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Jason Blake

Born:Sep 2, 1973Draft: Undrafted
Hometown:Moorhead, MinnesotaPosition:Left Wing
Known For:NHL Sportsmanship Award (Bill Masterton Trophy)Shoots:Left
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Retired

Jason Blake (born September 2, 1973) is a retired American ice hockey player, having played his final year with the Anaheim Ducks during the 2011-12 season. Despite being undrafted, Blake served 13 years in the National Hockey League, amassing 486 points (213 goals, 273 assists) in 871 games. He played for the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the aforementioned Ducks. Blake represented the Islanders at the 2007 NHL All-Star Game during the year he recorded his first and only 40-goal season. Blake would be the recipient of the Bill Masterson Trophy after the 2007-08 season.

At the international level, Blake has represented his country on five occasions, playing in the World Championship Qualifiers (1998), World Championship (2000, 2009), World Cup of Hockey (2004), and Olympic Winter Games (2006).

Jason Blake New York Islanders
Jason Blake, New York Islanders, Oct. 14, 2006 (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Jason Blake Statistics

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Achievements

  • USA Hockey Junior Player of the Year (1993-1994)
  • USHL Forward of the Year (1993-1994)
  • USHL Player of the Year (1993-1994)
  • NCAA (CCHA) All-Rookie Team (1994-1995)
  • NCAA (Championship) Winner (1996-1997)
  • NCAA (WCHA) Champion (1996-1997)
  • 3x NCAA (WCHA) First All-Star Team (1997, 1998, 1999)
  • 2x NCAA Hobey Baker Award Finalist
  • NCAA (WCHA) All-Tournament Team (1997-1998)
  • NCAA (West) Second All-American Team (1997-1998)
  • NCAA (WCHA) Player of the Year (1998-1999)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2006-2007)
  • NHL Sportsmanship Award (Bill Masterton Trophy) (2007-2008)

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