|BIRTHPLACE:||Sarnia, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||PIT: 2007-171 overall|
*Skated a career-high 16:32 minutes versus the Ducks Jan. 16
*Tallied his second assist of the season versus the Capitals Jan. 14.
*Has a plus or even rating in 12 of 13 games this season, posting a plus-4 over the span.
*Recorded 17 points (4G-13A) in 30 games with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the time of his recall.
2008-09 Season Stats:
Points: 1 - (3X) last time, Jan. 14 vs. WSH
Plus/Minus: +1 - (5X) last time, Jan. 18 vs. NYR
Hits: 3 - Jan. 10 @ COL
Shots: 3 - (3X) Jan. 10 @ COL
Ice time: 16:32 - Jan. 16 vs. ANA
|Versatile forward can play center or wing and sees action on the power play and penalty kill.
Nickname - “Jeffer”
Played 1st NHL season with the Penguins in 2010-11, appearing in 25 games.
Rookie campaign cut short after tearing ACL March 24 at Philadelphia.
Scored 2 goals, including overtime game-winner, March 5, 2011 at Boston.
During the 2010-11 season, the Penguins were 6-0 when Jeffrey scored a goal and 9-0 when he recorded a point.
In his first NHL game of the 2010-11 season on Dec. 11 at Buffalo, he tallied 1 goal and 1 assist for his first career multiple-point contest.
Recorded 1st career NHL point (assist) Dec. 30, 2008 vs. Boston and 1st NHL goal Jan. 1, 2009 at Boston.
Played 3-plus seasons with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League from 2008-11.
Helped WBS reach Calder Cup Final in 2008.
Earned back-to-back selections to the AHL Canadian All-Star Team in 2010 and ‘11, although he missed the ‘11 contest due to being recalled by Pittsburgh.
Played 4 years in Ontario Hockey League with Mississauga and Sault Ste. Marie from 2004-08.
Posted back-to-back 90-point seasons for Sault Ste. Marie (2006 to ‘08). Named to Team OHL for ‘06 ADT Canada-Russia Challenge.
Received the Dr. Bill Kelly Award as the Greyhounds Most Gentlemanly Player in 2006 and ‘07.
Signed through 2012-13 season.