|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
231 lb (105 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
|Born||April 29, 1985,|
Terrebonne, QC, CAN
|NHL Draft||68th overall, 2003|
|Pro Career||2005 – present|
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Jacques was drafted in the second round, 68th overall by the Oilers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to his professional career, he played for four seasons with the Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He made his professional debut with the Edmonton Road Runners of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2004–05, appearing in six games as a late-season call-up.
Following Oilers training camp for the 2005–06 season, Jacques was assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL. where he played the first half of the season. He was recalled to the Oilers to replace injured forward Ethan Moreau, making his NHL debut on February 2, 2006 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jacques broke through and began the 2009–10 season with a regular spot on the Oilers' checking line. On November 3, 2010, the Oilers assigned him to their AHL affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons for conditioning.
On September 24, 2011, Jacques was suspended for the remainder of the pre-season and the first five games of the regular season due to leaving the bench to initiate a fight with Mike Duco of the Vancouver Canucks.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2004–05||Edmonton Road Runners||AHL||6||0||0||0||5||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||4||1||0||1||15||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- Blue Jackets prevail in shootout for franchise-best 5th straight win. CBS Sports (2006-02-02). Retrieved on 2010-06-07.
- Deslauriers clears waivers and heads to Oklahoma. Edmonton Journal (2010-11-03). Retrieved on 2010-11-03.
- NHL.com (2011-09-27). Ducks' Jacques suspended for remainder of preseason, five regular-season games. NHL. Retrieved on 2011-09-27.
[edit | edit source]
- Jean-François Jacques's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Jean-Francois Jacques's NHL player profile
- Jean-Francois Jacques's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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