Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Kings
Marian Gaborik
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MarianGaborik
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 204
BIRTHDATE: 02/14/1982
AGE: 32
BIRTHPLACE: Trencin, SVK
DRAFTED: MIN: 2000-3 overall
World Junior Under-18 All-Star Team (1999 Best Forward - World Junior Under-18 (1999) NHL Second All-Star Team (2012) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2003, 2008, 2012) Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovakia), July 5, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Farjestad (Sweden), December 21, 2004. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to hip surgery, January 5, 2009. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2009. Traded to Columbus by NY Rangers with Blake Parlett and Steven Delisle for Derek Dorsett, Derick Brassard, John Moore and Columbus' 6th round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Chase Lang) in 2014 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013. Traded to Los Angeles by Columbus. for Matt Frattin, Edmonton's 3rd round choice (later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Dominic Turgeon) in 2014 Entry Draft and Toronto's 2nd round choice (previously acquired) in 2015 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014.

2013-14: Three points (2-1=3) April 10 at EDM...Earned 700th career point with an assist April 9 at CGY...Points (1-5=6) in five straight games (March 25-April 2)...Played in his 800th career game March 24 at PHI...First two points as a King March 13 vs. TOR (1-1=2)...Acquired from CBJ March 5 and made Kings debut March 6 at WPG…Goals (three) in three straight games (Oct. 20-25)...Three points (1-2=3) Oct. 10 at BUF...PLAYOFFS: Rankings among NHL leaders were the following: first in goals, fourth in points and tied for third in PPP (eight)…tied his career-high in goals and points (2-1=3) and scored the OT GWG May 3 at ANA…became the first player in Stanley Cup Playoffs history to score a tying goal in the final 10 seconds of regulation and then win the game in overtime (Elias)…His 14 goals were the second most (behind only Wayne Gretzky) by a Kings player in a playoff year.

2012-13: Finished tied for sixth place in the NHL with five game-winning goals and ranked 16th in the league with 151 shots…recorded 14th career hat trick on Jan. 23 vs. BOS.

2011-12: Established a career-high in games played (82)...Tied his career-high with three overtime goals...Ranked third in the NHL in goals (41), second in overtime goals and tied for 11th in GWG (seven)...Led the team in goals, points (76) and shots (276), ranked second in assists (35), power play goals (10) and power play points (21) and fourth in power play assists (11)...Reached the 40-goal mark for the third time in his career on April 1 vs. BOS...Surpassed the 70-point plateau for the third time…Tallied a goal in his 700th career NHL game on Feb. 25 vs. BUF...Captured MVP honors at the All-Star Game on Jan. 29 after posting a hat trick, adding an assist for four points...Tallied his 300th career NHL assist on Jan. 15 at MTL...Tied his career-high for longest goal streak with a five-game streak from Dec. 17 at PHX to Dec. 26 vs. NYI (7-1=8)...Tallied his 600th career NHL point, Dec. 20 at NJD…Notched his 300th career NHL goal Dec. 17 at PHX...PLAYOFFS: Rankings among Rangers players were the following: third in points, second in shots, tied for third in goals, second in power play assists and fifth in power play points...Tallied two power play assists while skating in his 50th career playoff contest April 18 at OTT...Notched two points (1-1=2), including his first career playoff overtime goal at 14:41 of triple overtime May 2 at WSH in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.

2010-11: Ranked second on the team in GWG (four), first in road assists (16), third in goals (22) and road points (23), tied for second in points (48), and third in assists (26)...Led the team in power play points (16), tied for first in power play assists (nine) and ranked second in power play goals (seven)...Reached the 20-goal mark for the seventh time in his career...Recorded four goals and one assist vs. TOR on Jan. 19...Made his 600th career NHL appearance on Dec. 18 at PHI.

2009-10: Established career-highs in assists (44), points (86), power play goals (14) and average ice time (21:15), and tied his career-high in goals (42)…Ranked fifth in the NHL in goals...Ranked eighth among NHL forwards in average ice time...Led the Rangers in goals, assists, points, power play goals, power play points (26), plus-minus rating and shots, and ranked third on the team in power play assists (12)...Established a career-high and led the team with 26 multi-point performances…Eclipsed the 40-goal, 40-assist and 80-point marks for the second time in his career...Recorded his career-high 84th point of the season with one assist April 7 vs. TOR...Tallied two points (1-1=2), including his career-high 42nd assist of the season April 3 at FLA...Recorded his 10th career hat trick Jan. 31 at COL…His first goal was the 250th of his career, and his 500th career NHL point …Tied his career-high with four assists in an 8-2 win Jan. 19 vs. TBL.

2008-09: Appeared in 17 games with MIN, registering 13 goals and 10 assists for 23 points, along with two penalty minutes...Tied his career-high with a five-game goal streak from March 29 at EDM to April 7 vs. DAL...Skated in his 500th NHL game on April 7 against DAL.  

2007-08: Established career-highs in goals (42), assists (41), points (83), and plus-minus rating (plus-17)…His eight GWG tied the previous franchise record for game-winning goals that he set during the 2002-03 season…Tied for the team lead in power play goals (11)…Tallied his 200th career goal on March 15 against LAK…Registered his 400th NHL point with an assist on March 7 at ATL…Recorded one goal in the NHL All-Star Game on Jan. 27 at ATL…Tallied a career-high, five goals on Dec. 20 against the NYR…Added an assist in the contest to record his second career six-point performance.

2006-07: Led MIN in GWG, ranked second on the team in goals (30) and tied for third in points (57)…Reached the 30-goal plateau for the fourth time in his career on April 5 against EDM…Recorded a career-high, eight-game point streak from March 9 to March 24, registering 13 points (5-8=13) over the span…Registered his 300th career assist on Feb. 14 vs. VAN.

2005-06: Led MIN in goals (38) and tied for first in GWG (7)…Ranked second on the team in points (66), and tied for third in assists (28) and plus-minus rating (plus-6)…Notched his eighth career hat trick on April 9 at COL…Registered his 100th career goal in his 300th NHL game on Nov. 25 against STL.  

2003-04: Led MIN in GWG (four) and shots (220)…Finished second on the team in goals (18), and ranked third on the Wild in assists (22), points (40) and plus-minus rating (plus-10)…Registered his 200th career point on March 15 at CHI.  

2002-03: Led MIN in goals (30), assists (35), points (65), GWG (eight) and shots (280)…His three hat tricks on the season tied for the league lead, and he became the fourth player in NHL history to record five hat tricks prior to his 21st birthday…Became the first member of MIN to participate in the NHL All-Star Game…PLAYOFFS: Rankings among MIN players were the following: first in points, first in goals, second in assists, third in PPP (seven)…Registered a playoff league-best, eight-game point streak from April 21 to May 7, recording 15 points (7-8=15) over the span.  

2001-02: Led MIN in goals (30) and shots (221), tied for first on the team in power play goals (10), and tied for second on the club in assists (37) and GWG (four)…Notched his first career hat trick on Nov. 13 vs. ATL.  

2000-01: Ranked first among all NHL rookies in shots (179), finished fifth in the league among first year players in goals (18) and tied for fifth in rookie points (36)…Recorded the first goal in MIN franchise history in his NHL debut on Oct. 6 at ANA. 

LAST AMATEUR CLUB: Dukla Trencin, Slovakia.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by MIN in the first round (3rd overall) in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft…Acquired by CBJ from NYR on April 3 (NHL Trade Deadline).

INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team Slovakia at the following tournaments: Olympics (2010, 7 GP, 4-1=5), (2006, 6 GP, 3-4=7)…World Championships (2007, 6 GP, 5-6=11), (2005, 7 GP, 3-1=4)…World Cup (2004, 4 GP, 1-0=1)…World Junior Championships (1999, 6 GP, 3-0=3)…World U-18 Championships (1999, 7 GP, 3-8=11).