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Jackman Back with NYI in 08-09

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
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Tim Jackman
The New York Islanders and forward Tim Jackman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract extension through 2008-09. Jackman played in 36 games with the Islanders in his first season in the organization in 2007-08 scoring a goal with three assists for four points at 57 penalty minutes.

“Tim proved to be a versatile player for our organization last season," said Islanders General Manager Garth Snow. “He provided toughness and leadership in Bridgeport and served as a great role player with the Islanders when called upon." 

The 26-year old Jackman split time between the Islanders and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League in 2007-08. In 44 games with the Sound Tigers, Jackman recorded 15 goals and 21 assists for 36 points while recording 67 penalty minutes.

Jackman has appeared in 68 career NHL games, tallying two goals and five assists for seven points to go along with 104 penalty minutes. In addition to his NHL career, Jackman has played in 395 AHL games, scoring 89 goals with 92 assists for 181 points along with 577 penalty minutes.

Jackman signed with the Islanders as a free agent on July 5, 2007 after stints in the Columbus Blue Jackets, Phoenix Coyotes and Los Angeles Kings organizations. He was originally drafted in the second round (38th overall) by the Blue Jackets in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.


Position: Right Wing
Shoots: Right
Born: November 14, 1981 in Minot, North Dakota
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210

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