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Jason Botterill
Jason Botterill
Left Wing
(BOH-tuhr-ihl)
Number: 28
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 217
Shoots: Left
Born: May 19, 1976
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, Aug. 12, 2002
Drafted: DAL / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (20th overall)


2003-04: Reassigned to Rochester, 1/22 ... Scored three points (1+2) in five games since recall from Rochester ... Recorded first multi-point night of NHL season with a power-play goal and PP assist vs. Philadelphia (1/13) ... Scored his first NHL goal of the season with a second-period tally @ Boston (1/12) ... Recalled from Rochester, Jan. 11 ... At time of recall, recorded 16 points (7+9) in 23 games ... Tallied nine points (3+6) in last six games ... Recorded three power-play goals, one short-handed goal and one game-winner ... Assigned to Rochester, Nov. 17 ... Appeared in 14 games with Sabres ... Took a season-high three shots vs. Pittsburgh (11/14) ... Was +2 and had two shots in win @ Colorado (10/26) ... Had two shots in 17 shifts in both wins @ Anaheim (10/24) and @ Los Angeles (10/23) ... Had one shot on goal in 10 shifts @ Edmonton (10/16).

2002-03: Recorded his first goal and assist as member of the Sabres vs. Dallas (2/28) ... Recalled from Rochester 2/28...At time of recall, led AHL with 36 goals and was second with 13 PPG...Second on Amerks in points (36+20=56), led team in goals and PPG ... Played first games as a Sabre vs. Ottawa (12/10) after being recalled from Rochester same day...Was tied for Amerks team lead in total points with 21 (14+7) ... Also led team in goals (14) and power-play goals (6)br>
CAREER: Dallas' first choice, 20th overall, in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft ... Won three gold medals with the Canadian World Junior Team ... One of only two players ever, and the only Canadian player, to win three World Junior Championship gold medals ... Member of the 1996 NCAA championship at the University of Michigan ... Member of the 2001 Calder Cup with Saint John ... His sister, Jennifer, has won three gold medals as a member of the Canadian Women's hockey team, and she also won gold in Salt Lake City in 2002 ... She was named Women's World Hockey Championship MVP in 2000-01.

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