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Tomas Plekanec

31-Year-Old Center – Montreal Canadiens

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Plekanec came off a sub-par 2011-12 season to post 33 points in 47 games during 2012-13, improving to plus-3 after a disastrous minus-15 the year prior. Unlike the previous season, Plekanec had steady linemates who were capable of offensive play and he looked like the player...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 196   DOB: 10/31/1982   BORN: Kladno, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #71 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a six-year contract with the Canadiens in June of 2010.

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Plekanec returned to the lineup Tuesday after missing one game for personal reasons. He skated 18:39 and had three shots on goal while finishing plus-1 in a 3-1 loss to the Lightning.

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Tomas Plekanec NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 22 67 9 20 29 4 32 99 9.1 0 0 1 0 1
2006-07 23 81 20 27 47 10 36 150 13.3 1 2 5 0 5
2007-08 24 81 29 40 69 15 42 186 15.6 6 2 12 0 12
2008-09 25 80 20 19 39 -9 54 202 9.9 2 3 17:16 6 6 12 3:01 53 38
2009-10 26 82 25 45 70 5 50 216 11.6 4 1 19:58 3 21 24 2:39 51 63
2010-11 27 NHL MON 77 22 35 57 8 60 227 9.7 4 1 20:15 3 15 18 3:14 53 45
2011-12 28 NHL MON 81 17 35 52 -15 56 220 7.7 2 3 20:45 5 13 18 3:05 67 57
2012-13 29 NHL MON 47 14 19 33 3 24 133 10.5 2 0 19:13 4 11 15 3:19 26 17
2013-14 30 NHL MON 81 20 23 43 11 38 199 10.1 5 3 19:47 3 7 10 1:56 44 45
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Time On Ice Stats

19:47

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Tomas Plekanec was on the ice for 19:47.

1:56

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Tomas Plekanec was on the ice for 1:56 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 20:45 3:05
2012-13 19:13 3:19
2013-14 19:47 1:56

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Tomas Plekanec 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 16 at TB 1 0 1 -2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 24:26 1:56
Apr 12 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:33 1:00
Apr 10 NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:00 0:27
Apr 9 at CHI 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:50 0:00
Apr 5 DET 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 20:35 1:19
Apr 4 at OTT 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:18 1:59
Apr 1 at TB 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:39 1:38
Mar 29 at FLA Did Not Play
Mar 27 at DET 2 0 2 -1 2 0 0 0 4 50.0 1 1 19:03 1:40
Mar 25 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 20:10 4:14
Mar 24 at BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 23:42 2:26
Mar 22 at TOR 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 1 20:59 1:33
Mar 20 CLS 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:21 2:44
Mar 18 COL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:14 2:11
Mar 16 at BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 17:18 1:57
Mar 15 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 20:16 6:10
Mar 12 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:07 2:47
Mar 8 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 19:05 2:22
Mar 6 at PHO 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 17:48 2:46
Mar 5 at ANH 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 25:47 3:03
Mar 3 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 21:29 3:02
Mar 1 TOR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 22:10 2:10
Feb 27 at PIT 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 0 22:02 2:29
Feb 26 DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 19:12 1:23
Feb 8 at CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 22:29 1:14
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Feb 6 VAN 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 0 19:56 0:00
Feb 4 CGY 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 16:16 0:00
Feb 2 WPG 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 20:47 1:47
Feb 1 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 22:51 2:33
Jan 30 at BOS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:18 0:58
Jan 28 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:50 1:12
Jan 25 WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 24:21 3:30
Jan 24 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 0 23:00 2:10
Jan 22 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:22 3:30
Jan 18 at TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 23:38 2:53
Jan 16 at OTT 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 3 66.7 0 2 21:15 0:00
Jan 14 NJ 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 1 21:37 2:21
Jan 11 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 11 0.0 0 0 19:36 1:49
Jan 8 at PHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 50.0 0 0 22:37 2:59
Jan 6 FLA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 18:02 0:57
Jan 4 OTT 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 19:23 2:29
Jan 2 at DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 20:09 1:26
Dec 31 at CAR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 23:13 2:48
Dec 29 at FLA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:46 1:58
Dec 28 at TB 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 19:24 2:57
Dec 21 at NSH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 18:26 0:51
Dec 19 at STL 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 18:11 2:57
Dec 17 PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 0 18:59 1:22
Dec 15 FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:57 2:02
Dec 14 at NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 23:38 1:24
Dec 12 at PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:42 0:47
Dec 10 LA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 1 17:27 2:06
Dec 7 BUF 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 2 21:08 1:23
Dec 5 BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 19:42 2:27
Dec 4 at NJ 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 20:38 2:04
Dec 2 NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 19:16 0:00
Nov 30 TOR 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 1 23:09 0:00
Nov 29 at WAS 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 20:53 0:54
Nov 27 at BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:54 0:39
Nov 23 PIT 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 18:08 1:19
Nov 22 at WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:12 2:28
Nov 19 MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 15:53 1:46
Nov 16 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 18:55 1:16
Nov 15 at CLS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 17:10 0:27
Nov 12 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 21:07 1:49
Nov 10 NYI 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:19 2:34
Nov 7 at OTT 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 1 1 18:09 4:27
Nov 5 STL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 6 0.0 0 1 22:05 0:12
Nov 2 at COL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:37 2:02
Nov 1 at MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 18:29 1:09
Oct 29 DAL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:00 2:50
Oct 28 at NYR 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 2 19:38 3:25
Oct 26 SJ 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 20:17 1:15
Oct 24 ANH 1 2 3 2 0 0 2 0 2 50.0 0 0 18:12 3:14
Oct 22 EDM 1 1 2 -1 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 1 0 18:03 1:16
Oct 19 NSH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 2 21:36 4:22
Oct 17 CLS 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 7 28.6 0 0 17:50 0:23
Oct 15 at WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:26 2:25
Oct 12 at VAN 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5 20.0 1 0 18:49 2:41
Oct 10 at EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 18:24 1:58
Oct 9 at CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 16:52 0:46
Oct 5 PHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 18:02 3:17
Oct 1 TOR 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:06 1:57

Tomas Plekanec: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Plekanec will be in the lineup Tuesday against the Lightning.

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Plekanec, who missed Saturday's win over Florida for personal reasons, is expected to rejoin the team and may practice Monday, Hockey Inside Out reports.

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Plekanec (personal) did not play in Saturday night's win over Florida.

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Plekanec did not travel to Florida with teammates and is questionable to play against the Panthers on Saturday while he attends to a family matter back in Montreal, the Montreal Gazette reports.

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Plekanec tallied a pair of goals in Thursday's 5-4 win over Detroit.

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Plekanec has tallied 17 goals and 16 assists in 59 games this season.

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Plekanec opened the scoring Thursday against Ottawa with a shorthanded goal early in the first period, then scored with 8:58 remaining in the third to tie the game and send it to overtime.

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Plekanec had a team-high 11 shots on goal and helped prevent Chicago's top scoring line from doing much damage in Saturday night's 2-1 overtime win over the Blackhawks.

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Plekanec scored Montreal's lone goal in Wednesday night's loss to Philadelphia. The goal was a shorthanded one, his second of the season, and ran his point streak to three games.

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Plekanec was named to the Czech Republic hockey team that will compete in the Sochi Olympics, the Montreal Gazette reports.

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Plekanec had two assists and five shots on goal in Saturday night's 4-3 overtime loss to Ottawa. The points snapped a three-game scoring drought.

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Plekanec scored the Canadiens' lone regulation goal in Saturday night's 2-1 shootout win over Tampa Bay.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Plekanec scored 17 goals in 2011-12, the first time in six seasons he was under 20 while also posting a career worst minus-15 in what was a trying season for the eight-year veteran. He got caught up in some line shuffling early on and was off the top line, trying to be productive with a rotating cast of wingers and underachievers. The Canadiens need Plekanec and Brian Gionta to bounce back, with the two likley to open the season as the mainstays on the second line. Rene Bourque may skate on the left wing to fill out the redepmtion line --all three had a sub-par 2011-12 season. However the lines shake up, you know Plekanec will lead all forwards in ice time and give owners that snagged him late in drafts a healthy dose of assists.

2011-12

Plekanec led the Canadiens in scoring for the second straight season and was Montrealís most consistent forward from October to April. If the Habs can get rebound performances from some of their top-six guys, Plekanec should do better than his 57 points in 2010-11. Heíll open the season centering a line with Erik Cole and Michael Cammalleri.

2010-11

Plekanec had a team-best 70 points last year, finishing with 25 goals and 45 assists. He'll probably be paired on the first line with Michael Cammalleri and Andrei Kostitsyn, so look for him to have another outstanding season, with roughly the same production with a few added points to boot. Entering the prime of his career, Plekanec just re-signed a nice six-year deal to remain a Canadien until 2016.

2009-10

Plekanec's numbers were a down in 2008-09, especially his assist numbers. He had 20 goals and just 19 assists, which was a career low. This low assist total may have been due to the fact that coach Guy Carbonneau shifted players between lines so much and it was difficult to form chemistry with the players on the ice. Plekanec's 311 games played since he was drafted in 2001 are seventh most among centers in the 2001 draft class. He has played in all but four Habs' games in the past three seasons, so he has proven to be durable. He is the only Canadiens player to net at least 20 goals in each of the past three seasons. If Montreal can stick with a more consistent group of lines, Plekanec should be able to recreate, or at least come close, to the success he had in the 2007-08 season.

2008-09

Plekanec established himself as a bone-fide top-six forward during the latter half of the 2006-07 season when he scored 35 points in a 40-game span from late Dec. 23-March 26. Pleks proved that 40-game spurt was no fluke when he finished second in team scoring last season with 69 points. The line of Plekanec centering Kovalev and Andrei Kostitsyn was electric and there's a good chance that it will stay intact in 2008-09, regardless of the team's acquisition of French-Canadian scoring forward Tanguay. The greater threat is the arrival of fellow center Robert Lang. Lang and Kovalev enjoyed career seasons together as linemates in Pittsburgh seven years ago and there may be a temptation by the Habs' brass to unite them. That wouldn't be catastrophic, however, as Plekanec also enjoyed good chemistry last season with the Kostitsyn brothers on the second power-play unit. It's reasonably safe to think of Plekanec as a 65+ point center this year.

2007-08

Pleks' game really took off in the second half of the season (35 points in a 40-game span from Dec. 23-March 26) and he finished with 20 goals and 47 points in 81 games with an impressive plus-10. That second-half surge should cement him as the second line center this season and a further uptick in production is within reach. His linemates should include the up-and-coming Latendresse and also Kovalev. If Kovalev ever reverts back to his former self, it would get really interesting.

2006-07

Now centering Alexei Kovalev and Sergei Samsonov, the young Czech has a chance to vault his career forward with a big season. With only 99 shots in 67 games last year, Plekanec will need to shoot the puck more as he'll be most likely afforded the most room on the ice with the Russian veterans drawing the most attention.

2005-06

Plekanec has been the best farm hand in this organization for the last two years. He seems poised to make the club and contribute now. Heís got vision, offensive skill and decent speed. If he plays well enough, he could end up on the second line as the left winger. Plekanec is probably getting his last chance with the Habs this fall.

2004-05