Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Adam McQuaid
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POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 209
BIRTHDATE: 10/12/1986
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Charlottetown, PE, CAN
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2005-55 overall
Traded to Boston by Columbus for Boston's 5th round choice (later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Jamie Benn) in 2007 Entry Draft, May 16, 2007.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Has won one Stanley Cup championship (2011 with Boston).

2012-13: Had points in consecutive games Feb. 24-26 with 1-1=2 totals in those contests ... Scored his lone goal of the season on Feb. 26 at NY Islanders ... Missed 16 games with injuries and did not dress for three games ... Was a finalist for the Masterton Trophy for 'perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey' ... Scored his first NHL playoff goal on May 6 at Toronto ... Scored the series-clinching goal vs. Pittsburgh in game four of the Conference Final on June 7.

2011-12: Amassed a career season-high 99 penalty minutes while playing a career-high 72 games ... Had one multiple-point game, matching his career-high for assists and points in a game with a two-assist effort Jan. 22 at Philadelphia ... Had points in consecutive games for the second time in his career Jan. 21-22 (1-2=3 totals) ... Played his 100th NHL game Nov. 21 at Montreal ... Missed ten games to injury/illness.

2010-11: Started the season on an NHL roster for the first time in his fourth pro season and played his first full NHL season ... Finished tied for the third-best plus/ minus rating in the league at +30 ... Recorded his first NHL multiple-point game with two assists Jan. 17 vs. Carolina ... Had 12 fighting majors and the Bruins were 7-2-3 in those games ... Recorded his first NHL assist on the game-winning goal Nov. 10 in Pittsburgh ... Missed one game to injury and did not dress for 14 games ... Added four assists in 23 playoff games, including assists in consecutive games Apr. 27-30 (0-2=2 totals) ... Recorded his first NHL playoff point with an assist on Apr. 18 in Montreal ... Missed two post-season games with an injury.

2009-10: Split the season between Boston and Providence/AHL with 3-7=10 totals and 66 PIM in 32 AHL Bruins games and was a team-best +11 ... Recalled on five occasions to Boston, from Dec. 15-Jan. 18, Jan. 20, Jan. 23-30, Feb. 1-14 and Apr. 5-end of season ... His longest consecutive NHL games played stretch was a seven-game span from Feb. 2-13 ... Played his first NHL game Dec. 19 at Toronto and scored his first NHL goal with the game-winning tally Feb. 7 at Montreal ... Had three fighting majors in his 19 games ... Did not dress for 12 games (coach's decision) ... Played nine scoreless playoff games, including his first career NHL playoff game on Apr. 15 in Buffalo.

2008-09: Played the season in Providence/AHL with 4-11=15 totals and 141 penalty minutes in 78 games ... Added three assists in 16 post-season games.

2007-08: Played his first pro season with Boston's AHL affiliate in Providence with 1-8=9 totals and 73 PIM in 68 games.

JUNIORS: Played four seasons of junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with Sudbury with 18-58=76 totals and 340 penalty minutes in 246 career junior games ... Had career-highs in all categories in 2006-07 with 9-22=31 totals in 65 games and added 1-5=6 totals in 21 games that post-season ... Was given both the team's most underrated player and the "players' player" awards at Sudbury's 2006-07 year-end awards ceremonies.

TRANSACTIONS: Columbus' second pick, 55th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft ... Traded to Boston by Columbus for 2007 fifth round draft pick (Jamie Benn), May 16, 2007.

ETC: Full name, Adam Mark McQuaid ... Nickname, Quaider ... Single.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year two of a three-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $1,566,667.

NHL FIRSTS:
Game - Dec. 19, 2009 at Toronto
Goal/Point - Feb. 7, 2010 at Montreal
Assist - Nov. 10, 2010 at Pittsburgh