Martin Havlat
Martin Havlat
Right Wing
Number: 24
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 19, 1981
Birthplace: Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic
Acquired: From Ottawa with Bryan Smolinski for Michal Barinka, Tom Preissing and Josh Hennessy via San Jose for Mark Bell and a 2008 2nd round pick on July 10, 2006.
Drafted: OTT / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (26th overall)

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.