Jamie Arniel

North American Skater - Sarnia, OHL
Final Rank:20Midterm Rank:23
Height:5' 11"Weight:183
Born:November 16, 1989
Born in:Kingston, ON, CAN
Drafted: 2008: BOS (4th Round / 97th Overall) 
  • Finished third on the Sarnia Sting with 27 goals in 2007-08.
  • Was selected to participate in the 2008 Top Prospects Game, picking up a goal in his team’s 8-4 win.
  • Was a member of Team Canada at the 2007 World Under-18 Hockey Championship in Finland where he was paired up on a line with fellow draft-eligible teammates Steven Stamkos and Zach Boychuk.
  • His uncle is former NHLer and AHL Manitoba Moose head coach Scott Arniel.
  • He patterns his game after Ottawa’s Mike Fisher – “the guy does it all out on the ice.”
  • His first hockey team was the Kingston Titans and he played in the Ottawa District Minor Hockey Association for 10 years before playing in the OHL.
  • His most memorable hockey moment was playing in his first OHL game with the Guelph Storm – “it was very special to me because it was the first step to becoming a pro”.
  • The best advice he has ever received is “worry when you’re not getting the chances not when you can’t finish”.
  • His nickname is “Arny” and he wears number 11 – one of the numbers that his uncle wore when he played for the St. Louis Blues.
  • The most embarrassing song on his iPod is “Candyman” by Christina Aguilera.




NHL Team: Ottawa Senators

NHL Player: Ottawa’s Mike Fisher

Shootout move: “High glove”

Practice Drill: 2-puck

Video Game: NHL 08

Movie: Superbad

TV Show: Entourage

Actor/Actress: Will Ferrell and Kate Beckinsale

Book: The Hockey News

Pump-up song: “Hands up for Detroit” by Fedde Le Grande

Sport (other than hockey): Baseball

Toy growing up: hockey stick

Place to shop: Abercrombie and Fitch