Martin Havlat
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 04/19/1981
BIRTHPLACE: Mlada Boleslav, CZE
DRAFTED: OTT: 1999-26 overall
Playoffs: Netted two goals, which includes the game-tying marker with 5:33 remaining in regulation and the overtime winner 12 seonds into extra time, in Chicago's 3-2 win over Calgary in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals ... Matched a postseason-high with two points (G, A) on April 20 against Calgary (Game 3) ... Dished out a playoff-high two assists on April 25 (Game 5) ... Recorded his fourth two-point game of the postseason in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals on May 7 against Vancouver, tying the contest with 3:44 remaining in regulation before posting an assist on the overtime-winner ... Matched a postseason-best with two assists, his fifth performance of the playoffs with multiple points, in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals against Vancouver on May 11 ... Posted points in a posteason-high four straight games from May 5 to 11 (2G, 4A).

Regular Season: Led the Blackhawks and tied for 22nd in the NHL with a career-high 77 points, marking the second time in the last three seasons he had led the club in scoring ... Paced the club with a career-most 48 assists and ranked second with 29 goals while appearing in a career-best 81 games ... Ranked second on the club and tied for ninth in the NHL with a career-best +29 plus/minus rating ... Held second on the team with 249 shots ... Finished the regular season with 19 points (8G, 11A) over the last 14 contests ... Collected 51 of his 77 points (20G, 31A) in 47 games starting with NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1 ... Netted 21 of his 29 goals and 51 of his 77 points on home ice, both tied for seventh-best in the league ... Led Chicago with 11 goals and 23 points against the Central Division this season ... Netted 24 of his 29 goals at even-strength ... Paced Chicago with 22 multiple-point performances, which includes matching a season-high with three points in a contest seven times ... Tallied a team-high three points (G, 2A) on Jan. 1 at Wrigley Field ... Recorded a career-high nine-game point streak from Feb. 14 to March 3 (4G, 11A), tied for the longest on the team ... Ranked second on the team with five game-winning goals and shared second in the league with a team-best four empty-net markers ... Matched a season-high with two assists in a matchup nine times .... Posted a season-best +3 plus/minus rating in a game three times ... Registered his 100th career point as a member of the Blackhawks with a goal on Nov. 20 at Dallas ... Missed the March 11 contest against Carolina due to injury ... Is the first European-born Blackhawks player to lead the team in points (2006-07 and 2008-09) since Ivan Boldirev (Zranjanin, Yugoslavia) accomplished the feat in 1977-78.

Stanley Cup Playoff Experience: This marks his sixth career postseason appearance ... Recorded 14 goals, 20 assists and 34 points in 51 career games, all with the Ottawa Senators ... Helped Ottawa reach the Eastern Conference Finals in 2003, racking up 11 points (5G, 6A) in 18 tilts, before losing in seven games to the New Jersey Devils ... Helped the Senators reach the second round in 2002 (2G, 5A) and 2006 (7G, 6A) ... Made his postseason debut in four games with Ottawa in 2001.

2007-08: Registered 27 points (10 goals, 17 assists) in 35 games with the Blackhawks … Missed 22 games from Oct. 6 to Nov. 25 due to a shoulder injury, and six contests from Dec. 23 to Jan. 4 due to a pulled groin … Underwent season-ending shoulder surgery March 14 … Collected seven of his 10 goals at the United Center … Matched a career-high with three assists and posted a season-high three points Dec. 19 against Nashville … Potted a season-best two goals Nov. 28 against Tampa Bay, his first contest back from his Oct. 4 shoulder injury … Posted a point in eight-of-nine games from Jan. 30 to Feb. 19 (three goals, five assists), which included two season-high four-game streaks.

2006-07: Appeared in 56 games, leading the team in goals (25), assists (32) and points (57) … Missed a total of 25 games, 19 due to a sprained ankle, 3 to a pulled groin and 3 to a shoulder injury … Reached the 20+ goal mark for the fourth time in his career … Led the team with a plus-15 rating … Tied for the team lead with 5 power play goals ... Recorded 16 multiple point games … Made his Blackhawks' debut and tied his career-high with 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) on Oct. 5, in an 8-6 win at Nashville … Played his 300th career game against Columbus on Oct. 7 … Tallied a goal and added an assist with a plus-4 rating for a 4-1 win over Edmonton on Dec. 10 … Named to the Western Conference All-Star Team and scored 2 goals while adding an assist for 3 points in the All-Star game in Dallas on Jan. 24 … Had a pair of power play goals and picked up the shootout game winner in a 3-2 victory at Calgary on Feb. 6 … Named second Star of the Week by the NHL twice … Scored the game winning goal and added an assist in a 3-1 win vs. Columbus on March 30.

2005-06: In an injury-shortened campaign, Havlat tallied 16 points (9-7) in 18 regular season games for the Ottawa Senators ... He returned for the playoffs and recorded seven goals and six assists in 10 contests.

2004-05: Twice signed open contracts Znojmo (Czech Republic) (9/24/04, 1/18/05) … Signed by Dynamo Moscow (Russia) (11/10/04) … Signed by Sparta Praha (Czech Republic) (1/31/05) … Recorded 25 points (17 goals, 8 assists) in a combined 31 games between the three clubs.

Recorded career season highs in goals (31), assists (37) and points (68) … Led Senators with seven game-winning goals … Suspended for two games for kicking incident vs NY Islanders (1/1/04) … Suspended for two games for an attempt-to-injure incident vs Philadelphia (2/26/04) … Named NHL’s offensive player of the week after scoring seven points (3-4) in three games (week ending 1/18/04) … Recorded Ottawa’s only hat trick of season (fourth career) at Pittsburgh (2/22/04) … Won Senators Molson Cup award in February … Had 19 multi-point games (16 two-point, one three-point, two four-point) … Missed five games due to injury (groin, hamstring) and first five due to contract dispute … Led Senators with three assists against Toronto in playoffs … Led Czech Republic team and was tied for third in World Cup tournament scoring with six points (3-3).

Set career single-season highs: goals (24), assists (35), points (59) … Recorded third career hat trick at Dallas (1/27/03) … Scored four game-winning goals … Had 14 multi-point games … Had three assists at Washington (11/29/02) — a career game-high for assists … Twice tied a personal career for points in a game (4) … Missed 14 games to injuries (groin and elbow) and one to the flu … Had two game-winning goals in the playoffs.

Named to the Topps/NHL YoungStars Game but suffered a groin injury vs Philadelphia (1/30/02) and did not play … Recorded his second career hat trick vs Phoenix (12/13/01) … Had six game-winning goals … Missed 10 games to injuries (groin) … Represented the Czech Republic at the Olympics, recording three goals, one assist and 27 penalty minutes in four games … Scored his first career playoff goal (game and series-winning goal) in overtime at Philadelphia (4/26/02).

Received Calder Trophy nomination as NHL’s top rookie … Ranked third among NHL rookies in points (42), third in power-play goals (7), fourth in goals (19) and fifth in assists (23) … Recorded first career overtime goal during Senators 5-4 win over Boston (3/30/01) and finished with five game-winning goals … Recorded first career hat trick and collected career-high four points vs Atlanta (3/14/01) … Had seven-game point-scoring streak (2-5-7, 10/27/00-11/9/00) … Scored first NHL goal (unassisted) against Curtis Joseph at Toronto (10/14/00), and recorded an assist for first two-point game … Named NHL Rookie of the Month for March, finishing month with 14 points (7-7) in 15 games … Captured Senators Molson Cup Player of the Month for March … Missed nine games to injuries (shoulder and groin) … Made NHL playoff debut on 4/13/01 vs Toronto.

Played full season with HC Trinec’s senior team and scored 42 points in 46 Extraliga games … Won gold medal with Czech Republic at the 2000 World Junior Championship, and four months later, he was the youngest player on the Czech Republic’s 2000 world championship gold-medal team.

Ranked third among Europeans for NHL’s central scouting report … Played for Czech Republic at the 1998 Under-18 World Championship, recording six points in six games … Split season between Trinec’s junior and senior clubs, compiling 63 points with junior team in 30 games.


Martin is single ... Was the youngest player on the Czech Republic's 2000 World Championship gold medal team.