Jason Elliott

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Jason Elliott
Born (1975-11-10) 10 November 1975 (age 41)
Inuvik, Northwest Territories, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Shot Left
Played for Canberra Knights
Adirondack Red Wings
Manitoba Moose
Houston Aeros
Cincinnati Mighty Ducks
TPS Turku
Bad Nauheim EC
Bietigheim-Bissingen SC
NHL Draft 205th overall, 1994
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1998–2007

Jason Elliott (born 10 November 1975 in Inuvik, Northwest Territories[1]), is a retired Canadian ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

Elliott was drafted 205th overall in the eighth round of 1994 NHL Entry Draft by the Detroit Red Wings, from Cornell University of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Elliott also played junior ice hockey with the Kimberley Dynamiters of the Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League and earlier with the Canberra Knights of the Australian Ice Hockey League/East Coast Super League. In the early 1990s he moved to Australia with his parents and played on the Australian national team. He played most of his professional career in the minors but did appear in preseason games in 2002 for Detroit in the National Hockey League, and appeared as third string goalie in the Red Wing's 2002 Stanley Cup victory. He is included in the team photograph and was awarded a Stanley Cup ring, but never played a game in the NHL. [2] Elliott went on to a long minor league career in both the USA and Europe before retiring following the 2006–2007 season.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 1996
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 1997
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1997–98

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Detroit Red Wings
  2. ^ "Jason Elliott waves to fans in Detroit Red Wings Stanley Cup Parade 2002". 2008. Retrieved 02/03/2008.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Jason Elliott's European hockey career page". 2008. Retrieved 02/03/2008.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Mike Tamburro
ECAC Hockey Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
1996, 1997
Succeeded by
Jeff Halpern