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Garrett Stafford

Garrett Stafford

BIRTHDATE: January 28, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Shoots: Right
2010-11: Skated in 14:52 vs. CGY, Nov. 12 (first game with Phoenix)...At the time of his recall, he led all San Antonio defensemen in scoring 12 pts (3-9-12)...Second overall among defensemen in scoring in the AHL.
2009-10: Registered 4-6-10 in 21 playoff games while helping guide the Stars to the Calder Cup Final…Collected 1-2-3 in six games vs. Hershey in the Final…Recorded 7-25-32 in 60 games for the Texas Stars (AHL)…Ranked 2nd among Texas defensemen in scoring…Ranked 3rd on the team with a +16 rating…Collected six assists in a three-game span, Jan. 12-22.
Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2002) AHL All-Rookie Team (2004) AHL Second All-Star Team (2004) Signed as a free agent by Cleveland (AHL), October 10, 2003. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, December 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 16, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 3, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 3, 2010. Traded to Montreal by Phoenix with Petteri Nokelainen for Brock Trotter and Montreal's 7th round choice (Marek Langhamer) in 2012 Entry Draft, October 23, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 2, 2012. Traded to Edmonton by Washington for Dane Byers, April 2, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), June 12, 2013.
Quote of the Day

There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp