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#13 Marek Tvrdon, LW

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Position: LW
Date of Birth: 01/31/1993
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 217 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: Nitra, Slovakia
Drafted: Detroit's 5th choice (115th overall) in 2011 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: 2012-13 Vancouver (WHL)








 

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Biography

Second season as a Griffin…Second year pro…Signed to an amateur tryout, 4/4/12…Released from tryout, 4/9/12…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 7/3/12…Reassigned from Vancouver (WHL) by Detroit, 4/25/13…Reassigned to Vancouver by Detroit, 5/6/13…Assigned by Detroit, 9/22/13...Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 10/28/13...Reassigned to Kelowna (WHL) from Toledo by Detroit, 1/10/14…Assigned by Detroit, 9/27/14…Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 10/8/14...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/16/14.


2013-14: Appeared in one game with Grand Rapids, making his AHL debut, 10/4/13 at RCH…Posted 27 points (11-16—27) in 29 regular season games with the WHL’s Kelowna Rockets…Ran a seven-game point streak and collected 12 points (5-7—12) along the way, 2/19/14-3/1/14…Earned a four-point performance (1-3—4) versus Prince George, 2/25/14…Logged 14 playoff games with Kelowna before falling to Portland in four games during the Western Conference championship series…Picked up 13 points (5-8—13) during the postseason…Skated in 22 games with the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye…Produced 13 points (9-4—13) and 24 penalty minutes for the Walleye…Scored a point (2-2—4) in four consecutive games, 11/1/13-11/9/13…Went on a three-game point streak for two goals and one assist, 12/5/13-12/11/13…Picked up two goals, 12/14/13 vs. EVN. 2012-13: Served as a “black ace” with Grand Rapids for the first round of the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs…Limited to just 18 games with the WHL’s Vancouver Giants due to a blood clot…Registered 22 points (8-14—22) before his injury and finished eight on Vancouver in scoring. 2011-12: Racked up 74 points (31-43—74) in 60 games in his first full season in the WHL…Ranked among team leaders with 31 goals (3rd), 43 assists (1st), 74 points (2nd), nine power play goals (2nd) and two shorthanded goals (2nd)…Led WHL rookies in scoring…Tallied eight points (4-4—8) in three games, 10/21/11-10/25/11…Notched 10 points (5-5—10) during a four-game point streak, 11/5/11-11/18/11…Set a season high with five points (2-3—5) on 11/18/11 vs. Victoria…Racked up 13 points (4-9—13) during an eight-game point streak, 1/7/12-1/22/12…Amassed 10 points (6-4—10) in the final four games of the season, 3/10/12-3/17/12…Recorded six points (3-3—6) in six postseason games. 2010-11: Debuted in North America with the Vancouver Giants but suffered a season-ending injury on 10/16/10…Recorded 11 points (6-5—11) in 12 games before his injury…Notched three points (2-1—3) in his WHL debut, 9/24/10 vs. Chilliwack…Recorded five points (3-2—5) during a three-game point streak, 10/2/10-10/9/10. 2009-10: Skated in 45 games with HK Nitra’s under-20 team, finishing fourth on the club with 56 points (25-31—56)…Tied for third on the team in goals and sat second in assists…Tied 17th in the circuit in scoring…Made his professional debut by appearing in six games with HK Nitra in Slovakia’s top league. 2008-09: Led HK Nitra’s under-18 club in goals (50), assists (33), points (83) and penalty minutes (113)…Tied for the league lead in goals and finished fifth overall in points. 2007-08: Skated in 20 games with HK Nitra’s under-18 team as a 14-year-old, recording nine points (5-4—9).

Personal: Lives in Nitra, Slovakia...Has two siblings...Began playing hockey at the age of five as a forward…Hockey nickname is Trto...Hockey idol as a youth was Marian Hossa...Chose his jersey number because it's his lucky number...Most exciting place he's visited is France…Also speaks Slovakian… Played soccer growing up…Favorite food is steak with potatoes...Favorite music artist is 50 Cent…Favorite music genre is hip-hop…Favorite movie is Gangs of New York…Favorite TV show is Two and a Half Men…Favorite vacation spot is Spain...Enjoys comedy, movies and soccer.

AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 1, 2013-14 Assist Streak: n/a
Goals: n/a Point Streak: n/a
Assists: n/a Goals, Game: n/a
Points: n/a Assists, Game: n/a
PIM: n/a Points, Game: n/a
Goal Streak: n/a PIM, Game: n/a
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/4/13 GR at RCH NHL Game: n/a
AHL Point: n/a NHL Point: n/a
AHL Goal: n/a NHL Goal: n/a

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 HK Ardo Nitra U18 Svk-U18 20 5 4 9 10 -- -- -- -- --
2008-09 HK Nitra U18 Svk-U18 58 50 33 83 113 -- -- -- -- --
  HK Nitra Jr. Slovak-Jr. -- -- -- -- -- 1 0 0 0 0
2009-10 HK Nitra Slovakia 6 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
  HK Nitra Jr. Slovak-Jr. 45 25 31 56 90 -- -- -- -- --
2010-11 Vancouver WHL 12 6 5 11 14 -- -- -- -- --
2011-12 Vancouver WHL 60 31 43 74 62 6 3 3 6 0
2012-13 Vancouver WHL 18 8 14 22 16 -- -- -- -- --
2013-14 Kelowna WHL 29 11 16 27 24 14 5 8 13 14
  Toledo ECHL 22 9 4 13 6 -- -- -- -- --
  Grand Rapids AHL 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
  GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
  PRO TOTALS 29 9 4 13 8 1 0 0 0 0

 

 
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