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David Liffiton
David Liffiton
Defenseman
(LIFF-tuhn)
Number: 55
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 18, 1984
Birthplace: Windsor, ON, Canada
Acquired: From Colorado, along with Chris McAllister and a 2004 second round draft choice in exchange for Matthew Barnaby and a 2004 third round draft choice on March 8, 2004.
Drafted: COL / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (63rd overall)

DAVID LIFFITON
POSITION DEFENSE HEIGHT 6-2 WEIGHT 210
SHOOTS LEFT BORN OCTOBER 18, 1984
BIRTHPLACE WINDSOR, ONTARIO

2005-06: Skated in 58 games with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL), tallying four goals and 10 assists for 14 points, along with 169 penalty minutes Ranked second on Wolf Pack in penalty minutes (169) Tallied a goal for the second consecutive game, posted his first AHL multiple-point game, and earned First Star honors with one goal and one assist, along with a plus-three rating in the regular season finale in a 5-1 win on Apr. 15 vs. Bridgeport Notched a game-winning goal, his first game-winner as a pro, earning Second Star honors in a 3-1 win on Apr. 14 at Providence Returned to action on Mar. 31 at Springfield and registered an assist after missing 13 games due to injury Injured on Jan. 27 at Lowell and missed five games (returned on Feb. 17 at Albany) Posted plus-three rating in 7-2 win vs. Albany on Nov. 23 Registered his first professional goal on Nov. 13 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Skated in 12 playoff games with the Wolf Pack, tallying 13 penalty minutes Injured in Game Five of Division Finals at Portland on May 11 Skated in one game with the Rangers, registering two penalty minutes Made his NHL Debut on Apr. 11 vs. NY Islanders.

AHL CAREER: Appeared in 91 games with the Wolf Pack, tallying four goals and 11 assists for 15 points, along with 243 penalty minutes. 2004-05: Appeared in 33 games with the Wolf Pack, registering one assist, along with 74 penalty minutes Registered his first AHL point with an assist Feb. 26 vs. Manchester Injured on Dec. 17 vs. Portland and missed 23 games Made his AHL debut on Nov. 19 at Portland.

ECHL CAREER: 2004-05: Skated in 16 games with the Charlotte Checkers of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL), recording two assists, along with 18 penalty minutes Appeared in 15 postseason games with Charlotte, recording one goal and four assists, along with 27 penalty minutes, helping the team to the American Conference Finals Made professional debut with the Checkers on Oct. 22 vs. Greenville.

JUNIOR CAREER: Appeared in 170 career games with the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), registering 10 goals and 29 assists for 39 points, along with 289 penalty minutes Also skated in 33 career postseason contests with Plymouth, notching one goal and three assists, along with 41 penalty minutes. 2001-02: Skated in 62 games, registering three goals and nine assists for 12 points, along with 65 penalty minutes Appeared in six playoff matches for Plymouth. 2002-03: In 64 games with Plymouth, tallied five goals and 11 assists for 16 points, along with 139 penalty minutes Ranked second on the team with 139 penalty minutes Skated in 18 playoff games, tallying one goal and three assists, along with 29 penalty minutes Ranked third on the team with 29 postseason penalty minutes Participated in the 2003 CHL Top Prospects Game, skating with Team Orr. 2003-04: Skated in 44 games for Plymouth, registering two goals and nine assists for 11 points, along with 85 penalty minutes Ranked sixth on the team with 85 penalty minutes... Appeared in nine postseason contests, collecting 12 penalty minutes.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: June 21, 2003 - Colorado Avalanche's second round choice, 63rd overall, in
the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Mar. 8, 2004 - Traded to the Rangers from Colorado, along with Chris McAllister and a 2004 second round draft choice (David Shantz), in exchange for Matthew Barnaby and a 2004 third round draft choice (Denis Parshin).



Regular Season Playoffs
Season Club League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2000-01 Aylmer OJHL 51 1 9 10 51 - - - - -
2001-02 Plymouth OHL 62 3 9 12 65 6 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Plymouth OHL 64 5 11 16 139 18 1 3 4 29
2003-04 Plymouth OHL 44 2 9 11 85 9 0 0 0 12
2004-05 Hartford AHL 33 0 1 1 74 - - - - -
Charlotte ECHL 16 0 2 2 18 15 1 4 5 27
2005-06 Hartford AHL 58 4 10 14 169 12 0 0 0 13
Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 2 - - - - -


NHL & Rangers Totals 1 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
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