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Bobby Farnham

Vital Statistics Photo + stats provided by — last updated: 2019-12-24

Bobby Farnham
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
North Andover
United States
Playing position


The native of North Andover, Massachusetts in the USA arrives in Belfast following back-to-back seasons with the AHL’s Springfield Thunderbirds where he was Assistant Captain.

Farnham turned pro in 2012 as an undrafted free agent out of Brown University, where he was also an Assistant Captain, posting 23 goals and 31 assists, good for 54 points in 129 games. He ended the season skating with the Providence Bruins and Worcester Sharks.

The 30 year old amassed 147 AHL games for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins across 2012/13 and 2013/14.

The 5’10’ winger iced 14 times for the Pittsburgh Penguins, including the opening night roster in 2015/16. He was claimed by the New Jersey Devils for the remainder of 2015/16 and scored a goal and an assist in his Devils debut.

Farnham spent 2016/17 with the Montreal Canadiens organisation, skating in three NHL games as well as the 71 with the St.John’s IceCaps and recorded his AHL career best 11 goals and 17 assists.

In 2018/19 he ended his two year spell in Springfield by receiving the accolade of IOC/American Speciality AHL Man of the Year for his outstanding contributions to the community.

Playing History

2019-2020Belfast GiantsChampions HL CUP68112
2019-2020Belfast GiantsEIHL Cup CUP818123
2019-2020Belfast GiantsEIHL4879151732
2018-2019Springfield ThunderbirdsAHL6711241317
2017-2018Springfield ThunderbirdsAHL69123111021
2016-2017Montréal CanadiensNHL317000
2016-2017St. John's IceCapsAHL PLAYOFFS42000
2016-2017St. John's IceCapsAHL71137111728
2015-2016Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL35000
2015-2016New Jersey DevilsNHL50928210
2014-2015Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PenguinsAHL PLAYOFFS814000
2014-2015Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PenguinsAHL622267714
2014-2015Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL1124000
2013-2014Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PenguinsAHL641667714
2013-2014Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PenguinsAHL PLAYOFFS1230000
2012-2013Wheeling NailersECHL946314
2012-2013Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PenguinsAHL652743811
2012-2013Wilkes-Barre/Scranton PenguinsAHL PLAYOFFS64000
2011-2012Worcester SharksAHL32000
2011-2012Brown Univ.NCAA315181321
2011-2012Providence BruinsAHL34000
2010-2011Brown Univ.NCAA31398715
2009-2010Brown Univ.NCAA36143811
2008-2009Brown Univ.NCAA3124437
2007-2008Phillips Academy AndoverUSHS-Prep270192746
2006-2007Phillips Academy AndoverUSHS-Prep250628
2005-2006Brooks SchoolUSHS-Prep260372259
2004-2005Brooks SchoolUSHS-Prep280101