Stanley Cup Final
Marian Hossa

Marian Hossa  #81

Chicago Blackhawks  Right Wing
NUMBER: 81 BIRTHDATE: January 12, 1979  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Stará Lubovna, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: OTT / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)
PLAYOFF CAREER HIGHS Goals: 2 - Nine times Assists: 3 - Three times Points: 4 - May 18, 2008 vs. PHI TOI: 34:27 - June 2, 2008 at DET Goal Streak: 3 - May 31 - June 4, 2008 (3g) Point Streak: 5 - Twice FIRST ROUND STATS: 6 GP, 0-5-5, E SECOND ROUND STATS: 4 GP, 1-2-3, +2 2015 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Has points in five of the past eight games (2g, 3a) ... Tallied an assist in WCFG4 ... Notched a power-play goal in WCFG2 ... Scored the series-clinching goal in R2G4 ... Recorded two assists in R1G3 ... Collected two assists in R1G1. 2014-15 NOTES: Paced the team in assists (39), shots on goal (247) and takeaways (68) ... Tallied his 1,000th career point with a goal and an assist on Oct. 30 at OTT. 2014 PLAYOFF HIGHLIGHTS: Tallied 14 points (2g, 12a) in 19 games. CAREER NOTES: Ranks third among active skaters with 486 career regular-season goals, fourth with 1,056 points, 10th with 570 assists and 13th with 1,172 games played ... Stands 46th all-time with 486 goals.
WHL West First All-Star Team (1998) WHL Rookie of the Year (1998) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1998) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1998) NHL All-Rookie Team (1999) NHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2001, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), September 16, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden), November 11, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), January 31, 2005. Traded to Atlanta by Ottawa with Greg de Vries for Dany Heatley, August 23, 2005. Traded to Pittsburgh by Atlanta with Pascal Dupuis for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Daulton Leveille) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2009.
Quote of the Day

That's the biggest goal I've ever scored. It's a great feeling any time you do that, especially at home. We're one game away from a Stanley Cup berth. It was a huge goal and it felt unbelievable.

— Anaheim forward Matt Beleskey on scoring the overtime winner Monday to give the Ducks a 3-2 series lead against the Blackhawks