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Martin Prusek

Martin Prusek  #35

Goalie
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: December 11, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Ostrava, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 176 DRAFTED: OTT / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Right ROUND: 6th   (164th overall)
AHL First All-Star Team (2002) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (2002) (shared with Simon Lajeunesse and Mathieu Chouinard) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (2002) Signed as a free agent by Vitkovice (CzRep), August 20, 2004. Loaned to Znojmo (CzRep) by Vitkovice (CzRep), December, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 4, 2005.
Quote of the Day

I had one really not-good game. I came back to the hotel and he [his father] was on Skype. My mother called first and said, 'Your father wants to talk to you.' So he moved my mother away, and he yelled at me for like 30 seconds. I understood him, and then he said, 'I'm done.' And he was gone. The next game I got my first shutout.

— Anton Khudobin recalls a fond memory, explains why he was so sharp in the Hurricanes' 3-0 win against the Capitals on Friday
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