Jarret Stoll

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Jarret Stoll
Jarret Stoll - New York Rangers.jpg
Stoll in September 2015.
Born (1982-06-24) June 24, 1982 (age 34)
Melville, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Right
Current team
Former teams
Free agent
Edmonton Oilers
Los Angeles Kings
New York Rangers
Minnesota Wild
NHL Draft 46th overall, 2000
Calgary Flames
36th overall, 2002
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 2002–present

Jarret Lee Stoll (born June 24, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is an unrestricted free agent. Stoll played for the Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). Stoll also played for the Kootenay Ice and Edmonton Ice of the Western Hockey League (WHL).

Stoll has won the Stanley Cup twice with Los Angeles Kings in 2012 and 2014.

Playing career[edit]

Minor[edit]

Stoll played his early minor hockey in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. He started in the small town of Neudorf, shortly thereafter moving on to minor hockey in Melville, and then to Yorkton, Saskatchewan. In 1997, Stoll helped the Yorkton Bantam AAA Terriers to a Western Canadian Championship.[1] While in Yorkton, Stoll attended St. Paul's Elementary School and Sacred Heart High School. He has an older brother, Kelly, who played for the Yorkton Terriers of the SJHL, and a younger sister Elizabeth who played for the University of Saskatchewan Huskies Women's hockey Team.[citation needed]

After winning the bantam championship, Stoll moved on to play for the Saskatoon Blazers of the Saskatchewan Midget Triple A Hockey League. While in Saskatoon, Stoll attended St. Joseph High School. Prior to joining the Blazers, Stoll was the first overall pick of the 1997 WHL Bantam Draft by the Edmonton Ice.[2]

Junior[edit]

Stoll started his WHL career at the end of the 1997–98 season with the Ice, while they were still located in Edmonton. After this season, the team relocated to Cranbrook, British Columbia, and were renamed the Kootenay Ice. He played his entire junior career with the Ice franchise. In his third season, he was named team captain.[1] In his final junior season (2001–02), Stoll captained the Ice to a Memorial Cup championship.[3]

Stoll in 2008.

While playing in Kootenay, Stoll went through the NHL draft process twice. In his initial year of eligibility, he was selected by the Calgary Flames 46th overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He was unable to come to terms with the Flames. The Flames arranged a trade to the Toronto Maple Leafs, who thought they had made arrangements to have a contract signed by the appropriate deadline, but their fax to league headquarters did not make it in time.[1] Stoll ended up re-entering the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. This time he was selected by the Edmonton Oilers 36th overall.

Also during his junior career, Stoll twice represented his country at the World Junior Hockey Championships, in 2001 and 2002, winning bronze and silver medals respectively. In 2002, Stoll was named captain for Team Canada.[citation needed]

Professional[edit]

Edmonton Oilers[edit]

After completing his junior career with Kootenay, Stoll entered the Oilers system, and suited up for the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL in 2002–03. During the season, he received his first call up to the Oilers, and played in his first four NHL games, registering an assist as his first career point. In 2003–04, he skated with the Oilers full-time. During the lock-out season of 2004–05, Stoll returned to the AHL, with the Edmonton Roadrunners.

During the 2005–06 season he played with the Oilers. During a game against the Vancouver Canucks on February 4, 2006, Stoll set an Oilers record by winning 21 of 22 faceoffs (95.45%).[4] The 2005–06 season marked Stoll's first Stanley Cup playoffs appearance, highlighted by his game-winning goal in Overtime of Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Detroit Red Wings. Heading into the 2007–08 season, Stoll was named one of the Oilers alternate captains for the team's road games.[citation needed]

Stoll in 2011 with the Kings.

Los Angeles Kings[edit]

On June 29, 2008, Stoll was traded to the Los Angeles Kings along with Matt Greene for Lubomir Visnovsky.[5] On September 5, the Kings signed Stoll to a four-year deal worth $14.4 million. In 2008-2009, Stoll scored 18 goals with 23 assists for a total of 41 points. On April 22, 2012, he scored the series-winning goal in overtime to eliminate the Vancouver Canucks—the winners of the Presidents' Trophy—in Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarter Finals.[citation needed]

On June 11, 2012, Stoll won his first Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings, their first championship in history of the franchise, against the New Jersey Devils. He re-signed with the Kings for three years and $9.75 million on June 25, 2012.[6] On June 13, 2014, Stoll won his second Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings, in game 5 against the New York Rangers.

New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild[edit]

On August 10, 2015, Stoll signed as a free agent to a one-year contract with the New York Rangers.[7] Stoll made his debut with the Rangers as the team's fourth line centre on opening night of the 2015–16 season, in a 3-2 victory over defending champions the Chicago Blackhawks on October 7, 2015.[8] After 29 games with the Rangers and contributing with just 1 goal and 3 points, Stoll was waived by the Rangers.

On December 15, 2015, he was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Wild.[9]

Personal life[edit]

From 2006 to 2011, Stoll hosted his annual charity golf tournament in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, which benefits the Jarret Stoll Comfort Fund.[10]

Stoll's Los Angeles home was featured on MTV Cribs in 2011.

In the summer of 2015, Stoll was arrested for possession of cocaine and MDMA at a hotel in Las Vegas. He pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors in the case in June 2015.[11]

Stoll was engaged to model and actress Rachel Hunter, 13 years his senior, and they planned to marry in August 2009, but the wedding was called off.[12][13] He has been romantically linked to sportscaster Erin Andrews since December 2012.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Saskatoon Blazers SMAAAHL 44 45 44 89 78
1997–98 Edmonton Ice WHL 8 2 3 5 4
1998–99 Kootenay Ice WHL 57 13 21 34 38 4 0 0 0 2
1999–00 Kootenay Ice WHL 71 37 38 75 64 20 7 9 16 24
2000–01 Kootenay Ice WHL 62 40 66 106 105 11 5 9 14 22
2001–02 Kootenay Ice WHL 47 32 34 66 64 22 6 14 20 35
2002–03 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 76 21 33 54 86 23 5 8 13 25
2002–03 Edmonton Oilers NHL 4 0 1 1 0
2003–04 Edmonton Oilers NHL 68 10 11 21 42
2004–05 Edmonton Roadrunners AHL 66 21 17 38 92
2005–06 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 22 46 68 74 24 4 6 10 24
2006–07 Edmonton Oilers NHL 51 13 26 39 48
2007–08 Edmonton Oilers NHL 81 14 22 36 74
2008–09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 18 23 41 68
2009–10 Los Angeles Kings NHL 73 16 31 47 40 6 1 0 1 4
2010–11 Los Angeles Kings NHL 82 20 23 43 42 5 0 3 3 0
2011–12 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 6 15 21 60 20 2 3 5 18
2012–13 Los Angeles Kings NHL 48 7 11 18 28 12 0 1 1 4
2013–14 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 8 19 27 48 26 3 3 6 18
2014–15 Los Angeles Kings NHL 73 6 11 17 58
2015–16 New York Rangers NHL 29 1 2 3 20
2015–16 Minnesota Wild NHL 51 3 3 6 16 4 0 0 0 4
NHL totals 872 144 244 388 618 97 10 16 26 72

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2001 Canada WJC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 0 2 2 6
2002 Canada WJC 2nd, silver medalist(s) 7 2 4 6 4
Junior totals 14 2 6 8 10

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
WHL East First Team All-Star 2000–01 [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Jarret has his eyes on the future". sympatico.ca. 2005-03-04. Retrieved 2005-03-04. 
  2. ^ "2006 WHL Bantam Draft Set for Thursday, Live in Real-Time on whl.ca". Retrieved February 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Kootenay captures Memorial Cup". CBC News. May 26, 2002. 
  4. ^ "NHL.com Players: Jarret Stoll". National Hockey League. 2010-02-03. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  5. ^ TSN.ca Staff (2008-06-29). "OILERS ACQUIRE VISNOVSKY FROM L.A.; SHIP STOLL AND GREENE". TSN. Retrieved 2008-06-29. 
  6. ^ "Kings finalize new contract for Jarret Stoll and Colin Fraser". Fox Sports. 2012-06-25. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  7. ^ "Rangers agree to terms with Free Agent forward Jarret Stoll". New York Rangers. 2015-08-10. Retrieved 2015-08-10. 
  8. ^ "Lundqvist, Rangers ruin Blackhawks banner-raising". National Hockey League. 2015-10-07. Retrieved 2015-10-08. 
  9. ^ "Wild Claim Jarret Stoll Off Waivers". WildXtra. 2015-12-15. Retrieved 2015-12-15. 
  10. ^ Royal University Hospital Foundation (June 24, 2011). "Jarret Stoll Celebrity Golf Classic 2006-2011". RUH Foundation. Retrieved April 18, 2015. 
  11. ^ http://www.latimes.com/sports/kings/la-sp-stoll-trial-20150626-story.html
  12. ^ Emily Sheridan (24 June 2009). "Rachel Hunter devastated as ice hockey player fiancé calls off wedding seven weeks before big day". Mail Online. London. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  13. ^ Kari Friedlander (25 June 2009). "Rachel Hunter Calls off Wedding". TV Guide Online. Retrieved 25 Jun 2009. 
  14. ^ Jesse Watts (2014). Western Hockey League 2014-2015 Official Guide (PDF). p. 242. Retrieved August 16, 2015. 

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