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Martins Karsums

Martins Karsums  #44

Right Wing
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: February 26, 1986
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Riga, Latvia
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: BOS / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (64th overall)

2008-09: Has a goal and 2 assists in the past 4 games ... Scored his 1st NHL goal and logged 12:54 in ice time 4/3 at NJD ... Recorded his 1st TBL point with an assist and had a +1 rating 3/12 at TOR.
Season Highs: G: 1(4/3 at NJD) A: 1(5x,last-4/7 vs. PIT) P: 1(6x,last-4/7 vs. PIT)
TOI: 15:23(3/24 vs. CBJ) +/-: +1(3x,last-3/17 vs. TOR) SOG: 3(2/13 at NJD*)
Hits: 5(3/14 at FLA) Blkd Shts: 2(3/11 at OTT)
*- w/ BOS
Shootout Statistics: Career: 0-0 (.000) - 2008-09: 0-0 (.000)
Drafted: By BOS in the 2nd rd, 64th overall, in 2004.

QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2004) Traded to Tampa Bay by Boston with Matt Lashoff for Mark Recchi and Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (later traded to Florida - Florida selected Alexander Petrovic) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Riga (KHL), January 17, 2010.
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I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.

— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie