Name: Jim Slater
Position: Forward
Sport: Ice Hockey
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
DOB: 12/9/1982
Birthplace: Petoskey, Mich.
Hometown: Lapeer, Mich.
High School: Lapeer East High School (Lapeer, Mich.)
College: Michigan State University
Team/Club: HC Fribourg-Gottéron (NLA)
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2018)
  • PyeongChang 2018, 7th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2012 – 7th
  • Years of Participation: 2006, 2012
  • Top Finish: 7th – 2006, 2012
Other Career Highlights
  • Became the first player at Michigan State University to record 40 or more points in three straight seasons since 1999
Personal: Son of Bill and Diane Slater...Father Bill was a defensive lineman in the NFL...Has one brother, Bill, and two sisters, Kari and Michelle...Has one daughter, Wyn, with wife Andria...Drafted 30th overall by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2002 NHL Draft...Earned the Winnipeg Jets’ community service award in 2012...Hobbies include racquetball, traveling, fishing, golfing and trying new food.