James Wright

Player Facts
  • Position
    C/LW
  • Height
    6'4" / 193 cm
  • Weight
    201 lbs / 91 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract Register James Wright in the EP Jobs PortalRegister
    17/18

Wright is a forward with good size and hockey smarts. Plays with plenty of energy and grit, and a defensive conscience. Can play any position up front. Also has decent offensive ability, but lacks flair.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2013)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2005-06 Saskatoon Contacts SMHL 41 13 19 32 43 |
Vancouver Giants WHL 2 0 0 0 2 0 |
2006-07 Vancouver Giants WHL 48 5 7 12 31 10 | Playoffs 14 3 1 4 0 3
2007-08 Vancouver Giants WHL 60 13 23 36 21 4 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 2 -3
2008-09 Vancouver Giants WHL 71 21 26 47 54 26 | Playoffs 17 3 7 10 13 0
2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 48 2 3 5 18 -9 |
Vancouver Giants WHL 21 6 13 19 17 -4 | Playoffs 16 7 9 16 4 1
2010-11 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -2 | - - - - -
Norfolk Admirals AHL 80 16 31 47 64 -6 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 8 -3
2011-12 Norfolk Admirals AHL 22 1 4 5 6 -5 |
San Antonio Rampage AHL 54 11 17 28 23 -1 | Playoffs 10 3 4 7 2 -5
2012-13 San Antonio Rampage AHL 40 5 12 17 31 -3 |
Winnipeg Jets NHL 38 2 3 5 31 -5 |
2013-14 Winnipeg Jets NHL 59 0 2 2 15 -3 |
2014-15 Medvescak Zagreb KHL 53 15 4 19 39 -2 |
2015-16 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 73 14 27 41 53 -14 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 -1
2016-17 Admiral Vladivostok KHL 55 13 12 25 44 1 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 2 -7
2017-18 Admiral Vladivostok KHL 26 2 6 8 6 -11 |
Barys Astana KHL 15 3 2 5 9 0 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Vancouver Giants M-Cup 5 2 0 2 0 3 |
2014-15 Medvescak Zagreb Spengler Cup 3 0 0 0 2 -2 |
2017-18 Team Canada International 3 0 0 0 4 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 269 47 91 138 0.51 177 -29 | 18 4 4 8 0.44 10 -9
International 3 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 |
KHL 149 33 24 57 0.38 98 -12 | 6 1 0 1 0.17 2 -7
M-Cup 5 2 0 2 0.40 0 3 |
NHL 146 4 8 12 0.08 64 -19 |
SMHL 41 13 19 32 0.78 43 0 |
Spengler Cup 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2 |
WHL 202 45 69 114 0.56 125 36 | 53 14 17 31 0.58 19 1
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
11/24/2017
11/24/2017 Confirmed Admiral Vladivostok Barys Astana
09/08/2016
09/08/2016 Confirmed Bridgeport Sound Tigers Admiral Vladivostok
07/02/2015
07/02/2015 Confirmed Medvescak Zagreb New York Islanders
09/15/2014
09/15/2014 Confirmed Winnipeg Jets Medvescak Zagreb
01/18/2013
01/18/2013 Confirmed Florida Panthers Winnipeg Jets
07/17/2012
07/17/2012 Extension Florida Panthers Florida Panthers
12/03/2011
12/03/2011 Confirmed Tampa Bay Lightning Florida Panthers
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2005, 1 #9 overall by Vancouver Giants in the WHL Bantam Draft

Cult/Star player for Vancouver Giants

2005 9th overall pick, of the WHL Bantam Draft, to the Vancouver Giants
Career transactions
- 2012-07-17 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by Florida Panthers
- 2011-12-02 • Traded to Florida Panthers with Michael Vernace for Evan Oberg and Mike Kostka
- 2009-09-26 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Tampa Bay Lightning