Slavin with the Charlotte Checkers in 2015
May 1, 1994|
Erie, Colorado, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
|NHL team||Carolina Hurricanes|
120th overall, 2012|
Jaccob Scott Slavin (born May 1, 1994) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and alternate captain of the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL). Slavin was selected by the Hurricanes in the fourth round, 120th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.
Slavin was drafted by the Carolina Hurricanes in the fourth round, 120th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Despite being drafted, Slavin committed to Colorado College to play for the NCAA Division I Tigers ice hockey team. In his first year, his outstanding play was recognized when he was selected as NCHC Rookie of the Year and named to both the 2013–14 NCHC All-Rookie Team and the 2013–14 NCHC All-Conference Second Team.
The following season, Slavin was named to the 2014–15 NCHC All-Conference First Team. Following his sophomore year, Slavin signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, forgoing his collegiate career.
Slavin made his professional debut to start the 2015–16 season with the Hurricanes' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Charlotte Checkers. With 7 assists in his first 14 games with the Checkers, Slavin was recalled by the Hurricanes and made his NHL debut on November 20, 2015. Slavin scored his first NHL hat-trick on March 13, 2017, away against the New York Islanders.
On August 1, 2020, Slavin scored his first career playoff goal against the New York Rangers. He became the first player to score a goal in an NHL game in the month of August.
On June 19, 2021, he was awarded the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
Slavin grew up in Erie, Colorado, with four other siblings—Justin, Josiah, Jeremiah and Jordan—all of whom were also active athletes. Slavin and his wife Kylie are practicing Christians. The couple have one daughter, who was adopted during the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs.
Regular season and playoffs
|2010–11||Colorado Thunderbirds 16U AAA||T1EHL||34||5||21||26||12||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Colorado Thunderbirds 18U AAA||T1EHL||15||1||0||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honors
|Lady Byng Memorial Trophy||2021|
|NCHC Rookie of the Year||2013–14|||
|NCHC All-Rookie Team||2013–14|||
|NCHC All-Conference Second Team||2013–14|
|NCHC All-Conference First Team||2014–15|||
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- "Conference Honors, 2014-15 | College Hockey, Inc". collegehockeyinc.com. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| NCHC Rookie of the Year
| Lady Byng Memorial Trophy