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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)
Blackhawks Career Totals: 417 GP, 151-196-347, +115 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON: Has six points (3g, 3a) over the past seven games ... Scored the game-winning OT goal on Nov. 18 at EDM. 2015 PLAYOFFS: Collected his third Stanley Cup championship (2010, 2013 and 2015), all with Chicago ... Ranked fourth on the club with 17 points (4g, 13a). 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: Amassed 61 points (22g, 39a) in all 82 regular-season games ... Reached the 60-point plateau for the 10th time in his career ... Led the team in assists (39), shots on goal (247) and takeaways (68) ... Shared the team lead with six PPG ... Tallied his 1,000th career point with a goal and an assist in his 1,100th game on Oct. 30 at OTT. CAREER: Five-time NHL All-Star (2001, 2003, 2007, 2008 and 2012) ... Leads active players with 30 career shorthanded markers ... Ranks ninth among active players with 1,192 career GP ... Ranks 45th all-time with 490 goals (44. J. Ratelle - 491) and 62nd with 1,066 points (61. D. Taylor - 1,069).
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 seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016