James Gregory Arniel (born November 16, 1989) is a Canadian ice hockey centre who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for Augsburger Panther of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Arniel was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the fourth round (97th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He is the nephew of Scott Arniel.
Arniel with the Providence Bruins in 2011
November 16, 1989|
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
97th overall, 2008|
On November 9, 2010, the Boston Bruins recalled Arniel on an emergency basis from the AHL's Providence Bruins, and on November 28, 2010, Arniel made his NHL debut, suiting up for the Bruins in an away game against the Atlanta Thrashers. He was awarded a Stanley Cup Ring and included on team picture for his play. However, Arniel did not qualify to have name engraved on the Stanley Cup (41 regular season game, or 1 game in the finals).
On August 20, 2012, Arniel signed in Europe to a one-year contract with Eisbären Berlin of the German DEL. In his second European season, Arniel transferred from Lukko Rauma of the Finnish Liiga, to Dornbirner EC of the Austrian EBEL.
Having joined the Vienna Capitals for the 2018–19 season, Arniel continued in the EBEL scoring 11 points through 19 games. On February 14, 2019, Arniel was mutually released from his contract in returning to the DEL in joining Augsburger Panther for the remainder of the campaign.
- "Arneil dressed for sunday's game". ESPN. 2010-11-28. Retrieved 2010-11-28.
- "Forward Jamie Arniel comes to Berlin" (in German). Eisbären Berlin. 2012-08-20. Archived from the original on 2012-08-31. Retrieved 2012-08-20.
- "Arniel commits to Dornbirn" (in German). vorarlbergonline.at. 2013-11-30. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
- "Jamie Arniel becomes an Augsburger Panther" (in German). Augsburger Panther. 2019-02-14. Retrieved 2019-02-14.
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