Andrew Alberts

Team Vancouver Canucks Vancouver Canucks
Position Defence
Born Jun 30, 1981
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Vancouver Canucks Canucks 2010 - present
Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes 2009 - 2010
Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers 2008 - 2009

Andrew Alberts is an American defenseman on the Vancouver Canucks.

Albers was drafted in 2001 by the Boston Bruins, and went on to play four years of college hockey at Boston College. He joined the Bruins in 2005, after the lockout, finishing his rookie season with 7 points and 68 penalty minutes. The following season, he nearly doubled his penalty minutes, finishing with 124. He was traded to Philadelphia in 2008. With Philadelphia, Alberts had a strong season, posting a career high 13 points and 61 penalty minutes, as well as a +6 rating. In 2009, Alberts signed a 2 year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes, but played just 62 games with the Canes before being traded to Vancouver at the trade deadline. He played the last 14 games of the year and all of the Canucks’ postseason games before they were eliminated by eventual Cup Champions, Chicago.

Alberts played for Team USA at the 2006 World Championships.

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