Jimmy Roy ( born September 22, 1975 in Sioux Lookout, Ontario ) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played from 2006 to 2011 at the Iserlohn Roosters in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga.
Jimmy Roy played two years at Michigan Technological University, for their team, he participated in the match operation of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and joined the team in 1996 to Canada, with which he participated, among others, at the Spengler Cup in Switzerland. The right-handed shooter, which was drawn at the NHL Entry Draft in 1994 as a total of 254 of the Dallas Stars, then signed a contract with the sample Manitoba Moose in the IHL, where he was on the ice nine seasons long. In a total of 603 games, he scored 228 points scorer in the IHL and, after its dissolution in the American Hockey League. Roy still holds the team records in games, goals, penalty minutes, with ten gates, gates of victory and shots on goal and is also on the front seats in templates, points and plus / minus balance.
In recent years, however, Jimmy Roy came because of the Veterans rule the AHL not ever used, so he moved to the Iserlohn Roosters in the German Ice Hockey League for the season 2006/ 07. In December 2006, the Roosters extended the contract with the Canadians for a further two years until 2009. During the 2007 /08 season Roy reached with the Roosters for the first time the playoffs. After he became one of the major players in the Sauerland, his contract was extended for two years again in December 2008. The season he finished as the previous year with 32 points scorer. In the season 2009/10 he played, as in previous years, along with Ryan Ready. As a center of the two wingers initially acted Brian Swanson, later Quinn Hancock. Early October 2009, Roy scored a hat-trick against the Kassel Huskies. On 22 matchday of the Canadians moved in the game against the Augsburger Panther to a hamstring and fell out of four weeks. After his return to the team he could not go on his usual power to the end of the season.
On August 4, 2011, he ended his career with the Iserlohn Roosters to work in the future management of the Winnipeg Jets in the NHL.
Awards and achievements
- 2003 Yanick Dupre Memorial Award
- 2006 AHL All- Star Classic
( 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 )