NHL

Geoff Sanderson # - LW

  • Age: 42
  • DOB: 1972/02/01
  • POB: Hay River, N.W.T., Canada
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 190lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 17
  • Drafted by Hartford in 1990 (2/36).

Honours and Awards

1996-97NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game
1993-94NHL - Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2008/04/03Missed 14 games (back injury).
2008/03/09Back injury, day-to-day.
2008/02/01Missed 11 games (back injury).
2008/01/05Back injury, day-to-day.
2007/12/15Missed 7 games (groin).
2007/12/01Groin, day-to-day.
2007/07/01Acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers.
2007/01/27Missed 1 game (groin).
2007/01/20Groin, day-to-day.
2007/01/18Missed 16 games (sports hernia).
2006/12/10Sports hernia, mid-January.
2006/12/08Missed 2 games (groin).
2006/11/30Groin, day-to-day.
2006/07/19Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to a two-year contract.
2006/01/31Missed 2 games (hip injury).
2006/01/27Hip injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2005/12/26Missed 2 games (hip flexor).
2005/12/22Hip flexor, day-to-day.
2005/10/08Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
2005/01/05NHL lockout: Signed with the Geneve-Servette HC of the Swiss National League.
2004/06/28Claimed off waivers from the Vancouver Canucks.
2004/03/09Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
2003/10/28Missed 1 game (hip injury).
2003/10/25Hip injury, day-to-day.
2003/10/11Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2003/10/07Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2003/05/07Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a multi-year contract.
2003/03/14Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a three-year contract extension.
2002/07/29Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year contract.
2002/04/14Missed the last 6 games of the regular season (concussion).
2002/04/04Concussion, remainder of the regular season.
2002/02/04Missed 24 games (hernia surgery).
2001/12/08Hernia surgery, early February.
2001/12/05Missed 4 games (back spasms).
2001/11/25Back spasms, day-to-day.
2001/11/17Missed 6 games (back spasms).
2001/11/02Back spasms, day-to-day.
2001/08/23Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
2001/04/08Missed the last 13 games of the regular season (sprained left knee).
2001/03/16Sprained left knee, early April.
2001/03/01Missed 1 game (broken finger).
2001/02/28Broken finger, day-to-day.

Trades

2007/07/01Philadelphia Flyers traded Joni Pitkanen and Geoff Sanderson and a 3rd round selection in 2009 to the Edmonton Oilers for Jason Smith and Joffrey Lupul.
2006/07/19Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers.
2005/10/08Columbus Blue Jackets traded Geoff Sanderson and Tim Jackman to the Phoenix Coyotes for Jason Chimera, Cale Hulse and Mike Rupp.
2004/06/28Claimed by the Columbus Blue Jackets off waivers from the Vancouver Canucks.
2004/03/09Columbus Blue Jackets traded Geoff Sanderson to the Vancouver Canucks for a 3rd round selection in 2004.
2000/06/23Claimed by the Columbus Blue Jackets from the Buffalo Sabres in Expansion Draft.
1998/02/04Buffalo Sabres traded Brad May and a 3rd round selection to the Vancouver Canucks for Geoff Sanderson.
1998/01/03Carolina Hurricanes traded Enrico Ciccone, Sean Burke and Geoff Sanderson to the Vancouver Canucks for Kirk McLean and Martin Gelinas.
1997/06/25Rights transferred to the Carolina Hurricanes after the Hartford Whalers franchise relocated.
1990/06/16Drafted by the Hartford Whalers in the 2nd round (36th overall) in 1990.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2007-08EdmontonNHL4131013-70101016407.50-
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL58111829-1634012441437.69-
2005-06PhoenixNHL75252146-141171015815216.45-
2005-06ColumbusNHL2000-10000007.00-
2005-06Total CBJ/PhxNHL77252146-151171015815915.72-
2004-05GeneveSwi9415------29---
2003-04VancouverNHL13347-1110014368.33-
2003-04ColumbusNHL67131629-955001341916.81-
2003-04Total CBJ/VanNHL80162036-1066002382277.05-
2002-03ColumbusNHL82343367-415112123428611.89-
2001-02ColumbusNHL4211516-1551002121129.82-
2000-01ColumbusNHL6830265649100074619915.08-
1999-00BuffaloNHL671313264410-3221369.56-
1998-99BuffaloNHL75121830815001221557.74-
1997-98BuffaloNHL2645960-0-220725.56-
1997-98VancouverNHL9033-10-0-0429.00-
1997-98CarolinaNHL4071017-42-0-014967.29-
1997-98Total Car/Van/BufNHL7511182912-0-2381975.58-
1996-97HartfordNHL82363167-912111042929712.12-
1995-96HartfordNHL8134316506150074031410.83-
1994-95HartfordNHL46181432-10400042417010.59-
1994-95HPKFin126410------24---
1993-94HartfordNHL82412667-131501064226615.41-
1992-93HartfordNHL82464389-212102042827116.97-
1991-92HartfordNHL64131831520001189813.27-
1990-91HartfordNHL2101-2000000250.00-
1990-91SpringfieldAHL--------------
1990-91Swift CurrentWHL706250112------57---
1989-90Swift CurrentWHL70326294------56---
1988-89Swift CurrentWHL58171128------16---
TotalNHL1104355345700-100116-7-48511307211.56-
TotalAHL--------------
TotalWHL198111123234------129---
TotalFin126410------24---
TotalSwi9415------29---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2007-08EdmontonNHL--------------
2006-07PhiladelphiaNHL--------------
2005-06PhoenixNHL--------------
2004-05GeneveSwi--------------
2003-04VancouverNHL7112-10000041010.00-
2002-03ColumbusNHL--------------
2001-02ColumbusNHL--------------
2000-01ColumbusNHL--------------
1999-00BuffaloNHL502200-0-089.00-
1998-99BuffaloNHL19461050-0-114537.55-
1997-98BuffaloNHL1431401-0-142512.00-
1997-98VancouverNHL--------------
1996-97HartfordNHL--------------
1995-96HartfordNHL--------------
1994-95HartfordNHL--------------
1994-95HPKFin--------------
1993-94HartfordNHL--------------
1992-93HartfordNHL--------------
1991-92HartfordNHL7101-10-0-02911.11-
1990-91HartfordNHL300000-0-004.00-
1990-91SpringfieldAHL1000------2---
1990-91Swift CurrentWHL3123------4---
1989-90Swift CurrentWHL4145------8---
1988-89Swift CurrentWHL12358------6---
TotalNHL559101931-0-2321108.18-
TotalAHL1000------2---
TotalWHL1951116------18---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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