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Martin Havlat
Martin Havlat
Right Wing
Number: 24
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 19, 1981
Birthplace: Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic
Acquired: Signed by Minnesota as a free agent, July 1, 2009.
Drafted: OTT / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (26th overall)
Has appeared in 621 games in 10 NHL seasons with Ottawa, Chicago and Minnesota registering 512 points
(209-303=512), along with 332 PIM…Became third Wild forward (Marion Gaborik) to be selected to the NHL
All-Star Game…Owns 129 multi-point games (102-16-11).

Led team in goals (22) and shots (229), tied for first in points (62) and GWG (4) and ranked second in assists (40) while skating in 78 games...Ranked tied for first on the team with 14 multi-point efforts…His assist, games played and PIM (52) totals were the second highest of his career…Point total was the third best of his career…Wild was 15-2-3 when he scored a goal…Tallied seven points during five-game point streak (2-5=7, 2/28-3/8)...Recorded 300th career assist vs. BUF (3/6)...Tallied a goal in three straight games (3-0=3, 2/18-2/22)...Skated in 600th game at CHI (2/16) and registered 500th point (goal) vs. DET (2/20)...Tallied three assists in 14:51 of ice time at 2011 NHL All-Star Game...Recorded three points (2-1=3), including GWG and +3 rating at CGY (1/19)...Second goal was 200th of career...Had points in 10 of 13 Nov. games (5-11=16)...Recorded a point in five straight games (2-6=8, 11/12-11/20)...Tied career-high with three assists at FLA (11/14)...Missed last four games with upper body injury (4/3-4/10).

Ranked second on team with 12 multi-point games, third in scoring (18-36=54), tied for third in assists and fifth in goals…Registered two goals and +3 rating vs. EDM (2/4)…Had six-game point streak (3- 5=8, 1/16-1/30)…Tied career high with three assists at PHX (1/16) and vs. ANA (10/6)…Had seasonhigh eight-game point streak (12/28-1/11, 2-7=9)…Tallied seven assists during career-high six-game assist streak (12/29-1/9)…Had six-game point streak (5-4=9, 12/11-12/21)…Scored goal in 500th NHL game vs. COL (12/21)…Recorded fifth career OT goal at CGY (12/11)…Recorded a point in first three games with Wild (1-4=5)…Missed two games (10/16-10/17) with groin injury; four contests with hamstring injury (11/20-11/28), one with illness (4/2) and final two matches with lower-body injury (4/8, 4/10).

Led Chicago and tallied a career-high 48 assists and 77 points (29-48=77) in a career-high 81 games…Ranked second on club and tied for ninth in NHL with a career-best +29…Ranked second on team with 29 goals, five GWG and 249 shots…Ranked second in the league and led the Blackhawks with four empty-net markers…Netted 21 of his 29 goals and 51 of his 77 points on home ice, both tied for seventh-best in league…Paced Chicago with 22 multiple-point performances, matching a seasonhigh with three points in a contest seven times …Recorded 15 points (4-11=15) in a career-high ninegame point streak (2/14-3/3)…Led the Blackhawks with 15 points (5-10=15) in 16 playoff games… Matched a playoff best with five multi-point games…Posted six points (2-4=6) in a postseason-high four straight games (5/5-5/11)…Missed one playoff game (5/27) due to injury.

Registered 27 points (10-17=27) in 35 games…Recorded a point in eight of nine games (3-5=8, 1/30-2/19), including two season-high four game streaks…Missed 22 games (10/6-11/25) due to a shoulder injury,  issed six contests (12/23-1/4) due to a pulled groin…Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery (3/14).

Led Chicago in goals (25), assists (32), points (57) and plus-minus (+15) despite appearing in just 56 games…Became the first European-born Blackhawks player to lead team in points since Ivan Boldirev (Zranjanin, Yugoslavia) accomplished the feat in 1977-78… Shared team lead with five PPG…Matched a career high with four points (2-2=4) in debut with Blackhawks at NSH (10/5)…Recorded 16 multiple point games…Tallied five points (2-3=5) in his first NHL All-Star Game (1/24)…Missed 19 games (10/21-12/7) due to a sprained ankle, three games (1/5-1/10) with a pulled groin and three games (4/5-4/8) due to a shoulder injury.
Recorded 16 points (9-7=16) in 18 games…Notched a career-high four goals at BUF (11/2)…Led Ottawa with seven playoff goals and ranked second on the Senators with 13 points (7-6=13) in 10 playoff games…Totaled multiple points in five playoff games…Missed 58 games (12/1-4/13) due to shoulder surgery.

Appeared in 10 games with Moscow Dynamo (Russia), netting two points (2-0=2)…Totaled nine points (5-4=9) in nine games with Sparta Praha (Czech)…Totaled 14 points (10-4=14) in 12 games with Znojemsti Excalibur Orli (Czech).

Led Ottawa with seven GWG…Named NHL’s offensive player of the week (1/18) after tallying seven points (3-4=7) in three games…Recorded the Senators’ lone hat trick of the season at PIT (2/22)… Netted multiple points in 19 games, including two four-point outings…Missed first five games due to contract dispute…Missed three games (11/22-11/25) due to hamstring injury, missed two games (1/29-1/31) due to groin injury…Suspended for two games for kicking incident vs. NYI (1/1) and two games for an attempt-to-injure incident vs. PHI (2/26).

Ranked fourth on the Senators with 59 points (24-35=59) in 67 games…Notched a hat trick at Dallas (1/27)…Posted 14 multiple point games, including two four-point performances…Appeared in a careerhigh 18 playoff games, notching 11 points (5-6=11) to help Ottawa reach the Eastern Conference Finals.

Totaled 50 points (22-28=50) in 72 games…Totaled six GWG…Named to the Topps/NHL Young Stars Game but suffered a groin injury and did not play…Recorded a hat trick vs. PHX (12/13 …Missed 10 games (2/4, 3/19-3/21, 3/30-4/13) due to a groin injury...Tallied seven points (2-5=7) in 12 playoff contests...Notched his first career playoff goal, the series-clinching marker in overtime at PHI (4/26).

Ranked third among league rookies with 42 points (19-23=42) in 73 games…Nominated for the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie ...Notched his first career hat trick and four-point game vs. ATL (3/14)…Accrued 14 points (7-7=14) in 15 contests during March to earn rookie of the month honors…Registered his first NHL goal at Toronto (10/14).

Totaled 42 points (13-29=42) in 46 games with Trinec (Czech).

Ranked third among Europeans on the NHL’s Central Scouting Report…Split the season between Trinec’s (Czech) junior and senior clubs, compiling 56 points in 55 games.

Tallied two assists in five games for Czech Republic at 2010 Olympics…Led team and ranked tied for third at the tournament with six points (3-3=6) at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey…Made his Olympic debut at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, registering four points (3-1=4) in four games…Captured two gold medals for the Czech Republic in the span of four months in 2000, tallying five points (3-2=5) in seven games at the World Junior Championship and three points (2-1=3) in nine games at the World Championship…Recorded six points (2-4=6) in six games at the 1998 Under-18 World Championship.

Signed by Minnesota as a free agent, July 1, 2009; Acquired by Chicago along with Bryan Smolinski from Ottawa in exchange for Tom Preissing, Josh Hennessy, Michal Barinka and a second round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (Patrick Wiercioch), July 10, 2006; Selected by Ottawa in the first round (26th overall) of the 1999 Entry Draft.

Havlat resides in Prague, Czech Rep., during the offseason…Hobbies include soccer, listening to music and cars…Lists first NHL game as his most memorable moment in hockey and his parents as the people who most inspired his hockey career…Enjoys eating Italian food and sushi…Lists Roger Federer as the person he would most like to meet…U2 is his favorite band and Braveheart is his favorite movie…Lists “24” and “Prison Break” as his favorite television shows….Soccer is his favorite sport outside of hockey and lists FIFA 2011 as his favorite video game.
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