Garnet Hathaway


Kennebunkport Maine

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Signed as free agent, 2015


210 lbs.

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2008-09: Garnet Hathaway played soccer and hockey as a junior at Phillips Andover in Massachusetts. He scored 16 goals with 13 assists in 26 games skating on a Big Blue team that featured Boston College recruit Chris Kreider (New York Rangers). Hathaway had a goal in Andover’s 4-3 loss to Salisbury in the New England Prep Large School tournament semifinals. The Big Blue finished with a record of 17-5-4.

2009-10: Hathaway returned to the Phillips Andover hockey team for his senior season after becoming the school’s all-time leading scorer in soccer in the fall. In January 2010 he announced his commitment to playing college hockey at Brown University in 2010-11. Skating on the Big Blue’s top line with Division III recruits Will Gray and center Brian Safstrom he scored 17 goals with 20 assists and 32 penalty minutes. Andover finished a disappointing 8-17-0. Hathaway was ranked 110th amongst North American skaters in the Central Scouting final rankings but was not selected.

2010-11: Hathaway skated in 31 games for Brown University in his freshman season. He scored 5 goals with 9 assists and was +3 with 42 penalty minutes. The Bears finished ninth in ECAC Hockey and were swept by Quinnipiac in a first-round conference tournament series.

2011-12: Hathaway played in 26 of 32 games for Brown University as a sophomore — missing time during the middle of the year due to illness. He scored 3 goals with 5 assists and was -10 with 48 penalty minutes. The Bears were 9-18-5 and finished last in the 12-team ECAC Hockey League. Brown won the first game against fifth-place Quinnipiac in the first round of the playoffs before falling to the Bobcats in the best-of-three series.

2012-13: Hathaway was Brown University’s third-leading scorer in his junior season. He scored 6 goals with 15 assists, trailing only Matt Lorito (37 points) and Mark Naclerio (23) with 21 points. He was +6 with 47 penalty minutes in 33 regular season games. Brown finished tied for seventh in ECAC Hockey in the regular season. The Bears won 4 of 5 ECAC tournament games to reach the league championship game, defeating regular season champion Quinnipiac, 4-0, in the semifinals before falling 3-1 to Union.

2013-14: Hathaway attended the Pittsburgh and Boston prospect camps in July before returning to Brown University for his senior season. He made his pro hockey debut with Calgary AHL affiliate Abbotsford in March 2014 following the college season. Hathaway was +1 with no points and 10 penalty minutes in eight regular season games. The Heat finished second in the West Division before losing to Grand Rapids in a first-round series. Hathaway was scoreless and -1 with 10 penalty minutes in his only playoff game. He scored 6 goals with 9 assists and was -1 with 39 penalty minutes in 31 games for Brown. The Bears finished ninth in ECAC Hockey and were swept by St. Lawrence in a best-of-three preliminary series in the conference tournament.

2014-15: Hathaway was invited to the Calgary Flames training camp as a free agent but was released and signed by the AHL’s re-located and re-named Adirondack Flames (formerly Abbotsford). He scored 19 goals with 17 assists and was -8 with 77 penalty minutes in 72 regular season games. Adirondack finished fourth in the North Division, missing the Western Conference playoffs. Hathaway signed an entry-level contract with Calgary in April 2015.

Talent Analysis

Hathaway is a large winger who plays a strong defensive game. He plays a hard-nosed style and can be a difficult player to contain. Hathaway uses his size and strength very effectively in the tough areas and is a fierce competitor.


Hathaway will challenge for a lower line spot with the Flames after signing an entry-level contract with the Flames following his first AHL season. Barring any surprises or injuries in training camp, he is likely to start the year with new Calgary AHL affiliate Stockton. Hathaway is not expected to be a huge scorer at the NHL level but his size and willingness to play in tight areas make him an intriguing option to complement some of the smaller, highly-skilled forwards in Calgary.

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