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Martin Ručinský
Martin Ručinský
(Czech pronunciation: [ˈmarcɪn ˈrutʃiːnskiː] ( listen); born March 11, 1971) is a Czech former professional ice hockey player who played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL). Ručínský was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round as the 20th overall selection in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft
NHL Entry Draft
on June 22, 1991. Ručinský led the Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
in 1998–99 with 17 goals. It was the first time since the 1940–41 season, that the Canadiens did not have at least one twenty-goal scorer.[1] He was the last player for the Quebec Nordiques
Quebec Nordiques
still active in professional hockey prior to his retirement in 2015.[2]

Contents

1 Transactions 2 Career statistics

2.1 Regular season and playoffs 2.2 International

3 References 4 External links

Transactions[edit]

June 22, 1991 – Edmonton Oilers' first-round draft choice (20th overall - from the Los Angeles Kings) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. March 10, 1992 – Traded by the Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
to the Quebec Nordiques in exchange for Ron Tugnutt and Brad Zavisha. June 21, 1995 – Rights transferred to the Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
after Quebec relocated. December 6, 1995 – Traded by the Colorado Avalanche, along with Andrei Kovalenko
Andrei Kovalenko
and Jocelyn Thibault, to the Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
in exchange for Patrick Roy
Patrick Roy
and Mike Keane. November 21, 2001 – Traded by the Montreal Canadiens, along with Benoît Brunet, to the Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
in exchange for Donald Audette and Shaun Van Allen. March 12, 2002 – Traded by the Dallas Stars, along with Roman Lyashenko to the New York Rangers
New York Rangers
in exchange for Manny Malhotra
Manny Malhotra
and Barrett Heisten. October 30, 2002 – Signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Blues.[3] August 28, 2003 – Signed as a free agent with the New York Rangers.[4] March 9, 2004 – Traded by the New York Rangers
New York Rangers
to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for R. J. Umberger
R. J. Umberger
and Martin Grenier.[5] August 3, 2005 – Signed as a free agent with the New York Rangers. August 2, 2006 – Signed as a free agent with the St. Louis Blues. July 23, 2008 - Signed as a free agent with Sparta Prague of the Czech Extraliga. July 16, 2015 - Announced his retirement from professional hockey.

Career statistics[edit] Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season

Playoffs

Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM

1988–89 HC Litvínov TCH 3 1 0 1 2 — — — — —

1989–90 HC Litvínov TCH 39 12 6 18 — 8 5 3 8 —

1990–91 HC Litvínov TCH 49 23 18 41 69 7 1 3 4 10

1991–92 Edmonton Oilers NHL 2 0 0 0 0 — — — — —

1991–92 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 35 11 12 23 34 — — — — —

1991–92 Quebec Nordiques NHL 4 1 1 2 2 — — — — —

1991–92 Halifax Citadels AHL 7 1 1 2 6 — — — — —

1992–93 Quebec Nordiques NHL 77 18 30 48 51 6 1 1 2 4

1993–94 Quebec Nordiques NHL 60 9 23 32 58 — — — — —

1994–95 HC Litvinov CZE 13 12 10 22 54 — — — — —

1994–95 Quebec Nordiques NHL 20 3 6 9 14 — — — — —

1995–96 HC Vsetín CZE 1 1 1 2 0 — — — — —

1995–96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 22 4 11 15 14 — — — — —

1995–96 Montreal Canadiens NHL 56 25 35 60 54 — — — — —

1996–97 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 28 27 55 62 5 0 0 0 4

1997–98 Montreal Canadiens NHL 78 21 32 53 84 10 3 0 3 4

1998–99 HC Litvínov CZE 3 2 2 4 0 — — — — —

1998–99 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 17 17 34 50 — — — — —

1999–00 Montreal Canadiens NHL 80 25 24 49 70 — — — — —

2000–01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 57 16 22 38 66 — — — — —

2001–02 Montreal Canadiens NHL 18 2 6 8 12 — — — — —

2001–02 Dallas Stars NHL 42 6 11 17 24 — — — — —

2001–02 New York Rangers NHL 15 3 10 13 6 — — — — —

2002–03 HC Litvínov CZE 2 1 0 1 2 — — — — —

2002–03 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 16 14 30 38 7 4 2 6 4

2003–04 New York Rangers NHL 69 13 29 42 62 — — — — —

2003–04 Vancouver Canucks NHL 13 1 2 3 10 7 1 1 2 6

2004–05 HC Litvínov CZE 38 15 26 41 87 — — — — —

2005–06 New York Rangers NHL 52 16 39 55 56 2 0 1 1 2

2006–07 St. Louis Blues NHL 52 12 21 33 48 — — — — —

2007–08 St. Louis Blues NHL 40 5 11 16 40 — — — — —

2008–09 HC Sparta Praha CZE 19 5 4 9 26 — — — — —

2009–10 HC Sparta Praha CZE 52 12 10 22 82 7 2 3 5 8

2010–11 HC Sparta Praha CZE 9 0 2 2 6 — — — — —

2010–11 HC Litvínov CZE 23 9 11 20 36 — — — — —

2011–12 HC Litvínov CZE 45 16 9 25 94 — — — — —

2012–13 HC Litvínov CZE 33 13 14 27 42 7 1 3 4 12

2013–14 HC Litvínov CZE 45 12 15 27 44 — — — — —

2014–15 HC Litvínov CZE 51 19 35 54 64 17 3 8 11 10

NHL totals 961 241 371 612 821 37 9 5 14 24

CZE totals 425 153 163 316 608 59 13 25 38 66

International[edit]

Medal record

Ice hockey

Representing  Czech Republic

Winter Olympics

1998 Nagano

2006 Torino

World Championships

1999 Oslo

2001 Nuremberg

2005 Vienna

Representing  Czechoslovakia

World Junior Championships

1991 Saskatchewan

Year Team Event Result

GP G A Pts PIM

1991 Czechoslovakia WJC 03 ! 7 9 5 14 2

1991 Czechoslovakia CC 6th 4 0 2 2 4

1994 Czech Republic WC 7th 6 2 2 4 8

1996 Czech Republic WCH 8th 3 0 0 0 2

1998 Czech Republic OG 01 ! 6 3 1 4 4

1999 Czech Republic WC 01 ! 12 4 6 10 16

2001 Czech Republic WC 01 ! 9 2 4 6 30

2002 Czech Republic OG 7th 4 0 3 3 2

2004 Czech Republic WC 5th 7 5 4 9 6

2004 Czech Republic WCH 03 ! 4 1 1 2 10

2005 Czech Republic WC 01 ! 9 2 4 6 22

2006 Czech Republic OG 03 ! 8 1 3 4 0

Junior totals 7 9 5 14 2

Senior totals 72 20 30 50 104

References[edit]

^ The Montreal Canadiens:100 Years of Glory, D’Arcy Jenish, p.291, Published in Canada by Doubleday, 2009, ISBN 978-0-385-66325-0 ^ "Champion Says Goodbye! Hockey Forward Martin Ručinský
Martin Ručinský
ends his career at 44". Sport.cz. July 16, 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015.  ^ "Blues also reach agreement with Rucinsky". ESPN. October 30, 2002. Archived from the original on November 11, 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2010.  ^ "New York brings back Rucinsky, Hlavac". ESPN. August 23, 2003. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved November 10, 2009.  ^ "With Bertuzzi in limbo, Vancouver stocks up". ESPN. March 9, 2004. Archived from the original on November 5, 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2010. 

External links[edit]

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Martin Ručinský
Martin Ručinský
career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database

Awards and achievements

Preceded by Tyler Wright Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
first round draft pick 1991 Succeeded by Joe Hulbig

Authority control

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