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Brad Bombardir : biography

May 5, 1972 -

Luke Bradley Bombardir (born May 5, 1972) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played for the New Jersey Devils, Minnesota Wild and the Nashville Predators in the NHL. He currently serves as the Minnesota Wild's Director of Player Development and Senior director of Community relations.

Playing career

Bombardir was selected in the third round, 56th overall, in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the New Jersey Devils. He won a Stanley Cup with the Devils in 2000. After suffering a career ending knee injury in the 2005–06 season in the American Hockey League with the Springfield Falcons Bombardir initially worked in Community/Player Relations for the Minnesota Wild.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Powell River Paper Kings BCJHL 30 6 5 11 24 6 0 0 0 0
1989–90 Powell River Paper Kings BCJHL 60 10 35 45 93 8 2 3 5 4
1990–91 University of North Dakota WCHA 33 3 6 9 18
1991–92 University of North Dakota WCHA 35 3 14 17 54
1992–93 University of North Dakota WCHA 38 8 15 23 34
1993–94 University of North Dakota WCHA 38 5 17 22 38
1994–95 Albany River Rats AHL 77 5 22 27 22 14 0 3 3 6
1995–96 Albany River Rats AHL 80 6 25 31 63 3 0 1 1 4
1996–97 Albany River Rats AHL 32 0 8 8 6 16 1 3 4 8
1997–98 Albany River Rats AHL 5 0 0 0 0
1997–98 New Jersey Devils NHL 43 1 5 6 8
1998–99 New Jersey Devils NHL 56 1 7 8 16 5 0 0 0 0
1999–00 New Jersey Devils NHL 32 3 1 4 6 1 0 0 0 0
2000–01 Minnesota Wild NHL 70 0 15 15 42
2001–02 Minnesota Wild NHL 28 1 2 3 14
2002–03 Minnesota Wild NHL 58 1 14 15 16 4 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Minnesota Wild NHL 56 1 2 3 21
2003–04 Nashville Predators NHL 13 0 0 0 4 6 0 1 1 2
2005–06 Springfield Falcons AHL 1 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 356 8 46 54 127 16 0 1 1 2

International

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
1992 Canada WJC 7 0 3 3 4
Junior int'l totals 7 0 3 3 4
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