Jonathan Sigalet
Jonathan Sigalet
Position Defence
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
198 lb (90 kg)
Teams Boston Bruins
Columbus Blue Jackets
Lev Poprad
Brynäs IF
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born February 12 1986 (1986-02-12) (age 34),
Vancouver, BC, CAN
NHL Draft 100th overall, 2005
Boston Bruins
Pro Career 2005 – present

Jonathan Sigalet (born February 12, 1986 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He played college hockey for the Falcons of Bowling Green State University. He was drafted by the NHL's Boston Bruins in 2005 and was also a part of the Columbus Blue Jackets system, playing for the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League. Currently he is playing for Brynäs IF.

Playing careerEdit

Salmon Arm Silverbacks (2002-2003)Edit

Sigalet's career began with the BCHL's Salmon Arm Silverbacks in 2002. During his season with the team, he received numerous awards, including being named to the BCHL First-Team All-Star and All-Rookie teams, as well as being named "Top Defenceman" by the team.[1][2]

Bowling Green Falcons (2003-2005)Edit

Following his season in the BCHL, Sigalet joined the Bowling Green Falcons for the 2003-2004 season, joining his brother, goaltender Jordan Sigalet. Following a three-point night against Findlay on December 12, Sigalet was named CCHA Rookie of the Week on December 14, 2003.[3] He concluded his freshman season with 3 goals, 12 assists and 26 penalty minutes, earning him an Honorable Mention for the CCHA All-Rookie Team.[4]

During his sophomore season, Sigalet recorded 3 goals, 13 assists and 36 penalty minutes. In March 2005 he was named to the CCHA Scholar-Athlete Team for a GPA of 3.87 in Health Science.

Providence Bruins (2005-2008)Edit

Sigalet was Boston's fourth pick (100th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He officially signed with the Boston Bruins on August 15, 2005, foregoing his final two years of college eligibility and joining his brother in Boston's system. Jonathan played three seasons with the Bruins' minor league team, the Providence Bruins.

In his rookie season with Providence, Jonathan was the team's leading scorer among defensemen with 9 goals and 27 assists. He added 2 more goals and another assist in the playoffs. Following the season he was awarded, along with David Lundbohm, Providence’s Community Service Award.[5] He was also named the team's recipient of the American Specialty/AHL Man of the Year Award for 2005-2006, in honor of his community service efforts.[6]

Boston Bruins (2007)Edit

Jonathan played his first NHL game on January 9, 2007 with the Boston Bruins in a 5–2 loss against the Ottawa Senators. He registered one shot, no points, four penalty minutes and a minus-two plus/minus rating.

Columbus Blue Jackets (2008-2011)Edit

On May 28, 2008 the Columbus Blue Jackets acquired the rights to Sigalet in a trade with the Bruins in exchange for the rights of forward Matt Marquardt.[7]

Lev Poprad (2011-present)Edit

In the summer of 2011, he signed for Lev Poprad, the newest expansion team in the Kontinental Hockey League and the first team in that league based outside of the territory of the former Soviet Union. [8]


  • BCHL All-Rookie Team (2003)
  • BCHL First-Team All-Star (2003)
  • Salmon Arm Silverbacks Top defenceman (2003)
  • CCHA All-Rookie Team Honorable Mention (2004)
  • CCHA Rookie of the Week (December 14, 2003)
  • CCHA Scholar-Athlete Team (2005)
  • Providence Bruins Community Service Award Co-Winner (2006)
  • Providence Bruins American Specialty/AHL Man of the Year Recipient (2006)

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Salmon Arm Silverbacks BCHL 52 13 39 52 34 8 0 8 8 13
2003–04 Bowling Green Falcons CCHA 37 3 12 15 26 2 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Bowling Green Falcons CCHA 35 3 13 16 36 2 0 1 1 0
2005–06 Providence Bruins AHL 75 9 27 36 59 6 2 1 2 9
2006–07 Providence Bruins AHL 50 9 13 22 37
2006–07 Boston Bruins NHL 1 0 0 0 4
2007–08 Providence Bruins AHL 74 3 20 23 58 10 0 3 3 12
2008–09 Syracuse Crunch AHL 19 5 6 11 16
2009–10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 69 8 11 19 66
2010–11 Springfield Falcons AHL 67 4 18 22 57
AHL totals 354 38 95 133 236 16 2 4 6 21
NHL totals 1 0 0 0 4


  1. Player Bio: Jonathan Sigalet. Bowling Green State University. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  2. Salmon Arm Silverbacks Hockey Club: 02/03 Regular Season. Salmon Arm Silverbacks. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  3. Jonathan Sigalet Named Rookie of the Week. Bowling Green State University. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  4. BGSU's Jonathan Sigalet Named CCHA All-Rookie Honorable Mention. Bowling Green State University. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  5. Jonathan Sigalet. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  6. Sigalet, P-Bruins Man of the Year. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  7. Columbus Acquires Defenseman Jonathan Sigalet from Boston in Exchange for Rights to Left Wing Matt Marquardt. Syracuse Crunch. Retrieved on 2008-05-29.
  8. Player Profile Jonathan Sigalet (Slovak). Retrieved on 2011-08-09.

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