Jason Jaspers

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Jason Jaspers
Jason Jaspers 1.jpg
Born (1981-04-08) April 8, 1981 (age 38)
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
DEL team
Former teams
Kölner Haie
Phoenix Coyotes
Adler Mannheim
NHL Draft 71st overall, 1999
Phoenix Coyotes
Playing career 2001–present

Jason Jaspers (born April 8, 1981 in Thunder Bay, Ontario), is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who is currently playing for Kölner Haie (the Cologne Sharks) of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.

Playin career[change | change source]

Jaspers was drafted 71st overall by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He was drafted from the Sudbury Wolves of the Ontario Hockey League. Jaspers made his professional start in the 2001–02 season with the Coyotes affiliate the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. Jaspers made his National Hockey League (NHL) start in the same season, after he received his first NHL assignment on January 20, 2002.

Jaspers then spent the next four years primarily with the Falcons of the American Hockey League. Unable to make the NHL regularly he was traded by the Coyotes to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Jarrod Skalde on July 25, 2005. Jason however, never played a game with the Lightning, playing for their affiliate coincidentally still the Springfield Falcons.

Jaspers finally left the Falcons, ranking second in all-time appearances, in the 2006–07 season when he signed with German team Adler Mannheim, on July 6, 2006. After three years with Adler Mannheim signed on 6 April 2009 with Kölner Haie.

Personal life[change | change source]

In July 2008 Jason married his highschool sweetheart, Morgan McKee. Morgan is from Sudbury, Ontario where Jason played junior hockey for the Sudbury Wolves. Currently they have no children and live in Germany.

Awards and achievements[change | change source]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Sudbury Wolves OHL 68 28 33 61 81 4 2 1 3 13
1999–00 Sudbury Wolves OHL 68 46 61 107 107 12 4 6 10 27
2000–01 Sudbury Wolves OHL 63 42 42 84 77 12 3 16 19 18
2001–02 Springfield Falcons AHL 71 25 23 48 55
2001–02 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 4 0 1 1 4
2002–03 Springfield Falcons AHL 63 4 15 19 57 6 0 0 0 4
2002–03 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Springfield Falcons AHL 58 16 22 38 56
2003–04 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 3 0 0 0 2
2004–05 Utah Grizzlies AHL 11 0 3 3 6
2004–05 Springfield Falcons AHL 48 12 17 29 45
2005–06 Springfield Falcons AHL 77 29 37 66 86
2006–07 Adler Mannheim DEL 48 14 15 29 102 11 6 7 13 6
2007–08 Adler Mannheim DEL 31 12 13 25 30 2 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Adler Mannheim DEL 52 9 20 29 34 9 4 5 9 22
NHL totals 9 0 1 1 6

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