New York Islanders
Jay Pandolfo
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JayPandolfo
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 190
BIRTHDATE: 12/27/1974
BIRTHPLACE: Winchester, MA, USA
DRAFTED: NJD: 1993-32 overall
Hockey East First All-Star Team (1996) Hockey East Player of the Year (1996) NCAA East First All-American Team (1996) Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), December 27, 2004. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Springfield (AHL), November 22, 2010. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, October 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, February 12, 2013. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve. Officially announced his retirement, December 7, 2013.
ISLANDERS TRANSACTIONS: Signed a one-year contract with the Islanders on October 4, 2011.

TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the second round, 32nd overall, of the 1993 National Hockey League entry draft. Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria) for the lockout season on December 27, 2004. Signed to a Professional Tryout Contract (PTO) by the Springfield Falcons (American Hockey League) on November 22, 2010.

LAST SEASON: Posted six points (2g/4a) in 12 games with Springfield on a PTO…Recorded an assist in his Springfield debut on Nov. 24 vs. Manchester…Scored his first goal of the season on Dec. 3 vs. Bridgeport.

CAREER:
2009-10: Scored nine points (4g/5a) in 52 games with New Jersey during his 13th NHL season… Four goals were game-winning tallies…Played in his 800th career game on Jan. 23 at NY Islanders …Missed 17 contests with a shoulder injury from Oct. 28 - Dec. 4.

2008-09: Played in 61 games during his 12th season in New Jersey, scoring 10 points (5g/5a).

2007-08: Played 54 games in his 11th NHL season, all with New Jersey and scored 24 points (12g/12a). Appeared in his 700th career NHL game March 25 vs. Pittsburgh... Recorded points in season-high three straight games Feb. 6-9 (2g/2a); also had points in back-to-back contests four times, most recently Mar. 13-15 (1g/2a)... Assist Feb. 20 vs. San Jose marked his 200th career NHL point; assist Feb. 6 at Buffalo marked his first point since Nov. 24... Returned to lineup/removed from Injured Reserve list Feb. 4 vs. Pittsburgh... Placed on I.R. Jan. 1, retroactive to Nov. 28... Missed 28 games Nov. 30-Feb. 2 (groin), snapping consecutive games-played streak at career-high 307... Recorded first career hat trick/matched career high with six shots Oct. 31 vs. Tampa Bay... Also had (1g/1a) Mar. 15 at Colorado, Feb. 9 vs. Carolina and Oct. 17 at Pittsburgh... Has averaged nearly 71 games during each of his nine full NHL campaigns... Is plus-39 over an eight-season span after going minus-two through 1998-99... Saw action in all five post-season contests.

2006-07:  Matched career high with 27 points (13g/14a) (‘98-99); established career high with 14 assists…Recorded points in season-high three straight games twice: Mar. 30-Apr. 3 (3g/1a) and Dec. 30-Jan. 4 (3a)…Posted points in back-to-back games Jan. 26-27 (1g/1a) and Dec. 1-2 (1g/1a)…Scored his sixth career shorthanded goal Feb. 8 vs. NY Islanders…Recorded four multiple-point games overall, including fifth career two-goal game Apr. 1 vs. Boston…Had 1g/1a on two occasions: Feb. 24 vs. Washington, and Dec. 9 at Boston…Also posted two assists in home-opener Oct. 12 vs. Toronto…Has averaged nearly 73 games during each of his eight full NHL campaigns…Is plus-29 over a seven-season span after going minus-two through 1999-00…Appeared in all 11 post-season contests; has not missed a playoff game since 1998.

2005-06: Appeared in all 82 games…Recorded 10g/10a - 20pts overall; reached ten-goal mark for third time…Posted career-high (tie) two assists Feb. 7 vs. Tampa Bay…Assist Feb. 7 marked his first power play point of season and first PP assist since Nov. 21, 1998…Played in his 500th NHL game Nov. 1 vs. Pittsburgh…Did not score a regular-season shorthanded goal for first time since 2000-01… Added 1g/4a-5pts in nine post-season contests; totals included shorthanded/game-winning goal in game four of Eastern Conference Semifinals vs. Carolina, and three assists in game 2 of ECQF vs. the NY Rangers…Opened post-season by appearing in his 100th career playoff game…

2004-05: Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), Dec. 27. Played in 19 contests with Salzburg (Aus.) in 2004-05, recorded 5g/7a- 12pts…Participated in former teammate I. Larionov’s farewell game December 13, 2004 at Luzhniki Arena in Moscow…

2003-04:  Eighty-two games played established a new career high (since tied)…Completed season with career-high two shorthanded goals…Also posted career-high 140 shots on goal; previous best was 100 in 1998-99…Thirteen goals passed his mark (10) from the previous two seasons combined… Goals in three straight games Nov. 13-19 (3g) matched career high…

2002-03: Appeared in 68 regular-season games for his most appearances since 1999-00…Posted 6g/11a-17pts overall for his most offensive production since 1998- 99…Recorded assist Feb. 19 vs. Ottawa for his 100th career point; appeared in his 400th NHL game Mar. 27 at Tampa Bay…Missed 4 games Jan. 13-18 due to slight concussion…Also missed ten of 13 games Oct. 25-Nov. 23 with groin injury…Matched career high with a plus-12 mark (’01-02)…Posted 6g/6a-12pts in playoffs; nearly matched the point total (14) of his previous 70 post-season games played…

2001-02: Played in 65 games overall scoring 14 points (4g/10a) Dressed for first 32 games of season, including 37 straight matches since Mar. 31, 2001…Suffered bruised ribs Dec. 19 and missed 6 games and hip injury Jan. 21 and missed ten contests…Played in his 300th NHL game Dec. 8 vs. Washington…Four goals matched his output from previous season…

2000-01: Posted 16 points (4g/12a) in 63 games to surpass his assist (8) and point totals (15) from 1999-00…Suffered bruised shoulder Oct. 14 vs. Anaheim; missed 13 games as a result…Played in all 25 post-season games; recorded 5 points (1g/4a)…Total included 1g in game 2 of ECF vs. Pittsburgh for his first post-season tally since 1998-99…

1999-00: Played in 71 regular season games scoring 15 points (7g/8a), one more than in 1998-99…Missed 3 games Feb. 2-8 with facial lacerations suffered Jan. 29 at Detroit…Played in his 200th NHL game Mar. 15 vs. Dallas…Appeared in all 23 playoff games…

1998-99: Posted NHL career highs across the board with 27 points (14g/13a) Recorded his first career overtime tally Nov. 19 vs. Carolina…Appeared in his 100th NHL contest Dec. 23 vs. St. Louis…Attempted his first career penalty shot Dec. 30 at Washington; was unsuccessful vs. R. Tabaracci…Played in 39 straight games to begin regular-season schedule…Missed 10 games Mar. 20-Apr. 8 with bruised right shoulder…Finished fourth on club with four game-winning tallies…Had his first career post-season goal in game 1 of ECQF vs. Pittsburgh…Represented United States at World Championships…

1997-98: Appeared in 23 games with Devils during six NHL stints; also played in 51 games with Albany (AHL)…Scored his first assist/point of season in Oct. 3 season opener at Tampa Bay…Was assigned to Albany Oct. 8 for first of five trips to the AHL…

1996-97: Began his first full pro season on River Rats’ roster; posted 12 points (3g/9a) in 12 AHL appearances until Nov. 14 call up to New Jersey for first time…Made NHL debut that night; posted first assist/point in following match Nov. 16 and posted first career NHL goal Dec. 28…

OTHER: Signed with Devils Apr. 4, 1996 upon completion of his collegiate season…Was immediately assigned to Albany, where he began his professional career…Recorded 4 points (3g/1a) in five AHL games as regular-season came to a close…Was a Hobey Baker finalist in 1995-96; also a First Team All- American, Hockey East Player of the Year and was named to the HE All-Star and All-Tournament Teams his senior season…Led league with 38g in 1995-96…Four-season totals at Boston University show 78g-89a-167pts and 55 penalty minutes in 133 games…Represented United States at 1994 World Junior Championships…Drafted by Devils after 1992-93 freshman season…