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Pavel Datsyuk
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: July 20, 1978  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sverdlovsk, Russia
WEIGHT: 194 DRAFTED: DET / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (171st overall)
AwardsSeasons
Frank J. Selke Trophy 2007-2008 / 2008-2009 / 2009-2010
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 2005-2006 / 2006-2007 / 2007-2008 / 2008-2009
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 2 / Assists: 4 / Points: 5 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 236 CAREER: In the 1st season of 3-year contract 2002 & 2008 Stanley Cup champion 2008, 2009, 2010 Selke Trophy 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Lady Byng Trophy (2nd to ever win 4 straight) 4-time NHL All-Star 2009 Hart Trophy Nominee 2008 NHL Plus-Minus Award (+41) 4-time Russian Olympian, winning bronze in 2002 Won gold (2012), silver (2010) and bronze (2005) at World Championship. 2014-15: Named NHL's Second Star of the Week on 11/3 after recording 7 points (4-3-7) in 4 games...Had a point in six straight games after returning from injury, 10/21-11/2, DET's longest point streak of the season...Also matched Nyquist with a 4-game goal streak from 10/25-11/2...Man Games Lost: 11 OTHER: Tied/led DET in pts. for 7 consec. seasons (2006-13) Has a goal vs. every NHL team Only NHL hat trick came in playoffs (5/12/08 at DAL) 6th among active players in playoff scoring (108 pts.)
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009) Frank J. Selke Trophy (2008, 2009, 2010) NHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2004, 2008, 2012) Spent majority of 1999-2000 on Kazan (Russia) reserve squad. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), June 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), September 22, 2012.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday