Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
Milan Michalek
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 07/12/1984
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Jindrichuv Hradec, CZE
DRAFTED: SJS: 2003-6 overall
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012) Missed majority of 2003-04 due to knee injury vs. Calgary, October 11, 2003. Traded to Ottawa by San Jose with Jonathan Cheechoo and San Jose's 2nd round choice (later traded to NY Islanders, later traded to Chicago - Chicago selected Kent Simpson) in 2010 Entry Draft for Dany Heatley and Ottawa's 5th round choice (Isaac MacLeod) in 2010 Entry Draft, September 12, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep), October 28, 2012.
2012-13: Scored the Senators’ first goal of the season for the second consecutive campaign on Jan. 19 at Winnipeg (4-1 win) ... Sustained a right knee injury during warm-up on Feb. 13 at Pittsburgh (4-2 loss) and missed 25 of the next 27 regular season games due to the injury ... Was limited to 23 regular season games ... Reached 300 penalty minutes for his NHL career on April 27 vs. Philadelphia (2-1 loss) ... Played in all 10 of Ottawa’s playoff games, scoring three goals and adding two assists ... Recorded first career shorthanded goal in playoffs on May 22 vs. Pittsburgh (7-3 loss). 2011-12: Ranked first among Senators in establishing a new career high with 35 goals and was third in team scoring with 60 points ... Played his 500th career NHL game vs. St. Louis (Feb. 7, 3-1 loss) ... Played in his 200th game for Ottawa on March 17 vs. Toronto (3-1 loss) ... Recorded his 300th career point at Winnipeg (Nov. 29, 6-4 win) ... Registered his 100th point as a Senator on Jan. 31 at Boston (4-3 loss) … Tied for 11th in the NHL in goals and was tied for 15th among all NHL players with 10 power-play markers ... Was one of four Senators (Alfredsson, Karlsson, Spezza) to be voted into the 59th NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa ... Registered two points (one goal, one assist) in Team Alfredsson’s 12-9 loss vs. Team Chara.  2010-11: Played 400th career NHL game vs. Los Angeles on Nov. 22 (3-2 win) … Set a new career high with four short-handed goals … Ranked fifth in the NHL in short-handed goals … Second on team with 18 goals. 2009-10: Recorded first career hat trick Oct. 15 vs Tampa Bay (7-1 win) — two of the goals were scored shorthanded, which was also a career first … Two shorthanded goals marked only the second time in franchise history a player scored two shorthanded goals in one game (Hossa) … Recorded 100th career goal against Pittsburgh on Nov. 19 (6-2 win) … Reached 200 penalty minutes for his NHL career against Boston on Jan. 5 (4-1 loss) … Missed 16 regular-season games and the last five playoff games against Pittsburgh to injury. 2008-09: Tied for 20th in the league in game-winning goals (6) … Goal versus Nashville (3/19/09) gave him his third consecutive 20-goal season … Played in 300th career game on March 10 at Minnesota … Tied a career high with three assists against Carolina (2/5/09) and against Minnesota (3/5/09) … Tied for second on team in shots (20) during the playoffs. 2007-08: Second on team in goals and led in shots (233) … Third on team in points and second in plus-minus with -+19 … Tied for sixth in the league and second on the team in game-winning goals (eight) … Had 17 multi-point games … Appeared in his 200th game versus Vancouver (1/10/08) … Unsuccessful on first career penalty shot against Anaheim’s J-S Giguère (12/16/07) … Missed three games to injury. 2006-07: Tied for fourth in the league in game-winning goals (nine) … Fourth on the team in points and goals, third in assists and power-play goals … Had 17 multi-point games … Tied career high with three assists at Phoenix (3/15/07) … Recorded a career-high three assists in his 100th game at Los Angeles (11/9/06) … Tied for the team lead in goals during the playoffs. 2005-06: Sixth in team and first among rookies in points … Fifth on team in goals … Had eight multi-point games … Set a career high by recording three points (1-2) and a +4 against Edmonton (3/9/06) … Recorded his first career two-goal game versus Dallas (2/10/06) … Missed two playoff games to injury … Recorded his first career post-season goal in conference quarter-final game at Nashville (4/30/06) and first assist versus Nashville (4/25/06). 2003-04: Scored first NHL goal in debut at Edmonton (10/9/03) ... Missed 46 games after suffering knee injury at Calgary (10/11/03) ... Assigned to Cleveland (AHL), but reinjured knee in (2/7/04), ending his season.