Jay Beagle
Born October 16, 1985 (1985-10-16) (age 33)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
NHL team Washington Capitals
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present

Jay Beagle (born on October 16, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre who currently plays for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing CareerEdit

Jay played for the Calgary Royals of the AJHL in 2003–04 and 2004–05. He then played for the University of Alaska-Anchorage in 2005–06 and 2006–07.

He played for the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL in the 2006–07 season. Jay had 10 points in 8 games.

In 2007–08, he played 64 games for the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League scoring 37 points.

On March 26, 2008, Jay was signed as a free agent by the Washington Capitals. On February 11, 2009, he made his NHL debut for the Capitals during a 5–4 shootout loss to the New York Rangers and registered three shots on goal.

He was recalled from the Hershey Bears due to an injury suffered by Alexander Semin in practice.

On November 17, 2009, Jay recorded his first NHL point, an assist on Matt Bradley's game-winning goal in the team's 4-2 win over the New York Rangers.

On November 23, 2009, he scored his first NHL goal, an unassisted tally against the Ottawa Senators.

On July 15, 2010, Jay re-signed with the Capitals to a two-year contract. On December 15, 2010, he was recalled from Hershey.

On July 5, 2012, Jay signed a 3-year extension with the Capitals on July 5, 2012.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04Calgary RoyalsAJHL58102737100
2004–05Calgary RoyalsAJHL64284270114
2005–06University of Alaska-AnchorageNCAA31461040
2006–07University of Alaska-AnchorageNCAA3610102093
2006–07Idaho SteelheadsECHL8281041812322
2007–08Hershey BearsAHL641918374150112
2008–09Hershey BearsAHL47459371813416
2008–09Washington CapitalsNHL3000240000
2009–10Hershey BearsAHL6616193525212790
2009–10Washington CapitalsNHL71122
2010–11Hershey BearsAHL34861426
2010–11Washington CapitalsNHL312138
2011–12Washington CapitalsNHL4141523121124
2012–13Washington CapitalsNHL482681471014
NHL totals 130 9 9 18 49 23 2 1 3 8
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