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Jason Demers
JasonDemers
Demers with the San Jose Sharks in 2009
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
185 lb (84 kg)
NHL Team San Jose Sharks
Born June 9 1988 (1988-06-09) (age 28),
Dorval, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 186th overall, 2008
San Jose Sharks
Pro Career 2008 – present

Jason Demers (born June 9, 1988) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman who plays for the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League.

Playing careerEdit

Demers played junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, splitting his time between the Moncton Wildcats and the Victoriaville Tigres. In the 2007–08 season for the Tigres, Demers led the QMJHL in scoring by a defenceman with 64 points in 67 games. Demers went undrafted by the NHL until he completed his junior career in 2008, when he was drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the seventh round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, 186th overall.

Demers began his professional career with the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League, scoring 33 points in 78 games in the 2008–09 season. He also played in 12 playoff games for the Worcester Sharks. Demers made his NHL debut on October 1, 2009 against the Colorado Avalanche after surviving the final cut in the San Jose Sharks camp.[1] He scored his first NHL point in the second game of the season on October 3 against the Anaheim Ducks, earning the primary assist on Benn Ferriero's first NHL goal.[2] His first NHL goal was scored on November 15 against Cristobal Huet of the Chicago Blackhawks. His first multi-goal game came on January 30, 2010. Demers scored 2 powerplay goals against Josh Harding of the Minnesota Wild. Demers scored his first career playoff goal against the Chicago Blackhawks on May 16, 2010.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 25 0 1 1 10
2005–06 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 21 1 3 4 15
2005–06 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 33 2 13 15 58 5 0 2 2 10
2006–07 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 69 5 19 24 98 6 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 67 9 55 64 91 6 1 5 6 6
2008–09 Worcester Sharks AHL 78 2 31 33 54 12 0 4 4 6
2009–10 San Jose Sharks NHL 51 4 17 21 21 15 1 4 5 8
2009–10 Worcester Sharks AHL 25 4 13 17 24
2010–11 San Jose Sharks NHL 75 2 22 24 28 13 2 1 3 8
QMJHL totals 215 17 91 108 272 17 1 7 8 18
AHL totals 103 6 44 50 78 12 0 4 4 6
NHL totals 126 6 39 45 49 28 3 5 8 16

ReferencesEdit

  1. High, Alison. "Ferriero and Demers Make the Cut", San Jose Sharks, 2009-10-01. Retrieved on 2009-10-02. 
  2. "Marleau, Thornton score in Sharks 4-1 win", Associated Press, 2009-10-04. Retrieved on 2009-10-05. 

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