Jason Blake
Jason Blake
Left Wing
NUMBER: 55
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
WEIGHT: 190
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 09/02/1973
BIRTHPLACE: Moorhead, MN, USA
DRAFTED: undrafted
2006-07 REGULAR SEASON:
- Had career best season in goals scored with 40 and points with 69...Finished tenth in the NHL and led the Islanders in goals scored.
- Led the Islanders in scoring and in shots with 305.
- Had a career-high eight-game scoring streak (5-6-11) from 11/18 at FLA to 12/2 at PIT.
- Recorded fifth hat-trick of career and second of the season on 2/27 vs. PHI...Recorded his fourth career hat-trick on 12/19 at NYR.
- Tied career-high of four points on 2/27 vs. PHI (three goals, one assist).
- Became the eleventh Islander to score 40-or-more goals in a single season (new toal: 29 times)...First Islander to reach 40 goals since Zigmund Palffy scored 45 in 1997-98.

MILESTONES: Scored 100th goal on 10/31 vs. CHI.
PERSONAL: Sara & Jason welcomed thier second daughter Annabelle Marie on 2/21/07.
LAST SEASON:
Had career best season in goals scored with 40 and points with 69...Finished tenth in the NHL and led the Islanders in goals scored...Led the Islanders in scoring, game-winning goals with seven and in shots with 305...Finished tenth in the NHL with 69 takeaways...Scored 100th career NHL goal on Oct. 31 vs. Chicago...Had a career-high eight-game scoring streak (5-6-11) from Nov. 18 at Florida to Dec. 2 at Pittsburgh...Recorded fifth hat-trick of career and second of the season on Feb. 27 vs. Philadelphia...Tied single-game career-high of four points (3-1-4) on Feb. 27 vs. Philadelphia...Became the eleventh Islander to score 40-or-more goals in a single season and the first Islander to reach 40 goals since Zigmund Palffy scored 45 in 1997-98.

CAREER:
2005-06: Finished tied for second on the Islanders in goals with 28 and third in points with 57...Set new career-highs in goals, points and shots... Led the team in shots with 304...Second in power play goals with 12...More than tripled his career output in power play goals (previous career total was five)...Led the team in short-handed goals with two...Fourth on the team in assists with 29...Recorded third career hat trick on Nov. 26 at Philadelphia...Played in his 300th game as an Islander on Dec. 23 at Buffalo...Recorded his 200th NHL point (a goal) on Feb. 11 at New Jersey...Tied a career-high of four points (1+3) vs. Washington on April 8.

2003-04: Led the team and tied for fourth in the NHL with four SHGs...Ranked fourth on the team in goals and points...Registered a team-high 243 shots...Had a career-best seven-game point streak March 6-19 (6-5- 11)...recorded his second career hat trick March 19 vs. MIN...Had a five-game point and assist streak Dec. 23-31 (3-6-9)...Tallied two-goal game including a shorthanded empty net game-winner Jan. 31 vs. FLA...Tied a career-high with four points (2-2-4) Dec. 31 at PITT...Suffered a high ankle sprain Mar. 25 at PHI and missed the last five games of the season...Missed two games (Nov. 6-Nov. 8) with a knee injury...

2002-03: Tripled career high in goals and setnew marks in points and assists...Second on the team with a +16 rating...Scored his first hat trick and tied a career high with four points Jan. 11 vs. ATL...Had careerhigh three-assist games Jan. 7 vs. PITT and Feb. 11 vs. TB...Scored his first OT goal Dec. 31 at BUF and tallied again in the extra session March 1 vs. BUF...Set singlegame high with four points (2-2-4) Nov. 21 at TB.

2001-02: Career-best three-game goal scoring streak (Dec.29-Jan. 3)...

2000-01: Recorded four multiple-point games...Made his Islanders debut on Jan. 4 at NJ, tallying one assist...Played in his 100th NHL game and scored his first goal as an Islander on Feb. 14 vs. PHI.

PLAYOFFS: 2007: Played in all five games of the Islanders Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series versus Buffalo. 2004: Scored two of the teams five postseason goals...Scored both goals in Game 2 win in TB...Missed Game 1 due to an ankle injury. 2003: Had one assist and two PIM in five games played.
2002: Scored his first career playoff point with an assist in Game 3. 2000: Made his NHL playoff debut in three Division Semi-final games vs. DET.

COLLEGE:
1998-99: Named WCHA Player of the Year with North Dakota...Led the WCHA in points (69) and goals (28)... Finalist for the Hobey Baker Award for the second time.

1997-98: First-team All-WCHA for North Dakota and led the team with 51 points.

1996-97: Transferred to North Dakota from Ferris State...Finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
1994-95: Named to the CCHA All-Rookie Team.

INTERNATIONAL:
Member of Team USA at 2004 World Cup of Hockey...Had two points (1-1-2) in seven games with Team USA at the 2000 World Championships

MILESTONES:
1st NHL game: 4/18/99 vs. St. Louis
1st NHL goal: 4/18/99 vs. St. Louis (McLennan)

Most Goals: 3, (five times), Last: 2/27/07 vs. Philadelphia
Most Assists: 3, (twice), Last: 2/11/03 vs. Tampa Bay
Most Points: 4, (five times), Last: 2/27/07 vs. Philadelphia

PERSONAL:
Jason Sara & Jason welcomed their second daughter Annabelle Marie on 2/21/07