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Milan Hejduk

Milan Hejduk  #23

Right Wing
NUMBER: 23 BIRTHDATE: February 14, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Usti, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: QUE / 1994 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (87th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Maurice Richard Trophy 2002-2003
- Ranks second in franchise history in games (1019), fourth in goals (375) and points (805), and fifth in assists (430).
- Is the franchise's all-time leader in OT goals (9), ranks second in GWG (59) and third in PPG (140).
- Missed five games due to a shoulder injury suffered on March 30 vs. Nashville.
- Placed on IR, April 1 (retro to March 30) and activated on April 10.
- Missed five games (torso), March 5-12.
- Placed on IR, March 9 (retro to March 3) and activated on March 14.
- Recorded his 800th career point with a goal on his 37th birthday, Feb. 14 at Minnesota.
- Became the fourth player in franchise history to notch 800 points.
- Is just the third Czech-born player in NHL history to reach 800 (J. Jagr, P. Elias).
- Appeared in his 1,000th NHL game on Feb. 4 vs. Dallas.
- First player in Avalanche history to appear in 1,000 regular season games in an Avs sweater.
- Is only the 30th player in NHL history to appear in 1,000 games while spending their entire career with a single franchise.
NHL All-Rookie Team (1999) NHL Second All-Star Team (2003) Bud Light Plus/Minus Award (2003) (tied with Peter Forsberg) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (2003) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2000, 2001, 2009) Rights transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Pardubice (CzRep), September 18, 2004.

For me, it's a great win for our hockey team and for a lot of people back in Columbus, especially our fans in particular … people who have been devoted to this organization, it's big.

— Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards on their win vs. the Penguins in Game 2, the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup Playoff victory