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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.
Quote of the Day

It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.

— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings
World Cup of Hockey 2016