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|Arnott in 2011 as a member of the Washington Capitals.|
| 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
220 lb (100 kg)
| NHL Team|
| St. Louis Blues|
New Jersey Devils
|Born|| October 11 1974,|
Collingwood, ON, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 7th overall, 1993|
|Pro Career||1993 – present|
Jason William Arnott (born October 11, 1974) is a professional ice hockey centre for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. He began his NHL career with the Edmonton Oilers in 1993–94 after being selected seventh overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft and was named to the NHL All-Rookie Team. A two-time NHL All-Star, Arnott won the Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 2000, scoring the championship-winning goal in the second overtime of game six. Arnott also played for the Dallas Stars before joining the Nashville Predators in 2006, where he served as Captain for two seasons. On June 19, 2010 Arnott was traded back to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Matt Halischuk and a second-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. On February 28, 2011 Arnott was traded to the Washington Capitals in exchange for center David Steckel and a second-round pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. On July 6, 2011 Arnott signed a one year free-agent contract worth $2.5 Million (but could go up to $2.8 Million with bonus) with the St. Louis Blues.
Playing career Edit
Arnott grew up playing for his hometown Wasaga Beach Stars "DD" of the OMHA. In his Bantam year, Arnott signed with the Stayner Siskins Jr.C. club of the OHA for the 1989-90 season.
In 1990-91, Arnott played Jr.B. hockey for the Lindsay Century 21 Bears of the OHA. Later that year, Arnott was selected in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1991 OHL Priority Selection by the Oshawa Generals. The OHL Draft was held that spring in Kitchener, Ontario.
In 1993-94, as a rookie, Arnott played 78 games as a left winger, scored 68 points and was the runner-up to future teammate Martin Brodeur for the Calder Memorial Trophy for rookie of the year. On January 4, 1998 Arnott was traded to the New Jersey Devils along with Bryan Muir for Valeri Zelepukin and Bill Guerin. As a member of the "A Line" on the New Jersey Devils with Patrik Eliáš and Petr Sýkora he led the team to the 2000 Stanley Cup championship, scoring the Cup-winning goal at 8:20 of double overtime in game six against the Dallas Stars.
In 2005–06 Arnott had a career high 76 points for Dallas and scoring 32 goals, the most since his rookie season in which he had 33. He also set a career high of 44 assists. In the offseason, he signed a five year contract for $22.5 million with the Nashville Predators.
On June 19, 2010 Arnott was traded back to his Stanley Cup winning team, the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Matt Halischuk and a second-round pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. This was the first ever trade between the Devils and the Predators. With the Devils, Arnott played alongside captain Jamie Langenbrunner, his original counterpart in his trade to the Stars in 2002.
On March 9, 2011, Arnott recorded his 900th career point against the team that drafted him, the Edmonton Oilers in a 5-0 shutout victory.
On April 2, 2011, Arnott scored is 400th career goal in a 5-4 overtime victory against the Buffalo Sabres.
- Named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 1994.
- Played in the NHL All-Star Game in 1997 and 2008.
- Won a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 2000.
Career statistics Edit
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|1988–89||Wasaga Beach Stars Bantam DD||OMHA||33||62||34||96||28||—||—||—||—||—|
|1989–90||Stayner Siskins Jr.C.||OHA||34||21||31||52||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|1990–91||Lindsay Bears Jr.B.||OHA||42||17||44||61||10||8||9||8||17||6|
|1997–98||New Jersey Devils||NHL||35||5||10||15||21||5||0||2||2||0|
|1998–99||New Jersey Devils||NHL||74||27||27||54||79||7||2||2||4||4|
|1999–00||New Jersey Devils||NHL||76||22||34||56||51||23||8||12||20||18|
|2000–01||New Jersey Devils||NHL||54||21||34||55||75||23||8||7||15||16|
|2001–02||New Jersey Devils||NHL||63||22||19||41||59||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||New Jersey Devils||NHL||62||13||11||24||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|Competitor for Canada|
|Senior int'l totals||8||0||6||6||10|
- ↑ Preds sign center Jason Arnott. Nashville Predators (2006-07-02). Retrieved on 2010-08-18.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Predators trade Arnott back to Devils. National Hockey League (2010-06-19). Retrieved on 2010-06-19.
- ↑ Caps get Arnott from Devils for Steckel. National Hockey League (2011-02-28). Retrieved on 2011-02-28.
- ↑ Report: Blues add Langenbrunner, Arnott. NHL.com. Retrieved on 6 July 2011.
- ↑ Arnott is Player of the Day. NHLPA (2006-06-03). Retrieved on 2008-04-20.
- Jason Arnott's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Jason Arnott at TSN.ca
- Jason Arnott's NHL player profile
- Jason Arnott's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Jason Arnott's NHLPA bio
|Edmonton Oilers first round pick|
| Succeeded by|
|Nashville Predators captains|
| Succeeded by|
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