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Jim Slater named to U.S. Men's National Team

Wednesday, 11.04.2012 / 11:55 AM / News Articles
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Jim Slater named to U.S. Men\'s National Team

The Winnipeg Jets are proud to announce that Jim Slater has been named to the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete in the 2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship. The tournament will run from May 4-20 in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.<\/p>

Jim Slater
Center - WPG
GOALS: 13 | ASST: 8 | PTS: 21
SOG: 118 | +/-: -9
The Winnipeg Jets are proud to announce that Jim Slater has been named to the U.S. Men’s National Team that will compete in the 2012 IIHF Men’s World Championship. The tournament will run from May 4-20 in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden.



Slater, 29, moved into a key role for the Jets this season, centering the team’s third-line checking unit with Chris Thorburn and Tanner Glass. Embraced by Winnipeg fans, the line has been affectionately dubbed the GST Line.



In terms of dedication and perseverance, Slater played in a career-high 78 games with the Jets this season. The 2002 first-round draft pick earned 21 points (13G, 8A) along with 42 penalty minutes. Slater was also the recipient of the Staffmax Community Service Award after his first season with the Winnipeg Jets. Slater has played in 449 career NHL games between Atlanta and Winnipeg for 121 career points (60G, 61A) and 322 career penalty minutes.

This will be the third time Slater has represented his country as he played for the United States in the IIHF World Junior Championships in 2002 as well as the IIHF World Championships in 2006.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 23 14 4 5 63 56 33
2 VAN 22 15 6 1 67 61 31
3 NSH 21 14 5 2 61 45 30
4 STL 22 14 6 2 59 46 30
5 CGY 23 13 8 2 73 64 28
6 LAK 22 11 6 5 60 53 27
7 CHI 21 12 8 1 63 44 25
8 WPG 23 11 9 3 49 53 25
9 MIN 20 12 8 0 58 44 24
10 SJS 23 10 9 4 62 64 24
11 DAL 22 9 9 4 64 74 22
12 COL 22 8 9 5 57 70 21
13 ARI 23 9 11 3 57 71 21
14 EDM 22 6 14 2 51 77 14

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Wheeler 23 8 8 1 16
A. Ladd 23 8 7 3 15
B. Little 23 7 7 4 14
M. Frolik 23 4 5 3 9
M. Scheifele 23 3 6 4 9
T. Enstrom 22 1 8 -1 9
E. Kane 15 4 4 1 8
D. Byfuglien 23 3 5 -1 8
Z. Bogosian 22 0 8 1 8
M. Perreault 23 2 4 -4 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Hutchinson 4 1 1 .947 1.50
O. Pavelec 7 8 2 .917 2.29
 
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