Starting in 1970, Jim played all his minor hockey and lacrosse in Brampton where he captainedteams to numerous provincial championships in both sports. As a 15 year old he moved on toplay junior hockey with the Dixie Beehives. He was named Rookie of the Year for the Tier II JuniorA club and became a high draft pick of the Kitchener Rangers of the OHL where he played from1981 to 1984.
In 1982 Jim was on the OHL and Memorial Cup championship team and was a teammate ofNHL hall of famers Scott Stevens and Al McInnis. In the 1983-84 season, Jim was an OHL allstarand all scholastic team member. He captained the Rangers to a record setting season; including thelongest winning streak in major junior history, an OHL regular season championship and helping the team toits second Memorial Cup finals in three years.
Shortly after his junior career Jim went to medical school at the University of Western Ontario where hegraduated with honors. While in medical school, Jim lead the Mustangs to two CIAU finals, was an OUAA all-starand had numerous appearances with the Canadian national team as they prepared for the 1988 Olympics.
Jim now lives in California, where he is a Professor of Surgery at Stanford University.
Inducted May 26, 2010