Washington Capitals
Nashville Predators
Jaynen Rissling
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JaynenRissling
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 223
BIRTHDATE: 09/21/1993
AGE: 21
BIRTHPLACE: Edmonton, AB, CAN
DRAFTED: WSH: 2012-197 overall
Career
2012-13: Was alternate captain for Calgary, posting a career high in points (28) and assists (23) in 61 games ... Led the team in penalty minutes (122) and helped the team reach the WHL Eastern Conference Championship. 2011-12: Set career highs in points, assists, plus/minus and penalty minutes and tied a career best in goals ... Finished 3rd among defensemen in points and led the team in penalty minutes. 2010-11: Ranked 3rd among Calgary defensemen in points ... Finished second on the team in penalty minutes ... Set a career high in games played. 2009-10: Helped Calgary win the WHL Championship and reach the Memorial Cup tournament ... His uncle, Gary, played for both Washington (NHL) and Hershey (AHL).