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Duvie Westcott : biography

October 30, 1977 -

Duvie Westcott (born October 30, 1977 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman who is currently playing for the Hamburg Freezers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Westcott played his whole National Hockey League career with the Columbus Blue Jackets before signing with Dinamo Riga of the KHL.

Playing career

Westcott was signed by Columbus as an undrafted free agent on 10 May 2001. Westcott has played in 201 career NHL games, scoring eleven goals and 45 assists for 56 points. He had also compiled 299 penalty minutes. During the NHL lockout, he played in Finland. On July 22, 2008, Westcott signed a one-year contract with Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League.

On May 21, 2009, Westcott signed a one-year contract with Dinamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. Westcott moved to the Swiss National League A for the following two seasons, playing with the ZSC Lions and Kloten Flyers.

On June 19, 2012, Westcott continued his journeyman career throughout Europe, and signed a two-year deal with German club, to add experience to the Blueline of the Hamburg Freezers of the DEL.

Awards and achievements

  • MHSAA Champion (1995)
  • MMJHL Champion (1996)
  • USHL Clark Cup Champion (1998)
  • WCHA Champion (2001)
  • WCHA Second All-Star Team (2001)
  • AHL Allstar (2003)
  • KHL AllStar Game (2009)
  • Spengler Cup Champion (2009)
  • Spengler Cup Allstar Team (2009)

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 University of Alaska Anchorage WCHA 25 3 5 8 43
1998–99 Omaha Lancers USHL 12 3 3 6 31 14 0 8 8 84
1999–00 St. Cloud State University WCHA 36 1 18 19 67
2000–01 St. Cloud State University WCHA 38 10 24 34 114
2001–02 Syracuse Crunch AHL 68 4 29 33 99 10 0 1 1 12
2001–02 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 4 0 0 0 2
2002–03 Syracuse Crunch AHL 22 1 10 11 54
2002–03 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 39 0 7 7 77
2003–04 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 34 0 7 7 39
2004–05 JYP SM-l 35 11 7 18 106 1 2 0 2 25
2005–06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 78 6 22 28 133
2006–07 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 23 4 6 10 18
2007–08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 23 1 3 4 30
2007–08 Syracuse Crunch AHL 37 4 23 27 77 13 2 4 6 10
2008–09 Dinamo Riga KHL 51 2 17 19 124 2 0 0 0 33
2009–10 Dinamo Minsk KHL 55 3 19 22 146
2010–11 ZSC Lions NLA 42 4 15 19 42 5 0 3 3 8
2011–12 Kloten Flyers NLA 36 3 10 13 71 5 0 0 0 8
2012–13 Hamburg Freezers DEL 42 5 13 18 60 5 0 1 1 43
NHL totals 201 11 45 56 299
KHL totals 106 5 36 41 270 2 0 0 0 33
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