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Richard Zednik

Richard Zednik  #20

Right Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: January 6, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Bystrica, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: WSH / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 10th   (249th overall)
WHL West Second All-Star Team (1996) Traded to Montreal by Washington with Jan Bulis and Washington's 1st round choice (Alexander Perezhogin) in 2001 Entry Draft for Trevor Linden, Dainius Zubrus and New Jersey's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Andreas Holmqvist) in 2001 Entry Draft, March 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Zvolen (Slovakia), October 7, 2004. Traded to Washington by Montreal for Washington's 3rd round choice (Olivier Fortier) in 2007 Entry Draft, July 12, 2006. Traded to NY Islanders by Washington for NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (Theo Ruth) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 26, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), April 30, 2009.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday