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Jim Slater  #19

Winnipeg Jets  Center
NUMBER: 19 BIRTHDATE: December 9, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Lapeer, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: ATL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (30th overall)
-Recorded fighting major on Jan. 16 at CHI (Seabrook) -Won 15-of-17 faceoffs on Jan. 13/15 vs. FLA Won 11-of-12 faceoffs on Jan. 5 vs. SJS -Played season-high 11:25 TOI on Nov. 28 at BOS -Scored first goal of the season on Nov. 23 vs. STL -Leads the Jets in faceoff percentage at 56.7%... CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: -Scored career-high 13 goals and 21 points with Jets in 2011-12 -Played four seasons with Michigan State (2001-2005) and named team MVP in junior & senior seasons
NAHL First All-Star Team (2000, 2001) CCHA All-Rookie Team (2002) CCHA First All-Star Team (2003, 2004) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2004) Missed majority of 2010-11 due to head injury at New Jersey, December 31, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to sports hernia surgery, October 20, 2013.
Quote of the Day

I was surprised. I knew I got it. It's tough. You never know how hard it is until it registers on the gun. I got pretty much all I could into and you just hope for the best.

— Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber after winning the AMP NHL Hardest Shot event at the 2015 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition