Jody Shelley
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 02/07/1976
DRAFTED: undrafted
Signed as a free agent by Calgary, September 1, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Syracuse (AHL), September 15, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, January 31, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Jyvaskyla (Finland), January 17, 2005. Traded to San Jose by Columbus for San Jose's 6th round choice (later traded to Atlanta, later traded to Chicago Chicago selected David Pacan) in 2009 Entry Draft, January 29, 2008. Traded to NY Rangers by San Jose for NY Rangers' 6th round choice (Daniil Sobchenko) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 12, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2010. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to hip injury. Officially announced his retirement, August 9, 2013.
2009-10: Scored first goal as a Ranger and registered a season-high four shots on April 9th. Posted a plus or even rating in 51 of his 56 games, including 24 of last 26… Recorded his first point as a Ranger with an assist, and had three shots and three hits on Mar. 10 at New Jersey…Made his Rangers debut on Feb. 14 vs. Tampa Bay after begin acquired from San Jose on Feb. 12... Played in 500th career NHL game against LAK on 1/4. 2008-09: Led team with 16 fighting majors and in PIM...Sixth on team in hits (125)... Posted first point of the season (assist) vs. Detroit on Oct. 30... 2007-08: Set Sharks single-game franchise high with 41 PIM on April 6 at Dallas…Scored first goal as a Shark on March 3 vs. Montreal...Had seven fighting majors with the Sharks and six with the Blue Jackets (13 total)...Earned first fighting major as a Shark, seventh of the season, against Nashville’s Darcy Hordichuk on Feb. 9...Registered first point with the Sharks (assist) vs. his former team Columbus on Feb. 8...Made Sharks debut as part of the starting lineup on Feb. 2 vs. Chicago...Traded to the Sharks from Columbus on Jan. 29. 2006-07: Second on Columbus in PIM…Netted his first goal of the season on Feb. 25 vs. Nashville…Had season-high 17 PIM twice (Feb. 22 vs. Edmonton and Oct. 28 at New Jersey)…2005-06: Led Columbus in penalty minutes (fourth in NHL) and ranked second (tied) in games played…Set career highs in assists and points and matched his career high in goals…Had a season-high 20 PIM Jan. 11 vs. Pittsburgh…Set his career high with two assists on Nov. 26 vs. St. Louis…Played in his 200th NHL game on Oct. 12 vs. San Jose…Scored his first career game-winning goal on Oct. 9 at Chicago…2004-05: Played with JYP Jyvaskyla in Finland…2003-04: Fourth in the NHL in penalty minutes and second in majors (30)…Tied career high in goals(3)…Notched first multi-goal game of his NHL career with a pair on Nov. 9 vs. Calgary…2002-03: Led the NHL in penalty minutes…Set Columbus team record with 29 PIM on Feb. 21 at San Jose…Registered first multi-point game of his NHL career (goal and assist) Dec. 14 at Detroit…2001-02: Ranked 10th in the NHL, second among rookies, in penalty minutes…Led team in plus/minus (plus-1)…Began season in Syracuse…2000-01: Made NHL debut on Feb. 17 vs. Pittsburgh, collecting 10 PIM…Led AHL in PIM and established Syracuse team record…1999-00: Split season with Saint John (AHL) and Johnstown (ECHL)…1998-99: Registered career high in goals and points in 52 games with Johnstown along with 325 PIM…Scoreless in eight games with Saint John…1997-98: Made professional debut with Saint John…Played 19 games at Dalhousie University, notching 17 points along with 145 PIM.