Jesse Blacker
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 04/19/1991
DRAFTED: TOR: 2009-58 overall
Traded to Anaheim by Toronto with Toronto's 2nd round choice (Marcus Pettersson) in 2014 Entry Draft and Anaheim's 7th round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Ondrej Kase) in 2014 Entry Draft for Peter Holland and Brad Staubitz, November 16, 2013. Traded to Florida by Anaheim with future considerations for Colby Robak, December 4, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Texas (AHL), July 7, 2015.
Split his fourth AHL season with Norfolk and Toronto in 2013-14, earning 6-19=25 points with 23 PIM in 55 games…set career highs in points, goals and assists…was acquired from Toronto on Nov. 16 and played the remainder of the season with Norfolk, ranking second among team defensemen in points and goals, and tied for second in assists…earned a career-high three assists (0-3=3) in a 5-4 win, Jan. 10 @ Portland…the three-point game sparked a career-best five-game scoring streak (2-5=7), set from Jan. 10-18…added one goal (1-0=1) in 10 Calder Cup Playoff games with Norfolk…appeared in his third AHL season with Toronto in 2012-13, scoring 4-7=11 points with 33 PIM in 61 games…also played four postseason games, recording one assist…appeared in his second AHL season with Toronto in 2011-12, registering 1-15=16 points with a +8 rating and 73 PIM…scored his first career AHL goal, Feb. 10 vs. San Antonio…added one assist in six Calder Cup Playoff games...appeared in his first AHL season in 2009-10, collecting one assist in six games…picked up his first career AHL point (assist) along with a +2 rating in his professional debut, Mar. 20 vs. Hamilton…played four seasons in the OHL with Windsor and Owen Sound from 2007-11, collecting 20-92=112 points with a +44 rating and 217 PIM in 203 games...helped Windsor to a Memorial Cup win in 2009 with 0-4=4 points in 20 playoff games…led Owen Sound to the 2011 OHL Championship and a Memorial Cup appearance with 5-11=16 points in 22 games.