Ben Harpur (born January 12, 1995) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing within the Toronto Maple Leafs organization in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the fourth round, 108th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
January 12, 1995|
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Weight||218 lb (99 kg; 15 st 8 lb)|
|NHL team (P)|
Toronto Maple Leafs|
Toronto Marlies (AHL)
108th overall, 2013|
Harpur played three and a half seasons with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2011 to 2014. After the 2012–13 season, Harpur was selected in the fourth round, 108th overall, in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Harpur was traded in the middle of the 2014–15 season to the Barrie Colts. Harpur made his professional debut with the Senators' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate Binghamton Senators in 2015.
During the 2015–16 season, Harpur was called up to Ottawa and made his NHL debut against the Minnesota Wild on March 31, 2016. In the 2016–17 season, Harpur again played most of the season with Binghamton. Harpur was called up to Ottawa for the NHL playoffs and he made his playoff debut on April 17, 2017, against the Boston Bruins. On February 9, 2018, Harpur signed a two-year, $1.45 million contract extension with the Senators.
On July 1, 2019, Harpur was traded by the Senators, along with Cody Ceci, Aaron Luchuk and a 2020 third-round draft pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nikita Zaitsev, Connor Brown and Michael Carcone.
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- "Ben Harpur's first career #NHL goal is a beauty. #GoSensGo". Ottawa Senators. December 2, 2018.
- "Senators acquire Zaitsev, Brown from Toronto in six-player deal". Ottawa Senators. July 1, 2019. Retrieved July 1, 2019.