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Paul Martin

Paul Martin  #7

San Jose Sharks  Defenseman
NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: March 5, 1981  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Minneapolis, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: NJD / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (62nd overall)
Ranks 3rd on the team in avg. ice time (21:31) 2015-16: Picked up a goal, his first of the year and as a member of the Sharks, and an assist against his old team on 11/21 at PIT Registered an assist on the GWG on 11/19 at PHI Picked up an assist on 11/17 at BOS Recorded an assist on 11/13 at DET Played in his 700th career game on 10/13 at WSH Made his SJS debut on 10/7 at LAK and tallied an assist
Minnesota High School Player of the Year (1999) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2001) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2002, 2003) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2003) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2003) Signed as a free agent by Fribourg (Swiss), November 4, 2004. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to arm injury at Pittsburgh, October 24, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 2010. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to leg (November 25, 2013 vs. Ottawa) and hand (February 19, 2014 vs. Czech Republic (Olympics) injuries. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 1, 2015.
Quote of the Day

It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016