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Cody Franson
Cody Franson
Defenseman
(KOH-dee FRAN-suhn)
Number: 44
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 234
Shoots: Right
Born: Aug 8, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Sicamous, BC, Canada
Drafted: NSH / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (79th overall)

2009-10: The second rookie defenseman in franchise history to reach the 20-point mark, joining Dan Hamhuis (6g-15a-21pts)… Ranked third among rookie blueliners in goals and tied for fourth in points… Led all first-year d-men in game-winning goals (3)… Paced all NHL rookies, and ranked second on the team in plus/minus rating (+15)… Ranked sixth among NHL defensemen in road plus/minus rating (+13)… Ranked second among rookie defensemen in road points (4g-11a-15pts)… Recorded his first career NHL point/assist on Oct. 21 at Boston and scored his first NHL goal the following night in a 6-5 overtime victory at Ottawa… Missed seven games due to injury... Started the season with Milwaukee (AHL), and posted seven points (2g-5a) in six games during three stints with the Admirals. PLAYOFFS: Played in four of the club’s six games… Made his playoff debut and notched his first career playoff point/assist in Game One of the club’s WCQ series vs. Chicago.

2008-09: Named a Second-Team AHL All-Star… Ranked third among AHL defensemen in points (52)… Ranked sixth among League blueliners in assists (41) and tied for seventh in goals (11) … Also finished third on Milwaukee in both points and assists… Led the Admirals and ranked sixth among League defensemen power-play assists (22)… Also tied for fourth among AHL d-men in game-winning goals (3)… Ranked third on the Admirals in shots (147) and fourth on the club in power-play goals (6)… Played for Team Canada and registered an assist in the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic on Jan. 26, 2009… Tied for second on the Admirals in 2009 Calder Cup Playoff scoring (3g-5a)… Ranked second on the club in postseason plus/minus rating (+9).

2007-08: Named to the AHL All-Rookie Team… Led all AHL rookie defensemen in goals (11) and power-play goals (8), and ranked second in both points (36) and assists (25)… Tied for first among Milwaukee defensemen in assists and ranked second in goals and points… Played in all six of the Admirals 2008 playoff games, tying for first on the club in assists (2).

AMATEUR: Tied for sixth among Western Hockey League defensemen in scoring (17g-32a-51pts)… Won the 2007 Memorial Cup with Vancouver and was named to the tournament’s all-star team… Captured a gold medal with Canada at the 2007 World Junior Championships… Helped Vancouver capture the WHL Championship in 2005-06… Tied for third among WHL defensemen in points (15g-40a-55pts) and finished fourth overall in power-play assists (31) in 2005-06… Led all defensemen and tied for third overall with 20 points (5g-15a) in 18 games in the 2006 WHL playoffs… Notched the lone hat trick at the 2006 Memorial Cup and led all blueliners in scoring with five points (3g-2a) in five games… Named the Vancouver Giants’ Most Improved Player in 2004-05.

BACKGROUND: Grew up in Sicamous, B.C., along with Nashville defenseman Shea Weber.

TRANSACTIONS: July 30, 2005 – Nashville's third choice, 79th overall (third round), in 2005 Entry Draft.

SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

SCHEDULE
 

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STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
C. Wilson 64 6 18 -1 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33