Marian Hossa

Marian Hossa  #81

Chicago Blackhawks  Right Wing
NUMBER: 81 BIRTHDATE: January 12, 1979  (AGE 36)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Stará Lubovna, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: OTT / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)
CAREER HIGHS Goals: 4 -- Jan. 2, 2003 vs. ATL Assists: 5 -- Jan. 4, 2001 vs. TB Points: 5 (4x), last -- Jan. 2, 2003 vs. ATL (4g, 1a) Blackhawks Career Totals: 379 GP, 144-180-323, +109 2014-15 STATS Home: 33 GP, 11-12-23, +8 Road: 31 GP, 7-16-23, +2 2014-15 NOTES: Has 13 points (8g, 5a) over the past 12 games ... Tallied a four-game multi-point streak (7g, 1a) from Feb. 8 at STL through Feb. 13 vs. NJD ... Tallied a Blackhawks career-high four points (1g, 3a) on Nov. 22 at EDM ... Registered his 1,000th point with a goal and an assist on Oct. 30 at OTT ... Scored his first goal of the season on Oct. 11 vs. BUF. CAREER NOTES: 482 career goals are third among active skaters ... Ranks fourth among active players with 1,042 career points ... Ranks ninth most assists among active skaters with 560 ... Ranks 14th among active players with 1,152 games played. ALL-TIME NHL GOALS 48. Sergei Fedorov (483) 49. Marian Hossa (482)
WHL West First All-Star Team (1998) WHL Rookie of the Year (1998) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1998) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1998) NHL All-Rookie Team (1999) NHL Second All-Star Team (2009) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2001, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), September 16, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden), November 11, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), January 31, 2005. Traded to Atlanta by Ottawa with Greg de Vries for Dany Heatley, August 23, 2005. Traded to Pittsburgh by Atlanta with Pascal Dupuis for Colby Armstrong, Erik Christensen, Angelo Esposito and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Daulton Leveille) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 2, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2009.
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