| 24 July 1980 (age 35)
Adelaide, SA, Australia (1980-07-24) |
La Ronge Ice Wolves
Greg Oddy (born 24 July 1980) is an Australian ice hockey player currently playing for the Adelaide Adrenaline in the Australian Ice Hockey League.
Greg Oddy Wikipedia
Oddy played as a 17-year-old for the Notre Dame Hounds in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League, Canada. He then spent three seasons (1998–2001) with the La Ronge Ice Wolves of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and South Surrey Eagles (British Columbia Hockey League). In 2002 Oddy joined the Romford Raiders of the English Premier Ice Hockey League before moving to Suomi-sarja, Finland, to play for KOO-VEE. In 2006 Oddy joined HYC Herentals of the Belgian League and Belgian Cup.
During this time Oddy also played for the Adelaide Avalanche of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL). Oddy captained the Avalanche until the team folded mid-way through the 2008 season. Along with the rest of team he transferred to the new Adelaide A's (now Adelaide Adrenaline) team which was formed to replace the Avalanche. During 2010 as well as playing for the Adrenaline Oddy joined the Adelaide Blackhawks of the South Australian A Grade. The following season he left the Blackhawks and returned to playing exclusively for the Adrenaline. Oddy is the current captain of the Adelaide Adrenaline and the Australian national senior team.
Oddy was first called up to represent Australia in 1998 where he joined the national senior team to compete in the 1998 IIHF World Championship Pool D tournament. In 2000 Oddy was also called up for the national under-20, as well as the senior team, to compete in the 2000 IIHF World U20 Championship Pool D tournament. In 2012 Oddy represented the Australian national team for the fourteenth time in the 2012 IIHF World Championship Division I Group B. Australia finished last in the tournament and were relegated to Division II Group A for the following year while Oddy finished with three assists in his five games.
Oddy was born on 24 July 1980 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Oddy works at MIX 102.3 as an accounts manager. In 2011 he married Jodie Blewett, a host of the MIX 102.3 breakfast show, in Bali. Oddy has one step-daughter, Taylor, the daughter from Blewett's former marriage with the former-Australian cricketer Greg Blewett.Most Goals in the 2002 AIHL Season and 2003 AIHL season
Most Goals at the 2000 IIFH World Junior Championships Division II - Mexico
Most Goals at 2002 IIHF World Championship – Division II Group A
Most Goals, Assists and Points at 2008 IIHF World Championship – Division II Group B
Most Valuable Player, Best Forward at 2008 IIHF World Championship – Division II Group B
Most Valuable Player Adelaide Avalanche - 2000, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2012
Fans Choice Player of the Year Adelaide Avalanche - 2000, 2004, 2009, 2012
Leading Scorer Adelaide Avalanche / Adreanline - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Leading Scorer Australian National Senior Team - 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008
Leading Scorer Belgium Elite League - 2006/2007
Most Valuable Player of the Australian Ice Hockey League Season - 2010
Leading Scorer and Most Valuable Player Adelaide Adrenaline - 2012
Most Goals Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL) - 2012
Regular season and playoffs