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Hugh Jessiman

Hugh Jessiman  #28

Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: March 28, 1984
HEIGHT: 6' 6" BIRTHPLACE: New York City, NY, United States
WEIGHT: 221 DRAFTED: NYR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)

Played in first career NHL game Feb. 27 vs. NJD, registering 9:31 of ice time with three hits...Recalled from Rochester (AHL) on Feb. 27...Tallied four goals and two assists with 38 PIM in 35 AHL games this season split between Rockford (25 GP) and Rochester (10 GP) at time of recall...Acquired via trade with CHI on Feb. 9

ECAC All-Rookie Team (2003) ECAC Rookie of the Year (2003) ECAC Second All-Star Team (2004) Traded to Nashville by NY Rangers for future considerations, October 30, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 4, 2010. Traded to Florida by Chicago with Jack Skille and David Pacan for Michael Frolik and Alexander Salak, February 9, 2011. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Lake Erie (AHL), October 10, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Abbotsford (AHL), February 13, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 3, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Zagreb (KHL), May 23, 2013.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers