Jamie Baker
Position Centre
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams Quebec Nordiques
Ottawa Senators
San Jose Sharks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born August 31 1966 (1966-08-31) (age 53),
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

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

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 statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86St. Lawrence UniversityNCAA319162552
1986–87St. Lawrence UniversityNCAA328243259
1987–88St. Lawrence UniversityNCAA3826285444
1988–89St. Lawrence UniversityNCAA1311162716
1989–90Halifax CitadelsAHL741743604760007
1989–90Quebec NordiquesNHL10000
1990–91Halifax CitadelsAHL5014223685
1990–91Quebec NordiquesNHL182028
1991–92Halifax CitadelsAHL950512
1991–92Quebec NordiquesNHL527101732
1992–93Ottawa SenatorsNHL7619294854
1993–94San Jose SharksNHL6512517381432530
1994–95San Jose SharksNHL437411221122412
1995–96San Jose SharksNHL7716173379
1996–97Toronto Maple LeafsNHL58881628
1997–98Chicago WolvesIHL53113445802245942
1997–98Toronto Maple LeafsNHL1305510
1998–99San Jose SharksNHL10110
NHL Totals40471791502712554942

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