Marián Hossa

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Marián Hossa
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Born January 12, 1979 (1979-01-12) (age 35)
Stara Lubovna, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 1.6 in (1.87 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Right wing/left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Chicago Blackhawks
Ottawa Senators
Atlanta Thrashers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Detroit Red Wings
National team Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia
NHL Draft 12th overall, 1997
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1998–present

Marián Hossa (born 12 January 1979, in Stará Ľubovňa, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player.

His current club is the Chicago Blackhawks, an ice hockey team in the NHL. He plays in attack, preferably in right-wing. He is considered as one of the fastest skating players of the sport. He wears number 81 on his jersey.

After the 2007-2008 season when his team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, lost to the Detroit Red Wings in the Stanley Cup he switched teams to the Detroit Red Wings because he felt he had a better chance of winning the Stanley Cup with them. When the Penguins again met the Red Wings in the Stanley Cup after the 2008-2009 season, Hossa was once again on the losing team as the Penguins won in 7 games.

Hossa signed a 12-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks that's worth 62.8 million dollars.

In his career in the NHL he also played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators.

After losing two straight Stanley Cup finals with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Red Wings, He finally won the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010. On June 24, 2013, He won his second Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[1]

Career statistics[change | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 HC Dukla Trenčín Jr. SVK-Jr. 53 42 49 91 26
1996–97 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 46 25 19 44 33 7 5 5 10
1997–98 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 53 45 40 85 50 16 13 6 19 6
1997–98 Ottawa Senators NHL 7 0 1 1 0
1998–99 Ottawa Senators NHL 60 15 15 30 37 4 0 2 2 4
1999–00 Ottawa Senators NHL 78 29 27 56 32 6 0 0 0 2
2000–01 Ottawa Senators NHL 81 32 43 75 44 4 1 1 2 4
2001–02 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 8 3 4 7 16
2001–02 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 31 35 66 50 12 4 6 10 2
2002–03 Ottawa Senators NHL 80 45 35 80 34 18 5 11 16 6
2003–04 Ottawa Senators NHL 81 36 46 82 46 7 3 1 4 0
2004–05 Mora IK SEL 24 18 14 32 22
2004–05 HC Dukla Trenčín SVK 25 22 20 42 38 5 4 5 9 14
2005–06 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 80 39 53 92 67
2006–07 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 82 43 57 100 49 4 0 1 1 6
2007–08 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 60 26 30 56 30
2007–08 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 12 3 7 10 6 20 12 14 26 12
2008–09 Detroit Red Wings NHL 74 40 31 71 63 22 6 9 15 10
NHL totals 775 339 380 719 458 97 31 45 76 46

International[change | edit source]


Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
1997 Slovakia WJC 6 5 2 7 2
1997 Slovakia WC 8 0 2 2 0
1998 Slovakia WJC 6 4 4 8 12
1999 Slovakia WC 6 5 2 7 8
2001 Slovakia WC 6 1 2 3 2
2002 Slovakia Oly 2 4 2 6 0
2004 Slovakia WC 9 2 5 7 2
2004 Slovakia WCp 4 1 0 1 2
2005 Slovakia WC 7 4 3 7 6
2006 Slovakia Oly 6 5 5 10 4
2006 Slovakia WC 5 1 6 7 0
2007 Slovakia WC 6 2 4 6 6
Junior Int'l totals 12 9 6 15 14
Senior int'l totals 74 25 31 56 30

All-Star Games[change | edit source]


Year Location   G A Pts
2001 Denver 0 2 2
2003 Sunrise 0 0 0
2007 Dallas 0 4 4
2008 Atlanta 1 1 2
All-Star totals 1 7 8

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