Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Chris VandeVelde
Chris VandeVelde was born on March 15, 1987 in Moorhead, Minnesota. He played his collegiate hockey at the University of North Dakota and was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the fourth round of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Following his collegiate career VandeVelde joined the Oilers' AHL affilaiate, the Springfield Falcons, in the late stages of the 2009-10 season. He got his first taste of NHL action the following season, appearing in 12 games for the Oilers and recording a pair of assists.

Prior to the 2013-14 season, VandeVelde signed a minor league contract with the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms. His play with the Phantoms had their NHL affiliate, the Philadelphia Flyers, took notice and signed him to a one year contract.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2003-04 Moorhead Spuds High-MN 29 19 24 43
2004-05 Moorhead Spuds High-MN 30 35 32 67 28
2004-05 Lincoln Stars USHL 7 1 4 5 0 +1 4 0 2 2 0
2005-06 Lincoln Stars USHL 56 16 20 36 70 -1 9 1 3 4 10
2006-07 University of North Dakota WCHA 38 3 6 9 37
2007-08 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 15 17 32 38
2008-09 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 18 17 35 69
2009-10 University of North Dakota WCHA 42 16 25 41 22
2010-11 Edmonton Oilers NHL 12 0 2 2 12 -6
2010-11 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 67 12 4 16 45 -17 6 1 0 1 6
2011-12 Edmonton Oilers NHL 5 1 0 1 2 +2
2011-12 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 68 7 16 23 33 -4 14 6 0 6 10
2012-13 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 57 7 13 20 27 -3 17 2 2 4 10
2012-13 Edmonton Oilers NHL 11 0 0 0 4 -3
2013-14 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 41 10 14 24 27 +1
2013-14 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 18 0 1 1 6 -3
2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 72 9 6 15 28 -6
2014-15 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 1 2 0 2 0 0
2015-16 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 79 2 12 14 27 -7 6 1 0 1 0
2016-17 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 81 6 9 15 16 -5
NHL Totals 278 18 30 48 95 6 1 0 1 0


Signed as a free agent by Adirondack (AHL), October 3, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, December 12, 2013.
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