|BIRTHPLACE:||Fergus, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||SJS: 2006-36 overall|
Was acquired from San Jose at the trade deadline on Feb. 27, and went on to record 13 points (8g/5a) in 17 games with the Avalanche…McGinn’s 13 points tied Paul Stastny for the most on the team from March 1 until the end of the season…Combined between the Sharks and Avalanche, the left winger set career highs in games (78), goals (20), assists (17), points (37), power-play goals (6) and shots (159)…Appeared in each of San Jose’s 61 games prior to the trade, tallying 24 points (12g/12a) with a team-high 137 hits (a total that still led the Sharks at season’s end)…Made his Avalanche debut on March 1 vs. Columbus…Tallied seven goals (7g/2a) in his first eight games with Colorado, becoming the first Avalanche player to score seven times in his first eight games with the team since Marek Svatos in 2005…Recorded his first career multi-goal game on March 4 at Minnesota…Posted his first career “Gordie Howe hat trick” on March 6 vs. Minnesota…Compiled a three-game goal streak from March 4-8, longest of his career…Scored twice, including the tying marker with less than two seconds left in regulation, on March 14 at Buffalo…Fired a career-high nine shots on March 22 at Phoenix…Did not dress on March 30 at Calgary (back)…Strung together a career-high four-game point streak with the Sharks from Dec. 11-17.
2010-11: Spent the first half of the year with the San Jose Sharks, tallying a goal and five assists in 49 games…Was reassigned to Worcester on Jan. 28 and spent the rest of the regular season with the AHL Sharks…Recorded 20 points (9g/11a) in 30 games with Worcester…Was leading San Jose with 101 hits when he was reassigned…Appeared in his 100th NHL game on Oct. 23 at Edmonton.
2010-11 PLAYOFFS: Was recalled by San Jose prior to the start of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 10…Skated in seven postseason games for the Sharks, tallying one assist and 30 penalty minutes… Recorded his first career playoff point with an assist in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against Vancouver on May 22 at the HP Pavilion.
2009-10: Spent most of the season with San Jose, recording 10 goals and 13 points (10g/3a) in 59 games…Also skated in 27 games with Worcester (AHL), tallying 21 points (7g/14a)…Made San Jose’s Opening Night roster and suited up for the Sharks in the season opener on Oct. 1 at Colorado…Was recalled from Worcester a total of 17 times throughout the 2009-10 campaign…His final recall came on March 1 and he spent the rest of the year in the NHL.
2009-10 PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 15 playoff games for the Sharks, who advanced to Western Conference Finals…Made his Stanley Cup Playoff debut in Game 1 of the WCQF vs. Colorado on April 14.
2008-09: Split the season between San Jose and Worcester (AHL)… Was recalled by the Sharks on Oct. 27 and made his NHL debut on Oct. 28 vs. Pittsburgh…Picked up his first NHL goal and assist on Oct. 30 vs. Detroit…Wound up appearing in 35 games for the Sharks, collecting four goals and two assists…Scored 19 goals (19g/11a) in 47 games for Worcester, which included a team high eight power-play markers…Was on San Jose’s playoff roster but did not see any action…Following the Sharks’ first-round defeat, joined Worcester for their second round series against Providence…Shared the team lead with four goals in six post season games.
2007-08: Served as team captain for Ottawa in his final season in the Ontario Hockey League…Led the 67’s with 29 goals and tied for the team lead with 58 points (29g/29a) in 51 games…Was also first on the team in plus/minus (+10) and power-play goals (11)…Went on to lead Ottawa in playoff scoring as well with four points (2g/2a) in four postseason contests…Was assigned to Worcester on March 28 and appeared in eight AHL contests.
2006-07: Named a Third Team OHL All-Star after leading Ottawa in goals (46) and points (89) in 68 games…His 46 goals ranked seventh in the OHL and he tied for eighth in power-play goals with 21…Played in the OHL All-Star Classic where he had a goal, assist and was +3…Named OHL Player of the Week for the period ending Dec. 17…Led Ottawa with five goals (5g/1a) in five playoff contests…Joined Worcester after Ottawa was eliminated in the first round of the OHL playoffs… Appeared in four regular season games and six Calder Cup Playoff contests for the AHL Sharks.
2005-06: Totaled 57 points (26g/31a) and 113 penalty minutes in 65 games for Ottawa…Finished fourth on the team in points and goals, was fifth in assists and third in penalty minutes…Was the “Fastest Skater” in the Prospects Skills Competition…Following the season, McGinn represented Canada at the IIHF World Under-18 Hockey Championship.
2004-05: Appeared in 59 games for Ottawa during his first OHL season…Also played for Team Ontario at the Under-17 Tournament.
Jamie spends his offseason in his hometown of Fergus, Ontario.