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Martin Havlat  #9

New Jersey Devils  Left Wing
NUMBER: 9 BIRTHDATE: April 19, 1981  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: OTT / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (26th overall)
Havlat made his Olympic debut as a 20-year-old in 2002, often playing on a line with his childhood idol Jaromir Jagr. Unable to play in 2006 due to a shoulder injury, he will bring eight seasons of NHL experience to the Olympics this time around. His three goals in 2002 led the team in scoring.

At the 2004 World Cup, he led his team and finished tied for third in tournament scoring with six points (3-3-6). He had a goal and an assist in the semi-final game against Canada, but the Czech Republic fell one goal short of the final, losing 4-3 in overtime.

Havlat got his first taste of gold at the 2000 World Championships helping the Czech Republic defeat Slovakia 5-3 for the win.

Quote of the Day

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic