffs: Tallied his first career Stanley Cup Playoff point, an assist, in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Vancouver on April 30 ... Netted his first career NHL postseason goal, which held up to be the game winner, on May 2 against Vancouver (Game 2) ... Accrued a team postseason-high 20 penalty minutes on May 24 against Detroit in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final.

Regular Season: Posted career highs in goals (11), points (15) and games played (74) ... Led the team and ranked 13th in the NHL with 161 penalty minutes ... Tied a career-high with two goals twice (Dec. 7 and Feb. 7) ... Accrued a season-high 19 penalty minutes on March 29 against Vancouver ... Netted multiple points three times, which includes tallying a goal and an assist on Nov. 20 at Dallas ... Ranked sixth on the club with 95 hits despite skating in an average time on ice of 8:31 per contest ... Netted goals in back to back tilts on Nov. 20 and Nov. 22 ... Missed the first three games of the season (Oct. 10 to 13) for his actions in a preseason game on Oct. 2 .... Suspended for three games from March 22 to March 27 for his actions on March 20 against Edmonton.

Stanley Cup Playoff Experience: This marks his second career postseason appearance with his second club ... Racked up 26 penalty minutes in two contests with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2006.