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Ben Holmstrom

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#21

  • DOB: 4/9/1987
  • Ht: 6-1
  • Wt: 201
  • Shoots: R
  • Years on Team: 3
  • Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

CAREER NOTES: Held the AHL's longest active streak for consecutive games played (228) prior to 10/6/18... Is the only player to appear in all 76 regular-season contests with Bridgeport during each of the last three seasons... Played his 500th professional game on 12/9/17 at Springfield... Named 12th captain in Sound Tigers history on 10/7/15... Scored his first goal with Bridgeport, the eventual game-winner, on 10/13/15 against Springfield... Initially signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2010... Made his NHL debut with Philadelphia on 3/3/11 against Toronto... Captained the Sioux Falls Stampede (2005-06), UMass-Lowell (2007-10) and Adirondack Phantoms (2011-14)... Served as an alternate captain with the Charlotte Checkers in 2014-15... Named Hockey East and New England Best Defensive Forward in 2009-10.

PERSONAL NOTES:Younger brother is Josh Holmstrom, who signed an AHL deal with the Sound Tigers on 7/12/18.

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