Jason Jaffray (F)
St. John's IceCaps
Played his first game on Oct. 24 after coming off successful neck surgery and rehab in the offseason… Notched a goal and an assist on Oct. 27 vs. NOR… Picked up two assists on Nov. 17 vs. ALB and a goal and an assist on Nov. 24 vs. PRO… Recorded his first of four three-point games on Dec. 1 (1G, 2A)… Scored two goals on Dec. 28 vs. HAM… Recorded a four-game point streak (1G, 4A) from Jan. 13 to Jan. 21… Scored both a power play and shorthanded goal on Feb. 5 vs. WOR… Notched four goals and six points during a three game goal streak from Feb. 10 to Feb. 16… Notched three points (1G, 2A) on Mar. 27 at ALB… Had a three-game point streak (1G, 4A) from Mar. 24 to Mar. 30… Recorded three assists on Apr. 14 vs. WBS… Was named the IceCaps’ recipient for the 2012-13 IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year for his outstanding contributions to the community… Won the IceCaps’ team awards for Community Man of the Year and Fans Choice… Led St. John’s in assists (33) and finished second in power play goals (5) and shots on goal (150).
Appeared in the Memorial Cup finals with the Kootenay Ice in 1999-2000 after winning the WHL Championship, tallying 19 points in 21 games…. Signed with the Roanoke Express of the ECHL and earned the John A. Daley Trophy as Rookie of the Year in 2003, leading his club with 85 points in 64 games….Was also selected to the ECHL All-Rookie Team and ECHL First All-Star Team in 2003 and the ECHL Second All-Star Team in 2004….Led the Wheeling Nailers with 37 goals and 74 points in 54 games in 2003-04….Signed with the Manitoba Moose on February 26, 2005….Led the Moose in scoring during the 2006-2007 season with 35 goals and 81 points in 77 games….Was selected to the AHL All-Star Game and as an AHL Second Team All-Star in 2006-07….Made his NHL debut on December 12, 2007 against the Anaheim Ducks, scoring the game winning goal against J.S. Giguere… Scored a hat trick, including the game winner, in Game 2 of the 2009 Calder Cup Finals….Holds the Moose franchise records for game-winning goals (19) and power-play goals (39)….Signed with the Winnipeg Jets on July 18, 2011 and re-signed with the club on Aug. 22, 2012… 2011-12: Named the first captain in team history on Oct. 6/11….Played his first game as an IceCap on Oct. 7/11 at PRO (4-1W) and scored a shorthanded goal….Scored two goals and added an assist on Oct. 29 at SPR (4-3OTL)….Notched the second hat trick in club history on Nov. 12/11 (8-4W)….Recalled by Winnipeg on Nov. 13/11 and recorded one assist in 13 games….Scored the first overtime winner in team history on Jan. 20/11 at CT (2-1W)….Scored a team-high three shorthanded goals….Finished the season with 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) in just 47 games….Suffered a season-ending neck injury on Mar. 28/12 at NOR (2-0L).