Jesse Blacker

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Jesse Blacker
Jesse Blacker Marlies.jpg
Born (1991-04-19) April 19, 1991 (age 26)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
KHL team
Former teams
Kunlun Red Star
Anaheim Ducks
Nürnberg Ice Tigers
NHL Draft 58th overall, 2009
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2010–present

Jessemon Blacker (born April 19, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently under contract with HC Kunlun Red Star of the KHL. Blacker was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round (58th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Blacker started his junior career with the Windsor Spitfires in the OHL, and helped them capture the 2009 Memorial Cup.[1] Blacker played professionally with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League after finishing his junior season with Owen Sound in 2010, he was signed to a three-year entry level contract with Toronto Maple Leafs.[2]

On November 16, 2013, he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks along with a conditional third-round draft pick and the Ducks original seventh-round pick (which was previously traded to Toronto) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Peter Holland and Brad Staubitz.[3]

In the 2014–15 season, on November 28, 2014, Blacker was recalled by the Ducks made his NHL debut against the Chicago Blackhawks.[4] After one game with the Ducks, Blacker was traded to the Florida Panthers along with a conditional draft pick in exchange for Colby Robak on December 4, 2014.[5]

In the off-season, Blacker was released to free agency by the Panthers after he failed to be tendered a qualifying offer. On July 7, 2015, unable to attain a NHL offer, Blacker signed a one-year AHL contract with the Texas Stars.[6]

Following the 2015–16 campaign with the Stars, he opted to continue his career overseas, signing with the Nürnberg Ice Tigers of the German top-tier Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) on April 28, 2016.[7] After one year in Germany, Blacker headed to China, inking a deal with KHL side HC Kunlun Red Star in June 2017.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Windsor Spitfires OHL 17 0 4 4 6 5 0 1 1 2
2008–09 Windsor Spitfires OHL 67 4 17 21 54 20 0 4 4 18
2009–10 Windsor Spitfires OHL 9 0 3 3 12
2009–10 Owen Sound Attack OHL 48 6 24 30 62
2009–10 Toronto Marlies AHL 6 0 1 1 0
2010–11 Owen Sound Attack OHL 62 10 44 54 83 22 5 6 11 14
2011–12 Toronto Marlies AHL 58 1 15 16 73 6 0 1 1 4
2012–13 Toronto Marlies AHL 61 4 7 11 33 4 0 1 1 0
2013–14 Toronto Marlies AHL 5 1 0 1 4
2013–14 Norfolk Admirals AHL 50 5 19 24 19 10 1 0 1 10
2014–15 Norfolk Admirals AHL 15 0 5 5 9
2014–15 Anaheim Ducks NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2014–15 San Antonio Rampage AHL 40 6 12 18 24 2 0 1 1 2
2015–16 Texas Stars AHL 45 1 8 9 28 1 0 1 1 0
2016–17 Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers DEL 46 8 26 34 67 13 2 3 5 6
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blacker, Jesse". National Hockey League. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2010-10-01. 
  2. ^ "Leafs Sign Jesse Blacker". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2010-04-02. 
  3. ^ "Ducks send Holland, Staubitz to Maple Leafs for Jesse Blacker". Sports Illustrated. 2013-11-16. Retrieved 2013-11-16. 
  4. ^ "Kane, Blackhawks defeat shorthanded Ducks". National Hockey League. 2014-11-28. Retrieved 2014-11-29. 
  5. ^ "Panthers acquire Blacker". American Hockey League. 2014-12-04. Retrieved 2014-12-04. 
  6. ^ "Rallo, Hulak and Mangene return to Texas, add two more". Texas Stars. 2015-07-07. Archived from the original on July 9, 2015. Retrieved 2015-07-07. 
  7. ^ "Defender Jesse Blacker strengthens Ice Tigers blueline" (in German). Nürnberg Ice Tigers. 2016-04-28. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  8. ^ "Второй сезон не за горами. Контуры новой команды". hcredstar.ru (in Russian). Retrieved 2017-06-04. 

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