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Don Jackson

Don Jackson  #29

Defenseman
NUMBER: 29 BIRTHDATE: September 2, 1956
BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, United States
DRAFTED: MNS / 1976 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 3rd   (39th overall)
Traded to Edmonton by Minnesota with Minnesota's 3rd round choice (later traded back to Minnesota Minnesota selected Wally Chapman) in 1982 Entry Draft for the rights to Don Murdoch, August 21, 1981. Traded to NY Rangers by Edmonton with Mike Golden, Miroslav Horava and future considerations (Stu Kulak, March 10, 1987) for Reijo Ruotsalainen, Ville Kentala, Clark Donatelli and Jim Wiemer, October 23, 1986. Named Assistant Coach of Chicago, July 3, 2000.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition