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Patrik Stefan

Patrik Stefan  #27

Center
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: September 16, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Pribram, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: ATL / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
Signed as a free agent by Ilves Tampere (Finland), October 23, 2004. Traded to Dallas by Atlanta with Jaroslav Modry for Niko Kapanen and Dallas' 7th round choice (Will O'Neill) in 2006 Entry Draft, June 24, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), August 15, 2007. Officially announced his retirement, October 7, 2007.
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He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes