September 22, 1975 |
Sioux Lookout, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Played for||Manitoba Moose
|NHL Draft||254th overall, 1994
Jimmy Roy (born September 22, 1975 in Sioux Lookout, Ontario) was a Canadian ice hockey player for the Manitoba Moose of the International Hockey League and American Hockey League from 1997 to 2006. Later in his career he played for Iserlohn Roosters of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga from 2006-2011. He is currently Director of Player Development for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League.
Roy was drafted 254th overall by the Dallas Stars in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft but never played in the National Hockey League. After spending two years at Michigan Technological University he signed with the Manitoba Moose in 1997. Roy spent nine seasons with the Manitoba Moose, the first four in the International Hockey League and the rest in the American Hockey League after the Moose became members of the league when the IHL folded. He holds different team records like games played and most goals. For the 2006–07 season Roy signed with the Iserlohn Roosters of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
In Iserlohn he developed to a key player, known for his leading quality on and off the ice. He also helped the club to sign some former Moose players like Ryan Ready and Pat Kavanagh. Roy extended his contract after his first season in Germany for two years. On Christmas Day 2008 the Roosters announced again that Roy has signed for two more years. As a Rooster he usually plays on a line with Ryan Ready. In the 2007–08 season their center was Pat Kavanagh, the next season Bob Wren was their line mate. In 2011, he retired as a player to take the position Director of Player Development in the Winnipeg Jets Organization.
|1993–94||Thunder Bay Flyers||USHL||46||21||33||54||101||—||—||—||—||—|