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)
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 4 -- Jan. 2, 2003 vs. ATL Assists: 5 -- Jan. 4, 2001 vs. TB Points: 5 (4x), last -- Jan. 2, 2003 vs. ATL (4g, 1a) Blackhawks Career Totals: 388 GP, 146-184-330, +112 2014-15 STATS Home: 36 GP, 13-14-27, +12 Road: 37 GP, 8-19-27, +1 2014-15 NOTES: Has 11 points (4g, 7a) over the past 13 games and 20 points (11g, 9a) over the past 21 games ... Leads Chicago with 226 shots on goal and 59 takeaways ... Tallied a four-game multi-point streak (7g, 1a) from Feb. 8 at STL through Feb. 13 vs. NJD ... Registered his 1,000th point with a goal and an assist on Oct. 30 at OTT ... Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 11 vs. BUF. CAREER NOTES: 485 career goals are third among active skaters ... Ranks fourth among active players with 1,048 career points ... Ranks ninth most in assists among active skaters with 563 ... Ranks 13th among active players with 1,162 games played. ALL-TIME NHL GOALS 45. Norm Ullman (490) t-46. Marian Hossa (485) t-46. Brian Bellows (485)
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

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun..

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday