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Jeffrey Thomas Norton (born November 25, 1965) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Jeff Norton
Born (1965-11-25) November 25, 1965 (age 53)
Acton, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for New York Islanders
San Jose Sharks
St. Louis Blues
Edmonton Oilers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Florida Panthers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Boston Bruins
Frisk Tigers
National team  United States
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 1984
New York Islanders
Playing career 1987–2002

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Playing careerEdit

Norton was selected in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders. Norton played for Team USA Hockey in the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta. Norton has also played for the San Jose Sharks (three separate times), St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers (two separate times), Pittsburgh Penguins, and Boston Bruins.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

A graduate of the University of Michigan, he grew up in the town of Acton, Massachusetts and attended Cushing Academy.[2][3] His younger brother, Brad also played hockey in the NHL.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Cushing Academy HS-Prep 21 22 33 55 20
1984–85 University of Michigan CCHA 37 8 16 24 103
1985–86 University of Michigan CCHA 37 15 30 45 99
1986–87 University of Michigan CCHA 39 12 36 48 92
1987–88 New York Islanders NHL 15 1 6 7 14 3 0 2 2 13
1988–89 New York Islanders NHL 69 1 30 31 74
1989–90 New York Islanders NHL 60 4 49 53 65 4 1 3 4 17
1990–91 New York Islanders NHL 44 3 25 28 16
1991–92 New York Islanders NHL 28 1 18 19 18
1992–93 New York Islanders NHL 66 12 38 50 45 10 1 1 2 4
1993–94 San Jose Sharks NHL 64 7 33 40 36 14 1 5 6 20
1994–95 San Jose Sharks NHL 20 1 9 10 39
1994–95 St. Louis Blues NHL 28 2 18 20 33 7 1 1 2 11
1995–96 St. Louis Blues NHL 36 4 7 11 26
1995–96 Edmonton Oilers NHL 30 4 16 20 16
1996–97 Edmonton Oilers NHL 62 2 11 13 42
1996–97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 13 0 5 5 16
1997–98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 37 4 6 10 26
1997–98 Florida Panthers NHL 19 0 7 7 18
1998–99 Florida Panthers NHL 3 0 0 0 2
1998–99 San Jose Sharks NHL 69 4 18 22 42 6 0 7 7 10
1999–2000 San Jose Sharks NHL 62 0 20 20 49 12 0 1 1 7
2000–01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 32 2 10 12 20
2000–01 San Jose Sharks NHL 10 0 1 1 8 6 0 1 1 2
2001–02 Florida Panthers NHL 29 0 4 4 8
2001–02 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 5
2002–03 Frisk Asker NOR 33 3 16 19 42
NHL totals 799 52 332 384 615 65 4 21 25 89

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1988 United States OG 7th 6 0 4 4 4
1989 United States WC 6th 6 1 0 1 4
1990 United States WC 5th 10 4 1 5 14
Senior totals 22 5 5 10 22

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
College
All-CCHA Second Team 1987 [5]

TransactionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jeff Norton player profile". hockeydraftcentral.com. 2006-03-05. Retrieved 2006-03-05.
  2. ^ Pevear, David (February 16, 2015). "TOP TEN LIST: The region's best hockey players ever". The Sun. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  3. ^ Mallard, Nick (August 2, 2017). "Cushing Academy has produced plenty of hockey stars". Sentinel & Enterprise. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  4. ^ Aragon, Alex (September 15, 2007). "Norton Looking To Find A Home In San Jose". NHL.com. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  5. ^ "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013.

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