Joe Barnes
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Joe Barnes

Hometown:

Winnipeg Manitoba

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1986-06-16

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2004

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

6-3

Acquired:

Weight:

210 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2004-05: Drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the third round of the 2005 NHL Draft, 64th overall.

2005-06: After being drafted in the third round of the 2005 NHL entry draft by the Carolina Hurricanes, Barnes had 52 points in 55 games (25 goals) with the Saskatoon Blades. A big part of the reason the Blades went to the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the Medicine Hat Tigers, in seven playoff games the 19-year-old had two goals and four assists.

2006-07: As a rookie with the Albany River Rats, Barnes managed to get in 15 games at the start of the season, scoring two goals and adding an assist, with a +3 rating, before a major concussion cut his season short in early December. On July 17, 2007, Barnes was traded to the Rangers, in a trade that brought Andrew Hutchinson to New York.

2007-08: Barnes was assigned to the ECHL Charlotte Checkers and missed all but five games with a knee injury.

Future

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