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Michal Handzus  #26

NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: March 11, 1977  (AGE 37)
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: STL / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (101st overall)

PLAYOFF HIGHS

Goals: 2 (2x), last -- April 19, 2010 vs. VAN

Assists: 2, April 16, 2003 at TOR

Points: 3, April 19, 2010 vs. VAN (2g, 1a)

Blackhawks Playoff Totals: 26 GP, 3-9-12, +6

 

2014 PLAYOFFS

Home: 1 GP, 0-1-1, +1

Road: 2 GP, 0-0-0, -2

 

2014 PLAYOFF NOTES: Earned his first assist of the post-season on April 21 vs. STL ... Skated in 25:55 of ice time in GM 1 at STL on April 17, the third highest TOI total of his playoff career

 

Traded to Phoenix by St. Louis with Ladislav Nagy, the rights to Jeff Taffe and St. Louis' 1st round choice (Ben Eager) in 2002 Entry Draft for Keith Tkachuk, March 13, 2001. Traded to Philadelphia by Phoenix with Robert Esche for Brian Boucher and Nashville's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Phoenix selected Joe Callahan) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 12, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Zvolen (Slovakia), October 27, 2004. Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia for Kyle Calder, August 4, 2006. Missed remainder of 2006-07 due to knee injury vs. St. Louis, October 21, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 2, 2007. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 1, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Banska-Bystrica (Slovakia), November 13, 2012. Traded to Chicago by San Jose for Anaheim's 4th round choice (previously acquired, San Jose selected Fredrik Bergvik) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 2, 2013.

Game 4 can't come fast enough. We're pretty anxious to play them again. They're nothing special. We're a pretty damn good hockey team too. We're not shying away from anything. We're in this series to win the Stanley Cup, and they're in our way to win it.

— Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson said after his team's loss to the Penguins in Game 3 of their Round 1 Stanley Cup Playoffs series