Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tim Stapleton
Tim Stapleton was born on July 19, 1982 in Forest Park, Illinois. Stapleton played four seasons at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

On June 6, 2008, Stapleton signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was then assigned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.

On 26 February 2009, Stapleton played his first career NHL game with the Toronto Maple Leafs, scoring the shootout winner. In his next game Stapleton scored his first NHL goal.

On July 1, 2009, Stapleton's rights were traded to the Atlanta Thrashers along with Pavel Kubina for Garnet Exelby and Colin Stuart.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2000-01 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 52 7 15 22 8 4 1 2 3 4
2001-02 Green Bay Gamblers USHL 61 24 36 60 10 7 4 7 11 0
2002-03 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 42 14 28 42 6
2003-04 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 43 16 25 41 18
2004-05 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 38 19 20 39 6
2005-06 U. of Minnesota-Duluth WCHA 39 14 16 30 4
2005-06 Portland Pirates AHL 9 0 5 5 4 +6 4 0 0 0 2
2006-07 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 56 19 29 48 24 10 6 4 10 8
2007-08 Jokerit Helsinki Finland 55 29 33 62 36 14 9 8 17 8
2008-09 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 4 1 0 1 0 -3
2008-09 Toronto Marlies AHL 70 28 51 79 26 +9 6 2 0 2 2
2009-10 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 6 2 0 2 2 +1
2009-10 Chicago Wolves AHL 73 30 29 59 18 +22 14 4 9 13 12
2010-11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 20 8 7 15 2 +7
2010-11 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 45 5 2 7 12 -10
2010-11 Chicago Wolves AHL 4 1 3 4 2 +2
2010-11 United States WC-A 7 0 1 1 0 0
2011-12 Winnipeg Jets NHL 63 11 16 27 10 -2
2012-13 Dynamo Minsk KHL 52 24 16 40 30 6 2 3 5 0
2012-13 United States WC-A 10 2 3 5 2 -1
2013-14 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 54 16 17 33 16 6 0 1 1 2
2013-14 United States WC-A 7 0 2 2 2 +1
2014-15 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 37 14 12 26 30
2014-15 Metallurg Magnitogorsk KHL 18 4 1 5 10 9 4 0 4 14
2015-16 EHC Biel-Bienne Swiss 24 5 8 13 20
2015-16 HC Lugano Swiss 19 6 8 14 8 5 1 0 1 6
2016-17 Farjestads BK Karlstad Sweden 20 1 3 4 4
2016-17 Spartak Moscow KHL 22 1 6 7 4
NHL Totals 118 19 18 37 24


Signed as a free agent by Toronto, June 6, 2008. Traded to Atlanta by Toronto with Pavel Kubina for Garnet Exelby and Colin Stuart, July 1, 2009. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by San Antonio (AHL), September 28, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, November 30, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), July 10, 2012.
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