Andrew James Stewart Ference (born March 17, 1979) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. Ference started in the NHL during the 1999–2000 season and has played for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Calgary Flames, Boston Bruins, and Edmonton Oilers. In 2011, Ference helped the Bruins to their 6th Stanley Cup Championship. Ference last played for and captained the Edmonton Oilers. Ference was born in Edmonton, Alberta, but grew up in Sherwood Park, Alberta.