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Antoine Vermette | Center | #50

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (35) / 7/20/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 198
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 2 (55) / OTT
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Anaheim has dominated the faceoff circle against Edmonton.
The Ducks have won 119 of the 200 draws (59.5 percent) in the first three games of the series. "You want to touch base with all aspects of the game and you want to put your best foot forward," Antoine Vermette said. "We firmly believe if we start with the puck, we give ourselves a chance to be on the right side of the game." Vermette has a 59.8 winning percentage in the postseason. May 3 - 6:12 PM

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Antoine Vermette is on a three-game point streak.

Vermette registered an assist in the Ducks' 3-2 overtime loss to Edmonton. He's up to eight goals and 26 points in 68 contests this season.
Apr 2 - 9:31 AM

Antoine Vermette has served his 10-game suspension and is now eligible to return to the team.

Through 58 games this season the veteran pivot has posted eight goals and 22 points along with 36 PIMs, 38 blocks and 44 hits. Expect him to return to his post on Sunday against the Capitals.
Mar 12 - 1:03 PM

Antoine Vermette won't appeal his 10-game suspension to a neutral arbitrator.

Vermette was suspended for for abuse of an official. He did appeal the suspension to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, but his punishment wasn't changed. Moving it up to a neutral arbitrator would have been the next step in the process, but he's declined to take that action. He'll be eligible to return on March 12.
Mar 3 - 6:12 PM

Commissioner Gary Bettman has decided to uphold Antoine Vermette's 10-game suspension.

After hearing the appeal of Vermette, the Ducks and the Players' Association, Bettman wasn't swayed to move from a clearly stated rule that if you abuse the refs physically in any way, you're banned for at least 10 games. Vermette is eligible to return March. 12th
Feb 25 - 2:02 PM

The decision on Antoine Vermette's appeal may come on Friday.

He met with commissioner Gary Bettman in New York City on Thursday. Stay tuned as Vermette vies for a reduction in his 10-game suspension.
Feb 23 - 7:34 PM

Antoine Vermette's hearing will take place on Thursday afternoon in New York City.

He will plead his case with commissioner Gary Bettman to get his automatic 10-game suspension for abuse of an official reduced. Vermette has already missed three games due to the ban with his fourth slated for Wednesday.
Feb 21 - 4:55 PM

The NHLPA has requested a review of Antoine Vermette's automatic 10-game suspension, which will be held within the next two weeks.

There's been some speculation that his ban will be cut in half, but a hearing date has not been set yet. As of this writing, Vermette's suspension is at 10 games and he's eligible to return on March 12th.
Feb 17 - 6:19 PM

Antoine Vermette reportedly plans to appeal his suspension.

Vermette received an automatic 10-game suspension for abuse of an official. Without appealing his suspension, he won't return until March 12 and will lose $97,222.22 in salary. If he is indeed appealing then the first step will be to have an in-person hearing with commissioner Gary Bettman. Vermette will be serving his suspension during the appeal process.
Feb 16 - 6:33 PM

The NHL has officially suspended Antoine Vermette for 10 games for abuse of an official.

Vermette's suspension was automatic, so this announcement has been anticipated. He will be eligible to return on March 12 and stands to lose $97,222.22 in salary. That being said, he does have the right to appeal this suspension, so there's a fair chance that he'll end up being back sooner.
Feb 16 - 6:15 PM

Antoine Vermette's automatic 10-game ban for abuse of an official won't be enacted until the NHL and NHLPA hold a conference call.

It's reportedly scheduled for later today. The expectation is that Vermette will get the 10-game suspension. He will have 72 hours from when it becomes official to appeal if he chooses to do so.
Feb 15 - 5:08 PM

Antoine Vermette has received an automatic 10-game suspension for abuse of an official.

He has the right to appeal the decision, which would be heard by commissioner Gary Bettman. Vermette received a game misconduct in the third period of Tuesday's win over Minnesota after he intentionally slashed a linesman after a faceoff. If the ban isn't reduced then he won't be eligible to return to action until March 12 against Washington.
Source: TSN.ca
Feb 15 - 10:21 AM

Antoine Vermette could be facing a lengthy suspension after he slashed a linesman on Tuesday night.

He gave a quick slash to the back of Shandor Alphonso's leg after he didn't feel he was ready for the drop of the puck. Vermette was immediately given a game misconduct for abuse of an official. He struggled on the draw throughout the contest and his frustration boiled over. Vermette will probably forfeit some cash and some games as a result of his lapse in judgement.
Feb 15 - 10:10 AM

Antoine Vermette picked up an assist in Friday's 2-1 loss to Florida.

He won nine of 12 faceoffs in the contest and one of those victories directly set up a goal by Hampus Lindholm. Vermette has been dominant on the draw this season with a 63.7 winning percentage on 905 total puck drops.
Feb 4 - 10:33 AM

Antoine Vermette recorded an assist in the Ducks' 2-1 win over Colorado Thursday night.

Vermette ended a seven-game point drought. He has seven goals and 19 points in 48 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 20 - 10:34 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Antoine Vermette
4Sam Carrick
5Sam Steel
6Derek Grant
7Kalle Kossila
LW1Rickard Rakell
2Nick Ritchie
3Andrew Cogliano
4Dennis Rasmussen
5Ondrej Kase
6Nicolas Kerdiles
7Logan Shaw
8Max Jones
RW1Corey Perry
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Patrick Eaves
4Chris Wagner
5Jared Boll
D1Sami Vatanen
2Cam Fowler
3Hampus Lindholm
4Brandon Montour
5Josh Manson
6Kevin Bieksa
7Korbinian Holzer
G1John Gibson
2Ryan Miller