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Pavol Demitra

Pavol Demitra  #38

Right Wing
NUMBER: 38 BIRTHDATE: November 29, 1974
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Dubnica Nad Váhom, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: OTT / 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 9th   (227th overall)
Demitra will be playing in his third consecutive Olympics. His most recent international competition was the 2007 World Championship where he played on a line with Marian Hossa and Marian Gaborik. The trio combined for 21 points (9-12-21) in six games. Demitra also played two seasons in Minnesota as Gaborik’s teammate -- it will be their first competition together since the end of the 2007-08 season.

He has won two international medals, both bronze -- the first at the 1993 World Junior Championship (playing for the Czechoslovakia) and at the 2003 World Championship. He has also competed in two World Cups, 1996 and 2004.

Quote of the Day

There's standards that this team is going to play to and there are expectations. We're going to hold these guys accountable to high standards.

— Coach Dave Lowry on Canada's junior team, the defending IIHF World Junior champions