Barker during his time with the Blackhawks in 2009
|Born||April 4, 1986
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|NHL Draft||3rd overall, 2004
Cameron Barker (born April 4, 1986 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently an unrestricted free agent. He has played with the Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, Edmonton Oilers, and Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played with Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Barker was drafted 3rd overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. Barker played 5 seasons with the Blackhawks before being traded to the Minnesota Wild for Kim Johnsson and defensive prospect Nick Leddy. He played 2 seasons with the Wild and the Wild placed him on waivers on June 28, 2011. He signed a contract with the Edmonton Oilers on July 1, 2011. He played a season with the Oilers before being cut by the team on June 25, 2012. He joined the Texas Stars for 23 games before signing a $700,000, one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks.
Awards[change | change source]
- He was named to the WHL All-Rookie Team in 2003.
- He won the Ed Chynoweth Cup championship with the Medicine Hat Tigers in 2004.
- He won the World Junior gold medal in 2005 and 2006.
Career statistics[change | change source]
|2001–02||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||3||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002-02||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||64||10||37||47||79||11||3||4||7||17|
|2003-04||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||69||21||44||65||105||20||3||9||12||18|
|2004-05||Medicine Hat Tigers||NHL||52||15||33||48||99||12||3||3||6||16|
|2005-06||Medicine Hat Tigers||WHL||26||5||13||18||63||13||4||8||12||59|