Jeff Mason

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Jeff Mason
Action photo
Born (1981-08-11) August 11, 1981 (age 33)
Easthampton, MA, USA
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
EIHL team
Former teams
Belfast Giants
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present

Jeff Mason (born August 11, 1981) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman for the Belfast Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League.

After four years in Providence College, Mason began his professional hockey career with Hermes in the Finnish second division before returning to North America and signing with the ECHL's Augusta Lynx in 2005. The next season he signed with the Long Beach Ice Dogs and was the team's highest scoring defenceman, scoring 11 goals and 31 assists for 42 points in what was a difficult season for the Ice Dogs as they finished bottom of the Pacific Division. Mason then spent the next two seasons playing for the Gwinnett Gladiators. In his second season in 2008-09, Mason scored 14 goals and 22 assists for 36 points and was the teams top scoring defenceman. In 2009-10, Mason split the season with the Kalamazoo Wings and in the German 2nd Bundesliga for the Heilbronner Falken. In 2010, Mason signed with the Belfast Giants. In 2011-12 Mason led the EIHL in Defenseman scoring with 21 goals and 44 assists for 65 points. Mason earned a First Team All-Star selection as well as being named the MVP Defenseman for the EIHL. The Giants won the Elite League title in 2011-12. Mason started the season with Lillehammer in the Norwegian Get Ligaen before returning to the Giants for the remainder of the 2012-13 season and won the EIHL Championship for the second time with the Giants in 2013-14.

Career statistics[edit]

Season Team League   Regular Season   Playoffs
GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001-02 Providence College HE 34 1 9 10 10 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Providence College HE 21 1 7 8 10 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Providence College HE 33 4 2 6 10 -- -- -- -- --
2004-05 Providence College HE 37 0 6 6 20 -- -- -- -- --
2005-05 Hermes Mestis 13 2 2 4 6 -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Augusta Lynx ECHL 46 4 4 8 12 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Long Beach Ice Dogs ECHL 71 11 31 42 62 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 70 5 15 20 44 8 4 2 6 0
2008-09 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 71 14 22 36 26 3 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 36 7 16 23 6 -- -- -- -- --
2009-10 Heilbronner Falken 2.GBun 16 3 3 6 0 6 0 1 1 0
2010-11 Belfast Giants EIHL 46 11 22 32 22 3 1 0 1 0
2011-12 Belfast Giants EIHL 59 21 44 65 56 3 1 3 4 4
2012-13 Lillehammer Norway 10 2 2 4 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Belfast Giants EIHL 38 6 16 22 35 4 0 0 0 0
2013-14 Belfast Giants EIHL 53 9 21 30 22 4 0 2 2 0
ECHL Totals 287 41 88 129 144 11 4 2 6 0

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
EIHL First All-Star team 2011-12 [1]
EIHL MVP Defenseman 2011-12 [2]
EIHL League Champion 2011-12 [3]
EIHL League Champion 2013-14 [4]

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