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Cam Barker
Cam Barker
Number: 25
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 223
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 4, 1986
Birthplace: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Acquired: Acquired from Chicago in exchange for D Kim Johnsson and D Nick Leddy on Feb.12, 2010
Drafted: CHI / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (3rd overall)
Has registered 92 points (19-73=92) and 263 PIM in 271 games in parts of six NHL seasons with Chicago and Minnesota.


Wild was 29-18-5 in games he played in...Recorded season-high five hits vs. VAN (2/15)...Tied team record for defensemen with +4 rating at PIT (1/8) in 14:04 of ice time...Scored first career overtime GWG vs. PHX (1/2)...Logged season-high 21:37 vs. NSH (11/26)...Tallied an assist in back-to-back games (10/8, 10/14)...Blocked five shots at CAR (10/8)...Missed four games with groin injury (10/22-10/30); 21 games
with upper body injury (2/24-3/3, 3/10-4/8).

Started season with Chicago and totaled 14 points (4-10=14) and a +7 rating in 51 games with before being acquired by Minnesota for Kim Johnsson and Nick Leddy (2/12)…Recorded seven points (1-6=7) and averaged 22:01 TOI in 19 games with the Wild…Registered assist and +2 rating in season-high 24:40 vs. STL (3/14)…Had assist and career-high +3 at CGY (3/3)…Recorded PPG and +2 rating in 19:38 of ice time in Wild debut vs. VAN (2/14)…Skated in 200th NHL game vs. DAL (2/9)…Tallied two assists at CGY (11/19) and two points (1-1=2) vs. MTL (10/30)…Registered season-high four-game point streak (2-2=4, 10/8-10/14)…Missed eight games due to injury (12/20-12/23, 1/5-1/14) with Blackhawks…Missed three games with ankle injury (3/26-3/31).


Ranked third among team defensemen with 34 assists and 40 points, both careerhighs, while appearing in a career-high 68 contests…Ranked fourth among team blueliners with six goals, matching a career high…Registered 24 of his 34 assists on the power play, the most on the club…Led team defensemen, ranked second on the Blackhawks and sixth among NHL blueliners with 29 power-play points…Recorded a career-high nine-game point streak (2-8=10, 3/7-3/25), tied for the longest streak on the club…Tallied a career-high three assists, all of which were recorded on the power play vs. PIT (2/27)…Tallied multiple points in a game nine times…Accrued a season-high 17 PIM vs. NYR (1/16)…Ranked second among team blueliners with 65 penalty minutes…Logged a season-high 26:22 TOI at PHX (11/18)…Notched the first three-point game of his career with a goal and two assists vs. SJ (11/16)…Started the season with the AHL’s Rockford IceHogs, collecting three goals, five points and a +3 rating in seven games before being recalled for the remainder of the season (10/27)…Led Chicago defensemen with three goals and ranked third with nine points (3-6=9) in 17 contests during his Stanley Cup Playoff debut… Registered a goal, assist and a teamhigh six shots in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against CGY (4/16) in his NHL postseason debut...Matched a postseason high with two points (1-1=2) at CGY (4/22)…Missed two games due to injury (12/26, 3/22).

Recorded 18 points (6-12=18) and 52 PIM in 45 games with the Blackhawks...Skated a career-high 27:36 TOI vs. CGY (1/28)…Started the season in Rockford, recording 19 points (8-11=19) and 67 PIM in 29 games before being recalled (12/20)…Named to the AHL Canadian All-Star Team for the 2008 AHL All-Star Classic but did not participate due to NHL recall.

Posted eight points (1-7=8) and 44 PIM in 35 games with the Blackhawks…Recorded his first NHL goal, a PPG, vs. MIN (1/14)…Collected 15 points (5-10=15) and 53 PIM in 34 outings with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL)…Netted four points (1-3=4) in six playoff contests with the Admirals.

Appeared in one game with the Blackhawks, his NHL debut, at COL (10/14)…Notched one blocked shot in 11:02 TOI…Totaled 18 points (5-13=18) in 26 games for Medicine Hat (WHL).

Tallied 48 points (15-33=48), a +19 rating and 99 PIM in 52 outings with Medicine Hat…Added six points (3-3=6) in 12 playoff games.

Totaled 65 points (21-44=65) and 105 PIM in 69 games with Medicine Hat…Recorded 12 points (3-9=12) in 20 postseason outings.

Played 64 games for Medicine Hat, tallying 47 points (10-37=47) and 79 PIM...Registered seven points (3-4=7) in 11 playoff games.

Made his WHL debut, posting one assist in three games with Medicine Hat.

Captured Gold Medals with Canada at the 2005 and 2006 World Junior Championship…Tallied one assist in three games in 2005…Ranked tied for second in defensemen scoring in 2006 with six points (2-4=6) in six games and added 18 PIM.

Acquired by Minnesota in exchange for Kim Johnsson and Nick Leddy , Feb. 12, 2010; Selected by Chicago in the first round (third overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Cameron Taylor Barker spends the offseason in Chicago and Winnipeg with his Pug named Puma…Nicknames are “Bobby” and “Barks”…Enjoys watching movies, playing golf and spending time with family and friends in his free time…Lists Muhammad Ali as the person he would most like to meet…Most memorable hockey moment was advancing to 2009 Western Conference Finals…Lists his parents and grandpa as the people who most inspired his hockey career…Favorite part of hockey is being around the boys and coming to the rink everyday…Lists Seven as is his favorite Twin Cities restaurant and says the people and fans are his favorite part of Minnesota…His favorite food is chicken and enjoys eating oatmeal for breakfast…The Strokes is his favorite band, “Good Will Hunting” is his favorite movie and “Entourage” is his favorite television show…Lists Vancouver as his favorite team to play and enjoys playing “Call of Duty”…Anderson Silva is his favorite athlete and baseball is his favorite sport outside of hockey.
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