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Jean-Francois Jacques
Jean-Francois Jacques
Left Wing
Number: 22
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 231
Shoots: Left
Born: 29 Apr 1985
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Drafted: EDM / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (68th overall)
2009-10 HIGHLIGHTS: Appeared in 49 games this season finishing with 11 points (4G, 7A), -15 and 78 PIM...had two multiple point games...scored a goal and had a team high 8 hits and was named the 3rd star on Oct. 10 vs. MTL...added two assists and led the team with 3 hits on Oct. 16 vs. MIN (his 1st career multi-point game)...returned from missing 7 games with a back injury dishing out 7 hits on Nov. 21 vs. CHI...recorded an assist, was +1 and had a fight on Dec. 30 vs. TOR...scored a goal, was +1 and had a team high 6 hits on Jan. 12 vs. NAS...played in his 100th career NHL game on Jan. 22 vs. DAL...recorded his 2nd multipoint game with a goal and assist, +2 and named game's 3rd star on Feb. 1 vs. CAR...season ended on Feb. 10 due to back problems


Played 7 games with the Oilers scoring 1 goal while adding 9 PIM with a +1 rating…scored 6 points (1G, 5A) with 13 PIM in 8 games with Springfield (AHL)…was on NHL IRL after undergoing back surgery in off-season. Missed 51 games (Oct. 12-Feb. 5) due to the injury…recalled from Springfield on Jan. 17 after being with Oilers AHL affiliate for a two-week conditioning assignment (Feb. 6)…played his first game on Feb. 19 at DAL…hadn’t played since Oct.  30 vs DET…scored 1st career NHL goal & point at NSH (Mar. 3). The goal came against Pekka Rinne at 5:15 of the 3rd period & was assisted by Ladislav Smid & Zack Stortini…registered single-game career-high 9 PIM at ANA (Mar. 27)…

2007-08: For the third consecutive season, he split the year between the Oilers and their AHL affiliate…saw action in nine games with Edmonton and was held scoreless with 2 PIM and was -3…played in nine of season’s first 13 games between Oct. 4 and Oct. 30…had a season-high 5 hits vs MIN (Oct. 25) and four hits at LA (Oct. 27)…was assigned to AHL’s Springfield Falcons following a 2-1 loss vs DET on Oct. 30…finished 8th in scoring with Springfield, scoring 11-14-25 with 63 PIM in 38 games with the Falcons…

2006-07: Was held pointless with 33 PIM and a -11 in 37 GP with the Oilers, averaging 7:54 minutes of ice time per game…made season debut at ANA (Oct. 25) after being a healthy scratch in season's first eight games (Oct. 5-23)…registered 1st career Oilers/NHL PIM with fighting major at VAN (Dec. 4)…played a season-high 12:55 & had 3 shots vs CGY (Mar. 3)…twice had a season-high five shots; Dec. 19 vs COL & Mar. 18 vs VAN…registered a single-game career-high 7 PIM vs STL (Mar. 17) & vs VAN (Dec. 30)…split season between Oilers and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, being recalled from AHL affiliate on three occasions (Dec. 1, Feb. 19, Feb. 26)…was assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton for the final time on April 3rd…scored at almost a point-per-game pace in the AHL with 10-17-27 and 53 PIM in 29 regular season games…added 1-2-3 with 43 PIM in 11 playoff games…

2005-06: Played seven games with Edmonton in 2005-06…was plus or even in 4 of 7 games…played career-high 12:54 vs COL (Apr. 17)…made Oilers/NHL debut vs CBJ on Feb. 2…was scoreless & even in 4:31 with 1 hit…spent the majority of the season with the AHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs, where he scored 24-19-43 with 131 PIM in 65 games…was Hamilton’s fourth leading scorer & was second in goal scoring, two behind Brad Winchester’s team leading 26…was also second with 13 PPG…

2004-05: After four seasons with Baie-Comeau of the QMJHL, made professional debut with the AHL’s Edmonton Road Runners…was scoreless with five PIM with Edmonton’s AHL affiliate…

JUNIOR: Scored 78-101-179 with 385 PIM in 261 games with Baie-Comeau of the QMJHL from 2001-02 to 2004-05…twice registered 20-goal seasons with 20 in 2003-04 and career-high 36 in 2004-05…netted career-best 36-42-78 with 56 PIM in 69 games during his final season of junior hockey in 2004-05…led the Drakkar and was ranked 9th in goal scoring in QMJHL…captain of Baie-Comeau in 2003-04 and 2004-05…reached the post-season each season with Baie-Comeau, scoring 6-2-8 in 21 games…skated in three QMJHL All-Star Games (2003, 2004, 2005).