|Assets:||Is silky smooth in his own end and on the breakout. Skates well and can jump up into the play. Owns a good hard shot and offensive acumen. Can log huge minutes, too.|
|Flaws:||Lacks the physicality to be a truly dominant two-way defender. At times, he has a few brain farts with the puck. Needs to continue filling out his big frame for better stamina.|
|Career Potential:||Solid, puck-moving and big-minute defenseman.|
|CCHA||Second All-Star Team||2009-10|
|NCAA||West Second All-American Team||2009-10|
|4/09/2016||Missed the last 28 regular season games (sports hernia).|
|2/12/2016||Lower body injury, injured reserve.|
|2/09/2016||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|1/14/2016||Missed 1 game (lower body injury).|
|1/08/2016||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/26/2015||Missed 2 games (upper body injury).|
|12/21/2015||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|6/02/2015||Signed by the Montreal Canadiens to a six-year contract extension.|
|3/21/2015||Missed 1 game (flu).|
|3/02/2015||Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers.|
|2/24/2015||Missed 2 games (rib injury).|
|2/20/2015||Rib injury, day-to-day.|
|7/07/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a one-year contract.|
|6/30/2014||Edmonton Oilers tendered a qualifying offer.|
|12/12/2013||Missed 1 game (head injury).|
|12/10/2013||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|7/05/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year contract.|
|6/25/2012||Edmonton Oilers tendered a qualifying offer.|
|4/05/2012||Missed 2 games (facial injury).|
|4/01/2012||Facial injury, day-to-day.|
|10/30/2011||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/29/2011||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/28/2011||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|10/19/2011||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|4/10/2011||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|3/10/2011||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|2/14/2011||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|12/27/2010||Recalled from Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|9/30/2010||Assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL).|
|3/26/2010||Signed by the Edmonton Oilers to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|3/02/2015||Edmonton Oilers traded Jeff Petry to the Montreal Canadiens for a 2nd round selection in 2015 and a conditional 5th round selection in 2015.|
|6/24/2006||Drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2nd round (45th overall) in 2006.|
| 03/09/2016 4:09 PM
NewsPetry (lower body) underwent sports hernia surgery on Wednesday and will be out at least 12 weeks, Dhiren Mahiban of The Canadian Press reports.
| 02/25/2016 1:41 PM
NewsPetry (lower body) will miss the rest of the Canadiens' regular season after under going sports hernia surgery, Arpon Basu of LNH.com reports.
| 02/23/2016 4:42 PM
NewsPetry (lower body) will not travel with the team for Wednesday's tilt against the Capitals.
| 02/22/2016 11:55 PM
NewsCoach Michel Therrien said Monday that Petry (lower body) remains day-to-day, Arpon Basu of LNH.com reports.
| 02/21/2016 9:19 PM
NewsPetry (lower body) participated in Sunday's practice but didn't look ready to return to the lineup, the Montreal Gazette reports.
| 02/11/2016 5:20 PM
NewsPetry (lower body) is now listed on injured reserve, Marc Antoine Godin of Montreal's La Presse reports.
| 02/09/2016 1:33 PM
NewsPetry will miss Tuesday's matchup with Tampa Bay due to a lower-body injury, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
| 01/26/2016 7:18 AM
NewsPetry had an assist and was minus-3 in Monday night's 5-2 loss to Columbus.
| 01/09/2016 10:14 AM
NewsPetry's injury that will prevent him from playing Saturday night against Pittsburgh is to his lower body, the Montreal Gazette reports.
| 01/08/2016 3:09 PM
NewsPetry (undisclosed) is out for Saturday's tilt with Pittsburgh, Arpon Basu of NHL.com reports.
| 12/27/2015 9:43 AM
NewsPetry returned to the lineup Saturday after missing two games. He had two shots, two hits, two PIM, and two blocked shots while finished minus-2 in 23:38 of ice time in a 3-1 loss to Washington.
| 12/23/2015 7:56 AM
NewsPetry (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup Friday against Washington, the Montreal Gazette reports.
| 12/22/2015 2:12 PM
NewsPetry (upper body) won't play Tuesday against the Wild, Arpon Basu of LNH.com reports.
| 12/22/2015 8:05 AM
NewsPetry did not play Monday due to an upper-body injury.
| 12/20/2015 10:18 AM
NewsPetry (upper body) is unlikely to suit up for games Monday in Nashville and Tuesday in Minnesota, the Montreal Gazette reports. Petry was forced to leave Saturday night's game after getting rocked by the Stars' Jamie Benn.
| 12/19/2015 9:33 PM
NewsPetry was injured during Saturday's contest and will not return to the game.
| 11/20/2015 10:31 PM
NewsPetry led the way with two goals in Friday's 5-3 win over the Islanders.
| 10/31/2015 5:52 AM
NewsPetry picked up a pair of assists in Friday's win over Calgary.
| 10/18/2015 8:42 AM
NewsPetry scored the game-winning goal on the power play in Saturday night's 4-1 win over Detroit.
| 10/14/2015 12:57 AM
NewsPetry notched a power-play assist for his first point of the season Tuesday against the Penguins.
| 10/08/2015 8:18 AM
NewsPetry had three shots, three hits and a blocked shot in 22:52 in Wednesday's season-opening win over the Maple Leafs.
Oilers sign Jeff Petry to one-year contract | 07/07/2014 12:28 PM
NewsJeff Petry has agreed to a one-year, $3.1 million contract for the 2014-15 campaign.
Elliotte Friedman on Twitter
ImpactPetry is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent next summer, so he will be the subject of trade rumors if the Oilers once again struggle to make the playoffs. He had 17 points and 42 penalty minutes in 80 games last season.
Report: Jeff Petry appearing in trade talks | 06/30/2014 5:03 PM
NewsJeff Petry is reportedly surfacing in trade discussions.
Elliotte Friedman on Twitter
ImpactHe has arbitration rights and can become an unrestricted free agent after the 2014-15 season. The 26-year-old blueliner had seven goals and 17 points in 80 games last season. He also averaged 21:35 of ice time per match, which placed him second on the Oilers.
| 12/13/2013 2:05 AM
NewsJeff Petry returned to action on Thursday December 12.
Jeff Petry (head) might return Thursday | 12/10/2013 5:44 PM
NewsJeff Petry (head) was on the ice with the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
ImpactPetry sustained the injury during Saturday's game, but he's already symptom-free. "I had a little bit of a headache the next day but we couldn't pinpoint it to the hit. I've had a little sinus thing going on and when I took medicine for that, the headache cleared up so this is just precautionary," Petry explained. If all goes well, he'll probably play on Thursday.
Jeff Petry doing better on Sunday | 12/09/2013 7:15 AM
NewsJeff Petry was feeling better on Sunday after leaving Saturday's game with a head injury.
ImpactPetry was sandwiched by David Jones and Sven Baertschi into the glass and did not return to action. "Jeff's doing better this morning, we're cautiously optimistic that he dodged a bullet," coach Dallas Eakins said. He had six points and a minus-10 rating in 30 games. Consider Petry day-to-day for now.
Jeff Petry suffers head injury Saturday | 12/08/2013 6:59 AM
NewsJeff Petry suffered a head injury in the second period Saturday and did not return.
ImpactThe Flames David Jones and Sven Baertschi sandwiched Petry into the glass and Petry suffered the head injury. Consider him day-to-day for now. He has six points and a minus-10 rating in 30 games so he really should not have been in your fantasy lineup.
Jeff Petry to draw back into lineup Saturday | 12/07/2013 6:41 AM
NewsJeff Petry will be back in the Edmonton Oilers lineup Saturday.
ImpactPetry was a healthy scratch on Thursday as Martin Marincin made his NHL debut. Coach Dallas Eakins sat Petry as he thought that the defenseman had some tough games of late and he wanted Petry to observe. Marincin or Corey Potter will sit out on Saturday. Petry has six points and a minus-10 rating in 29 games this season and leads the Oilers in average time on ice at 22:03 minutes per game.
Oilers to scratch ice time leader Jeff Petry | 12/05/2013 4:09 PM
NewsJeff Petry will be a healthy scratch Thursday.
ImpactThe move is especially surprising because Petry leads the Oilers in average ice time at 22:03 per contest. Coach Dallas Eakins is referring to Petry's seat in the press box as an opportunity to "reset" after some tough outings. He appears to taking the decision in stride, which is a good sign. "Dallas said I have to be accountable and like I've said I haven't been playing well ... he wants me to watch and hit the reset button," said Petry. "I can make this situation frustrating or I can sit out and make a positive out of it. He wants me to be harder to play against." Petry has six points and a minus-10 rating in 29 games.
Jeff Petry remains hot in Tuesday's SO loss | 03/05/2013 10:59 PM
NewsJeff Petry posted a goal and a fight in Tuesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Columbus.
ImpactHis third goal of the year opened the scoring in the contest and he dropped the gloves with Jackets forward Matt Calvert later in the first period. Petry has been very good of late with five points, 11 penalty minutes and a plus-2 rating in his past five games. Ryan Whitney and Magnus Paajarvi also scored for the Oilers in the defeat.
| 02/17/2013 3:02 AM
NewsJeff Petry returned to action on Saturday February 16.
Jeff Petry suffers a leg injury Friday | 02/15/2013 4:21 PM
NewsJeff Petry twisted his leg during Friday's practice.
Dan Tencer on Twitter
ImpactPetry left the skate as a result. Consider him questionable for Saturday's game.
Jeff Petry got bigger in the off-season | 01/22/2013 10:20 AM
NewsJeff Petry worked out during the summer so he would have an easier time winning one-on-one battles as a defenseman.
ImpactIt worked as Petry definitely got bigger. "Jeff was our No. 1 ice-time defenseman last year and like many other of our young players, used the time off to strengthen himself," coach Ralph Krueger said. "He's added some pounds and you could see the benefits of that (Sunday) night. After a few adjustments, you could see that there were some situations where we would have liked him to be a little more aggressive and he picked up on that really quick and finished very strong. He knew he needed to add some poundage to have a stronger push back, to be more uncomfortable to play against and we're pleased where he is right now." Petry once again led the Oilers in ice time on Sunday. He is worth selecting, especially in pools that use hits and blocks.
|Goals||2||at NYI||Nov 20||1|
|Assists||2||at Cgy||Oct 30||1|
|Points||2||2 times-last:at NYI||last:Nov 20||2|
|Penalty Minutes||2||8 times-last:vs. Car||last:Feb 7||4|
|Plus/Minus||3||at NYI||Nov 20||3|
|Power Play Goals||1||vs. Det||Oct 17||1|
|Power Play Points||1||5 times-last:at CBJ||last:Jan 25||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||51 times-last:vs. Car||last:Feb 7||0|
|Shorthanded Points||1||3 times-last:vs. Wsh||last:Dec 3||1|
|Shots||6||vs. Col||Nov 14||6|
|Goals||7||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Edm/Mtl)|
|Penalty Minutes||42||2 times-last: 2014-15 (Edm/Mtl)|
|Power Play Goals||1||4 times-last: 2015-16 (Mtl)|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||2012-13 (Edm)|
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