Teddy Purcell

Canadian ice hockey player

Edward "Teddy" Purcell (born September 8, 1985 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) is a Canadian ice hockey right winger. He currently plays for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Los Angeles Kings and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Teddy Purcell
Teddy Purcell - Edmonton Oilers.jpg
Purcell in February 2015
Born (1985-09-08) September 8, 1985 (age 36)
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Tampa Bay Lightning
Edmonton Oilers
Florida Panthers
Avangard Omsk
National team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–2018

He was traded along with a 3rd round draft pick to the Lightning for Jeff Halpern.[1] On July 10, 2012, he signed a three-year contract extension with the Lightning which would allow the Lightning to keep him through to the 2015-2016 season.[2]

On June 29, 2014, the Lightning traded Purcell to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Sam Gagner.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kings acquire Halpern from Lightning for Purcell, draft pick". Archived from the original on 2010-04-13. Retrieved 2017-12-05.
  2. "Lightning sign Purcell to three-year extension".
  3. "Gagner with Coyotes after trades; Oilers get Purcell". NHL. Retrieved July 2, 2014.

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