|Born|| April 29, 1985 |
Terrebonne, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)|
| AHL team|
| Springfield Falcons|
Edmonton Road Runners
Oklahoma City Barons
San Antonio Rampage
|NHL Draft|| 68th overall, 2003|
Jean-Francois Jacques (born on April 29, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League (AHL) on a professional tryout.
Jean-Francois was drafted in the second round (68th overall) by the Oilers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Prior to his professional career, he played for four seasons with the Baie-Comeau Drakkar of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).
Jean-Francois made his professional debut with the Edmonton Road Runners of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2004–05, appearing in six games as a late-season call-up.
Following Oilers training camp for the 2005–06 season, he was assigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL. where he played the first half of the season.
Jean-Francois was recalled to the Oilers to replace injured forward Ethan Moreau, making his NHL debut on February 2, 2006 against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
He broke through and began the 2009–10 season with a regular spot on the Oilers' checking line.
On November 3, 2010, the Oilers assigned Jean-Francois to their AHL affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons for conditioning.
On September 24, 2011, he was suspended for the remainder of the pre-season and the first five games of the regular season due to leaving the bench to initiate a fight with Mike Duco of the Vancouver Canucks.
On July 5, 2012, Jean-Francois signed a one-year, two way deal with the Florida Panthers.
He was directly assigned to start the 2012–13 season with affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage, due to the 2012 NHL lockout.
Failing to establish a defined role with the Rampage, he was traded by the Panthers to the Tampa Bay Lightning for future considerations on January 21, 2013.
On August 16, 2013, Jean-Francois signed a PTO with the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League.
|2004–05||Edmonton Road Runners||AHL||6||0||0||0||5||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Oklahoma City Barons||AHL||4||1||0||1||15||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||24||5||2||7||37||—||—||—||—||—|