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Jim Slater
Born December 9, 1982 (1982-12-09) (age 27),

Petoskey, MI, USA

Height

Weight

6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)

Position Center
Shoots Left
NHL team Atlanta Thrashers
NHL Draft 30th overall, 2002

Atlanta Thrashers

Playing career 2005–present

James Slater (born December 9, 1982 in Petoskey, Michigan) is a professional ice hockey center who currently plays for the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League. His father, Bill Slater, was a defensive lineman in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings and the New England Patriots


Playing careerEdit

Slater was drafted in the first round, 30th overall, by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Michigan State Spartans for four years. He joined the Thrashers for their 2005–06 season opener before being demoted to their AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, for four games. After he scored two points in those four games, he was called up and stayed with the Thrashers for the rest of the season.

AwardsEdit

  • 1999–00 NAHL All-League First All-Star
  • 2000–01 NAHL All-League First All-Star
  • 2001–02 CCHA All-Rookie Team
  • 2002–03 CCHA First All-Star Team
  • 2003–04 CCHA First All-Star Team
  • 2003–04 NCAA West Second All-American Team

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Cleveland Jr. Barons NAHL 50 13 20 33 58
1999–00 Cleveland Jr. Barons NAHL 56 35 50 85 129
2000–01 Cleveland Jr. Barons NAHL 48 27 37 64 122
2001–02 Michigan State University CCHA 37 11 21 32 50
2002–03 Michigan State University CCHA 37 18 26 44 26
2003–04 Michigan State University CCHA 42 19 29 48 38
2004–05 Michigan State University CCHA 41 16 32 48 30
2005–06 Chicago Wolves AHL 4 0 2 2 2
2005–06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 71 10 10 20 46
2006–07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 74 5 14 19 62 4 0 0 0 2
2007–08 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 69 8 5 13 41
2007–08 Chicago Wolves AHL 3 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 60 8 10 18 52
2009–10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 61 11 7 18 60
NHL totals 335 42 46 88 261 4 0 0 0 2

International playEdit

Played for the United States in:

  • 2002 World Junior Championships
  • 2006 World Championships

International statisticsEdit

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2002 United States WJC 7 1 4 5 8
2006 United States WHC 7 0 1 1 2
Junior int'l totals 7 1 4 5 8
Senior int'l totals 7 0 1 1 2

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