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Ben Eaves

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/RW
  • Height
    5'8" / 173 cm
  • Weight
    179 lbs / 81 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

A skilled center with very good puckhandling. Protects and controls the puck well and has excellent playmaking skills. A good passer who reads the game well. Has suffered from injury worries. (Matias Strozyk)

Father: Mike Eaves
Brother: Patrick Eaves
Grandfather: Cecil Eaves
Uncle: Murray Eaves

Did not play in 2006-07 due to a knee injury.

Team Staff profile of Ben Eaves also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1996-97 HIFK U16 Jr. C SM-sarja 2 2 0 2 2 |
1999-00 Shattuck St. Mary's Midget Prep USHS-Prep 57 47 71 118 - |
USA U18 WJC-18 6 1 3 4 0 3 |
2000-01 Boston College NCAA 41 13 26 39 12 6 |
2001-02 Boston College NCAA 23 13 26 39 12 21 |
USA U20 WJC-20 6 1 4 5 2 -1 |
2002-03 Boston College “C” NCAA 36 18 39 57 18 |
2003-04 Boston College “C” NCAA 26 9 25 34 4 |
2004-05 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 43 4 6 10 12 1 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 0 -2
Wheeling Nailers ECHL 2 1 0 1 0 -1 |
2005-06 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 5 1 2 3 0 1 |
2006-07 Did not play |
2007-08 Blues Liiga 10 3 4 7 4 2 | Playoffs 13 7 5 12 8 -1
2008-09 Blues Liiga 23 3 15 18 18 -4 | Playoffs 14 4 20 24 6 2
2009-10 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 7 1 2 3 4 0 |
2010-11 Jokerit “A” Liiga 44 9 17 26 30 6 | Playoffs 7 1 5 6 10 3
2011-12 Jokerit Liiga 44 13 21 34 22 6 | Playoffs 7 0 3 3 2 3
2012-13 Jokerit Liiga 9 2 1 3 4 -3 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 2 1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2008-09 Blues Champions HL 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
2010-11 Jokerit ET 4 2 1 3 0 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
2011-12 Jokerit ET 8 6 5 11 2 | Playoffs 3 1 1 2 0 2
2012-13 Jokerit ET 4 1 2 3 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2009-10 Norfolk Admirals AHL Conditioning Coach
2014-15 St. Olaf College NCAA III Conditioning Coach
2015-16 Culver Military Academy U16 Midget Head Coach
2016-17 St. Olaf College NCAA III Asst. Coach
2017-18 Miami Univ. (Ohio) NCAA Coach Human Performance & Wellness
2018-19 Miami Univ. (Ohio) NCAA Coach Human Performance & Wellness
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 55 6 10 16 0.29 16 2 | 7 0 0 0 0.00 0 -2
Champions HL 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 |
ECHL 2 1 0 1 0.50 0 -1 |
ET 16 9 8 17 1.06 4 0 | 6 1 2 3 0.50 0 2
Jr. C SM-sarja 2 2 0 2 1.00 2 0 |
Liiga 130 30 58 88 0.68 78 7 | 42 13 33 46 1.10 28 8
NCAA 126 53 116 169 1.34 46 27 |
USHS-Prep 57 47 71 118 2.07 0 0 |
WJC-18 6 1 3 4 0.67 0 3 |
WJC-20 6 1 4 5 0.83 2 -1 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
08/16/2013
08/16/2013 Confirmed Jokerit Retired
02/20/2012
02/20/2012 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
05/12/2011
05/12/2011 Extension Jokerit Jokerit
08/02/2010
08/02/2010 Confirmed No team Jokerit
11/05/2009
11/05/2009 Confirmed Milwaukee Admirals Unknown
07/20/2009
07/20/2009 Confirmed Blues Nashville Predators
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Blues

Cult/Star player for Boston College

Cult/Star player for Jokerit

Career transactions
- 2011-05-12 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by Jokerit
- 2010-08-02 • Entered Jokerit's pre-season training and started his comeback
- 2010-01-21 • Joined the coaching staff of the Norfolk Admirals as strength and conditioning coach
- 2009-11-05 • Announced his retirement at the age of 27 due to health reasons
- 2009-07-21 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Nashville Predators
- 2007-09-11 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by Blues
- 2007-09-11 • Signed to a one-year contract by Blues
- 2006-08-02 • Terminated his contract with Blues due to health reasons
- 2006-07-24 • Signed to a one-year contract by Blues
- 2004-08-04 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Pittsburgh Penguins

Career assignments
- 2009-09-25 • Assigned to the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL) by the Nashville Predators
- 2005-09-26 • Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (AHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2004-12-13 • Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (AHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2004-12-10 • Assigned to the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2004-09-20 • Assigned to the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (AHL) by the Pittsburgh Penguins

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