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Jeff Hackett
Born: June 1, 1968
Discipline: Hockey
Years Active: 1988 - 2004
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Jeff Hackett

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  • Born in London, June 1, 1968
  • Attended Northridge Public School, and A.B. Lucas Secondary School
  • Over 15 seasons and 500 NHL games, playing goal for New York Islanders, San Jose, Chicago, Montreal, Boston, Philadelphia
  • Retired, February 9, 2004
  • Served as the Colorado Avalanche’s goaltending coach from 2006 to 2009
  • Played Junior B hockey with the London Diamonds for two seasons
  • Was a member of the 1987 Oshawa Generals OHL champions and Memorial Cup finalist (drafted by Generals in 1985)
  • Member of the 1988 Canadian World Junior Hockey Championship Gold Medal team in Moscow
  • Drafted in the second round (34th overall) of the 1987 NHL entry draft by the Islanders
  • Played for the Springfield Indians of the American Hockey League (1988-89) while also playing in 13 games for the Islanders that season
  • Led the Indians to a Calder Cup (AHL championship) win in 1990 and was named the playoff MVP
  • Drafted first overall in the 1991 expansion draft by the San Jose Sharks
  • Member of the 1995 Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup playoff semi-finalist squad
  • In 1997 with the Blackhawks finished second in league save percentage and third in goals-against average and fourth in voting for end-of-year NHL All-Star team