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Martin Hanzal
Martin Hanzal
Center  - ARI
(HAHN-zuhl)
Number: 11
Height: 6' 6"
Weight: 230
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 20, 1987  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Pisek, Czech Republic
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Acquired: Phoenix?s 1st choice (1st round, 17th overall) in the 2005 Entry Draft
Drafted: PHX / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (17th overall)
2012-13 Highlights
Ranked sixth on the team in scoring with 11-12-23 in 39 games in his second year as an alternate captain...Led all Coyotes forwards in TOI/game (18:32)...Ranked second on the team in power-play goals (4), second in hits (100), second in takeaways (24) and fifth on the team in shots (93)...Had six multi-point games...Missed nine games with injuries... Recorded two assists at ANA, Apr. 27...Registered a goal and an assist vs. DET, Apr. 4 and vs. COL, Apr. 6...Posted 1-2-3 at NSH, Mar. 28...Scored a PPG vs. DET, Mar. 25...Tallied 2-1-3, including the GWG vs. CBJ, Feb. 16...Posted a four-game point streak (4-1-5) from Feb. 1-7...Scored a PPG vs. CHI, Feb. 7...Scored a goal vs. MIN, Feb. 4... Netted two goals at DAL, Feb. 1...Scored a goal in the home opener on Jan. 20 vs. CHI.

2011-12 Highlights
Recorded 8-26-34 and a career-best plus-12 rating in 64 games in his first season as an alternate captain…Led the team in hits (239) and won 52-percent of his faceoffs…Was third on the team in takeaways (41) and fifth in plus/minus (plus-12)…Posted eight multi-point games…Notched an assist and had a career high seven shots in a 2-0 win vs. SJS, Mar. 29…Recorded 10 hits vs. STL, Mar. 25…Won 18 of 24 faceoffs (75%) vs. CGY, Mar. 1…Collected 0-2-2 at EDM, Feb. 25…Matched a career high for assists (3) vs. LAK, Feb. 21…Won 11 of 14 faceoffs (79%) at LAK, Feb. 16…Netted two goals, including the GWG vs. DET, Feb. 6…Recorded 1-1-2 vs. SJS, Feb. 4…Won 16 of 20 faceoffs (80%) vs. ANA, Jan. 31…Missed 12 games with an injury (12/26-1/18)…Recorded 12 hits vs. NYR, Dec. 17…Collected 0-2-2 vs. EDM, Dec. 15…Won 18 of 24 faceoffs (75%) vs. VAN, Nov. 25…Played in his 300th career game vs. MTL, Nov. 10…Collected 0-2-2 vs. LAK, Oct. 29…Recorded 1-1-2, including the GWG vs. NJD, Oct. 27…Scored two goals at ANA, Oct. 23…2012 Playoffs: Posted 3-3-6, two GWGS and a plus-2 rating in 12 playoff games…Second on the team in postseason hits (57) and penalty minutes (29)…Played in four of five games in the WCF against LAK and had a PPG…Recorded 2-2-4 in the WCSF against NSH…Scored the GWG in Game 5 vs. NSH, May 7…Appeared in three games of the WCQF against CHI…Scored the OT GWG in Game 1 of the WCQF vs. CHI, Apr. 12.  

2010-11 Highlights
Appeared in 61 games for PHX, recording 16-10-26 and 54 penalty minutes…Registered a career high in goals (16)…Third on the team in GWG (5) and PPG (7)…Was second on the team in hits (147)…Led all Coyotes forwards in average TOI/game (19:30)…Won 50-percent of his face-offs…Recorded four multi-point games…Missed 10 games with an injury (3/8-4/6)…Set new career high in goals (12) with a tally vs. WSH, Feb. 14…Scored a goal at LAK, Jan. 20…Collected 0-2-2 at CBJ, Jan. 11…Scored a season-high two goals vs. EDM, Nov. 23…Scored the GWG (both on the PP) in consecutive games at CGY, Nov. 19 and vs. STL, Nov. 13…Won 23 of 31 (74%) of his faceoffs at DET, Nov. 8 and vs. PIT, Nov. 6…Registered 0-2-2 vs. NSH, Nov. 3 (first game back from injury)…Missed six games with an injury (10/18-11/2)…Recorded 100th career NHL point (goal) vs. DET on Oct. 16…2011 Playoffs: Posted 1-2-3 and eight penalty minutes in four games in the WCQF vs. DET…Scored his first career Stanley Cup Playoff goal in Game 4 vs. DET, Apr. 20…Had an assist in Game 1 and Game 2 at DET on Apr. 13 and 16.

2009-10 Highlights
Recorded 11-22-33 and 104 penalty minutes in 81 games…Set career highs in games played and penalty minutes…Ranked second on the team with 104 penalty minutes…Tied a career high by scoring his 11th goal of the season in win at FLA, Mar. 18…Scored two goals in win at CAR, Mar. 13…Collected 1-1-2 at MIN, Feb. 11…Recorded 2-2-4 in three-game span from Feb. 8-12…Picked up two assists in win vs. MIN, Jan. 16…Registered a career high five-game point streak (2-3-5) from Dec. 21-29…Tied career high with three assists at TOR, Dec. 16…Collected a goal and an assist in win vs. CHI, Nov. 5…Scored his first goal of the season at CBJ, Oct. 28…Logged a career high 24:26 TOI in 1-0 SO win at SJS, Oct. 12…2010 Playoffs: Appeared in all seven playoff games, recording three assists…Notched two assists in Game 3 victory at DET, Apr. 18…Collected an assist in Game 2 vs. DET, Apr. 16, for his first career playoff point.

2008-09 Highlights
Played in 74 games for PHX, recording 11-20-31 and 40 penalty minutes…Set career highs in goals (11), games played (74) and penalty minutes (40)…Led the Coyotes in face-off attempts (1,078), face-off wins (521) and SHGS (2)…Finished with six multi-point games…Registered a four-game point streak (1-3-4) from Mar. 21-30…Collected two assists and was plus-3 at LAK, Feb. 21…Notched two assists at CGY, Jan. 17…Tallied his ninth goal of the season on Dec. 22 at EDM to set new career high…Scored two goals and recorded a plus-3 rating in a win at DAL, Dec. 10…Recorded his first NHL hat trick vs. TOR, Dec. 4, setting a franchise record for fastest hat trick from the start of a game (20:27)…Notched a season-high six shots on goal vs. FLA, Nov. 8…Recorded an assist in season-opening win vs. CBJ, Oct. 11.

2007-08 Highlights
Appeared in 72 games for PHX during his rookie season…Finished with 8-27-35 and 28 penalty minutes…Ranked sixth on the team in points (35) and assists (27)…Also ranked second on the team in face-off wins (470) and tied for fourth in GWG (3)…Among all NHL rookies, ranked fourth in face-off wins (470), eighth in power-play assists (11) and power-play points (12), tied for eighth in assists (27) and ninth in points (35)…Scored the GWG at DAL, Apr. 4…Recorded his first career OT goal in 5-4 win vs. SJS, Mar. 25…Recorded a season-high four-game assist streak (0-5-5) from Mar. 8 to Mar. 15…Collected two assists vs. VAN, Mar. 13…Missed eight games due to an injury (2/5-2/19)…Finished with a goal and an assist vs. CBJ, Jan. 17…Collected 1-1-2 vs. CHI, Jan. 3…Registered a season-high 20:51 TOI vs. COL, Dec. 31…Tallied a season-high four points on a SHG and three assists at NJD, Dec. 15…Collected two assists at LAK, Dec. 8…Notched a three-game point streak (1-6-7) from Dec. 8 to Dec. 15…Scored his first NHL goal, the GWG and added an assist vs. NSH, Oct. 11…Made his NHL debut and recorded his first NHL point (assist) vs. STL, Oct. 4.

2006-07 Highlights
Appeared in 60 games with Red Deer (WHL)…Recorded 26-59-85 and 94 PIM…Named WHL Eastern Conference Second Team All-Star…Led team in points (85), assists (59), game-winning goals (7), plus/minus (plus-13) and ranked third in goals (26) and tied for fifth in penalty minutes (94)…Led all WHL rookies in scoring and ranked tied for fifth overall…Ranked tied for fourth in the league and first among rookies in game-winning goals…Had a 10-game point streak (6-11-17) from Oct. 7 to Nov. 1…Led Red Deer in playoff scoring with 2-7-9 in six games while adding 19 penalty minutes…Scored a goal in each of last three games of regular season…Collected four assists at Lethbridge, Mar. 11…Registered five points with a goal and four assists vs. Regina, Dec. 9…Compiled nine-game point streak from Nov. 10-Dec. 1 while recording 3-10-13…Posted a goal and four assists at Spokane, Nov. 25…Compiled 10-game point streak from Oct. 7-Nov. 1, collecting 6-11-17…Registered 7-13-20 in 11 games during month of October…Posted four points with goal and three assists at Regina, Oct. 1.

2005-06 Highlights
Played in 19 games for Ceske Budejovice in the Czech league…Recorded an assist and 10 penalty minutes…Scored two goals in five games with Mlada Boleslav (Czech-2)…Notched 3-5-8 and 20 PIM in seven games with Ceske Budejovice (Czech Jr.)…Made his North American hockey debut, playing 19 games with Omaha of the USHL…Finished with 4-15-19 and 30 PIM…Added a goal in five playoff games.

2004-05 Highlights
Played in 37 games with Ceske Budejovice (Czech-Jr.), recording 22-22-44 and 80 PIM…Had 1-2-3 in two playoff games…Appeared in 15 contests for Ceske Budejovice (Czech-2)…Had a goal and two assists…Went scoreless in six postseason games.

2003-04 Highlights
Played two games with the Ceske Budejovice Under-17 team, recording a pair of assists…Also scored a goal while appearing in two playoff games…Played in 53 games for Ceske Budejovice Jr…Finished with 15-7-22 and 32 PIM.

2002-03 Highlights
Spent the season with Ceske Budejovice Under-17…Recorded 24-30-54 and 28 PIM in 47 games…Had 1-3-4 and 25 PIM in seven playoff games.

International Career
2008: Collected three assists in six games for the Czech Republic at the IIHF World Championship in Halifax and Quebec City…2007: Represented Czech Republic at the IIHF World Junior Championship in Sweden…Finished with 2-1-3 in six games…2006: Registered two assists in six games for Czech Republic at IIHF World Junior Championship in British Columbia…2005: Posted 4-3-2 and was a plus-7 in seven games at IIHF U-18 World Championship in the Czech Republic…Was named to the tournament All-Star Team.

Personal
Being drafted is his most memorable hockey moment…Hobbies include golf, fishing, soccer and tennis…Favorite actor is Ashton Kutcher and his favorite movie is “Never Back Down”…Favorite TV show is “Entourage”…Likes Czech food…Favorite vacation spot is Spain…Enjoys playing poker…Works with the Boys & Girls Club…Martin and his wife, Lenka, have a son Martin Jr. and reside in Scottsdale.
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