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Jets centre Jim Slater has off-season hip surgery

Winnipeg Jets centre Jim Slater has undergone off-season hip surgery, but it isn't expected to keep him from training camp. General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff issued a statement Friday about the operation to fix a problem that was diagnosed after the season ended. "Jim Slater underwent successful hip labrum surgery yesterday to repair an issue that was diagnosed following...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets’ Jim Slater out indefinitely

The Winnipeg Jets announced on Thursday that forward Jim Slater has undergone sports hernia surgery and will be out indefinitely. Slater hasn’t played since October 18th against the Blues and will now miss more time going forward.  The Jets had been not been very forthcoming about the injury calling it only, “undisclosed” until finally revealing the nature of the injury on...
Via NHL Injury News
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25 2013-14: #15 Jim Slater & #14 Michael Frolik

  Jim Slater, 30, C, 6'0, 200 lbs Last Year's Ranking: 15 This Year's Ranking: 15 Difference: 0   Michael Frolik, 25, LW, 6'1, 198 lbs Last Year's Ranking: (w/ Chicago Blackhawks) This Year's Ranking: 14 Difference: 0   It's fitting that the fifteenth and fourteenth best players on the Winnipeg Jets are both...
Via Jets All Out
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets All Out Top 25: #15 Jim Slater

Jim Slater Last Year's Ranking: 16 This Year's Ranking: 15 Difference: +1   Jim Slater has climitized himself and his playing style very well into the Winnipeg hockey community with his grit and hard nosed play as the Jets face off specialist. Not only a big play man in the face off circle, but also a very big penalty killer for the Jets and before...
Via Jets All Out
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric Brewer’s Zone Starts

Yesterday I posted the top 20 defensive zone starters in 2011/12.  The top two players are Manny Malhotra of Vancouver and Jim Slater of Winnipeg.  Both are used in their defensive zone starts in part because they are reliable on defensive zone faceoffs.  The third player on the list is Tampa Bay defenceman Eric Brewer. Brewer is an interesting player.  He was once thought...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Jim Slater’s Poor Corsi

Yesterday I posted the worst players by team adjusted Corsi rating.  There were two players who are runaway leaders.  They are Manny Malhotra of Vancouver who posts a -335.2 team adjusted Corsi and Jim Slater of Winnipeg who posts a -333.8 adjusted Corsi.  These two players are more than 50 points worse than any other in the league.  Manny Malhotra is a far more excusable....
Via Kukla's Korner
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Winnipeg Jets Forward Jim Slater Wants to Buy 30-Second Trip to Outer Space

If Winnipeg Jets forward Jim Slater could go anywhere this trade deadline, his first choice of a destination wouldn't be anywhere an NHL team plays. Slater wants to visit outer space, he told the crowd at a Jets charity event hosted by a local fire department. He said that when he was growing up, he didn't want to be a firefighter like many young boys dream of. Instead, he...
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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