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Jason Garrison  #5

Tampa Bay Lightning  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: November 13, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: White Rock, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 222
Shoots: Left
2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Registered an assist on Valtteri Filppula's goal in Game 5 vs. Chicago - Scored the game-winning goal midway through the third period in Game 2 vs. Chicago - Recorded his first career two-point playoff game in Game 2 vs. Chicago (one goal, one assist) - Ranks fourth on the Lightning for average time on ice (19:25) First Round - 4 GP, 1G, 1A, 2 PTS, +1, 0 PIM Second Round - 6 GP, 0G, 1A, 1 PTS, -1, 0 PIM ECF: 7 GP, 0G, 1A, 1 PTS, +0, 4 PIM Stanley Cup: 5 GP, 1G, 2A, 3 PTS, -1, 4 PIM 2014-15 Regular Season - Missed the final six games of the regular season with an upper body injury - Recorded a goal, six assists and a +10 rating over his last 14 games - Ranked third on the Lightning for blocked shots with 94 - Ranked first among defensemen in the NHL with a +27 rating - Ranked third among Lightning defensemen for points with 30 CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS: Goals: 1 (3x, Last: 6/6/15 vs. CHI) Assists: 1 (7x, Last: 6/13/15 vs. CHI) Points: 2 (6/6/15 vs. CHI) TOI: 33:50 (4/26/12 vs. NJD)
Signed as a free agent by Florida, April 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, July 1, 2012. Traded to Tampa Bay by Vancouver with Jeff Costello and Vancouver's 7th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft for Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Roland McKeown) in 2014 Entry Draft, June 27, 2014.
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