Jayson More

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Jayson More
Born (1969-01-12) January 12, 1969 (age 48)
Souris, MB, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for New York Rangers
Minnesota North Stars
San Jose Sharks
Phoenix Coyotes
Chicago Blackhawks
Nashville Predators
NHL Draft 10th overall, 1987
New York Rangers
Playing career 1988–1999

Jayson W. "Jay" More (born January 12, 1969) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. More was drafted by the New York Rangers in the first round, 10th overall, in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft.

Born in Souris, Manitoba, More played four seasons in the Western Hockey League junior league. More made his professional debut as a 19-year-old with the International Hockey League's Denver Rangers in the 1988–89 season. He also appeared in one NHL game with the New York Rangers that same season.

More was traded to the Minnesota North Stars early in the 1989–90 season in exchange for Dave Archibald. He spent one year with the North Stars organization before being traded to the Montreal Canadiens for goaltender Brian Hayward. More never appeared in a game with the Canadiens, spending the season with the AHL's Fredericton Canadiens, before being exposed in the 1991 NHL Expansion Draft and selected 2nd by the San Jose Sharks.

After five seasons with the Sharks, More was traded back to the New York Rangers before the 1996–97 season in a trade which brought Marty McSorley to San Jose. More only played 14 games in his second stint with the Rangers, however, before being sent to the Phoenix Coyotes. During the 1997–98 season, the Coyotes traded him to the Chicago Blackhawks along with Chad Kilger in exchange for Keith Carney and Jim Cummins.

At 28 More suffered a career-ending injury with the Nashville Predators in the 1998–99 season. In his NHL career, he appeared in 406 games. He scored 18 goals and added 54 assists. He also played in 31 Stanley Cup playoff games, recording six assists. In 2011, More was inducted into the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame for his contributions as a player and coach.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1984–85 Lethbridge Broncos WHL 71 3 9 12 101 4 1 0 1 7
1985–86 Lethbridge Broncos WHL 61 7 18 25 155 9 0 2 2 36
1986–87 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 21 4 6 10 62
1986–87 New Westminster Bruins WHL 43 4 23 27 155
1987–88 New Westminster Bruins WHL 70 13 47 60 270 5 0 2 2 26
1988–89 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1988–89 Denver Rangers IHL 62 7 15 22 138 3 0 1 1 26
1989–90 Flint Spirits IHL 9 1 5 6 41
1989–90 Minnesota North Stars NHL 5 0 0 0 16
1989–90 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 64 9 25 34 316 10 0 3 3 13
1990–91 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 10 0 5 5 46
1990–91 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 57 7 17 24 152 9 1 1 2 34
1991–92 San Jose Sharks NHL 46 4 13 17 85
1991–92 Kansas City Blades IHL 2 0 2 2 4
1992–93 San Jose Sharks NHL 73 5 6 11 179
1993–94 San Jose Sharks NHL 49 1 6 7 63 13 0 2 2 22
1993–94 Kansas City Blades IHL 2 1 0 1 25
1994–95 San Jose Sharks NHL 45 0 6 6 71 11 0 4 4 6
1995–96 San Jose Sharks NHL 74 2 7 9 147
1996–97 New York Rangers NHL 14 0 1 1 25
1996–97 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 23 1 6 7 37 7 0 0 0 7
1997–98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 41 5 5 10 53
1997–98 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 17 0 2 2 8
1998–99 Nashville Predators NHL 18 0 2 2 18
NHL totals 406 18 54 72 702 31 0 6 6 45
AHL totals 57 7 17 24 152 9 1 1 2 34

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Preceded by
Brian Leetch
New York Rangers first round draft pick
1987
Succeeded by
Steven Rice