After posting his third best AHL numbers to date despite starting off the year on a PTO, JF Jacques has signed with Klagenfurter AC of the Austrian league for the upcoming season.
The long time AHLer (187 points in 315 games) signed a professional try-out contract with the Springfield Falcons earlier this year on his second stint with the club. In 52 games with the team, Jacques found the net 15 times and finished with 32 points in 52 contests.
Drafted in the second round, 68th overall by the Oilers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Jacques is known more for his grinding ability then his scoring chances. He’ll likely never find his way back into an NHL spot in the near future, but if he does, it will be in a fourth line role just like in his first 166 NHL contests.
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