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Filip Kuba
Filip Kuba
(FIHL-ihp KOO-bah)
Number: 17
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 225
Shoots: Left
Born: 29 Dec 1976
Birthplace: Ostrava, Czech Republic
Acquired: Traded to Ottawa by Tampa Bay with Alexandre Picard and a 2009 first round pick (obtained from San Jose) for Andrej Meszaros on Aug. 29, 2008
Drafted: FLA / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (192nd overall)
2010-11: Played his 700th career NHL game vs. Boston on March 1 (1-0 loss) … Reached 300 penalty minutes for his career at Washington on Jan. 16 (3-1 loss) … Ranked second among Senators with 104 blocked shots … Recorded first game-winning goal with Senators on April 7 in 3-2 OT win vs. Montreal … Blocked five shots in a game on two occasions … Suffered a broken right leg Sept. 18 and missed 16 regular-season games, returning Nov. 13 at Boston (2-0 win). 2009-10: Ranked first among Senators defenceman in scoring with 28 points … Recorded 200th career assist against Carolina on Dec. 12 (4-2 win) … Established a new career high and became fifth defenceman in franchise history to record four points (one goal, three assists) in one game on Nov. 21 against Buffalo (5-3 win) … Missed 29 games and all six playoff games to injury. 2008-09: One of five Senators (Alfredsson, Heatley, Phillips, Volchenkov) to average more than 20 minutes time-on-ice/game … Established new career highs in assists (37) and points (40) for one season … Set a franchise (and league) record for a defenceman when he tallied at least one assist in each of the Senators’ first eight games… Finished first among Senators defencemen in points … Ranked first among Ottawa defencemen in assists, first among all Ottawa players in average time-on-ice (23:16) … Played his 600th career NHL game against Boston (4/7/09, 3-2 win) … Missed eight games to injury and three to the flu. 2007-08: First on team in assists (25) and tied for first in scoring (31 points) among defencemen … Ranked third on the team in average time-on-ice per game (24:57), second for shorthanded time-on-ice per game (3:10) and fourth in power-play situations (3:37) … Played two games with more than 30 minutes of time-on-ice ‑ his season-high 31:01 at Montreal (12/11/07) ‑ and only one game below 20 minutes … Played in his 500th career game at Florida (1/12/08) … Missed six games to injury. 2006-07: Set career season highs in games (81), goals (15) and points (37) … Tied a career high with three points (one goal and two assists) at Washington (12/19/06). 2005-06: Recorded an average of 21:46 time-on-ice to lead Minnesota … Ranked second among team defencemen in scoring … Named team captain for month of November. 2003-04: Became first Wild defenceman to appear in NHL all-star game (2004) … Saw action in Minnesota’s first 77 games before being sidelined for the final five with a broken finger … Ranked first among team defencemen in scoring and assists … Logged an average of 24:05 time-on-ice to lead the team. 2002-03: Led Wild defencemen in goals, assists, points and power-play goals (4) … Set Wild franchise mark for time-on-ice with 33:02 at Chicago (12/26/02) … Led all Wild defencemen in post-season scoring and team in time-on-ice at 26:45 … Scored the first goal in Wild playoff history with a power-play marker at Colorado (4/10/03). 2001-02: Led club in time-on-ice (25:30) for second year in a row and ranked third in blocked shots (94) … Ranked 15th among NHL defencemen in average ice time … Led Wild defencemen in goals, was second in assists (19) and tied for first in points … Named team captain for month of November. 2000-01: Led club in game-winning goals (4) and time-on-ice (24:14) … Ranked second in blocked shots (136), third in assists (21) and shots (141) and tied for third in points … Finished first among NHL rookies in average ice time … Was second among club defencemen in goals, assists and points … Registered three multi-point games .1999-00: Scored first NHL goal vs New York Islanders (10/27/99). 1998-99: Made NHL debut as a member of Florida at Buffalo (4/9/99) … Spent majority of season with Kentucky (AHL).