JEFFERSON DAHL

5'9"  165  FORWARD

b. 9/13/89

#14

EAU CLAIRE MEMORIAL (2004-08)

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Listen to Jefferson Dahl score a goal

Listen to Jefferson Dahl set the all-time Memorial scoring record on 12/18/07

YEAR GMS GOALS ASSISTS TP PIM PPG SHG +/-
2004-05 24 12 20 32 6 4* 1 +20
2005-06 23 20 17 37 14 3 3 +21
2006-07 25 28 38 66 18 14 4 +55
2007-08 26 36 40 76 14 5 7 +59
TOTAL 98 96 115 211 52 26 15 +155

Jefferson Kirk Dahl capped his outstanding career by leading the Old Abes to their first WIAA State Championship and earning the 2008 Mr. Hockey Award. Dahl rewrote the school and city record book and holds virtually every career and single season scoring record at Memorial High School. Jefferson teamed with Seth Soley and Isaiah Bennis in his junior year to form the most productive line in city history with a combined total of 187 points, an average of over seven points per game! He had a 27-game scoring streak snapped in the 2007 State Tournament semifinals. Dahl was named to the All-BRC 1st team in 2006-07 and 2007-08. He was the BRC Player of the Year for 2007-08. He was also named to the All-State Team in both his junior and senior seasons.

Jefferson had one of the most impressive debuts ever by a Memorial player. He scored on his first shift, and had a hat trick in his first game. Dahl was named to the All-Big Rivers Conference Honorable Mention team in 2005-06.

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Jefferson Dahl was named Mr. Hockey for the 2007-08 Season.

(picture courtesy of Wis Prep Hockey)

Jefferson skated two years of Junior hockey for the Green Bay Gamblers and the Youngstown, Ohio, Phantoms. He was named Youngstown's team MVP in 2009-10 after scoring 16 goals and 40 points in 56 games. He. posted 15 goals and 26 points in 55 games during 2008-09 for the Green Bay Gamblers, helping the team to the regular-season league title.

Jefferson skated four seasons for the Wisconsin Badgers. He notched 17 goals and 30 assists.


In 2014-15, "JD" played professional hockey for EHC Klostersee in Grafing, Germany. "JD" is now in his 3rd season with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL. Check out his stats here.

Jefferson was interviewed prior to his first year as a Badger and listed his favorites:

Favorite athlete: Derek Jeter
Favorite NHL player: Sydney Crosby
Favorite sports team: Green Bay Packers
Favorite school subject: Science
Favorite food: Steak and potatoes
Favorite movie: “Happy Gilmore”
Favorite superhero: Superman
Favorite musician: Kenny Chesney
Favorite breakfast cereal: Lucky Charms
Favorite hockey memory: Winning the high school state championship
TV show you never miss: “24”
First pro sports event you attended: Minnesota Twins baseball game
Age started playing hockey: Three
First job: Hockey referee
Biggest fear: Small spaces
Before each game, I: Take a shower
Favorite vacation spot: Outer Banks, N.C.
Childhood hero: My parents
Magazine subscription: “Sporting News”
Hobbies/interests: Fishing, wakeboarding
If I could play another UW sport, it would be: Golf
Hidden talent nobody knows about: Playing guitar
Autobiography title: “The Legend of Jefferson Dahl”
Greatest invention of the last 100 years: Internet
Coolest Halloween costume: Nerd
For me, playing hockey is: A dream come true
Greatest inspiration: My parents
In 10 years, I hope to be: Playing hockey
What would be your pro wrestling name? The Great Hambino
If you could have one super power, what would it be? Invisibility
Worst household chore: Mowing the lawn
Best place to be stuck waiting: Hockey rink
If you could give your life savings to a charity, which one would you choose? Cancer research
Who would you entrust your spare house/apartment key to? My brother
Favorite thing about your country: Freedom
Favorite event in the Summer Olympics: Badminton
One wish, what would it be? One more wish


* - Note: Records from 2004-05 are still being checked. Dahl had at least four PPG's, but may have had more.

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