Height 6' 2"
Born Mar 24, 1980 MONTREAL, QC, CAN
Spent his career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with three different teams, starting with Chicoutimi, moving on to Acadie-Bathurst and finishing with Halifax. Split his final QMJHL season between Halifax and Acadie, scoring 67 goals and 91 assists to finish second in the league scoring race. Abid was selected by Phoenix in the third round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. Spent two seasons with Springfield of the American Hockey League before joining the parent club in the 2002-03 season. Missed all but 17 games of his first pro season in 2000-01 with a serious hand injury that required surgery.
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