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Jason Garrison | Defenseman | #7

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (33) / 11/13/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 218
Contract: view contract details

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Jason Garrison went unclaimed on waivers.
Garrison has been a healthy scratch for four straight games. Similar to the Calvin Pickard situation, the Golden Knights may look to trade him after he went unclaimed. Garrison carries a $4.6 million cap hit and is in the final year of his contract. The Golden Knights might need to eat part of his cap hit if they want to trade him. Oct 28 - 1:06 PM

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The Vegas Golden Knights have placed Jason Garrison on waivers.

Garrison has been a healthy scratch for four straight games. Although he's a veteran of 534 NHL games, his $4.6 million annual cap hit for 2017-18 might be enough of a deterrent to keep him from being claimed by another squad.
Oct 27 - 12:34 PM

Jason Garrison was named a healthy scratch for the Vegas Golden Knights ahead of their game against the St. Louis Blues on Saturday.

Garrison only has one point in four games for the Golden Knights. The defenseman will sit out tonight's contest along with Griffin Reinhart and Jon Merrill.
Oct 21 - 10:11 PM

Jason Garrison has been taken by the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft.

The Lightning sent the rights to prospect Nikita Gusev, a second rounder in 2017 and a fourth-round pick in 2018 so that Vegas would take Garrison. Tampa Bay wanted to prevent the Golden Knights from taking young defenders Jake Dotchin and Slater Koekkoek.
Jun 21 - 9:11 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) is not expected to play in Sunday's finale.

If so, the veteran defender will close the season with nine points along with 91 blocks and 93 hits over 70 games.
Source: Corey Long
Apr 9 - 4:30 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) won't play on Friday against Montreal.

Through 70 games this season the veteran defender has posted just nine points along with 91 blocks and 93 hits. He is considered day-to-day.
Source: Joe Smith
Apr 7 - 6:13 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) didn't play Tuesday.

He re-aggravated his lower-body injury on Sunday. Garrison is with the Lightning on the road, but it's unclear when, or if, he will able to return.
Apr 5 - 10:45 AM

Jason Garrison left Sunday's game with a lower-body injury and didn't return.

He was just making his return from a lower-body ailment and may have re-aggravated something. Consider him day-to-day until the Lightning re-evaluate him.
Apr 2 - 11:13 PM

Jason Garrison is on the ice warming up for Sunday's match with Dallas.

Which indicates that the veteran blue liner will play. Through 69 games this season Garrison has a goal and nine points with 89 blocks and 93 hits.
Apr 2 - 5:47 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) isn't projected to play Thursday.

He didn't participate in Wednesday's practice. Garrison has already missed two games with a lower-body injury.
Mar 29 - 4:12 PM

Jason Garrison (lower body) is not practicing with his teammates Sunday.

That is not a good sign as the lower-body injury that kept Garrison out of Friday's game seems to still be bothering him. Consider Garrison day-to-day.
Mar 26 - 11:33 AM

Jason Garrison (lower body) won't play in Friday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Garrison was injured in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins. He's considered day-to-day right now.
Mar 24 - 6:36 PM

Jason Garrison left Thursday's match against Boston because of a lower-body injury.

The Lightning announced that he won't return to the contest. Garrison logged just 8:08 of ice time before heading back to the locker room.
Mar 23 - 9:31 PM

Jason Garrison (illness) will rejoin the Lightning on Thursday.

Garrison was out for two straight games. He has a goal and six points in 45 contests this season.
Jan 26 - 3:15 PM

Jason Garrison missed his second straight game with an illness on Tuesday night.

He took part in warmups, but didn't play against Chicago. Garrison should be ready to play against Florida on Thursday night.
Jan 25 - 10:57 AM

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