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Garrett Stafford | Defenseman | #54

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (38) / 1/28/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 200

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Washington Capitals trade Garrett Stafford to Edmonton Oilers for Dane Byers in minor-league deal.
Stafford has one goal and 21 points in 48 AHL games this season. He signed with the Capitals prior to the lockout. Byers has six goals, 10 points and 144 penalty minutes in 58 AHL games this season. Tue, Apr 2, 2013 03:41:00 PM

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Garrett Stafford has inked a one-year deal with the Washington Capitals.

Stafford had nine goals and 28 points in 48 AHL contests in 2011-12. He should be regarded as a depth defenseman.
Mon, Jul 2, 2012 10:56:00 AM

The Phoenix Coyotes have sent Garrett Stafford to AHL San Antonio.

Stafford played in two games during his recent NHL stint. He's a career minor league player who will occasionally be called up to help fill in for an injured player. However, Stafford isn't expected to ever have any fantasy value.
Tue, Nov 16, 2010 09:26:00 AM

Garrett Stafford has been called up by the Phoenix Coyotes.

Stafford is projected to play alongside blueliner Sami Lepisto on Friday. Stafford is 30 years old and he's not expected to have any fantasy value this season.
Fri, Nov 12, 2010 03:03:00 PM

The Phoenix Coyotes have recalled defenseman Garrett Stafford from the minors.

The 30-year-old defenseman has played five previous games in the NHL for Detroit and Dallas. He had three goals and 12 points in 12 games for the San Antonio Rampage this season. He does have some offensive upside but we cannot recommend him at this time.
Thu, Nov 11, 2010 04:49:00 PM

Garrett Stafford has signed on the dotted line with Phoenix.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Stafford spent the 2009-10 season in the minors with Texas Stars. He generated 32 points in 60 games with the Dallas AHL affiliate.
Sun, Jul 4, 2010 04:14:00 PM

Garrett Stafford was called up from Grand Rapids on Sunday.

The Stars are decimated on the blueline right now, so they are being forced to rely on a group with very little experience. Stafford has appeared in just two NHL games in his career, both of which occurred last year with the Red Wings.
Mon, Mar 30, 2009 09:57:00 AM

The Dallas Stars have signed Garrett Stafford to a two-year, two-way contract.

Stafford appeared in just two games with the Red Wings last season and was held without a point.
Thu, Jul 3, 2008 01:59:00 PM

The Detroit Red Wings have returned Garrett Stafford to the minors.

Just an FYI. Stafford had a cup of coffee in the NHL this week, but should not have been on anyone's roster.
Fri, Feb 29, 2008 07:11:00 AM

Garrett Stafford was called up from the minors on Saturday February 23.

In his NHL debut, the 28-year-old defenseman played 8:29 minutes with no stats. He will be returned to Grand Rapids of the AHL as soon as one of Nicklas Lidstrom, Brian Rafalski or Niklas Kronwall returns from injury.
Sun, Feb 24, 2008 02:17:00 AM

Garrett Stafford was suspended for two AHL games as a result of his actions during a game Sunday against Cincinnati.

He missed last night's contest against St.John's and will also be forced to sit out Friday night's game against San Antonio.
Wed, Dec 15, 2004 07:50:00 AM

Garrett Stafford registered two assists in Cleveland's 5-1 win over Cincinnati in AHL action last night.

However, the Barons' real scoring star was Ryan Clowe, who scored two goals and added two assists.
Mon, Dec 13, 2004 08:19:00 AM

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