Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Wade Skolney
Wade Skolney was born June 24, 1981 in Wynard, Saskatchewan. A free-agent signing by the Philadelphia Flyers in 2002, Skolney is a graduate of the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings.

A stay at home defenseman, Skolney went to play five seasons with Brandon, before making his professional debut with the AHL's Philadelphia Phantoms in the fall of 2002. After three seasons in the AHL with the Phantoms, which included a Calder Cup title in 2004-05, Skolney made his NHL debut with the Flyers in 2005-06 while continuing to hone his skills in the AHL.

Skolney would see limited action with the Flyers and was left unrestricted by the club entering the summer. On July, 21 2006 Skolney was signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 Niacam Bantams SBHL 54 33 70 103 193
1996-97 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 1 0 0 0 0
1997-98 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 42 1 11 12 49 3 0 0 0 0
1998-99 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 39 3 10 13 60 5 0 1 1 16
1999-00 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 13 0 2 2 23
2000-01 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 28 2 9 11 37
2001-02 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 50 4 12 16 179 19 2 7 9 56
2002-03 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 68 2 7 9 102 +4
2003-04 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 56 1 8 9 106 +1 12 0 0 0 23
2004-05 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 35 0 8 8 104 +12 21 0 1 1 43
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 2 0
2005-06 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 56 0 5 5 197 -3
2006-07 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 62 1 6 7 216 +6 11 0 2 2 8
2007-08 Straubing Tigers Germany 52 1 6 7 101
2008-09 Straubing Tigers Germany 46 1 5 6 95
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 2


Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, May 20, 2002. Missed majority of 2004-05 due to concussion vs. Bridgeport (AHL), November 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 21, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Straubing (Germany), July 20, 2007.