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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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Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.

— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL