- Jean-François Jacques
Infobox Ice Hockey Player
league = NHL
position = Left Wing
shoots = Left
height_ft = 6
height_in = 4
weight_lb = 217
nationality = CAN
birth_date = Birth date and age|1985|4|29|mf=y
Montreal, QC, CAN
draft = 68th overall
draft_year = 2003
career_start = 2003
Jean-François Jacques (born April 29, 1985, in
Terrebonne, Quebec, Canada) is a professional ice hockeyleft wing who currently plays for the Springfield Falconsof the AHL. His NHL rights are controlled by the Edmonton Oilers.
Jacques was drafted in the 2nd round (68th overall) by the Oilers in the
2003 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to his professional career, he played for four seasons with the Baie-Comeau Drakkarof the QMJHL. He made his professional debut with the Edmonton Road Runnersof the AHL in 2004–05, appearing in 6 games as a late-season call-up.
Following Oilers training camp for the 2005–06 season, Jacques was assigned to the
Hamilton Bulldogsof the AHL where he played the first half of the season. He was recalled to the Oilers to replace injured forward Ethan Moreau, making his NHL debut on February 2, 2006, versus the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Jacques wears jersey number 22 for the Oilers. As of January 2008, Jacques had yet to register a point in NHL play.
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