Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Joey Tetarenko
Joey Tetarenko was born March 3, 1978 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. The fourth round, 82nd overall selection of the Florida Panthers in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, Tetarenko is a graduate of the WHL's Portland Winter Hawks.

A Memorial Cup winner in 1998, Tetarenko spent four seasons on the Winter Hawk blueline before making his professional debut with the AHL's New Haven Beast in 1998-99. A hard-nosed defenceman, Tetarenko spent parts of two more seasons in the AHL before making his NHL debut with Florida during the 2000-01 season.

The Prince Albert, Saskatchewan native played parts of two more seasons with the Panthers organization before being dealt to the Ottawa Senators in during the 2002-03 season. Tetarenko split his time with the parent club and its AHL affiliate in Binghamton, before being acquired by the Carolina Hurricanes in the summer of 2003.

Following a season with the AHL's Houston Aeros in 2004-05, Tetarenko was acquired by the Minnesota Wild in the summer of 2005.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1993-94 North Battleford North Stars SMHL 36 6 13 19 75
1994-95 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 59 0 1 1 134 9 0 0 0 8
1995-96 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 71 4 11 15 190 7 0 1 1 17
1996-97 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 68 8 18 26 182 2 0 0 0 2
1997-98 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 49 2 12 14 148 +19 16 0 2 2 30
1997-98 Portland Winter Hawks M-Cup 4 0 1 1 8
1998-99 Beast of New Haven AHL 65 4 10 14 154 -2
1999-00 Louisville Panthers AHL 57 3 11 14 136 -4 4 0 0 0 2
2000-01 Florida Panthers NHL 29 3 1 4 44 -1
2000-01 Louisville Panthers AHL 29 1 4 5 74 -3
2001-02 Florida Panthers NHL 38 1 0 1 123 -5
2002-03 Florida Panthers NHL 2 0 0 0 4 -1
2002-03 San Antonio Rampage AHL 50 4 12 16 123 -2
2002-03 Ottawa Senators NHL 2 0 0 0 5 0
2002-03 Binghamton Senators AHL 14 2 2 4 33 0 14 0 0 0 36
2003-04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 57 1 6 7 167 -9
2004-05 Houston Aeros AHL 15 0 1 1 49 +1
2005-06 Houston Aeros AHL 40 1 1 2 125 -10 8 1 0 1 13
2006-07 Houston Aeros AHL 39 2 4 6 94 -2
NHL Totals 73 4 1 5 176


Missed majority of 2001-02 due to jaw injury vs. NY Rangers, November 3, 2001. Traded to Ottawa by Florida for Simon Lajeunesse, March 4, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 2, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Houston (AHL), February 19, 2005.