Milan Michalek
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 07/12/1984
AGE: 31
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.
2014-15: Recorded his first multi-point game of the season with two assists on Oct. 25 vs. New Jersey (3-2 OT loss) … Scored the team’s first shorthanded goal of the season on Oct. 26 at Chicago (2-1 loss) … Recorded the 400th point of his NHL career with an assist on Nov. 15 at Calgary (4-2 loss) … Sustained an injury to his sternum on Dec. 6 at Pittsburgh (3-2 loss) causing him to miss three games … In conjunction with his brother Zbynek, became one of two brothers to score a goal in an NHL game for the first time since 11/12/11 (Jordan and Eric Staal for Pittsburgh and Carolina respectively) on Jan. 31 vs. Arizona (7-2 win). The contest marked the first time since 12/28/83 that two unrelated sets of brothers (Mark/Michael Stone) faced one another in an NHL game … Scored the 200th goal of his NHL career on March 19 vs. Boston (6-4 win) … Missed the regular season’s final 11 contests after incurring a head injury on March 21 vs. Toronto (5-3 win) … Missed one game due to the flu. 2013-14: Was one of four Senators (Karlsson, Smith, Turris) to have appeared in each of the club’s 82 games … Appeared in his most regular-season games since playing 81 contests as a rookie with San Jose in 2005-06 … Averaged greater than 18 minutes of time-on-ice for the seventh consecutive season while averaging the second most of his career with 18:35 … Played in the 600th game of his NHL career on Jan. 23 at Tampa Bay (4-3 SO loss) … Became the 800th player in NHL history to record 200 assists for his career when he did so on Jan. 30 vs. Tampa Bay (5-3 win) … Tallied two goals including the game-winner, on Feb. 6 vs. Buffalo (3-2 win) … Was one of two Senators (Karlsson) to represent his country at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, appearing in five games. 2012-13: Scored the Senators’ first goal of the season for the second consecutive campaign at Winnipeg (1/19/13, 4-1 win) ... Sustained a right knee injury during warm-up at Pittsburgh (2/13/13, 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 vs. Philadelphia (4/27/13, 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 vs. Pittsburgh (5/22/13, 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 (2/7/12, 3-1 loss) ... Played in his 200th game for Ottawa vs. Toronto (3/17/12, 3-1 loss) ... Recorded his 300th career point at Winnipeg (11/29/11, 6-4 win) ... Registered his 100th point as a Senator at Boston (2/31/12, 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 (11/22/10, 3-2 win) … Set a new career high with four shorthanded goals … Ranked fifth in the NHL in shorthanded goals … Second on team with 18 goals. 2009-10: Recorded first career hat trick vs. Tampa Bay (10/15/09, 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 (Marian Hossa) … Recorded 100th career goal against Pittsburgh (11/19/09, 6-2 win) … 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 (six) … A goal vs. Nashville (3/19/09) gave him his third consecutive 20-goal season … Played in 300th career game at Minnesota (3/10/09). 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 vs. 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 … Had eight multi-point games … Recorded his first career two-goal game vs. 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 vs. 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 (2/7/04), ending his season.