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Jake Gardiner

Born:July 4, 1990Draft:2008 Ducks, 17th Overall
Hometown:Minneapolis, MN, USAPosition:D
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:USA

Jake William Gardiner (born July 4, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who is currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played with for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was drafted 17th overall by the Anaheim Ducks in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

Jake Gardiner Carolina Hurricanes
Jake Gardiner, Carolina Hurricanes (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Jake Gardiner Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Feb. 9, 2011Joffrey Lupul
4th-Round Pick in 2013
(Fredrik Bergvik)
Francois Beauchemin

Deeper Dive


  • NCAA (WCHA) All-Rookie Team — 2008-09
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2009-10
  • NCAA (WCHA) Second All-Star Team — 2010-11
  • NCAA (West) Second All-American Team — 2010-11
  • AHL Playoffs Most Assists by Defenseman (9) — 2011-12
  • NHL All-Rookie Team — 2011-12
  • World Championship Bronze Medal — 2014-15
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