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Andrej Meszaros
Andrej Meszaros
(AWN-dray MEHT-zahr-ohsh)
Number: 14
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 223
Shoots: Left
Born: 13 Oct 1985
Birthplace: Považská Bystrica, Slovakia
Drafted: OTT / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (23rd overall)
2006-07: Played 100th career NHL game at Buffalo (11/15/06) … Has played in 164 consecutive regular-season games since start of his rookie season in 2005-06, and has also played in each of the Senators 30 post-season games in 2006 and 2007 … Saw a season-high of 28:29 of ice-time versus Buffalo (11/18/06) … Scored game-winning goal at N.Y. Rangers (3/14 /07) … Had five multi-point games … Had his best playoff series against Buffalo, recording three assists. 2005-06: Was a plus or even in 66 of 82 games … Had season-high of any Senator with 37:47 of ice time at Buffalo (4/5/06) … Tied for 3rd overall in NHL and the top rookie in plus-minus with a +34 … Had three multi-point games … Was one of five Senators to play in all 82 games … Played first career playoff game against Tampa (4/21/06) … Scored first career playoff goal vs Tampa (4/29/06). 2004-05: Played first season of North American hockey with Vancouver (WHL) … Ranked fifth in WHL rookie scoring with 41 points (11 goals, 30 assists) … Named Vancouver’s rookie of the year, defenceman of the year and to WHL’s Western Conference second all-star team … Ranked tied for fourth in team playoff scoring with four points (1-3) in six games … Slovakia’s team captain at 2005 world junior championship in Grand Forks, N.D. … Finished tied for team lead in goals (3) and tied for third with four points — ranking fourth in tournament scoring for defencemen. 2003-04: Played first full season in Slovak Elite League, appearing in 44 regular-season games and 14 playoff games with Trencin … Was youngest player (18) on Slovakia’s 2004 world junior (Helsinki) and world senior (Prague, Czech Republic) squads. 2002-03: Made debut in Slovak Elite League, playing 23 games with Trencin … Captained Team Slovakia that won silver at 2003 world under-18 championships in Yaroslavl, Russia … Finished tied for third among defencemen in tournament scoring with four points (2-2) in seven games.