Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Ben Maxwell
Ben Maxwell was born on March 30, 1988 in North Vancouver, British Columbia. He was selected 49th overall in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens.

Following his junior career in the WHL with the Kootenay Ice, Maxwell joined the Canadiens' AHL affiliate in Hamilton for the majority of the 2008-09 season though he did make his NHL debut for Montreal. In all, he would appear in 7 games for the big club in 2008-09.

After getting into 13 more games for the Montreal Canadiens during 2009-10, Maxwell would spend the rest of his time in the Montreal organization with the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL until he was traded to the Atlanta Thrashers on February 24, 2011 in exchange for Brent Sopel and Nigel Dawes.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2003-04 North Delta Flyers PIJHL 40 17 28 45 46 5 3 6 9 0
2003-04 Surrey Eagles BCHL 2 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Kootenay Ice WHL 3 0 1 1 2 +2 1 0 0 0 0
2004-05 Kootenay Ice WHL 68 8 10 18 37 +6 16 0 1 1 6
2005-06 Kootenay Ice WHL 69 28 32 60 52 +17 6 3 5 8 0
2005-06 Canada WJ18-A 7 2 5 7 10 +3
2006-07 Kootenay Ice WHL 39 19 34 53 42 +20 7 1 4 5 21
2007-08 Kootenay Ice WHL 31 9 18 27 26 +1 10 6 3 9 14
2008-09 Montreal Canadiens NHL 7 0 0 0 2 -1
2008-09 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 73 22 36 58 58 +6 6 3 1 4 4
2009-10 Montreal Canadiens NHL 13 0 0 0 6 -2 1 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 57 16 28 44 22 +11 1 0 0 0 0
2010-11 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 47 11 29 40 32 -2
2010-11 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 12 1 1 2 9 -7
2010-11 Chicago Wolves AHL 2 0 1 1 0 0
2011-12 Winnipeg Jets NHL 9 1 4 5 0 +3
2011-12 Anaheim Ducks NHL 6 0 1 1 2 +1
2011-12 St. John's IceCaps AHL 43 8 17 25 35 -7 15 3 4 7 4
2012-13 St. John's IceCaps AHL 74 11 29 40 52 -17
2013-14 Karpat Oulu Finland 49 16 26 42 56 16 3 4 7 6
2014-15 Yugra Khanty-Mansiisk KHL 46 14 13 27 48
2014-15 Karpat Oulu Finland 12 3 3 6 8 +2 19 7 5 12 8
2015-16 HK Sochi KHL 52 14 18 32 57 3 0 0 0 4
2016-17 HK Sochi KHL 48 8 7 15 34
NHL Totals 47 2 6 8 19 1 0 0 0 0


Traded to Atlanta by Montreal with Montreal's 4th round pick (later traded back to Montreal - Montreal selected Olivier Archambault) in 2011 NHL Draft for Brent Sopel and Nigel Dawes, February 24, 2011. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Winnipeg, November 10, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Winnipeg from Anaheim, December 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Oulu (Finland), August 12, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Khanty-Mansiisk (KHL), May 29, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Oulu (Finland), February 12, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Sochi (KHL), June 12, 2015.
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