Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Jay McClement
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 03/02/1983
AGE: 32
DRAFTED: STL: 2001-57 overall
Traded to Colorado by St. Louis with Erik Johnson and St. Louis' 1st round choice (Duncan Siemens) in 2011 Entry Draft for Kevin Shattenkirk, Chris Stewart and Colorado's 2nd round choice (Ty Rattie) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 18, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 2, 2014.
Jay and his wife have a son named Reid and spend their summers in Kingston, Ont… Jay started playing hockey at the age of 3 and his first youth team was the Gananoque Islanders… His dad had the biggest influence on his career and the best advice he ever received was to “put in the work every day”… His favorite team growing up was Montreal and his favorite player was Patrick Roy… Jay’s first job was working as an electrician’s apprentice and he says if he was not playing hockey, he would be an electrician… His favorite television show is Breaking Bad and his favorite movie is The Usual Suspects… He enjoys watching tennis and horse racing and his favorite athlete outside of hockey is Roger Federer… Jay enjoys boating, golfing and spending time with his family when he is away from the rink… His nickname is JMac and he does the exact same off-ice workout on every game day… His favorite vacation spot is Italy and favorite type of food is sushi… He has worn No. 18 whenever it was available dating back to junior hockey… Jay’s most memorable hockey moment was Toronto’s series against Boston in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs… His favorite road city is New York, favorite road arena is United Center and favorite team to play against is Montreal.

2014-15 Season
Completed his 10th NHL season and first with the Hurricanes… Scored seven goals and earned 14 assists in 82 games… Was one of two Hurricanes to appear in all 82 games… Ranked 10th on the team in points (21)… Ranked second on the team and 12th in the NHL in faceoff win percentage (55.4%)… Led the Hurricanes in shorthanded time on ice (2:10 per game)… Ranked first among Carolina forwards with 53 blocked shots… The Hurricanes were 11-5-3 when he recorded a point… Made his Hurricanes debut and skated 13:10 in the season opener vs. NYI (10/10)… Recorded his first Hurricanes point with an assist vs. BUF (10/14)… Logged a season-high 21:46 of ice time and was (+1) at NYR (10/16)… Won 7-of-8 faceoffs (87.5%) at BOS (11/15)… Appeared in his 700th NHL game, recorded an assist and was a season-high (+3) at DAL (11/18)… Netted his first Hurricanes goal vs. DET (12/7)… Recorded his first multi-point game of the season with two assists at MIN (2/14)… Earned his first multi-goal game with Carolina with a pair of goals at NYI (2/28)… Scored the game-winning goal vs. PIT (3/26)… Longest point streak: 2 games (1/17-1/19: 0g, 2a; 2/14-2/16: 0g, 2a; 2/28-3/2: 1g, 2a)… Multi-goal games: 1 (2/28 at NYI: 2g, 0a)… Multi-assist games: 1 (2/14 at MIN: 0g, 2a)… Multi-point games: 2 (2/14 at MIN: 0g, 2a; 2/28 at NYI: 2g, 0a).

Is in his 11th NHL season and second with the Hurricanes… Signed a two-year contract extension with Carolina on 3/1/15 that goes through the 2016-17 season… Has represented Canada in a number of international competitions… Won a silver medal as an alternate captain for Team Ontario at the 2000 World Under-17 Challenge… Won a gold medal with Canada’s Under-18 Team at the Four Nations tournament in Slovakia in August 2000… Won a silver medal at the 2002 World Junior Championship with Canada, registered one goal and one assist in seven games… Won silver with Canada at the 2003 World Junior Championship, totaling three points (1g, 2a) in six games… Captured gold for Canada along with Cam Ward, Eric Staal and Jordan Staal at the 2007 IIHF World Championship, notching four points (2g, 2a) in nine games… Scored the fastest Canadian goal from the start of a World Championship game, finding the net 8 seconds into a game vs. Team USA (5/7/07).

Totaled 29 points (13g, 16a) in 63 games during his first season in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with Brampton… Was teammates with Jay Harrison in Brampton… Tallied four assists for the Battalion in six playoff games.

Played 66 games for Brampton (OHL) totaling 49 points (30g, 19a) and 61 penalty minutes… Ranked second among Battalion skaters in goals… Played in the 2001 CHL Top Prospects Game.

Established his OHL career high with 55 points (26g, 29a) in 61 games for Brampton… Ranked second on the team in goals and points.

Served as Brampton’s team captain during his fourth OHL season, tallying 49 points (22g, 27a) in 45 games… Ranked third on the team in goals… Completed his junior career ranked second on Brampton’s all-time scoring list with 182 points (91g, 91a), behind only Raffi Torres (223)… Named the OHL Eastern Conference's top player in the “Best on Faceoffs,” “Best Checker,” “Best Defensive Forward,” and “Best Penalty Killer” categories… Joined the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate in Worcester following the season, appearing in one playoff game.

Totaled 25 points (12g, 13a) in his first full professional season with Worcester (AHL)… Played 10 playoff games for Worcester, collecting 3 assists as the IceCats beat Manchester before falling to Hartford in the second round.

Ranked first among Worcester skaters in games played (79), points (51) and assists (34)… Netted five shorthanded goals.

Completed his rookie NHL season, appearing in 67 games for St. Louis and earning 27 points (6g, 21a)… Also played 11 games for Peoria (AHL), totaling nine points (4g, 5a)… Made NHL debut at DET (10/5)… Became the fifth player in NHL history to score his first career goal on a penalty shot, beating Nikolai Khabibulin vs. CHI (10/11)… Appeared in four Calder Cup Playoff games for Peoria, earning two assists.

Played his first full season in the NHL, tallying 36 points (8g, 28a) in 81 games for the Blues… Established career-highs for assists, points and penalty minutes (55)… Played his 100th career NHL game at PIT (12/19)… Collected a career-high 19 penalty minutes at NSH (12/26)… Twice registered career-high, six-game point streaks, from 1/6-1/18 (1g, 6a) and from 3/27-4/5 (1g, 5a).

Played 81 games for St. Louis, totaling 22 points (9g, 13a) with 26 penalty minutes… Scored the first road penalty shot goal in St. Louis Blues franchise history, beating Jose Theodore at COL (12/9)… Played his 200th career NHL game vs. TB (2/5).

Established career highs in games played (82) and goals (12), totaling 26 points (12g, 14a) for the Blues… Ranked first among all NHL forwards in shorthanded time on ice (315:08)… Registered a career-high three-game goal-streak from 2/24-2/28 (3 goals)… Earned his 100th career NHL point (goal) at CBJ (2/3)… Played his 300th career NHL game at CGY (3/20)… Made his Stanley Cup playoff debut, in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at VAN (4/15)… Appeared in all four of the Blues’ opening-round games against the Canucks.

Appeared in all 82 games, totaling 29 points (11g, 18a) for St. Louis… Ranked first among all NHL forwards in total shorthanded time on ice (306:53) and shorthanded time on ice per game (3:44)… Ranked ninth in the NHL in faceoffs taken and first among Blues skaters in faceoff wins (701)… Was tied for second on the team in game-winning goals (3).

Split the season between St. Louis and Colorado, playing 56 games for St. Louis and earning 16 points (6g, 10a) before being traded on 2/18… Acquired by the Avalanche and totaled four points (1g, 3a) in 24 games for Colorado… Did not miss a game for either team, marking the third consecutive season in which he did not miss a game he could have played… Recorded his first career hat-trick vs. ATL (10/30)… Went 11-for-11 on faceoffs vs. NSH (11/11), becoming the first Blues player to go unblemished on at least 10 draws since the NHL began keeping faceoff statistics… Made his Avalanche debut at SJ (2/19)… Netted his first goal with Colorado abd collected an assist at PHX (4/1).

Played 80 games for Colorado, totaling 17 points (10g, 7a) with 31 penalty minutes… Ranked first on the team in shorthanded time on ice per game (3:06)… Saw his consecutive games played streak end at 275 games vs. NYI (11/10), marking his first missed game since 3/4/08… Earned a season-high two points (1g, 1a) at PIT (11/15)… Scored his fourth career shorthanded goal vs. NJ (11/30)… Played his 500th career NHL game at CGY (12/8).

Appeared in all 48 games for the Maple Leafs, totaling 17 points (9g, 8a)… Ranked first in the NHL in total shorthanded time on ice (175:59) and shorthanded time on ice per game (3:39)… Made his Maple Leafs debut at MTL (1/19)… Netted his first goal with the Maple Leafs at BUF (1/29)… Played his 600th NHL game at FLA (4/25)… Appeared in all seven Stanley Cup Playoff games for Toronto.

Totaled four goals and six assists (10 points) in 81 games played… Ranked sixth in the NHL in total shorthanded time on ice (277:22) and tied for seventh in shorthanded time on ice per game (3:25)… Was second among NHL forwards in total shorthanded time on ice and first among forwards in shorthanded time on ice per game… Led the Maple Leafs and ranked 22nd in the NHL in faceoff percentage (53.6).