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Jesse Winchester
Jesse Winchester
(JEH-see WIHN-chehst-uhr)
Number: 18
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Right
Born: 4 Oct 1983
Birthplace: Long Sault, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free-agent to a one-year contract on March 24, 2008, and re-signed on May 29, 2008 to multi-year deal.
2010-11: Played 200th career game vs. Montreal on April 7 (3-2 OT win) … Recorded career highs in goals (four) and penalty minutes (42) … Sustained a lower-body injury on Feb. 7 and missed eight regular season games, returned March 1 vs. Boston (1-0 loss) … Posted a season-high in the faceoff circle by winning 12 of 14 draws (86 per cent) March 15 vs. Pittsburgh. 2009-10: Started season on a conditioning stint with Binghamton (AHL), following a pre-season injury … Played his 100th career NHL game against Montreal on Dec. 28 (4-2 win) … Missed 19 games to injury. 2008-09: Ranked 14th (tie) among all NHL rookies in games played (76) … Recorded first NHL point, an assist, in his third NHL game against Pittsburgh in Stockholm (10/5/08, 3-1 win) … Scored first NHL goal against Philadelphia (11/6/08, 4-1 win) … Had three multi-point games … Missed six games to injury. 2007-08: Made pro debut at Boston (3/29/08, 4-0 loss) … In 40 games with the Colgate Red Raiders, recorded eight goals and added a team- and league-leading 29 assists for 37 points … Served as Colgate’s team captain … Named the ECAC’s player of the week on two occasions, Oct. 15 and Jan. 21. Collegiate career: Played in 143 games over his four-year career at Colgate, scoring 40 goals and adding 74 assists for 114 points while adding 158 penalty minutes. Junior career: Played for the Cornwall Colts of the Central Junior Hockey League… Named team’s most valuable player in 2003-04, scoring 23 goals and adding a league-leading 59 assists for 82 points in 54 games … Prior to playing with Cornwall, he played for the Winchester Hawks of the Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey League.