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John Madden
John Madden
Number: 11
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Left
Born: May 4, 1973
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, August 6, 2010.
Madden has delivered 345 points (162-183=345) in 867 career games…Won the Frank J. Selke Award as the league’s outstanding defensive forward in 2001…Named finalist for the award in 2003, 2004 and 2008…A three-time Stanley Cup champion, he has tallied 43 points (21-22=43) in 134 postseason matches including four game-winning goals and four shorthanded tallies.

Recorded 25 points (12-13=25) in 76 contests…Ranked tied for first on team with four GWGs, tying his career-high...Wild was 9-2-1 when he scored a goal...Won 51% of faceoffs…Tallied GWG and season-high five shots vs. COL (3/8)...Notched goal and won 16 of 26 faceoffs in season-high 20:43 of ice time at ANA (2/25)...Posted deciding shootout goal at STL (2/11)...Tallied seventh career PPG vs. CGY (12/20)...Recorded second career overtime goal in 4-3 OT win at DET (11/19)...Skated in 800th career game vs. WSH (10/28)...Missed two games with upper body injury (12/11, 12/12), last four games with lower body injury (4/3-4/10).

Registered 23 points (10-13=23) in 79 games for the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks…Dished out a pair of helpers vs. DET (3/7)…Potted two goals vs. NSH (12/27)…Went 9-for-9 in the faceoff circle vs. SJ (11/15)…Claimed points in back-to-back games five different times…Ranked among the top 20 in the NHL by winning 53% of faceoffs taken…Led team forwards with 58 blocked shots…Netted one goal and one assist in 22 postseason games for the Cup winners...Missed three games with a lower-body injury.

Netted 23 points (7-16=23) in 76 games with New Jersey…Tallied points in a career-high five consecutive games (1-6=7) from 1/13-21…Posted points in back-to-back games three times, including consecutive games with two assists at NSH (1/19) and vs. MTL (1/21)…Netted a season-high two goals vs. DAL (10/22)…Scored his franchise-record 17th SHG at ATL (2/6)…Served as an alternate captain…Tallied one assist in seven postseason contests for the Devils in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals.

Ranked third with 20 goals and fourth on the Devils with a career-high 43 points (20-23=43) in 80 games…Tied a career-high with his 23 assists…Posted ten multi-point games…Tallied a career-high three assists and added a goal for a season-high four points vs. TB (10/31)… Netted a season-high two goals twice … Compiled a season-high four-game point streak (3-1=4) from 2/18-24…Notched his first career overtime goal at WSH (2/24)…Skated in his 600th career NHL game at BUF (1/12)…Finished second in voting for the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the League’s outstanding defensive forward…Tallied three points (2-1=3) in five postseason contests…Scored his first career playoff overtime goal vs. NYR (4/13).

Totaled 32 points (12-20=32) in 74 games with the Devils…Led New Jersey with three GWG…Posted a season-high three points (2-1=3) at TOR (10/12)…Tallied two points (1-1=2) in 11 postseason games.

Collected 36 points (16-20=36) while skating in all 82 games with the Devils…Ranked fourth on the team with 16 goals…Recorded points in a season-high four consecutive games (3-1=4) from 3/28-4/2…Scored his 100th career NHL goal at PHI (4/1)…Recorded five points (4-1=5) in nine postseason contests…Tallied a hat trick, including an NHL record-tying two SHG, in Game 2 of Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at NYR (4/24).

Held scoreless in three games with HIFK Helsinki of SM-liiga (Finland).

Tallied 35 points (12-23=35) in 80 games with New Jersey…Established a career-high with 23 helpers during the season…Finished second in voting for the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the League’s outstanding defensive forward…Held scoreless in five postseason games.

Helped lead the New Jersey Devils to Stanley Cup Championship with 19 goals and 22 assists in 80 regular-season games…Posted the second hat trick of his career and added an assist for a season-high four points at WSH (2/5)…Missed a game due to injury snapping a streak of 189 consecutive games played (3/27)…Finished third on club with a career-high 16 points (6-10=16) in 24 postseason games…Finished second in voting for Frank J. Selke Trophy as the League’s outstanding defensive forward…Tied the Devils franchise record for points in a five-game series with eight (2-6=8) during the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against Boston.

Tallied 23 points (15-8=23) while being the only Devils forward to skate in all 82 games… Held scoreless in six playoff games.

Awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the League’s outstanding defensive forward… Netted a career-high 23 goals and accrued 15 assists in 80 games for the Eastern Conference Champion Devils… Tied for fourth on the team with 23 goals… Established a career-high with a +24 rating… Notched a career-high four goals and added an assist for a career-best five-points at PIT (10/28)... Became part of the first pair of teammates (Randy McKay) since 1922 to both score four goals in a game that night… Tallied seven points (4-3=7) in 25 postseason games.

Registered 25 points (16-9=25) in 74 games for the Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils during his first full NHL season…Tied the then-rookie record and led the NHL with six SHG…Netted first career NHL goal at PHI (10/30)…Posted seven points (3-4=7) in 20 Playoff games…Earned the Devils’ Unsung Hero Award as voted by his teammates.

Made his NHL debut at NYR (1/6)…Collected his first career NHL point with an assist at SJ (1/18)…Led the Albany River Rats (AHL) with 98 points (38-60=98) and 60 assists in 75 games…Ranked third in the AHL in scoring, third in assists, fourth in goals, third in GWG (eight), and paced the league with 334 shots…Represented Canada at AHL All-Star Classic in Philadelphia by potting a goal…Posted a season-high 15-game point streak (10-16=26) from 3/20-4/16.

Recorded 20 goals and 36 assists in 74 games while making professional debut with Albany…Ranked fourth on the club with 56 points (20-36=56)…Led AHL with a +35 rating…Paced the River Rats with 16 points (3-13=16) and a +8 rating in 13 postseason games.

In four seasons at the University of Michigan he collected 180 points (80-100=180) in 160 games…Set an NCAA record with 23 SHG in his career…Was a member of Michigan’s 1996 NCAA Championship squad…Named a finalist for the 1997 Hobey Baker Award.

Signed by Minnesota as a free agent, Aug. 6, 2010; Signed by Chicago as a free agent, July 1, 2009; Signed by New Jersey as a free agent, June 26, 1997.

John Joseph Madden and his wife, Lauren, have two children, Tyler, and Reese, and six dogs...His nickname is “Mads” and he lists most memorable hockey moment is winning the Stanley Cup last season with the Chicago Blackhawks...In his spare time, Madden likes to golf and fish...His most memorable moment away from the rink is the birth of his children...Says that his dad most insipired his hockey career and that Will Smith is the person he’d most like to meet...His favorite part of hockey is hanging out with his teammates and his favorite part of Minnesota is how friendly everyone is...His favorite restaurant in the Twin Cities is Seven and his favorite food is pizza...Lists Snatch as his favorite movie and “House” as his favorite television show... His favorite breakfast is eggs and his favorite athlete is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...Lists the Toronto Maple Leafs as his favorite team to play against and Golden Tee as his favorite video game.
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