| Ian Forbes|
Ice hockey player
| August 2, 1980 (age 35)
Brampton, ON, CAN (1980-08-02) |
51st overall, 1998
American Hockey League, Philadelphia Phantoms
Ian Forbes (ice hockey) Wikipedia
Ian Forbes (born August 2, 1980) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. Forbes was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the second round (51st overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.
Forbes played three seasons of major junior hockey with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), registering 5 goals, 18 assists, and 489 penalty minutes, in 183 games played. He was a member of their 1997–98 OHL Championship team, and was the Storm's nominee for the 1999–2000 OHL Humanitarian of the Year.
Forbes turned professional to play with the Trenton Titans of the ECHL during the 2000–01 season. He played the following two season between the Trenton Titans and the Philadelphia Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL), before joining the Florida Everblades of the ECHL for the 2003–04 season. The next season, he played with both the San Diego Gulls and the Peoria Rivermen before starting with the Utah Grizzlies with the 2005–06 season. In his first season in Utah he was named the Grizzlies' Defenceman of the Year, and he remained with the team through to his retirement following the 2007–08 season.