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Aaron Ness

Born:May 18, 1990Draft:2008, New York Islanders, #40 Overall
Hometown:Bemidji, MinnesotaPosition:D
Known For:Team USA at 2022 Winter OlympicsShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:USACurrent Team:Providence Bruins

Aaron Douglas Ness (born May 18, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently under contract with the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League (AHL). He was selected by the New York Islanders in the 2nd round (40th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He has played in the NHL for the Islanders, Washington Capitals, and Arizona Coyotes.

Aaron Ness Arizona Coyotes
Aaron Ness, Arizona Coyotes (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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  • U18 WJC Bronze Medal 2007-08
  • USHS Minnesota Mr. Hockey (Best Minnesota High School Player) 2007-08
  • USHS-MN State Tournament All-Tournament Team (AA) 2007-08
  • NCAA (WCHA) All-Academic Team 2010-11
  • AHL All-Star Game 2014-15
  • AHL Playoffs Most Assists (12) 2015-16
  • AHL Playoffs Most Assists by Defenseman 2015-16
  • AHL Most Assists by Defenseman (50) 2018-19
  • AHL Most Points by Defenseman (55) 2018-19
  • AHL Second All-Star Team 2018-19