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| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
| NHL Team|
| Winnipeg Jets|
|Born|| December 9 1982,|
Petoskey, MI, USA
|NHL Draft|| 30th overall, 2002|
|Pro Career||2005 – present|
James Slater (born December 9, 1982) is a professional ice hockey center who currently plays for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League. His father, Bill Slater, was a defensive lineman in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings and the New England Patriots.
Slater was drafted in the first round, 30th overall, by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Michigan State Spartans for four years. He joined the Thrashers for their 2005–06 season opener before being demoted to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, for four games. After he scored two points in those four games, he was called up and stayed with the Thrashers for the rest of the season. Slater joined the Winnipeg Jets in 2011 upon the Atlanta Thrashers' relocation there. Slater is currently the longest tenured player with the Jets/Thrashers organization, having played with them since the 2005-06 season.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|1998–99||Cleveland Jr. Barons||NAHL||50||13||20||33||58||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Cleveland Jr. Barons||NAHL||56||35||50||85||129||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Cleveland Jr. Barons||NAHL||48||27||37||64||122||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||Michigan State University||CCHA||37||11||21||32||50||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Michigan State University||CCHA||37||18||26||44||26||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Michigan State University||CCHA||42||19||29||48||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Michigan State University||CCHA||41||16||32||48||30||—||—||—||—||—|
|Junior int'l totals||7||1||4||5||8|
|Senior int'l totals||7||0||1||1||2|
Awards and honoursEdit
|All-League First All-Star||2000, 2001|
|CCHA All-Rookie Team||2002|
|CCHA First All-Star Team||2003, 2004|
|West Second All-American Team||2004|
|Atlanta Thrashers first round draft pick|
| Succeeded by|
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