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{{Infobox ice hockey player
| position = [[Right Wing (ice hockey)|Right wing]]
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| position = [[Winger (ice hockey)|Right Wing]]/[[Centre (ice hockey)|Centre]]
 
| shoots = Right
 
| shoots = Right
 
| height_ft = 6
 
| height_ft = 6
 
| height_in = 2
 
| height_in = 2
 
| weight_lb = 214
 
| weight_lb = 214
| team = [[Chicago Blackhawks]]
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| played_for = [[St. Louis Blues]]<br />[[Toronto Maple Leafs]]<br />[[Calgary Flames]]<br />[[San Jose Sharks]]<br />[[Chicago Blackhawks]]
| former_teams = [[San Jose Sharks]]<br />[[St. Louis Blues (hockey)|St. Louis Blues]]<br />[[Toronto Maple Leafs]]<br />[[Calgary Flames]]
 
 
| league = [[National Hockey League|NHL]]
 
| league = [[National Hockey League|NHL]]
 
| ntl_team = Canada
 
| ntl_team = Canada
| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1974|10|24}}
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| birth_date = {{birth date and age|1974|10|24}}
| birth_place = [[Toronto]], [[Ontario|ON]], [[Canada|CAN]]
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| birth_place = Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
| career_start = 1996
 
| career_start = 1996
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| career_end = 2013
 
| draft = 89th overall
 
| draft = 89th overall
 
| draft_year = 1993
 
| draft_year = 1993
| draft_team = [[St. Louis Blues (hockey)|St. Louis Blues]]
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| draft_team = [[St. Louis Blues]]
| image = Jamal Mayers.jpg
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| image = JMayers.jpg
| image_size = 225px
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| image_size = 230px
| nickname =
 
 
}}
 
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'''Jamal Mayers''' (born October 24, 1974) is a professional [[ice hockey]] [[forward (ice hockey)|forward]] who currently plays for the [[Chicago Blackhawks]] of the [[National Hockey League]]. He wore jersey number 21 for the Toronto Maple Leafs and the St. Louis Blues, number 19 for the Flames, and number 10 for the [[San Jose Sharks]].
 
   
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'''Jamal Mayers''' (born Jamal David Mayers on October 24, 1974) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently an analyst for the NHL Network.
==Playing career==
 
He was drafted 89th overall by the [[St. Louis Blues (hockey)|St. Louis Blues]] in the [[1993 NHL Entry Draft]] and played his whole career for the Blues until he was traded to the Maple Leafs in exchange of a 3rd round pick in the [[2008 NHL Entry Draft]] on June 19, 2008, one day before the draft.
 
   
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Jamal was a member of the 2013 Stanley cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks. He also spent time playing for St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames and the San Jose Sharks.
On January 31, 2010, Mayers was traded along with [[Matt Stajan]], [[Niklas Hagman]] and [[Ian White (ice hockey)|Ian White]] to the [[Calgary Flames]] for [[Dion Phaneuf]], [[Fredrik Sjöström]] and prospect Keith Aulie.<ref>{{cite news|url=http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=515662|title=Leafs land Flames' Phaneuf in blockbuster deal|last=Roarke|first=Shawn P.|date=January 31, 2010|work=[[NHL.com]]|accessdate=31 January 2010}}</ref>
 
   
 
==Playing Career==
He signed with the [[San Jose Sharks]] at the end of the season for a one year contract.<ref>[http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=535537]</ref>
 
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Prior to being drafted in the NHL, Jamal was a star player at Western Michigan University from 1992-96.
   
 
He was drafted 89th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the [[1993 NHL Entry Draft]] and played for the Blues until June 19, 2008 when he was traded to the Maple Leafs in exchange of a 3rd round pick in the [[2008 NHL Entry Draft]] one day before the draft.
On June 20, 2011, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced that Mayers, and fellow teammate [[Scott Nichol]], would not be resigned for the 2011-2012 season.<ref>{{cite web|title=Sharks won't re-sign Nichol, Mayers and Wallin|url=http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=566454&cmpid=rss-News%20in%20English|work=nhl.com|publisher=NHL|accessdate=20 June 2011}}</ref>
 
   
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On January 31, 2010, Jamal was traded along with [[Matt Stajan]], [[Niklas Hagman]] and Ian White to the Calgary Flames for [[Dion Phaneuf]], [[Fredrik Sjostrom]] and prospect [[Keith Aulie]].
On July 1, 2011, Mayers signed with the [[Chicago Blackhawks]] to a one year contract worth $550,000.<ref>{{cite web|title=TSN Free Agent Tracker|url=http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/feature/?id=25880|work=The Sports Network|accessdate=1 July 2011}}</ref>
 
   
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Jamal signed with the San Jose Sharks at the end of the season for a one-year contract. On June 20, 2011, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced that Jamal and teammate [[Scott Nichol]] would not be re-signed for the 2011-2012 season.
== International ==
 
Mayers was a member of the 2007 Canadian [[IIHF]] [[World Championship]] team that won gold in a 4–2 win against [[Finland]] in [[Moscow]].
 
   
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On July 1, 2011, Jamal signed with the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract worth $550,000. The Blackhawks re-signed him to a one-year contract worth $600,000 for the 2012–13 season.
==Career statistics==
 
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During the 2011–12 season, Jamal was headbutted by the Minnesota Wild's [[Nate Prosser]] during a scrum in front of the net. Prosser apologized to him after the game and was given a one game suspension for his actions by the NHL.
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On June 24, 2013, Jamal won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks when they defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the [[2013 Stanley Cup Finals]]. This was his first Stanley cup win in his 15 years in the NHL.
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Even though he did not play in the Stanley Cup Finals, the Blackhawks were successful in petitioning to have Jamal's name engraved on the Stanley Cup.
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On December 13, 2013, Jamal officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League.
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==Career Statistics==
 
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| [[1996–97 NHL season|1996–97]]
 
| [[1996–97 NHL season|1996–97]]
| [[St. Louis Blues (hockey)|St. Louis Blues]]
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| [[St. Louis Blues]]
 
| [[National Hockey League|NHL]]
 
| [[National Hockey League|NHL]]
 
| 6
 
| 6
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| —
 
| —
 
| —
 
| —
|- ALIGN="center"
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|- ALIGN="center"
 
| [[1997–98 AHL season|1997–98]]
 
| [[1997–98 AHL season|1997–98]]
 
| Worcester IceCats
 
| Worcester IceCats
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| —
 
| —
 
| —
 
| —
|- ALIGN="center"
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|- ALIGN="center"
 
| [[1998–99 NHL season|1998–99]]
 
| [[1998–99 NHL season|1998–99]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
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| 8
 
| 8
 
|- ALIGN="center" bgcolor="#f0f0f0"
 
|- ALIGN="center" bgcolor="#f0f0f0"
| [[1999–2000 NHL season|1999–2000]]
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| [[1999–2000 NHL season|1999–00]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| NHL
 
| NHL
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| 4
 
| 4
 
| 2
 
| 2
|- ALIGN="center"
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|- ALIGN="center"
 
| [[2000–01 NHL season|2000–01]]
 
| [[2000–01 NHL season|2000–01]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
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| 3
 
| 3
 
| 2
 
| 2
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|- ALIGN="center"
 
| [[2002–03 NHL season|2002–03]]
 
| [[2002–03 NHL season|2002–03]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
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| 0
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 0
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|- ALIGN="center"
 
| 2004–05
 
| 2004–05
| [[Hammarby IF Hockey|Hammarby IF]]
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| [[Hammarby IF Hockey (1921–2008)|Hammarby IF]]
| [[HockeyAllsvenskan|Swe-1]]
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| [[HockeyAllsvenskan|HA]]
 
| 19
 
| 19
 
| 9
 
| 9
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| 2004–05
 
| 2004–05
 
| [[Missouri River Otters]]
 
| [[Missouri River Otters]]
| [[UHL]]
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| [[United Hockey League|UHL]]
 
| 13
 
| 13
 
| 5
 
| 5
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| —
 
| —
 
| —
 
| —
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| [[2005–06 NHL season|2005–06]]
 
| [[2005–06 NHL season|2005–06]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
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| —
 
| —
 
| —
 
| —
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| [[2006–07 NHL season|2006–07]]
 
| [[2006–07 NHL season|2006–07]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
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| —
 
| —
 
| —
 
| —
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| [[2007–08 NHL season|2007–08]]
 
| [[2007–08 NHL season|2007–08]]
 
| St. Louis Blues
 
| St. Louis Blues
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| —
 
| —
 
| —
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| [[2010–11 NHL season|2010–11]]
 
| [[2010–11 NHL season|2010–11]]
 
| [[San Jose Sharks]]
 
| [[San Jose Sharks]]
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| 0
 
| 0
 
| 12
 
| 12
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|- ALIGN="center" bgcolor="#f0f0f0"
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| [[2011–12 NHL season|2011–12]]
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| [[Chicago Blackhawks]]
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| NHL
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| 81
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| 6
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| 9
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| 15
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| 91
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| 3
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| 0
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| 0
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| 0
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| 0
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|- ALIGN="center"
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| [[2012–13 NHL season|2012–13]]
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| Chicago Blackhawks
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| NHL
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| 19
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| 0
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| 2
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| 2
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| 16
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| —
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| —
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| —
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! colspan="3" | NHL totals
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! 90
! 118
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! 129
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! 219
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! 63
 
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==International play==
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===International Statistics===
[[File:Jamal Mayers 2006.jpg|thumb|right|Mayers in 2006 with the St. Louis Blues]]
 
Played for [[Canada national men's ice hockey team|Canada]] in:
 
 
*[[2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships|2007 World Championships]] (gold medal)
 
*[[2008 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships|2008 World Championships]] (silver medal)
 
 
===International statistics===
 
 
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==See also==
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==International Play==
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{{MedalTableTop|name=no}}
*[[List of black NHL players]]
 
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{{MedalCountry|{{ih|CAN}}}}
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{{MedalSport|[[Ice hockey]]}}
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{{MedalCompetition|[[Ice Hockey World Championships|World Championships]]}}
 
{{MedalGold|[[2007 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships|2007 Moscow]]|}}
 
{{MedalSilver|[[2008 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships|2008 Halifax/Quebec City]]|}}
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{{MedalBottom}}
   
 
Jamal was a member of the 2007 Canadian IIHF World Championship team that won gold in a 4–2 win against Finland in Moscow.
==References==
 
{{reflist|2}}
 
   
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Jamal has played for Canada in the:
==External links==
 
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*2007 World Championships (gold medal)
*{{hockeydb|6059}}
 
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*2008 World Championships (silver medal)
 
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| NAME = Mayers, Jamal
 
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| DATE OF BIRTH = 1974-10-24
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH = [[Toronto]], [[Ontario|ON]], [[Canada|CAN]]
 
| DATE OF DEATH =
 
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[[Category:Western Michigan Broncos men's ice hockey players]]
 
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[[Category:Stanley Cup champions]]

Revision as of 00:24, 5 January 2014

Jamal Mayers
Born October 24, 1974 (1974-10-24) (age 47)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing/Centre
Shoots Right
Played for St. Louis Blues
Toronto Maple Leafs
Calgary Flames
San Jose Sharks
Chicago Blackhawks
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 89th overall, 1993
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1996–2013

Jamal Mayers (born Jamal David Mayers on October 24, 1974) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently an analyst for the NHL Network.

Jamal was a member of the 2013 Stanley cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks. He also spent time playing for St. Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames and the San Jose Sharks.

Playing Career

Prior to being drafted in the NHL, Jamal was a star player at Western Michigan University from 1992-96.

He was drafted 89th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft and played for the Blues until June 19, 2008 when he was traded to the Maple Leafs in exchange of a 3rd round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft one day before the draft.

On January 31, 2010, Jamal was traded along with Matt Stajan, Niklas Hagman and Ian White to the Calgary Flames for Dion Phaneuf, Fredrik Sjostrom and prospect Keith Aulie.

Jamal signed with the San Jose Sharks at the end of the season for a one-year contract. On June 20, 2011, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced that Jamal and teammate Scott Nichol would not be re-signed for the 2011-2012 season.

On July 1, 2011, Jamal signed with the Chicago Blackhawks to a one-year contract worth $550,000. The Blackhawks re-signed him to a one-year contract worth $600,000 for the 2012–13 season.

During the 2011–12 season, Jamal was headbutted by the Minnesota Wild's Nate Prosser during a scrum in front of the net. Prosser apologized to him after the game and was given a one game suspension for his actions by the NHL.

On June 24, 2013, Jamal won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks when they defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals. This was his first Stanley cup win in his 15 years in the NHL.

Even though he did not play in the Stanley Cup Finals, the Blackhawks were successful in petitioning to have Jamal's name engraved on the Stanley Cup.

On December 13, 2013, Jamal officially announced his retirement from the National Hockey League.

Career Statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1991–92 Thornhill Thunderbirds MetJHL 56 38 69 107 36
1992–93 Western Michigan University NCAA 38 8 17 25 26
1993–94 Western Michigan University NCAA 40 17 32 49 40
1994–95 Western Michigan University NCAA 39 13 33 46 40
1995–96 Western Michigan University NCAA 38 17 22 39 75
1996–97 Worcester IceCats AHL 62 12 14 26 104 5 4 5 9 4
1996–97 St. Louis Blues NHL 6 0 1 1 2
1997–98 Worcester IceCats AHL 61 19 24 43 117 11 3 4 7 10
1998–99 Worcester IceCats AHL 20 9 7 16 24
1998–99 St. Louis Blues NHL 34 4 5 9 40 11 0 1 1 8
1999–00 St. Louis Blues NHL 79 7 10 17 90 7 0 4 4 2
2000–01 St. Louis Blues NHL 77 8 13 21 117 15 2 3 5 8
2001–02 St. Louis Blues NHL 77 9 8 17 99 10 3 0 3 2
2002–03 St. Louis Blues NHL 15 2 5 7 8
2003–04 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 6 5 11 91 5 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Hammarby IF HA 19 9 13 22 36
2004–05 Missouri River Otters UHL 13 5 2 7 68
2005–06 St. Louis Blues NHL 67 15 11 26 129
2006–07 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 8 14 22 89
2007–08 St. Louis Blues NHL 80 12 15 27 91
2008–09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 71 7 9 16 82
2009–10 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 44 2 6 8 78
2009–10 Calgary Flames NHL 27 1 5 6 53
2010–11 San Jose Sharks NHL 78 3 11 14 124 12 0 0 0 12
2011–12 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 81 6 9 15 91 3 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 19 0 2 2 16
NHL totals 915 90 129 219 1200 63 5 8 13 32

International Statistics

Year Event   GP G A Pts PIM
2007 WC 9 4 1 5 8
2008 WC 9 2 3 5 2
Senior int'l totals 18 6 4 10 10

International Play

Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2007 Moscow
Silver 2008 Halifax/Quebec City

Jamal was a member of the 2007 Canadian IIHF World Championship team that won gold in a 4–2 win against Finland in Moscow.

Jamal has played for Canada in the:

  • 2007 World Championships (gold medal)
  • 2008 World Championships (silver medal)