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Kevin Jarman

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Kevin Jarman
Born (1985-03-12) March 12, 1985 (age 35)
Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Syracuse Crunch
Youngstown Steelhounds
Mississippi RiverKings
Arizona Sundogs
Quad City Mallards
Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs
Odessa Jackalopes
NHL Draft 103rd overall, 2003
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2007–2011

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Kevin Douglas Jarman (born March 12, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional hockey player.

Playing Career[edit]

Born in Toronto, Jarman was raised in Aurora, Ontario and played minor hockey in the Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) for the Toronto Young Nationals, Toronto Red Wings and Don Mills Flyers. Jarman was drafted by the North Bay Centennials in the sixth round of the 2001 OHL Priority Draft, 111th overall.[1]

Jarman played two seasons for the Stouffville Spirit of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League (OPJHL). In his second season he received a full academic and athletic scholarship to the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[2] Jarman holds the Stouffville Spirit franchise record for goals scored in regular season play, 43 goals in 46 games played.[3]

Jarman was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets (2003 National Hockey League Entry Draft) 103rd overall.[4]

Jarman earned Rookie of the Year honors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He played four seasons at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in his senior season he was a part of the most successful ice hockey team the University of Massachusetts Amherst has ever put together. On March 23, 2007 Kevin scored the biggest goal in the history of the ice hockey program, scoring in overtime versus Clarkson University in the first round of the NCAA East Regional Semifinal.[5]

After playing four seasons at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, he was signed to a professional contract by the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League on October 3, 2007. He was assigned to the organization's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate (at the time), the Syracuse Crunch. His first professional season was split between the Columbus Blue Jackets[6], the Blue Jackets AHL affiliate the Syracuse Crunch and CHL affiliate the Youngstown Steelhounds

Injuries and Retirement[edit]

A hip injury forced him into retirement in 2011.

Jarman missed the entire 2008–09 season due to left hip arthroscopy with labral excisions and arthroscopic acetabuloplasty and femoral neck plasty with labral excisions sustained during Columbus Blue Jackets training camp. Jarman then made an attempt to return to hockey however he would be forced to retire from hockey.

Personal Life[edit]

Jarman grew up in Aurora, Ontario and attended Cardinal Carter Catholic High School. While attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst he majored in Economics. Kevin is an avid golfer and is currently listed on the Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) as a 4 handicap.

Career Statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Stouffville Spirit OPJHL 44 20 13 33 47
2002–03 Stouffville Spirit OPJHL 46 43 36 79 51
2003–04 U. of Massachusetts-Amherst HE 34 4 6 10 28
2004–05 U. of Massachusetts-Amherst HE 37 7 14 21 52
2005–06 U. of Massachusetts-Amherst HE 29 1 6 7 40
2006–07 U. of Massachusetts-Amherst HE 35 9 14 23 39
2007–08 Syracuse Crunch AHL 8 2 0 2 2
2007–08 Youngstown Steelhounds CHL 45 19 16 35 88

Awards and Honors[edit]

Award Year
UMass Rookie of the Year 2003–04
NCAA All Tournament Team 2006–07 [7]


  1. "Ontario Hockey League – Official Site of the Ontario Hockey League".
  2. "Men's Hockey Inks Player from Canada - University of Massachusetts".
  3. [http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php?pid=72631
  4. "A Distinct Canadian Flavor for Columbus on 'Day Two'". 2003-06-23.
  5. [http://www.espn.com/college-sports/news/story?id=2810368
  6. [http://bluejackets.nhl.com/ext/Training%20Camp%20Roster.PDF
  7. {{cite web|url=https://umassathletics.com/news/2007/3/31/UMass_Hockey_Celebrates_The_Successes_Of_2006_07_With_Season_Ending_Banquet.aspx

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