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Tomas Kopecky

Tomas Kopecky  #82

Right Wing
NUMBER: 82 BIRTHDATE: February 5, 1982
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Ilava, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 210 DRAFTED: DET / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (38th overall)
Twitter: @kopy82 2014-15: Registered an assist on Apr. 2 vs. CAR...Scored game-winning goal Jan. 11 at EDM..Returned to lineup after missing four games due to injury Jan. 8 at VAN...Recorded an assist Dec. 18 at PHI...Recorded his first goal of the season Dec. 6 vs. BUF...Registered a season-high six shots Dec. 4 vs. CBJ...Recorded an assist Nov. 16 at ANA...Notched an assist Nov. 11 vs. SJS...Hit season-high 19:38 TOI Nov. 1 vs. PHI...Recorded his first assist of the season, a plus-one rating, two PIM, one shot, one blocked shot and one takeaway Oct. 30 vs. ARI.
Missed majority of 2006-07 due to broken collarbone vs. Chicago, December 14, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2009. Traded to Florida by Chicago for Florida's 7th round choice (later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Judd Peterson) in 2012 Entry Draft June 27, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovokia), October 13, 2012.
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016