James Robert McGinn V. (* August 5, 1988 in Fergus, Ontario ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Since February 2012, he plays for the Colorado Avalanche in the National Hockey League for the position of left winger.
McGinn began his career in the 2004/05 season with the Ottawa 67 's in the Ontario Hockey League. In his rookie season, McGinn steadily improved and was able, after scoring 22 points in the regular season in 59 games, recorded in the playoffs eleven points in 18 games. In the following two years play winger increased its yield point steadily. At the end of the season 2006/ 07 he led with 89 points to the entire team of the 67 's by points scorer and was elected to the third All- Star team in the league.
After leaving the play-offs McGinn signed a contract with the Worcester Sharks, the farm team of the San Jose Sharks, who had selected him in the NHL Entry Draft in 2006 in the second round to 36th position. Since the AHL season was not yet finished, there McGinn played his first games in the professional sector. In the following summer break, he first participated in the training camp of the San Jose Sharks, but was just as his teammate Logan Couture of the Ottawa 67 's sent back. In his fourth OHL season of Canadians missed the renewed increase its yield point clearly, as it turned out some games because of lengthy back problems. After the end of the season, Worcester Sharks appointed him again in the AHL squad, where he was for the 2008/ 09 AHL season finally was able to establish a regular place. After good performances in the first competitive games for Worcester, he finally received his first invitation to the NHL squad San Jose and gave a few days later, his NHL debut. In the course of the season, the striker completed 35 NHL games in which he scored six points scorer. He also came in 47 games for the AHL Sharks used.
On 27 February 2012 it transferred the San Jose Sharks along with Mike Connolly and Michael Sgarbossa in exchange for Daniel Winnik, TJ Galiardi and a seventh- round option for the NHL Entry Draft 2013 Colorado Avalanche. Jamie McGinn graduated in 2011/ 12 is still 17 games for the Avalanche, thereby pass him eight goals and 13 total points scorer.
Awards and achievements
- 2006 CHL Top Prospects Game
- 2007 OHL Third All- Star Team
( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )