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Carolina Hurricanes Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
Jake Gardiner • #51 • D
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'2", 203 lbs.
Born:Jul 4, 1990 (30 yrs) in Minnetonka, MN
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Anaheim in 2008 (1/17).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2019.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Is a quality asset in the offensive zone. Skates well due to an effortless stride. Has offensive ability, likes to join the attack and can quarterback a power play. Owns a projectable 6-2 frame.
Flaws: Makes a lot of bad mistakes with the puck, so he must clean things up defensively. Must also become a little more assertive in his decision-making, as well as keep his intensity level on high.
Career Potential: Mobile, offensive defenseman with defensive issues.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team 2011-12
WCHA Second All-Star Team 2010-11
NCAA West Second All-American Team 2010-11
WCHA All-Rookie Team 2008-09
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