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Ramzi Abid ( born March 24, 1980 in Montreal, Quebec ) is a Canadian - British ice hockey player who is since December 2013 at Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg under contract. Abid's father is from Tunisia and his mother is of Scottish origin, which is why he also has British citizenship.
Abid began in 1996 his career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens and reached the finals with the team to the Memorial Cup. NHL Entry Draft 1998, he was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the second round to 28th. Then he moved to in de QMJHL Acadie - Bathurst Titan to, with whom he played back to the Memorial Cup. And in his third station in the QMJHL, with the Halifax Mooseheads he reached the Memorial Cup Finals. Even if he was the top scorer Ed Chynoweth Trophy in his third finals, he could not win the Cup again. Since he did not have a contract by the Colorado Avalanche, he was drafted in the NHL Entry Draft in 2000 again. This time select it the Phoenix Coyotes in the third round at 85 point.
In the coming season he started in Farmtean the Coyotes, with the Springfield Falcons in the AHL, but a lengthy foot injury threw him back. After he again played in Springfield the following year, he came in the 2002/03 season at the Phoenix Coyotes for his NHL debut. At the end of the season he was released to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The breakthrough in the NHL failed again to an injury. Due to a knee injury, he missed most of the season. During the lockout season, he played in the 2004/05 season in the AHL farm team of the Penguins, the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. In August 2005, the Atlanta Thrashers him committed as a free agent. However, he played only six games in Atlanta and will be active for most of the season for the Chicago Wolves in the AHL. His next attempt, he raced in the 2006/07 season with the Nashville Predators, but again the AHL this time became his primary league with the Milwaukee Admirals.
In his previous 68 NHL missions he scored 14 goals and had 16 assists.
Between 2007 and 2009 he stood for the SC Bern of the National League A on the ice before he moved to the HC Traktor Chelyabinsk in the Continental Hockey League in the summer of 2009. After 33 KHL games for Chelyabinsk his contract was terminated in January 2010, and moved to Abid Rögle BK in the Elitserien.
Between 2010 and 2012 he ran for the EC Red Bull Salzburg; then he moved to Finland to JYP Jyväskylä. In December 2013, the Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg responded from the German Ice Hockey League with Abid's commitment to an injury series. He received in Wolfsburg a contract until the end of the season.
Awards and achievements
- 2000 QMJHL First All -Star Team
- 2000 CHL First All -Star Team
- 2000 Ed Chynoweth Trophy
- 2011 IIHF Continental Cup All- Star team
- 2011 Austrian Champion with the EC Red Bull Salzburg
- 2011 European Trophy prize with the EC Red Bull Salzburg