|Born||April 15, 1984|
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
| EIHL team|
| Nottingham Panthers |
New Jersey Devils
St. Louis Blues
|NHL Draft|| 117th overall, 2002 |
New Jersey Devils
Cameron Wesley Janssen (born April 15, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey player who retired from playing for the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) on August 12, 2016. The New Jersey Devils drafted him 117th overall in the fourth round of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Janssen was regarded as an enforcer.
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The Nottingham Panthers are a British professional ice hockey club based in Nottingham, England. They are members of the Elite Ice Hockey League. Their main team sponsor is the Nottingham Building Society.
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Janssen grew up in the St. Louis suburb of Eureka, Missouri, where he attended Eureka High School for three years. During his sophomore and junior years of high school, Janssen played for the St. Louis Sting of the Junior A North American Hockey League.
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Eureka High School, located in Eureka, Missouri, is a secondary school in the Rockwood School District. Eureka High School was the first high school in what would become the Rockwood School District. The high school opened in 1908 and was fully accredited within four years.
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In 2001, Janssen was selected in the third round of the Ontario Hockey League draft by the Windsor Spitfires. Instead of completing his senior year at Eureka High School, Janssen moved to Windsor, Ontario to begin his first season with the Spitfires. After one season in Ontario, Janssen was drafted by the New Jersey Devils as the 117th overall pick during the fourth round 2002 NHL Entry Draft. During the 2003–04 OHL season, Janssen joined the Guelph Storm, where he participated in the Memorial Cup tournament.
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In the second period of a regular season game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 2, 2007, Janssen knocked-out Toronto defenseman Tomáš Kaberle unconscious with a late hit to the head. Kaberle was carried off the ice on a stretcher.The NHL announced Janssen would be suspended for three games without pay for the incident, forfeiting $7,220.16. In an interview, Kaberle mentioned Janssen had not contacted him for reconciliation, and went on to say, "I don't care [to hear from him]. He doesn't respect me and I don't respect him."
The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario. They are members of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club is owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Ltd. and are represented by Chairman Larry Tanenbaum. With an estimated value of US $1.45 billion in 2018 according to Forbes, the Maple Leafs are the second most valuable franchise in the NHL, after the New York Rangers. The Maple Leafs' broadcasting rights are split between BCE Inc. and Rogers Communications. For their first 14 seasons, the club played their home games at the Mutual Street Arena, before moving to Maple Leaf Gardens in 1931. The Maple Leafs moved to their present home, Scotiabank Arena in February 1999.
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On March 30, 2007, Janssen injured his shoulder in a fight with Riley Cote of the Philadelphia Flyers and missed 4 games. He returned for the playoffs against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Janssen was injured in the 2007 NHL preseason as well, suffering an injury in a fight with Jesse Boulerice.
Riley D. Cote is a former Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and formerly an assistant coach with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL). He played eight National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers and was mainly known as an enforcer.
The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). Part of the 1967 NHL Expansion, the Flyers were the first expansion team in the post–Original Six era to win the Stanley Cup, victorious in 1973–74 and again in 1974–75.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are a professional ice hockey team based in Tampa, Florida. It is a member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Lightning have one Stanley Cup championship in their history, in 2003–04. The team is often referred to as the Bolts, and the nickname was used on the former third jerseys. The Lightning plays home games in Amalie Arena in Tampa.
On February 26, 2008, Janssen was traded by the Devils to his hometown team, the St. Louis Blues, for defenseman Bryce Salvador.He made his Blues' debut two days later, wearing #55 against the Phoenix Coyotes.
A free agent after his contract with the St. Louis Blues expired in 2011, Janssen signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Devils on July 14, 2011becoming the 22nd player to be re-acquired and play for the team.
Janssen signed as a free agent on a one-year contract with the Nottingham Panthers of the EIHL on August 15, 2015.
In July 2012, Janssen appeared on an internet-based radio show called "The Thom and Jeff Show" and subsequently delivered a profanity-laced interview in which he made several controversial comments, including one about gay players. Janssen later issued an apology for the incident, noting that he had "used poor judgment during the course of the show" and saying "moving forward, I hope to eliminate that type of language from my vocabulary. I would also like to take this chance to express my support for the work the You Can Play project is doing, and for the gay community in general."
|2000–01||St. Louis Sting||NAHL||45||1||2||3||244||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Albany River Rats||AHL||70||1||3||4||337||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Albany River Rats||AHL||26||1||3||4||117||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||New Jersey Devils||NHL||47||0||0||0||91||9||0||0||0||26|
|2006–07||New Jersey Devils||NHL||48||1||0||1||114||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||St. Louis Blues||NHL||12||0||1||1||18||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||St. Louis Blues||NHL||56||1||3||4||131||1||0||0||0||0|
|2009–10||St. Louis Blues||NHL||43||0||0||0||190||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||St. Louis Blues||NHL||54||1||3||4||131||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||New Jersey Devils||NHL||48||0||1||1||75||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||New Jersey Devils||NHL||4||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||New Jersey Devils||NHL||24||3||0||3||22||—||—||—||—||—|
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