Jaime Sifers

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Jaime Sifers
Jaime Sifers.jpg
Born (1983-01-18) January 18, 1983 (age 31)
Stratford, CT, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
AHL team
Former teams
Springfield Falcons
Toronto Maple Leafs
Minnesota Wild
Adler Mannheim
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present

James T. Sifers (born January 18, 1983) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Sifers played collegiate hockey with the University of Vermont in the Hockey East. Before making his professional debut at the end of the 2005-06 season with the Toronto Marlies of the AHL.

On March 15, 2006, Sifers signed a two-year entry level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. In 2008–09, his third season within the Maple Leafs organization he started the year with the Marlies before making his NHL debut with Maple Leafs, playing in 23 games with 2 assists.

On July 8, 2009, Jaime signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Wild organization.[1] After making the opening night roster for the Wild to start the 2009–10 season,[2] Sifers played the majority of the year with AHL affiliate, the Houston Aeros. He played 14 games over throughout the year with the Wild.

On July 2, 2010, Sifers signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Thrashers organization. He was assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves for the entirety of the 2010–11 season.

On May 26, 2011, Sifer left the NHL and signed a one-year contract with German club, Adler Mannheim of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.[3]

After three seasons in Germany, Sifers opted to return to North America, signing a one-year deal as a free agent with the Springfield Falcons of the AHL on July 3, 2014.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 University of Vermont ECAC 34 4 14 18 66
2003–04 University of Vermont ECAC 35 4 14 18 93
2004–05 University of Vermont ECAC 36 4 12 16 57
2005–06 University of Vermont HE 38 3 15 18 60
2005–06 Toronto Marlies AHL 2 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Toronto Marlies AHL 80 7 18 25 75
2007–08 Toronto Marlies AHL 80 3 10 13 57 19 2 3 5 6
2008–09 Toronto Marlies AHL 43 4 16 20 47 4 0 1 1 4
2008–09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 23 0 2 2 18
2009–10 Minnesota Wild NHL 14 0 0 0 6
2009–10 Houston Aeros AHL 54 3 5 8 58
2010–11 Chicago Wolves AHL 68 4 18 22 66
2011–12 Adler Mannheim DEL 52 5 19 24 59 14 0 3 3 8
2012–13 Adler Mannheim DEL 52 1 14 15 64 6 0 1 1 2
2013–14 Adler Mannheim DEL 50 3 21 24 62 5 0 1 1 0
NHL totals 37 0 2 2 24

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 2002–03
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 2004–05

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wild signs defensmen Fraser and Sifers". Minnesota Wild. 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  2. ^ "NHL announces opening night rosters for 2009-10". NHL. 2009-10-01. Retrieved 2010-05-16. 
  3. ^ "Eagles take Jaime Sifers on contract" (in German). Adler Mannheim. 2011-05-26. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  4. ^ "Falcons sign Sifers, Gagnon and Wetmore". Springfield Falcons. 2014-07-03. Retrieved 2014-07-03. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Scott Ford
ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Defenseman
2004–05
Succeeded by
Mike Madill