Johnathan Aitken

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This is an article on the Canadian ice-hockey player Johnathan Aitken. For the similarly named former British politician, see Jonathan Aitken.
Johnathan Aitken
Born (1978-05-24) May 24, 1978 (age 40)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg; 15 st 1 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Boston Bruins
HC Sparta Praha
Chicago Blackhawks
EC KAC
NHL Draft 8th overall, 1996
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1998–2007

Johnathan James Aitken (born May 24, 1978) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks.

Playing career

Aitken was drafted 8th overall in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins. He in three games over the course of his two-year entry-level contract. For the 2000–01 season he went abroad to the Czech Republic to play for HC Sparta Praha of the Czech Extraliga. He returned to North America after only a year, and made it back to the NHL during the 2003–04 season with the Chicago Blackhawks, playing 41 games, scoring just one assist. He moved to the Austrian Hockey League for Klagenfurt AC for the 2006–07 season before retiring from professional hockey.

Career statistics

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993–94 Sherwood Park Kings AMHL 31 4 9 13 54
1994–95 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 53 0 5 5 71 5 0 0 0 0
1995–96 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL 71 6 14 20 131 5 1 0 1 6
1996–97 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 65 4 18 22 211 6 0 0 0 4
1997–98 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 69 9 25 34 183 18 0 8 8 67
1998–99 Providence Bruins AHL 65 2 9 11 92 13 0 0 0 17
1999–00 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 0 0 0
1999–00 Providence Bruins AHL 70 2 12 14 121 11 1 0 1 26
2000–01 HC Sparta Praha ELH 24 0 3 3 62
2001–02 Jackson Bandits ECHL 43 1 9 10 141
2001–02 Norfolk Admirals AHL 28 0 1 1 43 4 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Norfolk Admirals AHL 80 1 7 8 207 9 2 1 3 18
2003–04 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 41 0 1 1 70
2003–04 Norfolk Admirals AHL 40 1 4 5 97 8 1 4 5 27
2004–05 Manitoba Moose AHL 46 1 6 7 101 1 0 0 0 7
2005–06 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 47 1 2 3 81
2006–07 Klagenfurt AC EBEL 34 2 11 13 157
2007–08 Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs ChHL 5 0 1 1 17
2015–16 Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs ChHL 12 0 3 3 26 3 0 0 0 6
2016–17 Fort Saskatchewan Chiefs ChHL 14 2 6 8 14
NHL totals 44 0 1 1 70

Awards and honours

Award Year
AHL
Calder Cup (Providence Bruins) 1999

References

External links

  • Johnathan Aitken career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Sean Brown
Boston Bruins first round draft pick
1996
Succeeded by
Joe Thornton
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