Barret Jackman

Barret was born in Trail and raised in Fruitvale, where he played his Minor Hockey. He played 4 seasons of Major Junior Hockey for the Regina Pats from 1997-2001.
Barret, a defenseman, won the Pats' Rookie of the Year Award and Scholastic Player of the Year in the 1997/98 season, and was the team's MVP in the 1999-2000 season. That year, he Captained Canada's Under 18 Team to a Gold Medal in the Under 18 World Tournament in Slovakia. In 2000 and 2001, Barret was a member of Canada's World Junior Team.

Barret was the St. Louis Blues' first choice, 17th overall, in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He joined the Blues for the 2002/03 season and was voted the NHL's Rookie of the Year.