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Radek Martinek

Radek Martinek  #4

Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1976
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Havlí?k?v Brod, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: NYI / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 8th   (228th overall)
- Agreed to a one-year contract with the Islanders on Oct. 23
- Recorded two assists in his season debut on Oct. 25 at Pittsburgh
- Placed on IR on Dec. 12 (retroactive to Nov. 29) with back spasms
- Taken off IR on Jan. 16 after missing 22 games and played that night in Tampa Bay
Missed majority of 2001-02 due to knee injury vs. NY Rangers, November 11, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep-2), September 17, 2004. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury at New Jersey, November 7, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 6, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to head injury at Detroit, October 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep), September 19, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring groin injury and as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to recurring back injury and as a healthy reserve.
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I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.

— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level