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Jim Vandermeer is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks, Phoenix Coyotes, Edmonton Oilers, and Buffalo Sabres. He was born on February 21, 1980 in Caroline, Alberta, Canada. Vandermeer was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the second round, 36th overall, of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut with the Flyers during the 2002–03 season. He was traded to the Calgary Flames in the 2004–05 season and then to the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2006–07 season. He was traded to the San Jose Sharks in the 2008–09 season and then to the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2009–10 season. He was traded to the Edmonton Oilers in the 2010–11 season and then to the Buffalo Sabres in the 2011–12 season. Vandermeer played in a total of 545 NHL games, recording 24 goals and 81 assists for 105 points. He also played in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the Philadelphia Phantoms, Lowell Lock Monsters, Norfolk Admirals, Rockford IceHogs, and Abbotsford Heat. Vandermeer is currently 44 years old. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 205 pounds. He is married to his wife, Sarah, and they have two children. Vandermeer has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He earned most of his wealth from his career as a professional hockey player.

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Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born 21 February, 1980
Birthday 21 February
Birthplace Caroline, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canada

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Jim Vandermeer Height, Weight & Measurements

At 44 years old, Jim Vandermeer height is 185 cm and Weight 95 kg.

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Height 185 cm
Weight 95 kg
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Who Is Jim Vandermeer's Wife?

His wife is Stefanie Vandermeer (m. 2009)

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Jim Vandermeer Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Jim Vandermeer worth at the age of 44 years old? Jim Vandermeer’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from Canada. We have estimated Jim Vandermeer's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

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On February 2, 2016, Vandermeer signed with the Belfast Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League. Vandermeer re-signed with the Giants in August 2017 for the 2017-18 season, becoming Belfast's player/assistant coach alongside head coach Adam Keefe in the process.


On January 14, 2013, after the lockout ended, Vandermeer continued his journeyman career in signing a one-year, two-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks that paid him $600,000 at the NHL level and $275,000 at the AHL level. Vandermeer spent the majority of the shortened season with the Canucks AHL affiliate, the Chicago Wolves, and was named one of the team's alternate captains for select games.

On September 6, 2013, Vandermeer signed a one-year contract in Switzerland with the Kloten Flyers of the NLA. He signed one-year contract extensions with the Kloten Flyers in November 2013, and September 2014.


During the 2010–11 season with the Oilers, Vandermeer was named one of the alternate captains for select games. On March 22, 2011, Vandermeer recorded his 100th career point vs the Nashville Predators with an assist on a goal by Jordan Eberle.

On July 1, 2011, Vandermeer became an unrestricted free agent and signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the San Jose Sharks.


On April 7, 2010, Vandermeer was named Man of the Year by the Phoenix Coyotes. On June 30, 2010, Vandermeer was traded by the Coyotes to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Patrick O'Sullivan.


Vandermeer and his wife, Stefanie, were introduced by their mutual friend Brent Seabrook in 2007. They were married on July 3, 2009 in Vancouver. NHL stars Brent Seabrook and James Wisniewski served as groomsmen. They reside in Vancouver during the offseason. They have two children, a son, born in 2013 and a daughter, born in 2014.


On July 1, 2008, Vandermeer signed a three-year deal worth $6.9 million as an unrestricted free agent with the Calgary Flames. On June 27, 2009, Vandermeer was traded by the Flames to the Phoenix Coyotes in exchange for Brandon Prust.


On December 18, 2007, Vandermeer was traded back to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Ben Eager. On February 20, 2008, Vandermeer was traded by the Flyers to the Calgary Flames for a third round pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.


On February 19, 2004, Vandermeer was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks with Colin Fraser and a 2004 second round draft pick in exchange for Alexei Zhamnov. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Vandermeer played with the Norfolk Admirals, the AHL affiliate to the Chicago Blackhawks. Vandermeer re-signed with the Chicago Blackhawks from 2005-08. He was named one of the team's alternate captains for select games and earned over $3 million during this time.


On December 21, 2000, Vandermeer signed with the Philadelphia Flyers as an undrafted free agent. He made his professional AHL debut with the Philadelphia Phantoms during the 2001-02 season. On January 2, 2003, Vandermeer made his NHL debut with the Philadelphia Flyers playing against the Anaheim Ducks.


Vandermeer capped-off a four-year career (1997–2001) with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League (WHL) winning the Memorial Cup in 2001, while leading the WHL that season in plus/minus, with a +49. The recipient of the WHL Humanitarian of the Year award in 2001, Vandermeer served as the team's captain from 1999–2001, and amassed over 700 PIM in his four years in Red Deer.


James Patrick Vandermeer (born February 21, 1980) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays for the Belfast Giants of the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL). Vandermeer previously played for the Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, Edmonton Oilers and the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).