Stastny scored a goal and an assist in the first game of the series, but a depleted Avalanche team was swept in four games. It’s always been Gretz. The Stars would later lose to the Stanley Cup winner Tampa Bay Lightning. It’s Wayne Gretzky, almost unanimously. [27] Terry Frei of ESPN has said that "... his game isn't flashy and eye-popping as much as it is heady, intuitive and efficient".[1]. [48] With the Avalanche having lost top players Joe Sakic and Ryan Smyth to injuries, Ryan Kennedy of The Hockey News pointed to Stastny's inconsistency and wrote it was time for Stastny to step up and be a leader in all aspects. The information you requested is not available at this time, please check back again soon. Paul (twin) Stasney was born on month day 1901, at birth place, South Carolina, to Josef F. Stastny and Josephine Stastny (born Hospor?). He married Haley Fowler in 2014. [10] In 2002–03, the Lancers finished the regular season fourth in the West Division and progressed to the playoffs. Josephine was born on May 18 1855, in Germany. In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, he had 9 points in 18 games. [62] He scored 36 points in just 45 games that year. © FamousBirthdays.com - use subject to the information collection practices disclosed in our Privacy Policy. [13] Marián arrived a year later, after Peter and Anton raised the $30,000 needed to bribe officials of the Czechoslovak government. On October 9, 2020, with a year remaining on his contract, Stastny was traded by the Golden Knights back to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Carl Dahlström and a 2022 fourth-round pick. In the 2019 playoffs, Stastny would find chemistry centering a line with Mark Stone and Max Pacioretty, scoring 8 points in 7 games. [72] According to Hockey's Future, he was one of the most important American talents in the tournament. [73], Stastny played internationally for the United States national ice hockey team for the first time in the 2007 IIHF World Championship. Stastny was born in Quebec City, Quebec, to Peter Šťastný (anglicised to Stastny) and his wife Darina, while Peter was playing for the Nordiques. [37] Between February 3 and March 17, he had a 20-game scoring streak, breaking not only his father's franchise rookie record of 16 games, but also the NHL rookie record of 17 games that belonged to Teemu Selänne. [72][74] He played seven games, scored four goals and four assists, had two penalty minutes and finished even in plus/minus. Stastny's second career appearance in the post season ended after the San Jose Sharks eliminated the Avs in the first round. Stastny signed a multi-year contract with the Avalanche on July 24, 2006, and began his professional career in the 2006–07 NHL season.

On February 26, 2018, in the final year of his contract, Stastny was traded to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Erik Foley, a conditional first-round pick in 2018 and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2020. [53] Stastny ended up missing 15 games, but he scored a goal on his comeback against the Phoenix Coyotes on February 22. The Sutter family is up there because they had seven family members make it to the big leagues. Paul Stastny scored two points on Saturday to break the tie with the Gretzky family. Stastny's production in St. Louis was reduced from his previous production in Colorado, largely due to frequent injuries, as he never played more than 75 games in a season while in St. Louis. The contract began in the 2009–10 season and ran through 2013–14; he was paid an average of $6.6 million a year. Tied with Alexander Ovechkin, only five players in the league ended up with more assists.

Gretzky holds the NHL record for just about everything on offence. In football there’s Brady or Montana. After shoring up the centre position, Cheveldayoff opted to bring back a pair of defencemen in Nathan Beaulieu and Luca Sbisa. That’s nearly two points per game. [13] All three played for Quebec from 1981–1985, which was only the third time that three brothers played for the same team in the NHL at the same time. {{ video.Name [48] He scored seven goals and had 15 assists until the end of the regular season, missing a game due to flu on March 20. [15] In 2003–04, the Lancers finished third in the West Division and lost in the first round of the playoffs against the Sioux City Musketeers. He was injured again later in the season when he broke his foot while blocking a shot during a March 17, 2009 game against the Minnesota Wild, putting him out of play for the rest of the season. Peter Šťastný (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈpɛtɛɾ ˈʃcastniː]; born 18 September 1956), also known colloquially as "Peter the Great" and "Stosh", is a Slovakian-Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1980 to 1995. His two sons, Yan and Paul (both born in Québec City), are professional hockey players.

On July 1, 2018, Stastny as a free agent signed a three-year, $19.5 million deal with the Vegas Golden Knights. Stastny promised them a "Hometown Discount" if they held onto him through the Avalanche playoff run. Stastny himself would produce 17 points in 33 playoff games for the Blues. His father Peter Stastny was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1998. [55][56] Stastny failed to score a point until the fifth game, when his game-winning goal gave the Avalanche the lead in the series. [69] Although Stastny was limited to 50 games in his first season with the Golden Knights, he would produce 42 points. Associated With. The list was put together by u/AbsoluteIKeatI, and it shows the total points by each family member. They made it to the Western Conference, but lost to the Dallas Stars in five games. [48][49] At the same time, Stastny hit a slump, during which he had one point in eight games. Paul is the 5th Stastny to play in the NHL, with family members Anton, Marian, Yan, and of course his Hall of Fame father Peter coming before him. Some will also vouch for Bobby Orr, with his position on the blueline and his shortened career often cited. Still a cool things to know!