|Born||January 19, 1984
Baden bei Wien, Austria
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb)|
New York Islanders
|NHL Draft||5th overall, 2003
Thomas Vanek (born January 19, 1984) is an Austrian professional ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, and Montreal Canadiens.
Career[change | change source]
On July 1, 2014, Vanek signed a three-year, $5.5 contract with the Minnesota Wild. The contract will also give him $6.5 million in the second year, and $7.5 million in the third year as well as a no-trade clause.
References[change | change source]
- "Islanders acquire Vanek from Sabres". NHL.com. http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=688751. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
- "Signing in Minnesota beyond Vanek's 'wildest dreams'". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=724824. Retrieved 2014-07-3.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Thomas Vanek's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Thomas Vanek - Official Site (German)
- Sabres notebook: Vanek's hat trick is a natural wonder, February 5, 2009