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Zbynek Michalek

Zbynek Michalek  #4

Arizona Coyotes  Defenseman
NUMBER: 4 BIRTHDATE: December 23, 1982  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic
Shoots: Right
2014-15: Had an assist at ANA, Nov. 23 Tallied an assist at VAN, Nov. 14 Registered his 100th assist as a Coyote at CGY, Nov. 13 Played in his 500th career game with ARI vs. NYI, Nov. 8 Blocked 5 shots at ANA, Nov. 7 Earned an assist vs. TOR, Nov. 4 Recorded an assist vs. WPG, Oct. 9. 2013-14: Led the Coyotes and ranked 13th in the NHL with 165 blocked shots Totaled 2-8-10 and 24 PIM in 59 games Finished 2nd on the team in shifts/game (27.4) and 3rd in TOI/G (20:58) Led all Coyotes in SH TOI/G (2:55) Scored a goal vs. PIT, Feb. 1 Blocked a season-high 11 shots at VAN, Jan. 26 Played in his 600th career NHL game vs. VAN, Nov. 5. NOTES: Has also played for MIN and PIT...His brother Milan is a member of the Ottawa Senators Represented the Czech Republic at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, September 29, 2001. Traded to Phoenix by Minnesota for Erik Westrum and Dustin Wood, August 26, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 2010. Traded to Phoenix by Pittsburgh for Harrison Ruopp, Marc Cheverie and Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Pittsburgh selected Oskar Sundqvist) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 22, 2012.
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(The tribute) was great, brought back a lot of memories. I felt I wanted to give them the thank you they deserved. I understand the booing and it was expected. They are great fans.

— Martin St. Louis after playing his first game in Tampa Bay since being traded to the Rangers last season
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series