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Jason Garrison

Jason Garrison  #5

Tampa Bay Lightning  Defenseman
NUMBER: 5 BIRTHDATE: November 13, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: White Rock, BC, Canada
Shoots: Left
2015-16 - Had two hits and two blocked shots Nov. 21 vs. ANA - Leads all Bolts for blocked shots (37) - Fourth (tie) on the Bolts for shots (40) and first (tie, Victor Hedman) among Bolts defensemen - Fourth (tie, Anton Stralman) on the Bolts for hits (26) - Second (tie, Anton Stralman) on the Bolts for average even strength TOI (16:57) - Had an assist Oct. 10 at BUF - Recorded the first multi-goal game of his pro career, including the overtime game winner, Oct. 8 vs. PHI 2014-15 - Played in 70 games in his 1st season with the Bolts, scoring four goals and tying a career best with 26 assists - Ranked first among NHL defensemen with a +27 rating - Among defensemen, led the Bolts and ranked 10th in the NHL with three game-winning goals - Played in 23 postseason games, posting seven points and two goals, including the game-winner in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Career - Made his NHL debut Oct. 28, 2008 at STL while a member of the Florida Panthers
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 (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Jack Sedak) 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.
Quote of the Day

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016