Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jeff Daw
Jeff Daw was born February 28, 1972 in Carlisle, Ontario. Originally signed as a free agent by the Edmonton Oilers in 1996, Daw played four seasons with the Milton Merchants leading his team in scoring in 1991-92 and earning team MVP honours before opting to play collegiate hockey at UMass-Lowell.

The Carlisle, Ontario native played four seasons at UMass-Lowell earning Team Rookie of the Year honours his freshman year. A leader both on and off the ice, Daw who was the team's captain during his senior year is a tremendous penalty killer who shows great anticipation.

After establishing a career high for points with 51 during his senior year, Daw went on to split the 1996-97 season with the ECHL's Wheeling Nailers and AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs before becoming a mainstay with the AHL team the following year.

Daw played two more seasons with the Bulldogs, leading them in scoring in 1997-98 before signing as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks in the summer of 1999. After signing with Chicago, Daw went on to split his 1999-2000 season with the IHL's Cleveland Lumberjacks, Houston Aeros and the AHL's Lowell Lock Monsters.

Selected by Minnesota in the 2000 Expansion Draft, Daw spent the majority of the 2000-01 season with Lowell, serving as the team's captain before signing as a free agent with Colorado in the summer of 2001.

In his first season with the Avalanche organization, Daw went on to lead their AHL affiliate in Hershey in scoring while suiting up for one game with the parent club. Daw split the 2002-03 season between the Lowell Lock Monsters and the Springfield Falcons.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1989-90 Milton Merchants ON-Jr.B 42 19 29 48 2
1990-91 Milton Merchants ON-Jr.B 34 21 41 62 22
1991-92 Milton Merchants ON-Jr.B 41 33 33 66 20
1992-93 U. of Massachusetts-Lowell H-East 37 12 18 30 14
1993-94 U. of Massachusetts-Lowell H-East 40 6 12 18 12
1994-95 U. of Massachusetts-Lowell H-East 40 27 15 42 24
1995-96 U. of Massachusetts-Lowell H-East 40 23 28 51 10
1996-97 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 13 3 8 11 26
1996-97 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 56 11 8 19 39 19 4 5 9 0
1997-98 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 79 28 35 63 20 +28 9 6 3 9 0
1998-99 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 66 18 29 47 10 -7 11 0 3 3 4
1999-00 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 9 4 1 5 2 +4
1999-00 Houston Aeros IHL 44 9 8 17 12 -7
1999-00 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 10 0 5 5 4 0 7 1 2 3 6
2000-01 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 65 28 28 56 33 +2 3 0 1 1 2
2000-01 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 8 2 3 5 2 +3
2001-02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 1 0 1 1 0 0
2001-02 Hershey Bears AHL 79 26 25 51 22 -4 8 1 1 2 4
2002-03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 51 14 16 30 18 -28
2002-03 Springfield Falcons AHL 12 2 4 6 2 -2 6 0 2 2 2
2003-04 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 67 10 23 33 17 -14
2004-05 Danbury Trashers UHL 60 29 47 76 12 +25 11 2 8 10 0
2004-05 Providence Bruins AHL 7 0 1 1 2
2005-06 Danbury Trashers UHL 61 17 55 72 26 +33 18 2 9 11 6
2006-07 Elmira Jackals UHL 13 5 2 7 8 -9
NHL Totals 1 0 1 1 0


Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, August 1, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 22, 1999. Traded to Lowell (AHL) by Houston (IHL) with Chicago retaining NHL rights for David Hymovitz, March 17, 2000. Claimed by Minnesota from Chicago in Expansion Draft, June 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 23, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, August 27, 2002. Traded to Toronto by Carolina for future considerations, May 29, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Danbury (UHL), November 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Providence (AHL), May 11, 2005.