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Oilers sign Ben Ondrus

Friday, 09.07.2010 / 3:30 PM / Transactions
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
Ben Ondrus (photo: Getty Images)
General Manager Steve Tambellini announced today the Edmonton Oilers have agreed to terms with right-winger Ben Ondrus on a one-year contract.

Ondrus, 6’0”, 187lbs, split the last four seasons between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies.

Last year the 28-year-old scored 17 points (10G, 7A) in 57 games with the Marlies. In 11 games with the Leafs, Ondrus was held pointless and had 34 penalty minutes.

The Sherwood Park, Alberta native has played 336 career AHL games collecting 119 points (57G, 72A). In 52 career NHL games he has two assists and 77 penalty minutes.

Ondrus, who was captain of the Marlies, played his junior hockey with the Western Hockey League’s Swift Current Broncos from 1998-2003.

BEN ONDRUS
Right Wing
6'0" 187 lbs
Sherwood Park, AB

Regular Season           Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998-99 Swift Current Broncos WHL 46 4 4 8 58 6 0 1 1 8
1999-00 Swift Current Broncos WHL 67 14 15 29 138 12 1 0 1 22
2000-01 Swift Current Broncos WHL 69 13 17 30 151 19 2 3 5 46
2001-02 Swift Current Broncos WHL 67 30 41 71 153 12 4 3 7 18
2002-03 Swift Current Broncos WHL 67 33 36 69 98 3 0 1 1 11
2002-03 Idaho Steelheads WCHL 4 0 3 3 0 5 0 1 1 6
2003-04 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 60 6 11 17 102 -- -- -- -- --
2004-05 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 78 7 11 18 137 5 0 1 1 7
2005-06 Toronto Marlies AHL 53 12 18 30 104 5 1 2 3 4
2005-06 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 22 0 0 0 18 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 16 0 2 2 20 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Toronto Marlies AHL 29 8 3 11 35 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Toronto Marlies AHL 59 14 12 26 63 19 1 5 6 14
2007-08 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 0 0 5 -- -- -- -- --
2008-09 Toronto Marlies AHL 57 10 7 17 83 6 0 0 0 2
2008-09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 11 0 0 0 34 -- -- -- -- --
2009-10 Toronto Marlies AHL 56 7 7 14 41 -- -- -- -- --
NHL Totals 52 0 2 2 77

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