signed a free agent contract with the Calgary Flames.
Jackman, who played for the Mavericks for two seasons (2000-01 and 2001-02), holds the distinction of being the first MSU player to play in the National Hockey League.
Drafted in the second round (38th overall) by Columbus in 2001, Jackman made his NHL debut Dec. 20, 2003 with the Blue Jackets in a game played in St. Paul, Minn., vs. the Minnesota Wild. Since that time he has seen action with Phoenix, Los Angeles and the New York Islanders. Jackman's career numbers are available here.
It's great to be a Maverick.