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Ryan Duncan (born July 14, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He is currently an unrestricted free agent having last played for EC Red Bull Salzburg of the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).

Ryan Duncan
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Born (1985-07-14) July 14, 1985 (age 34)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 142 lb (64 kg; 10 st 2 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
team
Former teams
Free Agent
Bridgeport Sound Tigers
Portland Pirates
EHC München
EC Red Bull Salzburg
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Playing careerEdit

Duncan played four seasons with the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux where in 2007, he won the Hobey Baker Award and was named the WCHA Player of the Year. Undrafted, Duncan signed an Amateur Tryout Contract (ATO) with the New York Islanders on April 8, 2009, and played two games for their American Hockey League affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.[1]

He signed with EC Red Bull Salzburg in Austria on May 12, 2009.[2] In two seasons with Salzburg, Duncan mirrored each year in claiming the Austrian Championship and finishing as the Red Bulls second leading scorer.

On September 7, 2011, Duncan returned to North American and signed a one-year deal with AHL club, the Portland Pirates.[3] He scored 36 points in 64 games during the 2011–12 season, but remained without an NHL offer.

On April 19, 2012, he signed a one-year contract for a second tenure in the Austrian League with EC Red Bull Salzburg.[4]

On July 4, 2013, Duncan signed a contract in a neighbouring league in Germany, on a one-year deal with EHC Red Bull München of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.[5] In the 2013–14 season, Duncan established a scoring role in team and contributed with 12 goals and 32 points in 49 games.

On June 17, 2014, Duncan opted to remain within the Red Bull sponsored teams, in returning to Salzburg for a third time, on a one-year contract.[6]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Calgary Flames Midget AAA AMHL 36 26 31 57 32
2002–03 Shattuck-Saint Mary's USHS
2003–04 Shattuck-Saint Mary's USHS 71 62 72 134 81
2004–05 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 57 48 43 91 50
2005–06 University of North Dakota WCHA 46 16 20 36 26
2006–07 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 31 26 57 34
2007–08 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 18 22 40 51
2008–09 University of North Dakota WCHA 43 20 19 39 22
2008–09 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 2 0 0 0 4
2009–10 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 50 26 32 58 34 18 7 4 11 8
2010–11 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 49 17 36 53 16 18 11 6 17 12
2011–12 Portland Pirates AHL 64 14 22 36 24
2012–13 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 53 15 24 39 23 12 5 3 8 2
2013–14 EHC München DEL 49 12 20 32 10 3 1 2 3 2
2014–15 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 52 19 30 49 12 13 5 11 16 4
2015–16 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 54 15 41 56 36 19 3 12 15 2
2016–17 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 54 9 38 47 14 11 5 5 10 4
2017–18 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 54 15 31 46 26 19 9 9 18 10
2018–19 EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 52 18 29 47 30 13 6 5 11 8
EBEL totals 418 134 261 395 191 123 51 55 106 50

Awards and honorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sound Tigers sign Duncan to A.T.O." Bridgeport Sound Tigers. April 8, 2009. Retrieved August 18, 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Goalie Bobby Goepfert will remain with Red Bull; two new North American strikers come to Salzburg" (in German). EC Red Bull Salzburg. May 12, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2009. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Pirates sign Duncan to AHL contract". Portland Pirates. September 7, 2011. Archived from the original on October 5, 2011. Retrieved September 10, 2011. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "Duncan makes return to Salzburg". Facebook. April 19, 2012. Retrieved April 19, 2012. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  5. ^ "Canadian Ryan Duncan storms to Munich" (in German). EHC Red Bull München. July 4, 2013. Archived from the original on July 8, 2013. Retrieved July 4, 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ EC Red Bull Salzburg (June 17, 2014). "The Bulls are happy to welcome Duncan back!". Twitter. Retrieved June 17, 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Matt Carle
WCHA Player of the Year
2006–07
Succeeded by
Richard Bachmann
Preceded by
Matt Carle
Winner of the Hobey Baker Award
2006–07
Succeeded by
Kevin Porter