Jamie Tardif (RW)
Signed a one-year, two-way NHL contract with the Buffalo Sabres as an unrestricted free agent on August 5, 2013.
2012-13: Appeared in two NHL contests with the Boston Bruins, recording one shot on goal while averaging 4:55 of ice time per game… Made his NHL debut against his hometown Toronto Maple Leafs on 2/02, earning 5:03 of ice over eight shifts… Completed his second season with the AHL’s Providence Bruins, serving as an alternate captain… Scored a team and career-high 30 goals and ranked fourth on the team with 45 points in 62 games… Tied for fifth in the AHL in goals… Finished first on the team and fourth in the league with 13 power-play goals… Third on the team with 184 shots… Ranked third among Providence skaters in postseason scoring with 11 points on seven goals and four assists in 12 playoff appearances… Helped Providence to a franchise-best 50-21-5 record (105 points) as the Bruins captured the Macgregor Kilpatrick trophy as regular season champions and the Emile Francis Trophy as Atlantic Division champions… Represented the host Providence Bruins at the 2013 AHL All-Star Classic… Notched an assist and tallied five shots in the 2013 AHL All-Star Game… Recorded a season-long seven-game goal-scoring streak from 1/25 to 2/16, scoring eight goals over that span… Marked the AHL’s second-longest goal-scoring streak in 2012-13… Also chipped in three assists during the impressive stretch… Had a five-game point streak (6+2) from 12/07 to 12/15, including a hat trick against Springfield on 12/14… Began the campaign with a three-game point streak (1+2) from 10/12 to 10/19
His first season in Providence… Finished fifth on the team in scoring with 30 points (15+15) in 57 games… Tied for second with seven power-play goals… Collected a season-low 28 PIM… Collected five points (3+2) over three games from 2/12 to 2/18, including a season-high three-point outing (2+1) against Hershey on 2/17… Had a three-game goal-scoring streak (4+0) from 11/18 to 11/20… 2010-11: Appeared in 77 games in fifth season with Grand Rapids, setting career-highs in assists (27) and points (54)… Scored a team-high 27 goals, including 10 on the power-play, and placed tied for third in points… Named Griffins team captain for the second straight season… Finished tied for 17th in the AHL goal-scoring race and ranked ninth with three shorthanded tallies… Paced Grand Rapids and ranked ninth among AHL leaders with 230 shots on goal… Collected 13 multi-point games, including two three-point outings…Tallied 10 points (4+6) through two separate three-game point streaks during a seven-game span, 2/19-3/05… Earned points in three of four games (4+1), 2/09-2/16… Missed three games (1/21-1/26) with an
injury… Notched four points (2+2) in four games, 1/13-1/18… Had a four-game point streak (2+4) from 12/11 to
12/17… Tied his career-high with three points (2+1) 11/27 at Chicago, which was the middle game of a three-game point streak (3+2) from 11/26 to 11/28… Posted a three-game goal-scoring streak (4+0) from 10/29 to 11/05… Netted a pair of goals in the Griffins’ 4-2 win over Manitoba on 10/30… Finished his career in Grand Rapids ranked fourth in games played (316), fourth in goals (78), eighth in points (154), seventh in power-play goals (22), fifth in shorthanded goals (5) and fourth in shots (832) on the franchise’s all-time lists… 2009-10: Spent his first season as the Griffins’ captain… Ranked among the team’s leaders with 16 goals (T-5th), 33 points (T-8th), 90 penalty minutes (3rd), six power-play goals (T-3rd) and five power-play assists (T-8th)… Matched his AHL career-highs for assists and PIM... Appeared in his 200th AHL game on 12/31… Netted his second hat trick as a Griffin vs. Abbotsford on 10/25… 2008-09: Notched 18 points on nine goals and nine assists in 55 games with the Griffins… Missed the final 16 games of the regular season due to injury but returned for the start of the Calder Cup Playoffs… Added two goals and eight PIM in 10 postseason contests… Scored just eight seconds into the Griffins’ 3-1 win at Peoria on 12/30, setting franchise records for the fastest goal to start both a game and a period… 2007-08: His first full season with the Griffins… Appeared in all 80 games for Grand Rapids, setting a career-high and tying for the team lead… Became one of 17 players in franchise history to play in every regular season contest… Established then AHL career-highs and ranked among the Griffins’ leaders with 17 goals (4th), 17 assists (T-6th), 34 points (T-6th), 90 penalty minutes (3rd) and 246 shots (2nd), the last of which tied for the fifth-highest single-season total in franchise history… Ranked second on the team and 11th in the AHL with 246 shots… 2006-07: Made his AHL (with Manitoba) and Grand Rapids debuts… Registered 15 points (9+6) and 18 PIM in 27 games with the Griffins… Also skated in two games for the Iowa Stars (AHL)… Became the third player in Griffins history to score three goals in one period by netting a natural hat trick during the second frame at Syracuse on 3/03… Appeared in two AHL playoff contests for Grand Rapids… Made his professional debut with the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye, recording 30 points on 10 goals and 20 assists in just 34 games… Played in the ECHL All-Star Game, scoring a goal for the American Conference in its 6-3 win… 2005-06: Captained Peterborough to OHL and East Division championships… Led the Petes with 40 goals and placed second with 69 points, both OHL career-highs… Also set a personal-best with 108 PIM and tied another with 29 assists… During the playoffs, he tied for fourth on the team with six goals… 2004-05: Led Peterborough with 37 goals and ranked third with 65 points… In the postseason, he placed second on the squad with eight goals and fifth with 11 points… 2003-04: Ranked among the Petes’ leaders with 25 goals (2nd), 28 assists (5th) and 53 points (2nd)… 2002-03: Finished third on Peterborough with 31 goals and 60 points, while his personal-best 29 assists ranked fourth… Ranked among the team’s playoff leaders with three goals (T-2nd), four assists (T-3rd) and seven points (3rd)… 2001-02: Made his major junior debut for Peterborough… His 44 points (22+22) led all Petes rookies and ranked fifth overall on the club, while his 22 goals placed fourth... INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2003 World U-18 Championship in Russia, tallying five points (1+4) in seven games