Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jim Fahey
Jim Fahey was born May 11, 1979 in Boston, Massaachusetts. The eighth round, 212th overall selection of the San Jose Sharks in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Fahey is a graduate of Northeastern University.

Before joining Northeastern in 1998, Fahey was a standout defenseman for Catholic Memorial High School where he was named Catholic Conference MVP, Hockey Night in Boston Player of the Year and Defensive MVP while leading his school to four state titles.

An offensively gifted defenseman, Fahey spent four seasons at Northeastern setting a school single season point record for defensemen (14-32-46) in his senior year. The Boston, Massachusetts native won numerous awards during his senior year including the winner of the 50th annul Walter Brown Award as the top Division I player from New England, Hockey East First Team All-American while being named finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.

Coming off a strong collegiate career, Fahey split his first two professional seasons between the AHL's Cleveland Lumberjacks and San Jose.

In 2005-06, Fahey would appear in 21 games with the Sharks before he was dealt to the New Jersey Devils in the off-season. As a Devil, Fahey would split his season between New Jersey and the club's AHL affiliate in Lowell. After only a single season with the Devils' organization, Fahey found himself a new home with the Chicago Blackhawks in July, 2007.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1997-98 Catholic Memorial Knights High-MA 24 12 32 44 28
1998-99 Northeastern University H-East 32 5 13 18 34
1999-00 Northeastern University H-East 36 3 17 20 62
2000-01 Northeastern University H-East 36 4 23 27 48
2001-02 Northeastern University H-East 39 14 32 46 50
2002-03 San Jose Sharks NHL 43 1 19 20 33 -3
2002-03 Cleveland Barons AHL 25 3 14 17 42 -2
2002-03 United States WC-A 6 1 0 1 2 +1
2003-04 San Jose Sharks NHL 15 0 2 2 18 -2 2 0 0 0 0
2003-04 Cleveland Barons AHL 32 1 18 19 64 -2
2004-05 Cleveland Barons AHL 69 4 22 26 146 -6
2005-06 San Jose Sharks NHL 21 0 2 2 14 -11
2006-07 New Jersey Devils NHL 13 0 1 1 2 0
2006-07 Lowell Devils AHL 28 0 9 9 37 0
2007-08 Rockford IceHogs AHL 65 0 12 12 109 +2 12 1 3 4 18
2008-09 Krefeld Pinguine Germany 47 5 16 21 83 7 1 1 2 6
2009-10 Krefeld Pinguine Germany 50 4 20 24 38
NHL Totals 92 1 24 25 67 2 0 0 0 0


Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2001)
Hockey East First All-Star Team (2002)
Spent majority of the 2005-06 as a healthy reserve. Traded to New Jersey by San Jose with Alexander Korolyuk for Vladimir Malakhov and New Jersey's 1st round pick (later traded to St. Louis - St. Louis selected David Perron) in 2007 NHL Draft, October 1, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 27, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Krefeld (Germany), June 11, 2008.
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