Jason Krog

Jason Krog ( born October 9, 1975 in Fernie, British Columbia) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is since June 2011 HV71 in Elitserien under contract.


Jason Krog began his career as a hockey player with the Chilliwack Chiefs, for whom he was active from 1992 to 1995 in the British Columbia Hockey League. He then played four years for the team from the University of New Hampshire before he signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Islanders received on 14 May 1999, in which he stood in the following three seasons on the ice as well as for the Lowell Lock Monsters, Providence Bruins, Springfield Falcons and Bridgeport sound Tigers of the American Hockey League. Then moved the striker to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, for which he ran aground until the lockout in the 2004/ 05 NHL season in the NHL and in the season 2002/ 03 the final of the Stanley Cup reached. In this he was defeated with the team the New Jersey Devils nearly 3:4 in the best- of-seven series.

The lockout itself bridged Krog the EC VSV in the Austrian Hockey League. Then, the right-handed shooter in Europe, where he first went aground in the season 2005/ 06 for the HC Servette Genève from the Swiss National League A, and then for Frölunda HC in the Swedish Elitserien, with which he was runner-up remained. The following year, the Canadian returned to North America where he played for the Atlanta Thrashers and New York Rangers of the NHL, as well as Atlanta's AHL farm team, the Chicago Wolves. In the 2007 /08 season Krog ran exclusively for the Chicago Wolves, with whom he won the Calder Cup, where he was top scorer, top scorer and best player in the regular season and the playoffs of the American Hockey League big part of this success.

Due to the strong season with the Wolves, the Vancouver Canucks were attentive to the center and took him as a free agent contract, but he completed for the team from British Columbia only four games in the NHL, in which he scored a goal. The rest of the season he played for their AHL farm team, the Manitoba Moose. On July 3, 2009 Krog returned as a free agent with the Atlanta Thrashers. For this, the striker completed in the following two seasons no NHL game and spent the entire time in the farm team for the Chicago Wolves in the AHL, where he worked as team captain. In June 2011, Krog received a one-year contract with HV71 of the Elitserien.

Awards and achievements

  • 2008 AHL All- Star Classic
  • 2008 Calder Cup win with the Chicago Wolves
  • 2008 AHL First All -Star Team
  • 2008 Willie Marshall Award
  • 2008 John B. Sollenberger Trophy
  • 2008 Les Cunningham Award
  • 2008 Jack A. Butterfield Trophy
  • 2009 AHL Second All-Star Team

NHL stats

(End of season 2010/11)