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Cam Barker
Cam Barker
Defenseman
Number: 25
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 223
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 4, 1986
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
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Drafted: CHI / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (3rd overall)

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.