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Jake Gardiner

25-Year-Old Defenseman – Toronto Maple Leafs

2014-15 NHL Stats

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24

2015-16 NHL Projections

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Gardiner is an enigma wrapped up in a riddle. He’s a darling of the advanced stat-heads who say he’s one of the Leafs’ best in possession. But he’s just another brain cramp away from the doghouse when you watch him on the ice. Hockey sense is the big gap in Gardiner’s game –...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 184   DOB: 4/7/1990   BORN: Minnetonka, Minnesota   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #17 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jake Gardiner Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $20.25 million contract extension with the Maple Leafs in July 2014.

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Gardiner provided the Leafs' lone goal in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Wild.

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Jake Gardiner NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 21 NHL TOR 75 7 23 30 -2 18 79 8.9 0 0 21:35 1 6 7 1:59 52 90
2012-13 22 NHL TOR 12 0 4 4 0 0 12 0.0 0 0 20:29 0 2 2 3:07 13 15
2013-14 23 NHL TOR 80 10 21 31 -3 19 136 7.4 1 1 21:05 2 9 11 2:17 108 87
2014-15 24 NHL TOR 79 4 20 24 -23 24 100 4.0 0 0 20:58 0 8 8 2:30 109 83
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Time On Ice Stats

20:58

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Jake Gardiner was on the ice for 20:58.

2:30

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Jake Gardiner was on the ice for 2:30 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 20:29 3:07
2013-14 21:05 2:17
2014-15 20:58 2:30

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Jake Gardiner 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 11 MON 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 6 3 25:43 2:44
Apr 8 at CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 21:18 4:00
Apr 5 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 3 24:42 1:16
Apr 4 at BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 25:07 2:05
Apr 1 at BUF 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:28 2:26
Mar 31 TB 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 23:24 1:43
Mar 28 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 23:29 1:55
Mar 26 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 23:24 1:52
Mar 23 MIN 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 3 3 24:41 3:14
Mar 21 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 20:20 0:44
Mar 19 SJ 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 5 0 18:38 0:24
Mar 16 at EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:31 3:18
Mar 14 at VAN 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 20:31 4:45
Mar 13 at CGY 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 23:48 2:55
Mar 11 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 25:36 2:51
Mar 9 NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 26:23 1:08
Mar 7 STL 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 23:44 5:08
Mar 5 at TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 21:32 2:17
Mar 3 at FLA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 19:47 0:46
Mar 1 at WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 23:04 2:36
Feb 28 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:22 3:24
Feb 26 PHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 3 2 16:01 2:34
Feb 21 WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 20:35 2:45
Feb 20 at CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 3 25:08 4:16
Feb 17 FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 23:14 0:18
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Feb 14 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 23:00 3:28
Feb 12 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 22:25 1:22
Feb 10 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 21:42 1:06
Feb 7 EDM 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 21:31 2:48
Feb 6 at NJ 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 0 23:18 1:41
Feb 3 at NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 20:09 2:22
Jan 31 at PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 23:36 0:52
Jan 29 ARI 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 18:31 1:58
Jan 28 at NJ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 26:49 9:02
Jan 21 at OTT 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 0.0 4 1 25:18 3:21
Jan 19 CAR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 20:03 3:26
Jan 17 at STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:03 2:06
Jan 15 at SJ 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 20:44 1:52
Jan 14 at ANH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 20:19 2:23
Jan 12 at LA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:34 2:04
Jan 9 CLS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 16:22 1:20
Jan 7 WAS 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:13 1:41
Jan 3 at WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 19:30 1:54
Jan 2 at MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 20:55 2:24
Dec 31 at BOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 23:02 0:43
Dec 29 at TB 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:42 0:26
Dec 28 at FLA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 17:26 3:08
Dec 23 at DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:47 2:04
Dec 21 at CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 22:50 1:50
Dec 20 PHI Did Not Play
Dec 18 at CAR 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 19:42 1:22
Dec 16 ANH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:48 1:37
Dec 14 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 22:50 0:37
Dec 13 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 22:14 4:21
Dec 10 at DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:16 0:49
Dec 9 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 5 21:32 1:43
Dec 6 VAN 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 3 5 19:10 2:38
Dec 4 NJ 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:39 1:08
Dec 2 DAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 18:34 2:10
Nov 29 WAS 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 1 20:37 1:38
Nov 26 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 19:59 2:30
Nov 22 DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 2 22:52 3:21
Nov 20 TB 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:44 0:25
Nov 18 NSH 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 20:44 3:28
Nov 15 at BUF 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 23:44 4:17
Nov 14 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 23:11 7:39
Nov 12 BOS 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 3 2 21:51 2:16
Nov 9 at OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 20:45 3:05
Nov 8 NYR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 5 16:50 1:03
Nov 6 at COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 2:55 0:00
Nov 4 at ARI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 21:33 3:17
Nov 1 CHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:35 3:29
Oct 31 at CLS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:28 1:01
Oct 28 BUF 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 0 23:25 6:03
Oct 25 BOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 21:18 2:15
Oct 22 at OTT Did Not Play
Oct 21 at NYI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 14:40 2:33
Oct 18 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 22:56 5:09
Oct 17 DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 22:12 1:44
Oct 14 COL Did Not Play
Oct 12 at NYR Did Not Play
Oct 11 PIT 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 23:04 5:48
Oct 8 MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 19:28 3:16

Jake Gardiner: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gardiner scored the Leafs' only goal in a 4-1 loss to the Sharks on Thursday night.

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Gardiner registered two assists in Friday's loss to the Flames.

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Gardiner assisted on the Leafs' lone goal in Saturday's loss to the Blues.

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Gardiner set up two goals, including one on the power play, in Saturday's 5-1 win over Edmonton.

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Gardiner picked up two assists in Toronto's 4-3 loss to Ottawa on Wednesday night. They were his first points in 12 games.

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Gardiner, who was frequently in former coach Randy Carlyle's dog house, played his first game after Carlyle's firing and finished minus-4.

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Gardiner was a healthy scratch for Saturday's game against the Flyers.

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Gardiner picked up an assist in Thursday's loss to the Devils.

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Gardiner (knee) is in the lineup Saturday against the Rangers, Jonas Siegel of TSN reports.

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Gardiner (lower body) will be a game-time decision Saturday against the Rangers, Jonas Siegel of TSN Radio 1050 reports.

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Gardiner is dealing with a bone bruise and was seen limping in the locker room following Thursday's game, Jonas Siegel of TSN 1050 reports.

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Gardiner left Thursday's game with a lower-body injury and will not return.

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2014-15

After spending the first half of 2013-14 in coach Randy Carlyle's doghouse, Gardiner finally broke the chain and was arguably the Leafs' best defender in the last month of the season. He picked up 12 points, including five goals, in his last 14 games, looking every part of an emerging stud. Now with a massive contract extension tucked in his jock, Gardiner is ready to take his game to the next level and it should happen this season. He'll get a shot at the spot on the top pairing vacated by Carl Gunnarsson and get a gig on the first power-play unit, too. He could deliver a 50-percent increase in scoring this season; a total of 45 points is certainly possible. It'll come with lots of mistakes, but the bottom line is simple: you can't get offense without taking some risks. We'll take the mistakes that come with that because the fantasy output will be downright delicious.

2013-14

Tremendous skating ability? Check. Elite vision? You betcha. Great offensive instincts? For sure. And a couple defensive disasters a game? Sadly, yes, but even that part of his game really is steadily improving. He struggled between the AHL and NHL last season after suffering a brain knock on a blindside hit on Dec. 8, but he really picked things up in Round One against the Bruins ... to the point where he was arguably the Leafs' best player in an OT loss in Game 4. Every team needs a guy who can skate the puck out of his own zone, create space for himself and his teammates, keep cool under extreme pressure and deliver on the power play. The sky is the limit for Gardiner, starting this year.

2012-13

Ooooo baby, this guy was hot last season. He eliminated all thought that his hockey sense was subpar and he went on to be the Leafs' best defender in just his first season. He's poised and patient, with elite vision and wheels. That combo is going to catapult him into the fantasy elite in a couple years. We don't expect that proverbial sophomore slump to hit -- he was way more productive under Randy Carlyle (11 points in 18 games) than Ron Wilson (19 in 57). Forty points and top power-play time beckon this season. Then it's up, up ... UP.

2011-12

Gardiner is a thoroughbred on skates who the Leafs believe was the real haul in the Joffrey Lupul deal with Anaheim. He’s big, blistering fast and can effectively QB a power play. But he still has some growing to do in his own end, particularly on his intensity and decision making. He made the jump to pro after a stand-out sophomore season at Wisconsin and will need a few seasons in the AHL to learn the pro games and add some muscle. Keeper leaguers should monitor him this year before taking the plunge -- he needs to prove he can think the game a wee bit better before we’ll anoint him the next Paul Coffey. Or even anywhere remotely close.

2009-10

Gardner is a thoroughbred – this kid can fly. He converted to the blue line just three years ago so he definitely has a offensive mindset. But his mindset is the thing that could hold him back. We’ve heard whispers about his lack of hockey sense but time will tell. He will head to college and should spend several years there. He's a long-term investment.