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Jim Slater  #19

Winnipeg Jets  Center
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: December 9, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Lapeer, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (30th overall)
-Recorded Gordie Howe hat trick with 1G, 1A & fighting major on Mar. 26 vs. MTL -Won 11-of-12 faceoffs on Apr. 4 vs. VAN -Leads the Jets in faceoff percentage at 59.2%... -Recorded third fighting major of the season on Mar. 26 vs. MTL (Beaulieu) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Scored career-high 13 goals and 21 points with Jets in 2011-12 -Played four seasons with Michigan State (2001-2005) and named team MVP in junior & senior seasons Playoffs CAREER *0 points (0G, 0A) in 7 games AS A JET *0 points (0G, 0A) in 7 games 2015 PLAYOFFS HOME: 1 GP; 0-0-0; ROAD: 2 GP; 0-0-0; -1 LAST GOAL: N/A LAST ASSIST: N/A PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: -Is the only member of the Winnipeg Jets who also played in a playoff game for the Atlanta Thrashers
NAHL First All-Star Team (2000, 2001) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2002) CCHA First All-Star Team (2003, 2004) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2004) Missed majority of 2010-11 due to head injury at New Jersey, December 31, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to sports hernia surgery, October 20, 2013.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5