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Tomas Plekanec  #14

NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: October 31, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kladno, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 198 DRAFTED: MTL / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (71st overall)
Plekanec is playing in his first Olympic competition and at the time of selection (Dec. 30) he was the top Czech NHL scorer with 44 points (8-36-44) in 41 games.

He led his team in scoring with eight points (4-4-8) at the 2007 World Championships and won a silver medal at the 2006 World Championships.

Plekanec represented the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championships in 2001, winning a gold medal alongside fellow 2010 Olympian Martin Erat. They went undefeated to win the Czech Republic's second straight World Junior Championship, defeating Finland for the gold.

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I look forward to the process, the battle, the pain, the fun, the journey.  It's going to be a long one but it's going to be a lot of fun. If you think there is no pain coming, there is pain coming.

— Mike Babcock, introduced as coach of the Toronto on Thursday, had a warning for fans