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Marian Gaborik

Marian Gaborik  #12

Los Angeles Kings  Right Wing
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: February 14, 1982  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Trencin, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 204 DRAFTED: MIN / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (3rd overall)
-Has four points (3-1=4) in the last five games -Scored two PPGs (2-0=2), Mar. 5 vs. MTL -Had a six-game point streak (7-3=10; ties the longest by a King this season), Dec. 14-27 -Scored two goals and three points (2-1=3), Dec. 18 vs. STL -Had a career-tying five-game goal streak (7-2=9), Dec. 14-22 Last 5 Games: -Tallied four shots in 16:57 TOI, Apr. 9 at CGY -Registered three shots in 15:28 TOI, Apr. 7 at EDM -Logged 17:49 TOI, Apr. 6 at VAN -Scored his 26th goal of the season (1-0=1) on two shots in 15:15 TOI, Apr. 4 vs. COL -Recorded three points (2-1=3), tying the most he has had in a game this season (also Dec. 18 vs. STL; 2-1=3), Apr. 2 vs. EDM
World Junior Under-18 All-Star Team (1999 Best Forward - World Junior Under-18 (1999) NHL Second All-Star Team (2012) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003, 2008, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), July 5, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), December 21, 2004. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to hip surgery, January 5, 2009. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2009. Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers with Blake Parlett and Steven Delisle for Derek Dorsett, Derick Brassard, John Moore and Columbus' 6th round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Chase Lang) in 2014 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013. Traded to Los Angeles by Columbus. for Matt Frattin, Edmonton's 3rd round choice (later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Dominic Turgeon) in 2014 Entry Draft and Toronto's 2nd round choice (previously acquired) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014.
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It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process