Weatherby Recorded 11 Points in 50 Games With Sharks During 2021-22
The Detroit Red Wings today acquired center Jasper Weatherby from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for center Kyle Criscuolo.
Weatherby, 24, has spent the entire 2022-23 season with the American Hockey League’s San Jose Barracuda, recording six points (3-3-6) and 39 penalty minutes in 39 games. The 6-foot-4, 222-pound forward split his first professional season between the Sharks and Barracuda in 2021-22, notching 11 points (5-6-11) and 18 penalty minutes in 50 games with the Sharks, in addition to 15 points (5-10-15) and 24 penalty minutes in 25 appearances with the Barracuda. Originally selected by San Jose in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, Weatherby tallied a power play goal and an assist in his NHL debut with the Sharks on Oct. 16, 2021 vs. Winnipeg.
Prior to turning professional, Weatherby played three seasons at the University of North Dakota from 2018-21, serving as an assistant captain during his junior year. The Portland, Oregon, native totaled 47 points (27-20-47), 50 penalty minutes and a plus-11 rating in 100 games with the Fighting Hawks, helping the program win back-to-back Penrose Cup titles as the National Collegiate Hockey Conference’s regular-season champion. Additionally, Weatherby ranks sixth in program history with a 57.8 faceoff percentage. Before starting his collegiate career, Weatherby spent two seasons with the Wenatchee Wild of the British Columbia Hockey League from 2016-18, compiling 106 points (49-57-106) and 72 penalty minutes in 104 games, along with 42 points (17-25-42) in 30 postseason contests. During his final season in Wenatchee, Weatherby was named the recipient of the Vern Dye Memorial Trophy as the BCHL’s most valuable player, and also earned the Brett Hull Trophy as the league’s top scorer after posting 74 points (37-37-74) in 58 regular-season games. Weatherby helped the Wild capture the 2018 BCHL championship after posting 38 points (15-23-38) in 20 playoff appearances.