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Byron Ritchie

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'10" / 179 cm
  • Weight
    190 lbs / 86 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A natural center, Ritchie can play the wing effectively, too. He's got very good two-way instincts and is a hard worker. Skates well and can run the powerplay with his playmaking ability.

Brother-in-law: Andreas Johansson

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 North Delta Sundevils Midget A1 Midget 60 102 151 253 147 |
1993-94 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 44 4 11 15 44 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 14
1994-95 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 58 22 28 50 132 |
1995-96 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 66 55 51 106 163 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 4 -4
Springfield Falcons AHL 6 2 1 3 4 -3 | Playoffs 8 0 3 3 0 -3
1996-97 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 63 50 76 126 115 33 | Playoffs 18 16 12 28 28 7
1997-98 Beast of New Haven AHL 65 13 18 31 97 -12 |
1998-99 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
Beast of New Haven AHL 66 23 33 57 139 -21 |
1999-00 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 26 0 2 2 17 -10 |
Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 34 8 13 21 81 -19 | Playoffs 10 1 6 7 32 -2
2000-01 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 77 31 35 66 166 -16 | Playoffs 5 3 2 5 10 3
2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 4 0 0 0 2 0 |
Florida Panthers NHL 31 5 6 11 34 -2 |
Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 43 25 30 55 38 13 |
2002-03 Florida Panthers NHL 30 0 3 3 19 -4 |
San Antonio Rampage AHL 26 3 14 17 68 -8 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0 0
2003-04 Florida Panthers “A” NHL 50 5 6 11 84 -10 |
2004-05 Rögle BK Allsvenskan 30 17 16 33 111 9 | Qualification 2 0 0 0 4 -1
2005-06 Calgary Flames NHL 45 4 2 6 69 -2 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 0 -2
2006-07 Calgary Flames NHL 64 8 6 14 68 3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 10 0
2007-08 Vancouver Canucks NHL 71 3 8 11 80 -10 |
2008-09 Genève-Servette HC NLA 45 22 38 60 62 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 14
2009-10 Dynamo Minsk “A” KHL 12 3 2 5 8 -2 |
2010-11 MODO Hockey SHL 53 23 21 44 72 6 | Kvalserien SHL 10 2 5 7 8 3
2011-12 SC Bern NLA 47 22 21 43 50 2 | Playoffs 17 2 12 14 18 9
2012-13 SC Bern NLA 46 19 30 49 36 16 | Playoffs 20 7 15 22 20 4
2013-14 SC Bern “A” NLA 43 11 16 27 84 -7 |
2014-15 SC Bern “C” NLA 50 14 29 43 38 3 | Playoffs 11 1 1 2 6 0
2015-16 MODO Hockey “C” SHL 16 3 2 5 2 -2 | Relegation 7 0 2 2 8 -1
2016-17 MODO Hockey “C” Allsvenskan 35 4 15 19 51 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 Lethbridge Hurricanes M-Cup 5 5 2 7 12 -4 |
2008-09 Team Canada Deutschland Cup 1 0 0 0 0 |
Team Canada Spengler Cup 4 0 2 2 4 |
2011-12 Team Canada Spengler Cup 3 0 1 1 0 |
2012-13 SC Bern ET 7 3 5 8 6 |
Team Canada Spengler Cup 3 2 2 4 12 2 |
2013-14 SC Bern “A” ET 6 1 2 3 2 |
Team Canada Spengler Cup 4 3 4 7 0 0 |
2014-15 SC Bern “A” Champions HL 5 2 0 2 2 -4 |
SC Bern “C” Swiss Cup 5 2 4 6 2 |
Team Canada “C” Spengler Cup 4 0 1 1 0 -3 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 206 66 96 163 0.79 346 -31 | 11 1 3 4 0.36 0 -3
Allsvenskan 65 21 31 52 0.80 162 5 | 2 0 0 0 0.00 4 -1
Champions HL 5 2 0 2 0.40 2 -4 |
Deutschland Cup 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
ET 13 4 7 11 0.85 8 0 |
IHL 111 39 48 87 0.78 247 -35 | 15 4 8 12 0.80 42 1
KHL 12 3 2 5 0.42 8 -2 |
M-Cup 5 5 2 7 1.40 12 -4 |
Midget 60 102 151 253 4.22 147 0 |
NHL 324 25 33 58 0.18 373 -35 | 8 0 0 0 0.00 10 -2
NLA 231 88 134 222 0.96 270 14 | 51 10 28 38 0.75 58 13
SHL 69 26 23 49 0.71 74 4 | 17 2 7 9 0.53 16 2
Spengler Cup 18 5 10 15 0.83 16 -1 |
Swiss Cup 5 2 4 6 1.20 2 0 |
WHL 231 131 166 297 1.29 454 33 | 28 16 14 30 1.07 46 3
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/16/2017
03/16/2017 Confirmed MODO Hockey Retired
05/10/2015
05/10/2015 Confirmed Bern MODO Hockey
11/28/2012
11/28/2012 Extension Bern Bern
04/13/2011
04/13/2011 Confirmed MODO Hockey Bern
06/14/2010
06/14/2010 Confirmed Dinamo Minsk MODO Hockey
05/21/2009
05/21/2009 Confirmed Genève-Servette Dinamo Minsk
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Beast of New Haven

Cult/Star player for Bern

Cult/Star player for Cincinnati Cyclones

Cult/Star player for MODO Hockey

Cult/Star player for Rögle BK

Career transactions
- 2011-04-13 • Signed to a two-year contract by Bern
- 2010-06-14 • Signed to a one-year contract by MODO
- 2009-05-21 • Signed to a one-year contract by Dynamo Minsk
- 2008-08-14 • Signed to a one-year contract by Servette
- 2007-07-03 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2004-09-25 • Signed to a lockout contract by Rögle
- 2004-07-02 • Signed by the Calgary Flames
- 2002-05-31 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Florida Panthers
- 2002-01-16 • Traded to the Florida Panthers w/ Sandis Ozolinsh for Bret Hedican, Kevyn Adams, Tomas Malec & a 2003 2nd round pick (Danny Richmond)
- 1997-06-25 • Rights transferred to the Carolina Hurricanes after the Hartford Whalers franchise relocated

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