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Born September 4, 1977 (1977-09-04) (age 32),
Englewood, OH, USA
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre/right wing
Shoots Right
NLA team
F. teams
HC Lugano
New York Islanders
Chicago Blackhawks
Carolina Hurricanes
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft Undrafted
Career 2001 – present

Jeffrey Hamilton (born September 4, 1977) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for HC Lugano of the Swiss National League A.

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Playing career

Hamilton spent his high school career playing for Avon Old Farms and his college career playing for Yale University where he tallied 80 goals and 174 points in 127 contests, setting the school's all-time scoring mark. In 2001 he signed with Kärpät of the SM-liiga and played there for one season before being signed by the New York Islanders. He played with their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers for two seasons before signing with the Hartford Wolf Pack, also of the AHL, in 2004.

In 2005, he started the season playing with Ak Bars Kazan of the Russian Superleague (RSL), but left after playing only eight games. He was then re-signed by the Islanders and sent back to the Sound Tigers.

In the summer of 2006, he signed as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks. After scoring a career high 18 goals and 39 points, he signed as a free agent with the Carolina Hurricanes on July 1, 2007. However, in July 2008, he was bought out of his contract and made a free agent.

On September 3, 2008, Hamiliton signed with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. [1]

On March 5, 2009, Hamilton became a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs after the team bought his contract from the Wolves.[2]

On August 5, 2009, Hamilton signed for HC Lugano of the National League A.[3]

Awards and achievements

  • 1996–97 ECAC All-Rookie Team
  • 1997–98 ECAC First All-Conference Team
  • 1997–98 NCAA East Second All-American Team
  • 1998–99 ECAC First All-Conference Team
  • 1998–99 NCAA East Second All-American Team
  • 2000–01 ECAC First All-Conference Team
  • 2000–01 NCAA East First All-American Team
  • 2003–04 AHL First All-Star Team
  • 2003–04 AHL Willie Marshall Award

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 Avon Old Farms HS 24 29 23 52
1996–97 Yale University ECAC 31 10 13 23 26
1997–98 Yale University ECAC 33 27 20 47 28
1998–99 Yale University ECAC 30 20 28 48 51
1999–00 Yale University ECAC 2 0 1 1 0
2000–01 Yale University ECAC 31 23 32 55 39
2001–02 Kärpät SM-l 39 18 15 33 16 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 67 22 16 38 35 9 3 3 6 0
2003–04 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 67 43 25 68 26 7 4 0 4 4
2003–04 New York Islanders NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 60 23 29 52 32 6 4 3 7 0
2005–06 AK Bars Kazan RSl 8 0 0 0 16
2005–06 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 39 24 25 49 28
2005–06 New York Islanders NHL 13 2 6 8 8
2006–07 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 70 18 21 39 22
2007–08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 58 9 15 24 10
2007–08 Albany River Rats AHL 9 3 6 9 6
2008–09 Chicago Wolves AHL 50 16 37 53 18
2008–09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 15 3 3 6 4
NHL totals 157 32 45 77 44
AHL totals 292 131 139 270 145 22 11 6 7 4
ECAC totals 127 80 94 174 144

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