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Tim Stapleton

Tim Stapleton  #14

Center
NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: July 19, 1982
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Forest Park, IL, United States
WEIGHT: 180
Shoots: Right
CAREER NUMBERS AS A JET
* 25 points (15g, 10a) in 93 games
 
HOME: 22 GP; 5-2-7; -2          LAST 5 GAMES: 1-1-2; +1    
ROAD: 20 GP; 3-6-9; -4          LAST 10 GAMES: 2-2-4; -1
 
2011-12 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Played his first game as a Winnipeg Jet on Oct. 15/11 at PHO (1-4L)
* Scored his first goal as a Winnipeg Jet on Nov. 10/11 vs. FLA (2-5L)
* Scored the game-winner on Dec. 9/11 vs. CAR (4-2W)
* Scored his fifth goal of the season, the game-winner, and earned an assist on Dec. 27 at COL (4-1W)
* Scored in his second straight game with opening goal on Jan. 4/12 at MTL (3-7L)
* Scored his seventh goal of the season on Jan. 19 vs. BUF (4-1W)
* After missing nine games due to injury, scored a goal and earned an assist on Feb. 11/12 at PIT (5-8L)


 
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, June 6, 2008. Traded to Atlanta by Toronto with Pavel Kubina for Garnet Exelby and Colin Stuart, July 1, 2009. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by San Antonio (AHL), September 28, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, November 30, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), July 10, 2012.
Quote of the Day

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