Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Kris Vernarsky
Kris Vernarsky was born April 5, 1982 in Detroit, Michigan. The second pick, 51st overall selection of the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Vernarsky is a graduate of the OHL's Plymouth Whalers.

Following four seasons with Plymouth, the 6'3", 200lbs forward scored 52 goals and 145 points with 226 penalty minutes. Vernarsky saw his NHL rights traded to the Boston Bruins in the spring of 2002 after failing to sign a contract with Toronto.

The Warren, MI native spent the better part of the next two seasons with the AHL's Providence Bruins while seeing limited action with the parent club in Boston.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1997-98 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program U-18 23 1 6 7 40
1997-98 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program USHL 3 0 0 0 0
1997-98 USA Hockey National Team Dev Program NAHL 42 9 10 19 50 1 1 2 3 7
1998-99 Plymouth Whalers OHL 45 3 14 17 30 11 0 0 0 2
1999-00 Plymouth Whalers OHL 64 16 22 38 63 19 3 6 9 24
2000-01 Plymouth Whalers OHL 60 14 21 35 35 19 7 10 17 19
2000-01 United States WJC-A 7 1 0 1 4 -1
2001-02 Plymouth Whalers OHL 59 19 36 55 98 +30 6 1 2 3 15
2001-02 United States WJC-A 7 2 2 4 18 +4
2002-03 Boston Bruins NHL 14 1 0 1 2 -2
2002-03 Providence Bruins AHL 65 12 15 27 49 -12 4 0 0 0 20
2003-04 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 0 0 0 -1
2003-04 Providence Bruins AHL 55 8 9 17 61 -5 2 0 0 0 4
2004-05 Providence Bruins AHL 5 0 1 1 2 -2
2004-05 Florida Everblades ECHL 53 16 20 36 47 +12 18 2 7 9 33
2005-06 Motor City Mechanics UHL 75 10 21 31 100 -3 4 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Chicago Hounds UHL 34 7 7 14 32 -4
2006-07 Port Huron Flags UHL 34 7 15 22 25 -4 4 2 1 3 4
2007-08 Port Huron IceHawks IHL 69 22 43 65 89 +13 12 4 9 13 18
2008-09 Port Huron IceHawks IHL 75 21 35 56 96 +17 6 2 4 6 8
2009-10 Port Huron IceHawks IHL 47 8 24 32 41 -4 7 2 3 5 10
2010-11 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 51 8 13 21 32 -14 17 1 0 1 8
NHL Totals 17 1 0 1 2


Rights traded to Boston by Toronto for Ric Jackman, May 13, 2002.
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