Jeff Hackett is a former National Hockey League goaltender who played 15 season in the NHL with the New York Islanders, San Jose Sharks, Chicago Blackhawks, Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers. Drafted 34th overall in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders where he was behind Billy Smith and Kelly Hrudey. Hackett split his time with the big club and also the Springfield Indians of the American Hockey League where he won a Calder Cup in 1990 where he earned the Jack Butterfield Trophy for MVP honors in the playoffs. Hackett was claimed in the 1991 NHL Expansion Draft by the San Jose Shark. Traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in 1993, he served as Ed Belfour’s backup for several years. Always considered by many as being reliable and a consistent goaltender, Hackett finally retired from the game on February 9, 2004 after appearing in his 500th NHL regular season game.