Jason Wiemer ( born April 14, 1976 in Kimberley, British Columbia ) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who during his career for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Calgary Flames, Florida Panthers, New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild and New Jersey Devils in the National Hockey League played.
Jason Wiemer began his career in 1991 at the Kimberley dynamiters and continued his career a year later with the Portland Winter Hawks of the Western Hockey League, where he played for three years. Wiemer was drafted in the NHL Entry Draft in 1994 in the first round as the eighth player from the Tampa Bay Lightning. In the 1994/95 season he had 16 appearances for the Portland Winter Hawks in the WHL, but he also denied 36 games for the Lightning in the National Hockey League, scored a goal and collected five points. In the following two seasons, he has surpassed these points values and Wiemer each had over 60 missions. In the 1997/98 season he scored now one of the key players in Florida, but on 24 March 1998 he was transferred in a trade with the Calgary Flames. By the end of the season Wiemer scored five points in twelve games for the Flames and he went as a regular in the following season.
On 24 June 2001 he was transferred to the Florida Panthers. There Wiemer created the best point NHL season of his career with 31 points scorer in 70 games, which he was in that season 's fourth- best scorer of the Florida Panthers. However, he left after only one year, the team since he was transferred on 3 July 2002 to the New York Islanders, who were trading Branislav Mezei to the Panthers. Also in New York he could not earn a regular place in the longer term and after a solid first season, he was placed in November 2003 on the Waiverliste and selected by the Minnesota Wild. In August 2004, Wiemer signed a contract with the Calgary Flames, where he had already played from 1998 to 2001. The 2004/05 season was canceled due to a lockout. After that, he was in 33 games for the Flames in use, scored a goal and had two assists. In March 2006 he was transferred Devils for a fourth- round pick to New Jersey for which he played another 24 games and scored a goal.
Wiemer was during his career as a physically strong player who was not afraid even physical fights and spent in the penalty box because of his hard play many minutes.