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Barret Jackman | Defenseman

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/5/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 203
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Barret Jackman (lower body) will be available on Saturday.
Jackman is one of those players that's very helpful to his team, but not a factor in standard fantasy leagues. His offensive upside is minimal, but he'll help the Blues defensively. Apr 4 - 5:12 PM

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Barret Jackman will sit out Thursday's match versus Buffalo because of a lower-body injury.

The ailment is not considered to be serious, so consider him day-to-day for now.
Apr 3 - 12:53 PM

Barret Jackman has recorded a goal in consecutive games for the Blues.

He registered the game-winning goal in Monday's game against Detroit. Jackman has 12 points and a plus-17 rating in 47 games to go with 61 hits and 74 blocked shots.
Jan 21 - 10:56 AM

Barret Jackman's playing time has gone down this season.

Jackman is averaging just 17:35 minutes per contest, which would be a career-low for him if this trend continues. The Blues have a strong defense and Jay Bouwmeester and Alex Pietrangelo both eat up a lot of minutes. With that in mind, it would probably take an injury for Jackman's role to increase significantly.
Wed, Dec 25, 2013 01:21:00 PM

Barret Jackman will pass Garry Unger and claim sole possession of fourth place on the St. Louis Blues all-times games list on Tuesday.

It will be Jackman's 663rd game, putting him behind just Brett Hull (744 games with St. Louis), Brian Sutter (779), and Bernie Federko (927). "It's awesome, especially with those names ahead," Jackman said. He later added, "Each time you hear something about me passing another guy, it's a real eye opener for myself."
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 05:56:00 PM

Barret Jackman (upper body) feels ready to return on Friday.

Jackman missed the Blues' game on Oct. 18. He has no points and 10 penalty minutes in six games this season.
Tue, Oct 22, 2013 04:20:00 PM

Barret Jackman is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Jackman will miss Friday's game as a result. His fantasy value is limited, but the Blues will miss his defensive contributions.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 01:51:00 PM

The Blues' core has matured enough that general manager Doug Armstrong no longer feels the need to add any veteran mentors.

With Jamie Langenbrunner likely out and Scott Nichol and Andy McDonald gone, St. Louis is without its three oldest players. Barret Jackman at 32 would be the team's oldest player. "We’ve talked to our leadership group about this," Blues general manager Doug Armstrong said. "Those players were brought in to certainly play on the ice, but to give assistance off the ice. I think this group now is past the point of needing mentorship. What they’ve learned from those guys, they’ve learned. They have to put it in to place now."
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 10:52:00 AM

A seemingly harmless shot from defenseman Barret Jackman with 51 seconds remaining in the third period gave the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 triumph over the visiting Los Angeles Kings Thursday night.

Jackman's goal, from just inside the Kings' blueline, also gave the Blues a 2-0 lead in their opening-round, best-of-seven series against last season's Stanley Cup champions. Jonathan Quick, the Kings' goaltender, appeared to have been screened by teammate Drew Doughty on the rather weak shot from Jackman. Quick wound up wearing goathorns for the second time this series. He was at fault for a giveaway in overtime in the first game, which the Blues won 2-1. The Kings actually opened the scoring Thursday on a Dustin Brown goal midway through the first period but St. Louis tied the game at 1-1 on Patrik Berglund's first goal of the series. Assists on Berglund's goal went to Alex Pietrangelo and David Perron's, their first assists of the playoffs. Jackman's goal was his first in the playoffs and the assists on his goal were credited to Chris Stewart and Vladimir Sobotka. It was also their first assists in the post-season.
Fri, May 3, 2013 12:26:00 AM

Barret Jackman (ankle) will not play in St. Louis' season finale.

Jackman said that he would be playing if this was a postseason game. With that in mind, expect him to return for Game 1 of the first round.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 01:10:00 PM

Defenseman Barret Jackman, who sat out Thursday because of an ankle injury, could be back in the St. Louis lineup today for the Blues`important regular-season finale.

The Blues need a win over the Chicago Blackhawks today to secure home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 11:41:00 AM

Barret Jackman missed Thursday's game due to an ankle injury.

Jackman also missed the third period of Tuesday's contest due to the ailment. Blues coach Ken Hitchcock has made it clear that his priority is to make sure Jackman is ready for the start of the playoffs, so it wouldn't be shocking if the Blues give him as much time off as possible by keeping Jackman out of the season finale on Saturday.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 11:19:00 AM

Barret Jackman didn't play in the third period of Tuesday's win over Colorado after he blocked a shot just below his ankle.

Coach Ken Hitchcock said after the game that the injury is not serious, but Jackman won't play Thursday versus Calgary. "We'll give 'Jacks' the day off," Hitchcock said. "He's day to day, and for him, Game 1 (of the playoffs) is critical. Making sure he's ready for Game 1 is going to be important. I don't think he needs any more games to be ready for it. He's not a guy that needs to be constantly on the ice to play. Right now, our focus for him moves to Game 1 of the playoffs." Kris Russell will dress Thursday in his place.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 04:00:00 PM

Barret Jackman played in his 616th game with the Blues on Saturday, becoming the franchise leader in games played among defensemen.

This season he already passed Chris Pronger, Al MacInnis and Barclay Plager, and on Saturday he eclipsed the record set by Bob Plager. Said Jackman: "It’s still kind of surreal and I probably won’t realize the true magnitude until my days are done."
Sun, Feb 24, 2013 11:22:00 AM

Despite the continued presence of the NHL lockout, Blues defenseman Barret Jackman remains committed to the cause.

After signing a three-year, $9.5 million deal over the summer, Jackman has already lost nearly $1 million in salary due to the work stoppage. "I’m sure a lot of people think it’s just stubbornness," Jackman said. "There’s a lot of money at stake. It’s not just our bank accounts that are being hit. There’s a lot of ushers, policemen, security, local businesses (affected). We do realize that. It’s not just something we turn our head at. It’s something that’s big. (But) it is about the long-term future."
Sun, Dec 2, 2012 08:43:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1David Backes
2Patrik Berglund
3Vladimir Sobotka
4Maxim Lapierre
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Brenden Morrow
4Steve Ott
5Magnus Paajarvi
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Vladimir Tarasenko
3Derek Roy
4Keith Aucoin
5Dmitrij Jaskin
6Adam Cracknell
7Ryan Reaves
8Chris Porter
D1Alex Pietrangelo
2Kevin Shattenkirk
3Jay Bouwmeester
4Barret Jackman
5Roman Polak
6Jordan Leopold
7Ian Cole
8Carlo Colaiacovo
G1Ryan Miller
2Brian Elliott
3Niklas Lundstrom