|6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
190 lb (86 kg)
San Jose Sharks
Toronto Maple Leafs
|Born||August 31, 1966,|
Nepean, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||1989 – 1999|
Jamie Baker (born August 31, 1966 in Nepean, Ontario) is a Canadian former hockey player, having played for the Quebec Nordiques, Ottawa Senators, San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs, and is currently a radio color commentator for the San Jose Sharks. He was selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1988 NHL Supplemental Draft.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
He was selected by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1988 NHL Supplemental Draft.. Following an outstanding college career with the St. Lawrence University Skating Saints, Baker went on to play in parts of 10 NHL seasons. In 404 career games, he tallied 71 goals and 150 points. Baker also appeared in 25 Stanley Cup playoff games. As a player, Baker is best known for scoring the series-winning goal for the San Jose Sharks in the seventh game of the 1994 Western Conference First round against the heavily-favored Detroit Red Wing. Baker is tied with Jeff Friesen for the Sharks single-season short-handed goals record with 6, set in his 1995-96 season during which he scored 16 total goals.
Broadcasting career[edit | edit source]
In 2005–06 season, Baker returned to the San Jose Sharks, joining Dan Rusanowsky and David Maley on the Sharks' radio broadcast team. Baker calls most games with Rusanowsky, although he would occasionally be replaced by Maley when sent on assignments for the organization. On a few occasions, Baker and Maley joined Rusanowsky in a popular "triple-cast" format. Beginning with the 2008–09 season, Baker also hosts pre-game and post-game shows for Sharks games on NBC Sports Bay Area. He became Randy Hahn's color commentator on the Sharks' NBC Sports California broadcasts in 2014 after Drew Remenda left to a same role for the Edmonton Oilers. Since 2018–19 season, on a few occasions, Baker and Bret Hedican joined Randy Hahn in a famous "triple-cast" format.
Baker was also a co-coach of the Santa Clara Blackhawks CAHA state championship winning Bantam A team for the 2009–10 season.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|1985–86||St. Lawrence University||NCAA||31||9||16||25||52||—||—||—||—||—|
|1986–87||St. Lawrence University||NCAA||32||8||24||32||59||—||—||—||—||—|
|1987–88||St. Lawrence University||NCAA||38||26||28||54||44||—||—||—||—||—|
|1988–89||St. Lawrence University||NCAA||13||11||16||27||16||—||—||—||—||—|
|1993–94||San Jose Sharks||NHL||65||12||5||17||38||14||3||2||5||30|
|1994–95||San Jose Sharks||NHL||43||7||4||11||22||11||2||2||4||12|
|1995–96||San Jose Sharks||NHL||77||16||17||33||79||—||—||—||—||—|
|1996–97||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||58||8||8||16||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||Toronto Maple Leafs||NHL||13||0||5||5||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|1998–99||San Jose Sharks||NHL||1||0||1||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
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