|Assets:||Has a very projectable 6-3 frame. Boasts a good shot from the point and hockey sense in all three zones. Produces good numbers and can be used as a power-play quarterback at lower levels.|
|Flaws:||Must become a better defender and add more bulk to his 6-3 frame in order to maximize his National Hockey League potential. Must also become a little more aggressive and mean.|
|Career Potential:||Offensive depth defenseman with a little upside.|
|AHL||First All-Star Team||2011-12|
|WHL||East First All-Star Team||2008-09|
|10/28/2013||Blood clot in leg, injured reserve.|
|10/27/2013||Blood clot in leg, sidelined indefinitely.|
|7/18/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a two-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||Winnipeg Jets tendered a qualifying offer.|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|9/21/2012||Signed by the St. John's IceCaps (AHL).|
|7/13/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Winnipeg Jets to a one-year contract.|
|1/20/2012||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|1/14/2012||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|11/13/2011||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|11/05/2011||Recalled from St. John's (AHL).|
|10/02/2011||Assigned to St. John's (AHL).|
|3/11/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|3/08/2011||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|2/18/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|2/15/2011||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/22/2010||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|9/26/2009||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|4/10/2009||Signed by the Atlanta Thrashers.|
|9/24/2008||Returned to his junior team (Calgary-WHL).|
|6/23/2007||Drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 7th round (205th overall) in 2007.|
Paul Postma is on the injured reserve list | 10/29/2013 1:45 PM
NewsPaul Postma (blood clot) has been moved to the injured reserve list.
ImpactPostma is expected to be out for a few months. He has no points in eight games this season.
Postma could miss months due to blood clot | 10/28/2013 6:23 PM
NewsPaul Postma could be out for a few months with a blood clot in his leg.
Winnipeg Free Press
Impact"That's hard to hear," said Postma Monday. "I've never been out with an injury that long, not even close to that. It's going to be tough for me, but I'll try to stay positive and get through it." He's been instructed by doctors to limit his physical activity and contact until the blood clot disappears.
Paul Postma out indefinitely with blood clot | 10/28/2013 9:27 AM
NewsPaul Postma has a blood clot in his leg and he is sidelined indefinitely.
Winnipeg Free Press
Impact"We just learned of it [Sunday] so we're doing some follow-up stuff on that as we speak," said coach Claude Noel. "It's longer than week to week. It's unfortunate. That's just the way it goes." He will go on blood thinners and return to Winnipeg for further evaluation after Tuesday's game versus the St. Louis Blues. Adam Pardy played in Postma's place during Sunday's contest against Colorado.
Report: Jets, Paul Postma reach two-year deal | 07/18/2013 8:47 PM
NewsThe Winnipeg Jets and defenseman Paul Postma agreed to terms on a two-year contract, according to beat writer Ken Wiebe.
Ken Wiebe on Twitter
ImpactAccording to Wiebe, Postma will make $650,000 in 2013-14 and $775,000 in 2014-15. The restricted free agent had four goals and nine points in 34 NHL games last season.
Paul Postma gets salary arbitration date | 07/16/2013 5:21 PM
NewsPaul Postma will face arbitration on July 30 if he can't agree to terms with the Winnipeg Jets.
ImpactPostma had four goals and five assists in 34 games last season. He's coming off of a $550k contract.
Postma may dress Thurs. in place of Enstrom | 04/11/2013 9:22 AM
NewsPaul Postma is probably the most likely candidate to go into the lineup if Tobias Enstrom is deemed unfit to play because of his mid-body issue.
ImpactIn 27 games this season, Postma has eight points and a minus-4 rating. The Jets may also decide to go with Derek Meech and are less likely to go with much less inexperienced blueliners of Jacob Trouba or Arturs Kulda. Coach Claude Noel will see how Enstrom feels after the morning skate and make a determination.
Paul Postma scores twice in return to lineup | 04/02/2013 10:03 PM
NewsPaul Postma returned to Winnipeg's lineup with a bang Tuesday night with two goals in a 5-2 loss to the New York Islanders.
ImpactIt was his first game since March 24 and he got back into action due to an injury to Grant Clitsome. Postma has eight points in 26 games with the Jets. Eric Tangradi picked up an assist on both of his goals.
Paul Postma to get long look with Enstrom out | 02/18/2013 1:04 PM
NewsPaul Postma entered the Jets' lineup with Tobias Enstrom hurt.
ImpactAfter a first period in which coach Claude Noel said he looked "nervous," Postma settled in, finishing with 20:20 of ice time. He has five points in 13 games and his performance could be a big factor in Winnipeg's success.
Paul Postma could be a trade cadidate | 02/12/2013 8:01 AM
NewsAccording to Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press, defenseman Paul Postma could be an interesting trade candidate for the Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactWinnipeg was rumored to be talking trade with a number of teams over the weekend and Postma's name has come up in discussions. The Jets have a bit of a logjam on the back end led by Tobias Enstrom, Dustin Byfuglien and Zach Bogosian. Bogosian is set to return from off-season wrist surgery soon and an NHL executive said this past weekend that "The ascension of (Zach) Redmond puts the Jets in a strong position." If the team wants to shake up their personnel then Postma may be able to fetch a decent return because he has some offensive upside and is a restricted free agent at the end of this season.
Jets' rookie d-man Paul Postma on a roll | 02/02/2013 2:16 PM
NewsJets' rookie defenseman Paul Postma has exhibited some of his offensive potential recently.
ImpactHe scored a goal and added two assists in Winnipeg's 8-3 loss to Tampa Friday and now has five points in eight NHL games. Postma was a scoring star with the Calgary Hitmen in junior hockey registering 126 points in 136 games over two seasons. He also posted some impressive numbers in the AHL with 136 points in 215 games over three plus seasons. Postma seems to be getting power-play ice time and may be a nice depth defenseman pickup.
Paul Postma picks up first NHL point | 01/21/2013 6:03 PM
NewsPaul Postma recorded his first NHL point in Monday afternoon's 2-1 shootout loss to Boston.
ImpactHe helped set up a goal by Chris Thorburn prior to the two-minute mark of the opening period. Postma logged 11:25 of ice time in the contest after he played 16:46 on Saturday versus Ottawa. He has six games of NHL experience now.
Paul Postma should get a chance at camp | 01/09/2013 10:58 AM
NewsPaul Postma could be a player to watch at training camp for the Jets.
Winnipeg Free Press
ImpactThe team needs to replace Zach Bogosian, who is recovering from a wrist injury, on the roster for the start of the year and Postma could fit the bill. He got a one-way deal with the team this past summer and signed a minor-league contract once the lockout begun to stay fresh with AHL St. John's. He has produced seven goals and 11 assists in 27 games this season. His IceCaps teammate Zach Redmond, who has eight markers and 17 points in 34 contests, may also get a look for the position.
|12/10/2013||Wpg||StL||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|12/07/2013||Wpg||TB||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|12/05/2013||Wpg||Fla||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|12/02/2013||Wpg||NYR||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/29/2013||Wpg||Phi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/27/2013||Wpg||NYI||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/25/2013||Wpg||NJ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/23/2013||Wpg||Min||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/21/2013||Wpg||Chi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/18/2013||Wpg||Cgy||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/17/2013||Wpg||Min||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/15/2013||Wpg||Phi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/12/2013||Wpg||Det||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/10/2013||Wpg||SJ||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/08/2013||Wpg||Nas||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/06/2013||Wpg||Chi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/04/2013||Wpg||Det||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|11/02/2013||Wpg||Chi||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|10/29/2013||Wpg||StL||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|10/27/2013||Wpg||Col||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Blood clot in leg|
|10/18/2013||Wpg||StL||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/11/2013||Wpg||Dal||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/10/2013||Wpg||Min||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/06/2013||Wpg||Ana||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||2|
|Assists||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||2|
|Points||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||3|
|Penalty Minutes||2||3 times-last:vs. NJ||last:Oct 13||2|
|Plus/Minus||1||vs. NJ||Oct 13||1|
|Power Play Goals||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||1|
|Power Play Points||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||2|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||8 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||0|
|Shots||1||4 times-last:at Dal||last:Oct 26||3|
|Penalty Minutes||6||2012-13 (Wpg)|
|Plus/Minus||0||2 times-last: 2011-12 (Wpg)|
|Power Play Goals||2||2012-13 (Wpg)|
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