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Marek Zidlicky
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Marek Zidlicky  #2

New Jersey Devils  Defenseman
NUMBER: 2 BIRTHDATE: February 3, 1977  (AGE 37)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Most, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: NYR / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 6th   (176th overall)
Leads NJ d'men/is 5th on team with 10g-30a-40pts...Scored PPG Mar. 4 vs. Det.; seven of ten goals this season have come on PP...Recorded 8th career two-goal game Jan. 3 vs. Chi.; also recorded 2g (1PP) Dec. 21 at Wsh...Posted 1g-1a-2pts Mar. 1 at NYI &  Nov. 10 vs. Nsh.; posted 2a four times, most recently Mar. 8 vs. Car...Scored 2nd career OT goal Jan. 11 vs. Fla...Had points in season-high four straight games: Mar. 4-11 (1g-4a-5pts)...Recorded points in three straight three times: Apr. 1-5 (3a), Jan. 3-7 (2g-2a-4pts) &  Oct. 4-8 (4a)...Had points in back-to-back games five times, most recently Jan. 11-12 (1g-1a-2pts)...Missed game Dec. 7 at NYR (upper body)...Appeared in 100th game with NJ Dec. 6 vs. Det...2012-13:  Appeared in every game for first time since 2003-04…Finished first among club's defensemen with four goals (tie, A. Greene)/15 assists/19 points…Total included 1g-10a-11pts with the man advantage…Played in 25 games with Kladno (Czech Rep.).
Traded to Nashville by NY Rangers with Rem Murray and Tomas Kloucek for Mike Dunham, December 12, 2002. Signed as a free agent by HIFK Helsinki (Finland), September 17, 2004. Traded to Minnesota by Nashville for Ryan Jones and Minnesota's 2nd round choice (Charles-Olivier Roussel) in 2009 Entry Draft, July 1, 2008. Traded to New Jersey by Minnesota for Kurtis Foster, Nick Palmieri, Stepahane Veilleux, Washington's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Raphael Bussieres) in 2012 Entry Draft and New Jersey's 3rd round choice (later traded to NY Islanders NY Islanders selected Eamon McAdam), February 24 2012. Signed as a free agent by Kladno (CzRep), September 9, 2012.

I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.

— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round