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Jeff Heerema
Jeff Heerema 061209
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
215 lb (98 kg)
EIHL Team
F. Teams
Nottingham Panthers
NHL
Carolina Hurricanes
St. Louis Blues
DEL
Frankfurt Lions
EBEL
KHL Medveščak
Born January 17 1980 (1980-01-17) (age 36),
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1998
Carolina Hurricanes
Pro Career 2000 – present

Jeff Heerema (pronounced /hɨˈriːmə/; born January 17, 1980) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for the Nottingham Panthers of the EIHL. He was drafted in the first round, 11th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to signing for the Nottingham club he most recently played for KHL Medveščak Zagreb in Croatia.

Playing careerEdit

After playing three full seasons in the Ontario Hockey League with the Sarnia Sting, Heerema made his professional debut with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the International Hockey League in the 2000–01 season. He made his National Hockey League debut in the 2002–03 season with the Hurricanes, appearing in ten games and scoring three goals. He moved on to the St. Louis Blues for the 2003–04 season, appearing in 22 games and scoring one goal.

Most recently, Heerema spent the entire 2005–06 and 2006–07 seasons with the Binghamton Senators of the AHL, tallying 141 points in 155 games. He signed in the 2007 off-season with German team the Frankfurt Lions of the DEL. After scoring 20 goals in 2007–08 with the Lions, Heerema was given a one-year extension to remain in Frankfurt.[1]

A free agent to start the 2009–10 season, Heerema signed with Croatian based KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the Austrian Hockey League on 23 November 2009.[2] Heerema established himself with the Bears scoring 24 points in 28 games before managing to score only 2 goals as KHL reached to semi-finals in the playoffs. On 13 August 2010, it was announced that Heerema was not offered a new contract to remain in Croatia.[3] On 29 November 2010, it was announced that Heerema had signed for the Nottingham Panthers of the UK's Elite League.[4]

He is a cousin of Eric Staal, Marc Staal, Jordan Staal and Jared Staal.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Sarnia Sting OHL 63 32 40 72 88 5 4 1 5 10
1998–99 Sarnia Sting OHL 62 31 39 70 113 6 5 1 6 0
1999–2000 Sarnia Sting OHL 67 36 41 77 62 7 4 2 6 10
2000–01 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 73 17 16 33 42 4 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 76 33 37 70 90 5 2 3 5 2
2002–03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 36 15 17 32 25
2002–03 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 10 3 0 3 2
2003–04 St. Louis Blues NHL 22 1 2 3 4
2003–04 Worcester IceCats AHL 1 0 0 0 2
2003–04 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 41 12 15 27 25 4 0 0 0 9
2004–05 Manitoba Moose AHL 80 14 30 44 67 14 4 6 10 12
2005–06 Binghamton Senators AHL 77 27 47 74 69
2006–07 Binghamton Senators AHL 78 36 31 67 75
2007–08 Frankfurt Lions DEL 50 20 21 41 48 12 1 6 7 8
2008–09 Frankfurt Lions DEL 48 18 13 31 53 5 3 0 3 0
2009–10 KHL Medveščak EBEL 28 7 17 24 26 11 2 0 2 26
2010-11 Nottingham Panthers EIHL 32 19 18 37 36
NHL totals 32 4 2 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. Frankfurt Lions re-sign Canadian talent (German). Hockeyweb.de (2008-07-14). Retrieved on 2008-11-10.
  2. Medveščak Zagreb sign NHL player Jeff Heerema (Croatian). hrhokej.net (2009-11-23). Retrieved on 2010-06-29.
  3. The new season of stronger attack, weaker defense (Croatian). hrhokej.net (2010-08-13). Retrieved on 2010-09-14.
  4. GMB Panthers Sign NHLer - Christmas comes early for Panthers fans. "panthers.co.uk" (2010-11-29). Retrieved on 2010-11-29.

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Preceded by
Nikos Tselios
Carolina Hurricanes first round draft pick
1998
Succeeded by
David Tanabe
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