#17 Tim Stapleton
Name: Tim Stapleton
Number: #17
Position: Center
Date of Birth: July 9, 1982
Birthplace: La Grange,
United States
Drafted: Signed as free agent
Toronto Maple Leafs
Height: 5'9''
Weight: 1160lbs
Hand: Right

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Tim Stapleton is a professional hockey player playing with the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League.


Stapleton went undrafted when he became eligible for the NHL draft. He then decided to play for two seasons with the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL. Stapleton then represented the University of Minnesota Duluth for four seasons, where he led the team in scoring as a freshman, and had consecutive 40 point seasons.

Stapleton began his professional career by playing briefly with the Portland Pirates of the AHL. Stapleton played in 9 games with Portland, recording 5 assists. He then signed with Jokerit of the Finnish SM-liiga, completing a tryout which led to a one-year contract. During his first Jokerit season, Stapleton won the SM-liiga silver medal and finished second in playoff scoring.

On June 6, 2008, Stapleton signed as a free agent with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Stapleton was assigned to the Marlies on September 26, 2008. In his first season with the Marlies, Stapleton has proven to be a capable scoring threat, ranking near the top of team scoring leaders.

AHL StatisticsEdit

Year Gp G A P PIM
Regular Season Statistics
2005-2006 9 0 5 5 4
2008-2009 See 2008-2009 Toronto Marlie Statistics for current season totals
TOTAL 9 0 5 5 4

Year Gp G A P PIM
Playoff Statistics
2005-2006 4 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 4 0 0 0 2

2008-2009 Toronto Marlies Roster
Forwards Brent Aubin Bates Battaglia Mark Bell Darryl Boyce Andre Deveaux
Boyd Devereaux Alex Foster Stefano Giliati Ryan Hamilton Kris Newbury
Ben Ondrus Kyle Rogers Tim Stapleton Max Taylor Jiri Tlusty
Defencemen Staffan Kronwall Phil Oreskovic Todd Perry Richard Petiot Joe Ryan
Jaime Sifers Juha Uotila
Goaltenders Adam Munro Justin Pogge