January 23, 1985 |
Welland, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
|NHL Draft||112th overall, 2003
Tardif was drafted 112th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames. He played Junior with the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League from 2001 to 2006. Unsigned from the Flames, Tardif re-entered the 2005 NHL Entry Draft and was passed over.
In the 2006–07 season, Tardif made his professional debut signing with the Toledo Storm of the ECHL. Through the duration of the season Tardif signed professional try-out contracts with the Manitoba Moose and Iowa Stars before finishing out the season with the Grand Rapids Griffins.
On July 26, 2007, Tardif signed with the Griffins for the 2007–08 season. On April 15, 2008, after scoring 17 goals and 34 points, Jamie then signed a two-year entry level contract with the Griffins NHL affiliate, the Detroit Red Wings.
Jamie resigned with the Red Wings on August 8, 2010 to a two-way one-year contract.
On July 5, 2011, Tardif signed a two-year contract with the Boston Bruins. In the second year of his contract in the 2012–13 season, Tardif was recalled from the Bruins' AHL affiliate in Providence and made his NHL debut in his hometown Toronto, in a 1-0 victory over the Maple Leafs on February 2, 2013. Tardif was promoted after an injury to Brad Marchand.
On August 5, 2013, Tardif signed as a free agent to a one-year contract with the Buffalo Sabres. After participating in the Sabres training camp he was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans, where he posted 18 goals and 37 points in 51 games in the 2013–14 season.
Regular season and Playoffs
|2006–07||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||27||9||6||15||18||2||0||0||0||0|
|2007–08||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||80||17||17||34||90||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||55||9||9||18||43||10||2||0||2||8|
|2009–10||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||77||16||17||33||90||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||77||27||27||54||81||—||—||—||—||—|
|IIHF U18 Championships|
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- "Bruins sign forwards Jamie Tardif and Josh Hennessey". Big Bad Blog. 2011-07-05. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
- "Bruins' Jamie Tardif makes hometown debut in Toronto against Maple Leafs". Yahoo! Sports. 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2013-02-03.
- "Sabres sign Minor-leaguer Jamie Tardif". The Sports Network. 2013-08-05. Retrieved 2013-08-05.
- "Eagles take Jamie Tardif under contract" (in German). Adler Mannheim. 2014-07-10. Retrieved 2014-07-10.