Greg Beller

Hometown:

Vancouver British Columbia

Currently Playing In:

Birthday:

1987-01-22

Position:

LW

Eligible for draft:

2005

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2005

Height:

6-3

Acquired:

6th round (178th overall), 2005

Weight:

213 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • F

History

2004-05: Greg Beller scored 23 goals with 25 assists with 48 PMs for Minnesota's Lake of the Woods HS. Beller was selected by the s in the 6th round (178th overall) of the 2005 NHL Draft. Beller committed to attending Yale in 2006-07.

2005-06: Beller skated in 3 games for the USHL's Green Bay Gamblers – missing most of the season due to injury. He scored 1 goal and was -1 with 2 PMs for the Gamblers.

2006-07: Beller appeared in 24 of 29 games as a freshman for Yale. He scored 2 goals, including one game-winner, and had 3 assists with 18 PMs on a Yale team that finished an a three-way tie for eighth in the 12-team ECAC Hockey League.

2007-08: After an impressive appearance at the 2007 s Development Camp Beller returned to Yale but left the team in mid-November to play for the Vernon Vipers of the BCHL. In 2 games with Yale he was scoreless and -4 with 2 PMs. Beller scored 10 goals with 10 assists with 29 PMs in 23 regular season games for the Vipers; again missing time to injury. In 10 playoff games for Vernon he scored 3 goals with 1 assist. Beller committed to playing college hockey at the University of Manitoba in 2008-09.

2008-09: Beller skated in nine games for the University of Manitoba and had 1 goal with 2 assists and 8 PMs.

2009-10: Beller scored 4 goals with 7 assists and 18 PMs in 28 games for the University of Manitoba. Beller was not offered a contract by the Rangers and became an unrestricted free agent.

2010-11: Beller was the third-leading scorer for the University of Manitoba in his final season of college hockey. He scored 8 goals with 14 assists and was +6 with 22 PMs.

2011-12: Beller spent his first season of pro hockey in the Southern Professional Hockey League. After appearing in one game for the Augusta RiverHawks, he scored 16 goals with 20 assists in 33 games for the Columbus Cottonmouths; missing time after suffering a broken jaw in November. He was plus-18 with 18 penalty minutes. Beller was Columbus' leading scorer in the playoffs; finishing with 5 goals and 5 assists in six games as the Cottonmouths won the SPHL championship.

 

Talent Analysis

Beller has decent size, foot speed, and good hands.

 

Future

It appears that Beller has moved on from a career in hockey and has returned to school.

 

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