15 Facts About Andrew Ference


Andrew James Stewart Ference was born on March 17,1979 and is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenseman.

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In 2011, Andrew Ference helped the Bruins to their sixth Stanley Cup championship.

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Andrew Ference was born in Edmonton, Alberta, but grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

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Andrew Ference began his hockey career in the Western Hockey League with the Portland Winterhawks.

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Andrew Ference played two more seasons with Portland and had a brief stint in the International Hockey League with the Kansas City Blades before joining Pittsburgh in 1999.

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Andrew Ference played in his first NHL playoffs with Pittsburgh in 2001, playing 18 games and scoring 3 goals and 10 points before the Penguins were eliminated by the New Jersey Devils.

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Andrew Ference posted 4 assists in 16 games during the remainder of the season with Calgary.

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Andrew Ference returned to the Flames when the NHL restarted the next season.

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Andrew Ference played all 82 games of the season for the first time in his career, scoring 4 goals, and 27 assists for a career high 31 points.

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Andrew Ference's initial comments after the incident indicated it was an "equipment malfunction, " though he later confessed it had been an intentional gesture following an emotional playoff goal.

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On October 7,2015, after serving as the Oilers captain for the past two seasons, it was announced that Andrew Ference had relinquished his role as captain and was named as an alternate captain, along with Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

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In 2018 Andrew Ference joined the NHL as its first director of social impact, growth and fan development.

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Andrew Ference's focus will be on grass-roots growth, community development efforts, engaging minority fans and players, and better facilitating relations between players and the league.

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On September 5,2011, following the Bruins Stanley Cup championship, Andrew Ference organized and led a parade and flash mob in Boston's North End, which is the area where he resided during the NHL season.

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Andrew Ference is a fan of English Premier League football club Arsenal FC.

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