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Jamie Oleksiak

Born:December 21, 1992Draft:2011 Stars, 14th Overall
Hometown:Toronto, ON, CANPosition:D
Known For:Nickname “Big Rig”Shoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Jamieson Oleksiak (born December 21, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed the “Big Rig”, Oleksiak was selected 14th overall in the first round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Stars, the highest draft choice in Northeastern University’s history.

Jamie Oleksiak Dallas Stars
Jamie Oleksiak, Dallas Stars (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • U20 WJC Bronze Medal — 2011-12
  • AHL All-Star Game — 2012-13
  • AHL Rookie of the Month (January) — 2012-13
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion — 2013-14

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