Ducks Acquire Geoff Platt from Columbus

Thursday, 11.15.2007 / 10:23 AM PT / News
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Ducks Acquire Geoff Platt from Columbus

The Ducks announced today that they have acquired center Geoff Platt from Columbus in exchange for defenseman Aaron Rome and left wing Clay Wilson.

Platt, 22 (7/10/85), has appeared in 15 contests this season for the Syracuse Crunch, Columbus’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), collecting 4-3=7 points with six penalty minutes (PIM).  The Toronto, Ontario native has also appeared in 41 NHL contests with Columbus, earning 4-10=14 points with 26 PIM during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons.  In three seasons with Syracuse, Platt has amassed 63-58=121 points with 124 PIM in 134 career AHL contests.  In 2006-07, he led the club in goals and finished third in points (28-21=49).  In addition, Platt appeared in six Calder Cup Playoff contests for Syracuse in 2005-06, earning 3-0=3 points.   

Originally signed by Columbus as a free agent on Nov. 25, 2005, the 5-9, 175-pound center also appeared in 248 career Ontario Hockey League (OHL) contests, earning 106-86=192 points with 270 PIM.  He scored 45-34=79 points in 68 games in 2004-05, ranking second in the league in goals and power play goals (20).  Platt will be assigned to Portland immediately.

Rome, 24 (9/27/83), has appeared in 14 contests this season with Portland, collecting 2-3=5 points with 31 PIM.  He made his NHL debut with Anaheim on Jan. 2, 2007 at Detroit, going scoreless.  He also appeared in one Stanley Cup Playoff contest with the Ducks last season, going scoreless.  Rome was signed as a free agent by Anaheim on June 7, 2004.  He was originally drafted by Los Angeles in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Wilson, 24 (4/5/83), has earned 3-5=8 points in 14 contests this season with Portland.  The Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota native has collected 22-66=88 points with 98 PIM in 153 career AHL appearances.  As a defenseman in 2006-07, he finished seventh in the AHL in scoring among blueliners and ranked third overall in scoring with the Pirates.  Wilson was originally signed as a free agent on July 11, 2006.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 76 47 22 7 222 213 101
2 NSH 75 46 21 8 214 180 100
3 STL 74 46 21 7 226 182 99
4 CHI 74 44 24 6 209 172 94
5 MIN 75 43 25 7 215 185 93
6 VAN 74 43 27 4 212 199 90
7 WPG 75 39 24 12 212 197 90
8 LAK 74 37 23 14 199 184 88
9 CGY 75 40 28 7 219 199 87
10 DAL 75 36 29 10 232 240 82
11 SJS 74 36 30 8 207 210 80
12 COL 74 34 28 12 200 206 80
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 75 23 44 8 158 249 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 73 24 44 14 68
C. Perry 61 32 20 16 52
R. Kesler 76 19 27 -5 46
S. Vatanen 61 12 25 7 37
J. Silfverberg 75 12 23 11 35
P. Maroon 67 9 24 -4 33
C. Fowler 74 7 26 3 33
H. Lindholm 73 7 26 22 33
J. Wisniewski 64 8 24 -14 32
M. Beleskey 62 22 9 14 31
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 32 11 5 .913 2.41
J. Gibson 12 7 0 .914 2.65


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