Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Rob Davison
Rob Davison was born May 1, 1980 in St. Catherines, Ontario. The fourth round, 98th overall selection of the San Jose Sharks in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Davison is a graduate of the OHL's North Bay Centennials.

A hulking stay at home defenceman, Davison, racked up 544 minutes in penalties in three seasons with North Bay and was voted the OHL's Best Bodychecker in 1999 before making his professional debut with the AHL's Kentucky Thoroughblades in 2000-01.

In his first two seasons in the AHL, the St. Catherines, Ontario native has not changed his style of play, racking up 230 and 206 minutes in penalties respectively in his first two seasons.

The 2002-03 season marked Davison NHL debut with the Sharks. The hard nosed defenceman saw action in 15 games during the regular season while spending the other portion of the season in the AHL with Cleveland. In 2003-04, Davison saw increased ice time with the Sharks, while continuing to hone his skills in the AHL.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 St. Michael's Buzzers ON-Jr.A 45 2 6 8 93 6 0 0 0 9
1997-98 North Bay Centennials OHL 59 0 11 11 200
1998-99 North Bay Centennials OHL 59 2 17 19 150 -1 4 0 1 1 12
1999-00 North Bay Centennials OHL 67 4 6 10 194 -15 6 0 1 1 8
2000-01 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 72 0 4 4 230 +8 3 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Cleveland Barons AHL 70 1 3 4 206 -12
2002-03 San Jose Sharks NHL 15 1 2 3 22 +4
2002-03 Cleveland Barons AHL 42 1 3 4 82 -8
2003-04 San Jose Sharks NHL 55 0 3 3 92 -3 5 0 2 2 4
2004-05 Cardiff Devils Britain 24 2 3 5 114 8 0 1 1 12
2005-06 San Jose Sharks NHL 69 1 5 6 76 +6 1 0 0 0 0
2006-07 San Jose Sharks NHL 22 0 2 2 27 -2
2007-08 San Jose Sharks NHL 15 0 0 0 21 -3
2007-08 New York Islanders NHL 19 1 1 2 32 -3
2008-09 Vancouver Canucks NHL 23 0 2 2 51 -4
2009-10 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Lowell Devils AHL 70 4 13 17 182 +13 5 0 1 1 12
2010-11 Albany Devils AHL 63 4 14 18 151 -1
2011-12 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 19 1 2 3 12
2011-12 EC Red Bull Salzburg Austria 14 0 4 4 35 3 0 1 1 14
2012-13 EC Red Bull Salzburg Austria 53 3 6 9 54 8 0 1 1 24
2013-14 Worcester Sharks AHL 65 3 6 9 113 -5
NHL Totals 219 3 15 18 321 6 0 2 2 4


Signed as a free agent by Cardiff (Britain), October 5, 2004. Traded to NY Islanders by San Jose for NY Islanders' 7th round pick (Jason Demers) in 2008 NHL Draft, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 10, 2008. Missed majority of 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2008-09 due to various injuries and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 31, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Trinec (CzRep), September 20, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), November 23, 2011. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, August, 2013. Officially announced his retirement, July 26, 2014.
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