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Jonathan Cheechoo
Jonathan Cheechoo
Right Wing
Number: 41
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 206
Shoots: Right
Born: 15 Jul 1980
Birthplace: Moose Factory, ON, Canada
Acquired: Acquired from San Jose along with Milan Michalek and a second-round pick in 2010 in exchange for Dany Heatley and a fifth-round pick in 2010
Drafted: SJS / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (29th overall)
2008-09: Sixth amongst San Jose forwards in hits (107) … Tied single-game career high in assists with three against the N.Y. Islanders on Jan. 3, which marked his 400th career game … Recorded six multi-point games … Missed 16 games due to injury. 2007-08:Second on team in shots (220) and third in goals (23) … Second on team in power-play goals (10) … Missed 13 games due to injury … Registered ninth career hat trick and four points (3-1) against Nashville (2/9/08) … Earned 100th assist at Colorado (12/3/08) … Had seven multi-point games … Assist in Game 5 of the conference semifinal against Dallas (5/2/08) tied him for third (33) on the all-time Sharks playoff points list. 2006-07: Tied for 14th in the league and led San Jose in goals (37) … His eight hat tricks in a two-season span (2005-06, 2006-07) equalled the highest two-season total since 1991 in the NHL … Voted to the starting line-up for the 2007 NHL All-Star Game … Two goals at Los Angeles (11/9/06) gave him 100 for his career … Missed six games to injury. 2005-06: Won the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy, awarded to the NHL’s annual goal-scoring leader … Led NHL in game-winning goals (11) and tied for second in power-play goals (24) … First player to record five or more hat tricks in one season since Mario Lemieux had six in 1995-96 … Recorded his fifth hat trick of the season and set a career high in points (five) against Anaheim (4/15/06) … Became second aboriginal player in NHL history (Reggie Leach of Philadelphia, twice) to score 50 goals in a season with his first goal at Phoenix (4/10/06) … Set personal season high with nine game-winning goals … Tied for first on team with 28 multi-point games … Scored team record 19 power-play goals … Registered first hat trick against Anaheim (12/20/05), converting his second career penalty shot … Tied for second on Sharks in points and second in goals during the playoffs. 2004-05: Joined HV71 (Swedish Elite) … Scored two goals in his debut (12/28/04) … Tied for 11th on team in goals (five) despite playing in less than half of the games (20). 2003-04: Tied for third on team in points, tied for first in goals and assists … Tied for fourth in NHL and led Sharks with nine game-winning goals … Scored on his first NHL penalty shot versus Columbus (2/23/05, 4-2 win, on Pascal Leclaire) … Posted four assists for Western Conference at the NHL YoungStars Game (2/7/05) … Third on team in scoring and assists. 2002-03: Registered first career multi-point game (1-1) versus Chicago (12/28/02). 2001-02: Tied for fourth on Cleveland in goals and fifth in points … Starter for the Canadian all-star team at the AHL all-star game. 2000-01: Recalled to San Jose (4/16/01) … Selected to AHL all-rookie team … Fifth on Kentucky in scoring, tied for second in goals … Selected to the Canadian all-Sstar team for the AHL all-star game. 1999-00: Fourth in OHL in goals and fifth in points while leading Belleville and setting personal bests in both categories. 1998-99: Finished second on club in assists and third in scoring … Led Belleville to OHL championship and skated in the Memorial Cup. 1997-98: Third on Belleville in goals (31), assists (45) and points (76) … Second among OHL rookies in scoring … Named to OHL all-rookie team.