26 Ryan Bast
 
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Light overall wear with a few nice board burns and scuff marks. Ryan "The Beast" Bast was a huge part of the Alaska Aces' success in the 2004-05 season, and as assistant captain, was one of the team's leaders. Bast is one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet both on and off the ice. Just make sure you don't piss him off as he's amassed 1530 penalty minutes in his professional career. "The Beast" is truly one of those kind-hearted people in this world that effect other people's lives positively. Again, this is assuming you don't piss him off!

This defender was in the middle of a tug of war between two teams, a war that required the NHL to step in and mediate a tense peace. Bast, a physical player who piled up the penalty minutes in the WHL and AHL, was signed by the Philadelphia Flyers as a free agent on May 18, 1998. Two days later the Calgary Flames challenged the signing, protesting to the NHL that Bast was in their system as a member of the Saint John Flames in the AHL.

On May 22, the league ruled that Bast was not Calgary's property because he had no NHL clause in his contract and had never been drafted. The same day the league also announced that Bast was not the property of the Flyers as Philly's offer had exceeded the rookie salary cap. A compromise was reached that sent Bast to Philadelphia, along with Calgary's eighth-round selection in the 1999 Entry Draft for the Flyers third-round choice. For all of this, Bast played two games in the NHL that season, recording an assist before landing, again, in the AHL, where he has been ever since.


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Career Statistics

Defense
Born: August 27, 1975 -- Regina, SASK
6-3, 215 lbs.

Career Statistics Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993-94 Portland Winter Hawks 6 0 0 0 4 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Prince Albert Raiders 47 2 8 10 139 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Prince Albert Raiders 42 1 10 11 149 14 0 3 3 13
1995-96 Prince Albert Raiders 44 7 15 22 129 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Calgary Hitmen 3 0 0 0 24 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Swift Current Broncos 25 2 3 5 50 6 1 0 1 21
1996-97 Toledo Storm 12 2 2 4 75 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Las Vegas Thunder 49 2 3 5 266 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Saint John Flames 12 0 0 0 21 5 0 0 0 4
1997-98 Saint John Flames 77 3 8 11 187 21 0 1 1 55
1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers 2 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Saint John Flames 2 0 0 0 5 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Philadelphia Phantoms 69 0 11 11 160 16 0 0 0 30
1999-00 Philadelphia Phantoms 71 1 9 10 198 5 0 0 0 6
2000-01 Hartford Wolf Pack 50 1 1 2 146 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 Pee-Dee Pride 16 0 4 4 32 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 Lowell Lock Monsters 59 1 7 8 88 5 0 1 1 4
2002-03 Lowell Lock Monsters 45 1 0 1 68 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Philadelphia Phantoms 11 0 1 1 21 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Hartford Wolf Pack 18 0 3 3 18 2 0 0 0 2
2003-04 Alaska Aces 72 2 18 20 127 7 0 1 1 5
2004-05 Alaska Aces 72 5 14 19 118 15 1 2 3 12
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NHL Totals 2 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --