Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
Jaccob Slavin
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 05/01/1994
AGE: 21
DRAFTED: CAR: 2012-120 overall
NCHC All-Rookie Team (2014) NCHC Rookie of the Year (2014) NCHC Second All-Star Team (2014) NCHC First All-Star Team (2015)
Selected by the Hurricanes in the fourth round, 120th overall, in the 2012 NHL Draft…Begins his professional career in 2015-16 after signing a three-year, entry-level contract on 7/1/15… Had 42 points (10g, 32a) in 66 career collegiate games for Colorado College (NCHC)… Represented the United States at the 2014 World Junior Championship in Sweden, totaling two points (1g, 1a) and a plus-1 rating in five games… Completed his United States Hockey League (USHL) career with 64 points (9g, 55a) in 139 career United States Hockey League (USHL) games with the Chicago Steel… Played for the Colorado Thunderbirds prior to beginning his USHL career… Appeared in his first USHL season with Chicago in 2010-11, also spending time with the Colorado Thunderbirds’ U-16 and U-18 squads… Netted one goal in 17 games with Chicago in 2010-11… Led all Steel defensemen and ranked tied for eighth among USHL blueliners in scoring with 30 points (3g, 27a) in 2011-12… Also ranked third among Chicago skaters and fifth among USHL defensemen in assists (27) in 2011-12… Completed his final USHL season with Chicago in 2012-13, leading Steel defensemen and ranking tied for sixth among USHL defensemen in scoring with 33 points (5g, 28a)… Established USHL career highs in games played (62), goals (5), assists (28), points (33) and penalty minutes (33)… Named National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) Rookie of the Year after notching five goals and 20 assists (25 points) in 32 games during his freshman season at Colorado College in 2013-14… Also named to the 2013-14 NCHC All-Rookie Team and NCHC Second All-Star Team… Led all Tigers skaters in points and assists and was tied for 16th among all NCAA defensemen in scoring… Earned an assist in his collegiate debut vs. Minnesota-Duluth (10/18/13)… Netted his first college goal in his second game, vs. Minnesota-Duluth (10/19/13).

2014-15: Named to the NCHC First All-Star Team after totaling five goals and 12 assists (17 points) during his sophomore season at Colorado College… Led Tigers defensemen in assists and points and was tied for first in goals… Assisted on both Colorado College goals at Boston College (10/24)… Earned a career-high three points in consecutive games with a goal and two assists in wins at Connecticut (1/6) and vs. Omaha (1/20)… Matched his career high with two goals at Denver (2/21).