Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
Jason Spezza
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 06/13/1983
AGE: 33
DRAFTED: OTT: 2001-2 overall
OHL All-Rookie Team (1999) AHL All-Rookie Team (2003) AHL First All-Star Team (2005) John P. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL - Top Scorer) (2005) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (2005) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), September 19, 2012. Traded to Dallas by Ottawa with Ludwig Karlsson for Alex Chiasson. Alexander Guptill, Nicholas Paul and Dallas' 2nd round choice (later traded to New Jersey New Jersey selected Mackenzie Blackwood) in 2015 Entry Draft, July 1, 2014.
2014-15 SEASON

Finished second on the team with 45 assists and third with 62 points (17-45=62)… Was one of two Stars to play in all 82 game … Paced the Stars and ranked 17th in the NHL with a 54.0% faceoff win percentage … Tallied 11 multi-point games, including three games with three-or-more points … Posted five-plus shots on goal in nine games … Recorded three point streaks of five games or longer, including a season-long seven-game point streak (3-8=11) from Feb. 7 – 19 … Made his Dallas Stars debut on Oct. 9 vs. Chicago, earning an assist (0-1=1) for his first point in a Stars sweater … Earned a season-high four points (1-3=4) on Oct. 18 against Philadelphia … Skated in his 700th career NHL game on Nov. 8 vs. San Jose, earning an assist (0-1=1) for his 700th career NHL point to become the second player in NHL history to record his 700th point in his 700th game (Ilya Kovalchuk) … Logged a season-high 22:53 of ice time and tallied an assist (0-1=1) at Edmonton on Dec. 21 … Posted a season-best six SOG on Feb. 5 vs. Tampa Bay … Matched a season-high with three assists (0-3=3) on Feb. 17 at St. Louis … Won the gold medal with Team Canada at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER: Won the gold medal at the 2015 IIHF World Championship in the Czech Republic, registering 14 points (6-8=14) ... Won the 2012 Spengler Cup with Team Canada ... Skated with Team Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Championship, tallying seven points (4-3=7) ... Won the silver medal at the 2009 IIHF World Championship in Switzerland, recording 11 points (7-4=11) ... Earned a silver medal at the 2008 IIHF World Championship in Canada, tallying three points (1-2=3) in the tournament ... Notched four points (0-4=4) at the 2002 IIHF World Junior Championship in the Czech Republic, earning the silver medal ... Won the bronze medal at the 2001 World Junior Championship in Russia, recording six points (3-3=6) ... Appeared in seven games and recorded two points (0-2=2) for Canada at the 2000 IIHF World Junior Championship in Sweden, capturing the bronze medal.