Wes Jarvis

Wesley Herbert Jarvis (born May 30, 1958) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, and is a cousin of former NHLer Doug Jarvis.

Wes Jarvis
Born (1958-05-30) May 30, 1958 (age 62)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Played for Washington Capitals
Minnesota North Stars
Los Angeles Kings
Toronto Maple Leafs
NHL Draft 213th overall, 1978
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1978–1990

Hockey careerEdit

As a youth, Jarvis played in the 1971 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Toronto.[1]

Selected by the Washington Capitals in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft, Jarvis also played for the Minnesota North Stars, Los Angeles Kings, and Toronto Maple Leafs. Jarvis was the winner of the 1978–79 Gary F. Longman Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to the player voted to be most outstanding in his first season in the International Hockey League by the league coaches. During the 1982–83 season, Jarvis won the Phil Esposito Trophy, which is awarded to the leading scorer of the Central Hockey League for the regular season. His last season of professional hockey was in 1989–90 with the Newmarket Saints. Jarvis was the head coach of the Newmarket Hurricanes of the OPJHL and was an assistant coach with the Barrie Colts for three seasons.

Personal lifeEdit

Now living in Ontario with his wife (Darlene) and four daughters (Darcie, Corie, Terrie and Leslie), Wes and former NHL teammate Mike Gartner own and run National Training Rinks, a hockey training and instruction facility. He is the uncle of Alex Foster. His cousin is Doug Jarvis.


  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-10.

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Preceded by
Bob Francis
Winner of the Phil Esposito Trophy
Succeeded by
Scott MacLeod