NHL PLAYER, Ben Chiarot
Born May 09, 1991 -- Hamilton, Ontario
Selected by Winnipeg Jets round 4 #120 overall 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Ben Chiarot currently plays for the Florida Panthers of the NHL. The Hamilton, Ontario-native was selected 120th overall by the Winnipeg Jets in the 2009 NHL Draft. Since joining the league with Winnipeg in 2014, the defenseman has gone on to appear in 415 games, tallying 22 goals and 70 assists in that span. He recently helped lead the Montreal Canadiens to a berth in the 2020-21 Stanley Cup Finals, averaging a team-high, 25:15 of ice-time per game.
Chiarot has huge night in Habs’ win February 21, 2020
Ben Chiarot was named the first star of the game last night, guiding the Montreal Canadiens to a 4-3 defeat of the Washington Capitals. The 28-year-old defenseman played a key role in the Habs’ win, tallying two goals -- including the overtime game-winner – along with 4 shots on net, 4 hits and 3 blocked shots in a game-high, 28:05 of ice-time. Through 61 games, the Hamilton, Ontario-native has already set new career-highs in both goals (9) and game-winning goals (3).
For more on Chiarot and last night’s game, check out the nhl.com recap here.