Anthony Stewart
Anthony Stewart
Right Wing
NUMBER: 13
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
WEIGHT: 230
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 01/05/1985
BIRTHPLACE: LaSalle, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: FLA: 2003-25 overall
Missed remainder of 2005-06 due to wrist injury vs. Carolina, November 11, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, July 13, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 2, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Nottingham (Britain), September 24, 2012. Traded to Los Angeles. by Carolina with Carolina's 4th round choice (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Kyle Platzer) in 2013 Entry Draft for Kevin Westgarth, January 13, 2013.
PERSONAL
Anthony and his fiancé, Chante’, welcomed their first child, a son named Mason, in October 2011… They spend their summers in Toronto, where his family moved shortly after he was born in Quebec… Anthony has five sisters and one brother, Chris, who plays for the St. Louis Blues… He is involved with Hockey is for Everyone… Anthony started playing hockey at age 5, and his first team was the West Hill Golden Hawks… He says his mother was the biggest influence on his career… His favorite player growing up was Mario Lemieux, and he also played basketball and was on the track and field team in high school… Anthony’s favorite television show is Family Guy, favorite movie is Inception, favorite book is A Million Little Pieces and favorite magazine is Vibe… The most-played artist on his iPod is Drake… His first job was building swimming pools with his father… Anthony is on Twitter with username @ehstew13 and his favorite website is mediatakeout.com… His most-common game day habit is a long nap… His biggest talent outside of hockey is beatboxing… His favorite sport to play other than hockey is basketball, and his favorite sport to watch is football… His favorite athlete is Fred Taylor, and favorite team is the Toronto Raptors… He chose the number 13 because “people say it’s bad luck, I’m trying to make it good luck”… His most memorable hockey moment was scoring a hat trick against the Anaheim Ducks… His favorite former teammate is Tim Stapleton… His favorite road city is Dallas, favorite road arena is the Wells Fargo Center, and favorite team to play against is the New York Rangers.

2011-12 SEASON
Completed his sixth NHL season and first with the Hurricanes… Totaled 20 points (9g, 11a) in 77 games played… Eight of his nine goals came at home… Carolina gained points in seven of the eight games when he found the net (4-1-3)… Made his Hurricanes debut vs. TB (10/7)… Scored his first Hurricanes goal and was (+1) vs. BOS (10/12)… Netted his second goal of the season and was (+1) at BOS (10/18)… Tallied his third goal of the season vs. WSH (11/4)… Played in his 200th career NHL game at NYR (11/11)… Had a career-high 17 penalty minutes vs. NYR (12/1)… Earned his first Hurricanes assist vs. PIT (12/3)… Notched the game-winning goal vs. NJ (12/26)… Earned an assist on Brent’s game-winning goal vs. WPG (1/23)… Scored two second-period goals vs. TB (3/3), marking his only multi-point/goal game of the season… Games missed due to injury: 1 (lower body: 10/25)… Was a healthy extra for four games (11/12-11/16, 3/13)… Longest point streak: 2 games (2/20-23: 1g, 1a)… Multi-goal games: 1 (3/3 vs. TB: 2g, 0a)… Multi-point games: 1 (3/3 vs. TB: 2g, 0a).

CAREER
Is in his seventh NHL season and second with Carolina… Signed a two-year contract with the Hurricanes on July 2, 2011… Represented Canada at the World Junior Championship twice… Won a gold medal at the 2005 World Junior Championship in North Dakota, earning three goals and one assist (4 points) in six games… Was tied for the team lead in scoring at the 2004 World Junior Championship with 11 points, helping Canada win the silver medal… Won a gold medal with Canada at the 2003 U-18 World Junior Championship, and was named to the tournament’s All-Star team after leading Canada with six goals… Also won a gold medal with Canada’s U-18 team at the 2002 Eight Nations Cup in Slovakia, and a bronze medal with Team Ontario at the 2002 World U-17 Challenge in Stonewall, Manitoba.

2001-02: Earned 43 points (19g, 24a) in 65 games during his rookie OHL campaign… Was 14th among OHL rookies and third among Kingston Frontenacs skaters in scoring… Voted Kingston’s Rookie of the Year.

2002-03: Registered an OHL career-high 70 points (32g, 38a) in 68 games… Led the Frontenacs in points and goals, and ranked third in assists… Was named Kingston’s Scholastic Player of the Year… Played in the 2003 CHL Top Prospects Game in Kitchener, Ont.

2003-04: Appeared in 53 games with Kingston, earning 58 points (35g, 23a) and serving as the Frontenacs’ team captain… Was second on the team in goals and fourth in points… Voted to have the Hardest Shot in the OHL’s Eastern Conference in the OHL’s Coaches Poll… Played for Team OHL in the CHL’s Canada-Russia Challenge… Was second among Kingston skaters with seven points (3g, 4a) in five OHL playoff games, as the Frontenacs fell to Barrie in the opening round.

2004-05: Played his final season of junior hockey for Kingston, posting 67 points (32g, 35a) in 62 games with Kingston… Led the team in points, was tied for the team lead in goals and ranked third in assists… Served as an alternate captain for Team OHL at the CHL’s Canada-Russia Challenge… Was the OHL’s Player of the Week for the week ending 11/28 after notching six goals and nine points in three games… Completed his junior hockey career with 238 points (118g, 120a) in 248 career Ontario Hockey League games with Kingston… Made his professional debut after Kingston’s season ended, joining San Antonio of the American Hockey League (AHL)… Earned three points (1g, 2a) in 10 games.

2005-06: Earned three points (2g, 1a) in 10 games during his first NHL season with the Panthers… Added five points (2g, 3a) in four AHL games with Rochester… Earned his first-career NHL recall on 10/18 and made his NHL debut that night at NJ, recording his first career point with an assist… Scored his first career NHL goal in his second game, vs. WSH (10/20)… Suffered a wrist injury vs. CAR (11/11)… Was placed on injured reserve on 11/12, and missed the majority of the season with the injury.

2006-07: Spent the majority of the season in the AHL, recording one assist in 10 NHL games with the Panthers… Appeared in 62 AHL games with Rochester (AHL), totaling 27 points (13g, 14a)… Was recalled to the NHL four times during the season, making his season debut at TOR (12/19)… Earned his only NHL point of the season, an assist at WSH (1/20), during his third recall of the season… Played in six Calder Cup Playoff games for Rochester, scoring two goals as the Amerks fell to Hamilton in the opening round.

2007-08: Split the season between the AHL and NHL, earning one assist in 26 NHL games with Florida during six separate NHL recalls… Totaled 31 points (13g, 18a) in 54 AHL games with Rochester… Recorded a season-high three points (2g, 1a) in his AHL season debut with the Americans vs. Syracuse (10/5)… Earned his first NHL recall of the season on 10/15 and made his season debut with Florida at MTL (10/16)… Appeared in five games during his first stint with Florida before returning to the AHL on 10/29… Had an AHL-season-high five-game point streak from 11/16-11/30 (3g, 6a)… Earned his only NHL point of the season during his fourth recall of the season, an assist vs. MTL (12/28).

2008-09: Established then-career-highs in games played (59), assists (5) and points (7), spending the entire season on the NHL level with the Florida Panthers… Collected his first point of the season with an assist at ATL (11/2)… Earned his only multiple-point game of the season with a goal and an assist at LA (11/6).

2009-10: Spent the entire season on the AHL level with the Chicago Wolves, posting 31 points (12g, 19a) in 77 regular-season games… Scored a goal and added an assist for his first multiple-point game of the season at Milwaukee (11/4)… Played in 13 Calder Cup Playoff games, recording 12 points (9g, 3a) as Chicago beat Milwaukee in seven games before falling to Texas in seven games… Led the Wolves in playoff goals and finished tied for second on the team in points… Tallied a career-high eight-game point streak from 4/26-5/11, amassing 10 points (7g, 3a) in that span.

2010-11: Established career highs in games played (80), goals (14), assists (25), points (39) and penalty minutes (55), playing for Atlanta… Was seventh among Thrashers in goals, tied for sixth in assists and eighth in points… Earned his first career hat trick with three goals at ANA (10/15), marking his first multi-point effort in the NHL since 11/6/08 as a member of the Florida Panthers… Scored the game-winning goal and had an assist at TOR (12/20), marking his third consecutive multi-point game… Notched career-long four-game assist and point streaks from 12/16-12/21 (2g, 5a)… Matched his career high with a pair of assists at PHI (3/12).