Detroit Red Wings
26
Thomas
Vanek
Thomas Vanek
26
Thomas
Vanek
position: Left Wing
Shoots: Right
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 214
Drafted: Buffalo
Round: 1st
Draft Year: 2003
Overall: 5th
Born: 01/19/1984
Age: 34
Birthplace: Vienna, AUT
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Last 5 GamesGAP+/-PIMPPSHGW
12/18 @ PHI000+00000
12/15 @ NYI123+22000
12/14 OTT000-20000
12/11 @ WSH000-20000
12/10 LAK011+10000
SeasonGPGAP+/-PIMPPSHGW
Regular2741014-1112200
ShootoutGSS%GW
DET040.000
CareerGPGAP+/-PIMPP
Regular992361406767+6533135
Playoffs69211536-172611
Career Notes
USHL First All-Star Team (2002) USHL MVP (2002) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2003) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2003, 2004) WCHA Rookie of the Year (2003) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2003) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (2003) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2004) AHL All-Rookie Team (2005) NHL Second All-Star Team (2007) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009) Signed as a free agent by Graz (Austria), October 1, 2012. Traded to NY Islanders by Buffalo for Matt Moulson and NY Islanders' 1st (later traded to Ottawa Ottawa selected Colin White) and 2nd (Brendan Guhle) round picks in 2015 NHL Draft, October 27, 2013. Traded to Montreal by NY Islanders with NY Islanders' 5th round pick (Nikolas Koberstein) in 2014 NHL Draft for Sebastian Collberg and Montreal's 2nd round pick (later traded to Tampa Bay Tampa Bay selected Johnathan MacLeod) in 2014 NHL Draft, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 1, 2016.