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Jason Demers
Jason Demers
Defenseman  - SJS
(duh-murhs)
Number: 5
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Right
Born: Jun 9, 1988  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Dorval, QC, Canada
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Drafted: SJS / 2008 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (186th overall)
2011-12: Tied his career high with four goals on the season…Had a goal in two out of his last three games (2-0=2)…Scored a power play goal on March 31 vs. Dallas…Activated from injured reserve on Feb. 19…Placed on injured reserve on Feb. 2…Earned an assist on Dec. 15 vs. Colorado…Scored his first goal of the season with a power play tally vs. Chicago on Nov. 23…Recorded an assist and was a +2 in the season opener on Oct. 8 vs. Phoenix...Playoffs:Appeared in three games.

CAREER 2010-11: Led Sharks in plus/minus (plus-19)…Second amongst team defensemen in points…Surpassed his rookie season point output with his 22nd point of the season on March 17 vs. Minnesota…Primary assist on Thornton’s game-tying goal with 2:58 left in regulation on March 1 vs. Colorado…Registered his first goal and multi-point game of the season (two) at Philadelphia on Dec. 8…Activated off injured reserve and returned to action on Dec. 6 vs. Detroit…Missed six games due to upper body injury (11/24-12/4)…Playoffs: Missed entire WCF series vs. Vancouver (lower body)…Scored first goal in WCQF Game 4…Registered a game-high six blocked shots in WCQF Game 1.

2009-10: Selected as the PlayStation “Sharks Rookie of the Year” in a vote by Bay Area media…T-4th amongst rookie defensemen in points...Recorded first fighting major on March 31 at Dallas (Mark Fistric)…Tied the single-game franchise record for power play goals by a defenseman with two vs. Minnesota on Jan. 30, matching Boyle and Doug Wilson’s mark…Earned his first career point (assist) and was a plus-2 at Anaheim on Oct. 3. The goal scorer, Benn Ferriero, and the players who got assists, Demers and Frazer McLaren, all registered their first NHL career point on that goal. This was only the second time in the last 29 seasons that three players got their first NHL point on the same goal. The last time it happened was on Oct. 4, 2007, when the Coyotes Daniel Winnik scored against St. Louis with assists from Martin Hanzal and Craig Weller…Split season between San Jose and Worcester (AHL)...Playoffs: Scored first postseason goal, a power play tally, in WCF Game 1...Recorded first career postseason multi-point game (two assists) in WCSF Game 1...Recorded his first NHL postseason point with an assist in WCQF Game 5...Made postseason debut on April 14 in WCQF Game 1.

2008-09: Led Worcester (AHL) in plus/minus (plus-15)…Second amongst team defensemen in points…Scored first professional goal on Dec. 7 vs. Portland…Recorded two-thirds of a “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” in his professional debut with an assist and a fighting major (11 PIM) at Lowell on Oct. 11…Playoffs: Second amongst team defensemen in points.

2007-08: Led league defensemen in points (second on team) and assists (led team)...Fourth on team in PIM...Participated in San Jose’s development camp as a tryout before the season.

2006-07: Second among defensemen on Victoriaville (QMJHL) in points…Recorded five goals and 19 assists in 69 games.

2005-06: Began the season with Moncton before getting traded to Victoriaville...Posted 19 points in 54 games between the two teams.

2004-05: Made QMJHL debut with Moncton.

PERSONAL: “Ocho” or “JD” lists these favorites: Mexican (food); Soccer (sport besides hockey); “Boss” (nickname he wishes he had); Great personality (personal quality he admires); Shrimp (food he refuses to eat); Bora Bora Blade (fantasy hockey team name); Seinfeld (TV show); John Mayer (musician); Sergei Gonchar (hockey idol); Family (biggest influence on hockey career); Skates (equipment he gives most attention to); Montreal (favorite road city)…Scoring a goal against Chicago in the 2010 Western Conference Finals was his favorite hockey moment…thinks Pavel Datsyuk is the most exciting player to watch in the NHL…Thinks Michael Grabner is the fastest skater in the NHL…Thinks either Douglas Murray or Shane Doan is the hardest hitter in the NHL…Thinks the Vancouver Canucks have the best non-Sharks jerseys in the NHL…Would like to remove the trapezoid rule…Best teammate he’s ever had in his career was Rob Blake…Feels that Antti Niemi is the teammate most likely to wear a speedo to the beach…Says Dan Boyle or Patrick Marleau would be the best figure skaters…James Sheppard is the funniest teammate…Ryane Clowe is the best dressed teammate…Joe Thornton is the best teammate under pressure…Douglas Murray would be the best teammate on Dancing With The Stars.

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 41 38 23 79
J. Thornton 82 11 65 20 76
P. Marleau 82 33 37 0 70
L. Couture 65 23 31 21 54
B. Burns 69 22 26 26 48
T. Wingels 77 16 22 11 38
D. Boyle 75 12 24 -8 36
J. Demers 75 5 29 14 34
T. Hertl 37 15 10 11 25
M. Nieto 66 10 14 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 12 5 2 .932 1.87
A. Niemi 39 17 7 .913 2.39
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