|Assets:||Keeps things reasonably simple in the defensive zone. Has the size NHL teams lust over from the blueline position. Moves fairly well for a big guy (6-4, 220 pounds).|
|Flaws:||Doesn't use his 6-4 frame enough to make a physical impact, which hinders his overall performance. Has improved but still has puck-handling limitations in the offensive zone.|
|Career Potential:||Veteran depth defenseman.|
|6/30/2014||Signed by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract extension.|
|10/19/2013||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|10/06/2013||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|9/29/2013||Placed on waivers by the Winnipeg Jets.|
|7/06/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|4/01/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|3/10/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|2/25/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|2/08/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|2/04/2013||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|1/18/2013||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|1/17/2013||Placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres.|
|7/02/2012||Acquired from the Dallas Stars.|
|2/09/2012||Recalled from Texas (AHL).|
|2/06/2012||Assigned to Texas (AHL) for conditioning.|
|10/14/2011||Missed 4 games (rib injury).|
|10/05/2011||Rib injury, injured reserve.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Dallas Stars to a two-year contract.|
|4/10/2011||Missed the last 27 regular season games (upper body injury).|
|2/12/2011||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|2/09/2011||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/07/2010||Missed 25 games (shoulder injury).|
|10/16/2010||Shoulder injury, injured reserve.|
|10/11/2010||Shoulder injury, sidelined indefinitely.|
|12/27/2009||Missed 1 game (wrist injury).|
|12/23/2009||Wrist injury, day-to-day.|
|12/17/2009||Missed 3 games (undisclosed).|
|7/01/2009||Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
|7/17/2008||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
|12/19/2007||Assigned to Quad City (AHL).|
|12/13/2007||Recalled from Quad City (AHL).|
|12/12/2007||Assigned to Quad City (AHL).|
|12/03/2007||Recalled from Quad City (AHL).|
|9/29/2007||Assigned to Quad City (AHL).|
|9/22/2006||Assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|4/15/2006||Re-assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL).|
|3/29/2006||Re-assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|3/25/2006||Re-assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL).|
|3/18/2006||Re-assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|3/13/2006||Re-assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL).|
|3/03/2006||Re-assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|1/30/2006||Re-assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL).|
|12/20/2005||Re-assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|11/12/2005||Re-assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL).|
|11/03/2005||Re-assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|10/18/2005||Re-assigned to Las Vegas (ECHL).|
|9/18/2005||Assigned to Omaha (AHL).|
|9/15/2004||Returned to his junior team (Cape Breton-QMJHL).|
|7/06/2013||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets.|
|7/02/2012||Dallas Stars traded Steve Ott and Adam Pardy to the Buffalo Sabres for Derek Roy.|
|7/01/2011||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Dallas Stars.|
|6/27/2004||Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 6th round (173rd overall) in 2004.|
| 07/01/2015 12:33 PM
NewsPardy (shoulder) re-signed Wednesday with the Jets on a one-year, $1 million contract, Aaron Ward of TSN reports.
Adam Pardy re-signs with Jets | 06/30/2014 9:33 AM
NewsAdam Pardy has signed a one-year, $700,000 deal with the Winnipeg Jets.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactHe skated in 60 games in 2013-14, where he registered four assists and 77 hits. Pardy averaged 14:25 of ice time per contest with the Jets. He was eligible for unrestricted free agency.
Adam Pardy close to being a free agent | 04/09/2014 7:01 AM
NewsAdam Pardy can become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Winnipeg Free Press
Impact"There was a lot of things that crept into my head this year. I sat down one day and said, 'You know what? I'm going to drive myself crazy... I can't keep thinking about this,' so I kind of just put it out of my head," he said. "Once the season is over we'll approach that when it comes. Right now it's about hockey. We were in a playoff push and nothing else mattered." Pardy has five assists in 58 games this season and he's averaged 14:13 of ice time per contest.
Adam Pardy gets a rough ride at United Center | 11/07/2013 8:10 AM
NewsAdam Pardy had his helmet ripped off by a fan after a check he received knocked out a pane of glass at the United Center.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactTo add insult to injury, he also got some beer dumped on his head. "It's tough enough to get put through the glass, but then to get a beer thrown on my head, too, not a good thing," he said. "That was a first. They're into it, that's a good thing, I guess." The hit came from Chicago's Brandon Bollig. Pardy doesn't have any fantasy value.
Winnipeg calls up D Adam Pardy | 10/19/2013 1:29 PM
NewsAdam Pardy has been summoned from the minors.
ImpactThe Jets put Jacob Trouba in injured reserve to allow Pardy to be recalled. Pardy has nine penalty minutes and a minus-4 rating in three games with AHL St. John's.
Jets demote defender Adam Pardy | 10/07/2013 9:38 AM
NewsAdam Pardy was sent to the minors on Sunday.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactThe Jets made the move after activating Grant Clitsome from injured reserve. Pardy cleared waivers prior to the start of the season and didn't appear in a game before being sent down on Sunday.
Pardy stays in NHL after clearing waivers | 09/30/2013 3:51 PM
NewsAdam Pardy has successfully cleared waivers.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter
ImpactUnlike most of the players that have cleared waivers over the past few days, Pardy will stay in the NHL for now. He might even still participate in the Jets' season opener.
Winnipeg Jets place Adam Pardy on waivers | 09/29/2013 2:41 PM
NewsThe Winnipeg Jets decided to place defenseman Adam Pardy on waivers on Sunday.
Pro Hockey Talk waiver list
ImpactThe 29-year-old collected four assists in 17 games last season with the Buffalo Sabres. Overall, he has 200 regular season NHL games under his belt. Patrice Cormier was also placed on waivers.
Jets ink Adam Pardy to one-way deal | 07/06/2013 3:40 PM
NewsThe Winnipeg Jets have signed Adam Pardy to a one-year/$600k contract.
Darren Dreger on Twitter
ImpactPardy had four assists and 14 penalty minutes in 17 NHL games last season. He signed a one-way contract, which means he'll probably start the season with the Jets.
Pardy now in top four on Sabres' blueline | 04/13/2013 9:29 AM
NewsWith trades and injuries, Adam Pardy who started the season as the Sabres' ninth defenseman, is now playing in the top four.
ImpactThats' not a good thing if you are a Buffalo supporter. The trades of Jordan Leopold, T.J. Brennan and Robyn Regehr and the injuries to Tyler Myers and Andrew Sulzer have elevated Pardy on the Sabres' depth chart. It won't be pretty in chicken wing town for the last two weeks of the season.
Sabres recall blueliner Adam Pardy | 04/02/2013 7:47 AM
NewsAdam Pardy has been brought up by the Sabres.
ImpactThe trade that sent Robyn Regehr to Los Angeles on Monday night opened up a spot for Pardy. He has suited up in only five NHL games so far this campaign, but with six defensemen on the roster Pardy should get more action.
Adam Pardy scratched again | 03/09/2013 8:19 AM
NewsDon't expect Adam Pardy to get a great deal of playing opportunities.
ImpactHe was once again a healthy scratch Thursday against New Jersey and seems to be at best a 7th defenseman option for Buffalo coach Ron Rolston. Pardy shouldn't be a roster consideration in any hockey pool.
Pardy to stick around for awhile this time | 02/26/2013 9:05 AM
NewsAdam Pardy is expected to play Tuesday night and to be with the up with the Sabres for the foreseeable future.
ImpactHis only other game of the season came on Feb. 5 against Ottawa when he had an assist and two shots in 18:25 of ice time. Pardy had to return to the minors once Christian Ehrhoff was able to return to the fold, but now he's back up with the team with Alexander Sulzer on injured reserve and Jordan Leopold not practicing.
Buffalo promotes Adam Pardy | 02/25/2013 1:39 PM
NewsAdam Pardy has been called up by the Buffalo Sabres.
Mike Harrington on Twitter
ImpactPardy has five points and eight penalty minutes in 11 games this season. He made his Buffalo Sabres debut on Feb. 5.
Adam Pardy sent back to AHL | 02/08/2013 8:35 PM
NewsAdam Pardy was sent back to the AHL on Friday.
ImpactHe had been called up to provide insurance to a banged-up bluelined. Pardy had an assist and two penalty minutes in the only game he played in. Jordan Leopold and Tyler Myers, who has a league-worst minus-nine rating, have struggled this year, so Pardy could be back soon if the Sabres want to send a message.
Adam Pardy a healthy scratch Thursday night | 02/08/2013 9:39 AM
NewsAdam Pardy was a healthy scratch Thursday night against the Canadiens.
ImpactPardy sat despite a successful debut Tuesday and his ice time could be further limited by the impending returns of Andrej Sekera (lower body) and Robin Regehr (lower body). Until he garners a regular shift, he should be left on the waiver wire in almost all formats.
Adam Pardy has strong night in Buffalo debut | 02/06/2013 11:07 AM
NewsAdam Pardy enjoyed a successful Buffalo debut Tuesday night.
ImpactHe picked up an assist, two shots, two penalty minutes, three hits and two blocked shots during his 18:25 of ice time. Pardy is the middle of a crowded mix on Buffalo's blueline so his roster spot isn't secure, but nights like that should go a long way to helping him earn some recognition.
Adam Pardy will make Sabres debut Tuesday | 02/05/2013 5:20 PM
NewsAdam Pardy will make his Buffalo Sabres debut on Tuesday.
ImpactPardy had a goal and three assists in five AHL games. He will play alongside Tyler Myers. "Two big guys out there, so hopefully we can cover a lot of ice and just shut down defensively and get the job done," Pardy, who is 6-foot-4 but still significantly shorter than Myers, said. "It was nice to play those games down there and just play a lot of minutes and play a lot of situations. It's really helped to get that mental stability back to be able to come back and play a game."
Sabres recall defenseman Adam Pardy | 02/05/2013 9:18 AM
NewsAdam Pardy has been recalled by the Buffalo Sabres.
ImpactHe was brought up on Monday and could be in the lineup for Tuesday's match in Ottawa. It's not clear who he might be replacing, but there's speculation that it could be Christian Ehrhoff after he missed Monday's practice. Pardy recorded one goal, three points and a plus-3 rating in five games with Rochester after he was sent down to the minors following training camp.
Buffalo waives Adam Pardy | 01/17/2013 1:49 PM
NewsAdam Pardy has been waived by the Buffalo Sabres.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactPardy had three points in 36 AHL games in 2011-12. He comes with a $2 million cap hit, so he probably won't be claimed.
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|Goals||0||55 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 11||0|
|Assists||1||9 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 11||1|
|Points||1||9 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 11||1|
|Penalty Minutes||14||vs. Col||Dec 5||7|
|Plus/Minus||5||vs. Cgy||Apr 11||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||55 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 11||0|
|Power Play Points||0||55 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 11||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||55 times-last:vs. Cgy||last:Apr 11||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||at Ari||Oct 9||0|
|Shots||2||4 times-last:vs. Min||last:Dec 29||4|
|Games||60||2 times-last: 2013-14 (Wpg)|
|Assists||9||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Wpg)|
|Penalty Minutes||69||2008-09 (Cgy)|
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