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Petr Vrana

Petr Vrana  #22

Left Wing
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: March 29, 1985
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Sternberk, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 174 DRAFTED: NJD / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (42nd overall)
Has seen action in 15 of 17 contests, including season-high 12 straight through November 15...Made NHL debut October 18 at Washington; became 13th player in team history to record a goal in his first game...Is in his fourth season with organization/as a pro...LAST SEASON: Led Lowell (AHL) with 20g-41a-61pts...Was only player in AHL Devils' lineup to appear in all 80 games; led squad with 41 assists and ten power play tallies...Represented Lowell at 2008 AHL All-Star Classic...Three-season AHL totals show 45g-83a-128pts and 199 penalty minutes in 215 games with Albany and Lowell...Spent three seasons with Halifax (QMJHL) prior to pro career; was named league's rookie of the year in 2003...Came to North America after playing with Havirov (Czech Rep.)...International experience includes 2005 World Junior Championships.
QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2003) QMJHL Rookie of the Year (2003) Signed as a free agent by Vitkovice (CzRep), June 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Khabarovsk (KHL), July 8, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Praha (KHL), May 24, 2012.
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This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares