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Tomas Jurco
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Tomas Jurco  #26

Detroit Red Wings  Right Wing
NUMBER: 26 BIRTHDATE: December 28, 1992  (AGE 21)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Kosice, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 203 DRAFTED: DET / 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (35th overall)    Prospect Bio
GAME HIGHS: Goals: 1 / Assists: 1 / Points: 2 ... HAT TRICKS: 0 / MULTI-PT GAMES: 3 CAREER: In the 3rd season of a 3-year entry-level contract...2014 Slovakian Olympian...2013 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids... 2012 and 2011 QMJHL President s Cup champion with the Saint John Sea Dogs...2011 CHL Memorial Cup champion with Saint John...Represented Slovakia at 2011 and 2012 WJC. 2014-15: Had a career-best 4-game point streak from 11/24-30...Scored his 1st goal of the year during a 2-pt game (1-1-2) on 11/18 at CBJ...Notched his first point of the season on 10/15 vs. BOS. OTHER: Sister, Petra, played hockey for Slovakia at 2010 Olympics...Reached the league finals in 4 straight seasons (QMJHL 2010-2012, AHL 2013)...Was the youngest player on the 2014 Slovakian Olympic Team.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday