Role Ice hockey player
Salary 650,000 USD (2015)
Name Luke Adam
Parents Russ Adam
|Playing career |
Weight 93 kg
Height 1.88 m
|Born June 18, 1990 (age 25)
St. John's, NF, CAN (1990-06-18) |
NHL team (P) Cur. team Former teams New York Rangers Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) Buffalo Sabres Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Draft 44th overall, 2008 Buffalo Sabres
Current team Hartford Wolf Pack (#19 / Centerman)
Similar People Jerry D'Amigo, Tyler Ennis, Emerson Etem, Ryan Bourque, Marcus Foligno
Get to Know Luke Adam
Luke Adam (born June 18, 1990) is a Canadian ice hockey centre currently playing for Adler Mannheim in Germany. He earlier played under contract with the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Adam was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the second round, 44th overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Adam started his major junior hockey career with the St. John's Fog Devils of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He played there for two seasons before being drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. The Fog Devils moved to Montreal to become the Montreal Juniors before the 2008–09 season. Adam played there before being traded to the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. Adam was selected to play for Team Canada at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
On October 26, 2010, Adam made his NHL debut in an away game against the Philadelphia Flyers in a 6–3 Sabres loss. On December 7, 2010, Adam recorded his first NHL goal in an away game against the Boston Bruins.
Adam was tied for the most goals in the American Hockey League when he was called up again, on November 19, 2013, from the Rochester Americans.
On December 16, 2014, Adam was traded by the Sabres to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Jerry D'Amigo.
On July 3, 2015, Adam signed a one-year, two-way contract as a free agent with the New York Rangers. After attending the Rangers 2015 training camp, he was reassigned for the duration of the 2015–16 season to AHL affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack. In 59 games he contributed with 12 goals and 29 points with the Wolf Pack.
In October 2016, he signed with Adler Mannheim of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany.
Adam's father, Russ, played eight games in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1982–83 season.