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Stefan Ruzicka

Stefan Ruzicka  #14

Right Wing
NUMBER: 14 BIRTHDATE: February 17, 1985
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Nitra, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: PHI / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (81st overall)
2007-08 Regular Season: Did not play in the Eastern Conf. Final series vs. Pittsburgh...Was recalled from the Flyers' American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, on May 12...Posted 13 points (4G,9A) in 12 Calder Cup Playoff games for the Phantoms...Led the Phantoms in assists (9) and points (13)...Was tied for second on the team in goals (4) and plus/minus (+4)...2007-08 Regular Season: Recorded 19 goals and 31 assists for 50 points and 105 penalty minutes in 59 games for the Phantoms...Was second on the team in assists (31) and points (50)...Was reassigned to Phantoms on March 10...Did not play vs. NY Islanders on March 8 or vs. Tampa Bay on March 6...Was recalled from the Phantoms on March 5 (eighth recall this season)...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Feb. 26...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Feb. 18...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Jan. 11...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Jan. 3...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Dec. 31...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Dec. 28...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Nov. 13...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Nov. 8...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Oct. 28...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Oct. 25...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Oct. 19...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Oct. 18...Was reassigned to the Phantoms on Oct. 17...Was recalled from the Phantoms on Oct. 15.
- NHL/Flyers Career Regular Season Totals: 55 GP, 4-13-17, 47 PIM
- Regular Season Lifetime Totals vs. Pittsburgh: 4 GP, 1-2-3, 15 PIM
- Has yet to play an NHL playoff game.
- 2007-08 Single Game Regular Season Highs: Goals - 1 (@ NYR, 1/10/08); Assists - 1 (three time); Points - 1 (four times); Shots - 2 (twice); Plus/Minus - +1 (seven times); TOI - 13:14 (@ TOR, 1/5/08)
OHL All-Rookie Team (2004) OHL Second All-Star Team (2004) Signed as a free agent by Spartak Moscow (KHL), July 3, 2008.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

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