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Tomas Plekanec

33-Year-Old Center – Montreal Canadiens

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Last season was a blast from the past for Plekanec, who saw his scoring surge to levels he hadn't enjoyed since the golden years of his youth. At 31, he scored more goals (26) than he had since he was 24 years old, and more total points (60) than he'd managed since age 26, a...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/31/1982   BORN: Kladno, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #71 Overall in 2001   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year, $12 million contract extension with the Canadiens in October of 2015.

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Plekanec assisted on the game's opening goal, then scored twice to help deliver a 4-2 win over Tampa on Tuesday.

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Tomas Plekanec NHL Stats
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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 2:22 44 45
2014-15 31 NHL MON 82 26 34 60 8 46 248 10.5 5 3 19:09 7 9 16 2:36 47 55
2015-16 32 NHL MON 55 12 30 42 3 22 137 8.8 1 0 18:41 1 10 11 2:49 46 29
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Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Tomas Plekanec was on the ice for 18:41.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Tomas Plekanec was on the ice for 2:49 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 19:47 2:22
2014-15 19:09 2:36
2015-16 18:41 2:49

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Tomas Plekanec
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
2016-2Feb 9 TAM 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 0 1 16:57 1:45
2016-2Feb 7 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 17:35 1:32
2016-2Feb 6 EDM 1 3 4 3 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 1 0 17:12 2:41
2016-2Feb 3 BUF 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 16:03 1:06
2016-2Feb 2 @PHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 4 21:24 4:50
2016-1Jan 26 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 19:59 6:24
2016-1Jan 25 @CLM 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 19:01 3:04
2016-1Jan 23 @TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 3 1 20:42 4:23
2016-1Jan 19 BOS 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 1 1 17:28 3:45
2016-1Jan 17 @CHI 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 17:20 1:36
2016-1Jan 16 @STL 1 1 2 2 4 0 0 0 9 11.1 1 0 19:15 3:40
2016-1Jan 14 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 17:50 1:14
2016-1Jan 9 PIT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 16:46 2:33
2016-1Jan 6 NJD 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 18:29 2:44
2016-1Jan 5 @PHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 19:56 4:44
2016-1Jan 1 @BOS 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 19:07 3:49
2015-12Dec 29 @FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:20 0:37
2015-12Dec 28 @TAM 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 5 20.0 1 0 19:15 0:39
2015-12Dec 26 @WAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:23 0:44
2015-12Dec 22 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:37 1:00
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2015-12Dec 21 @NAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 18:24 2:09
2015-12Dec 19 @DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 16:09 3:40
2015-12Dec 17 LOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 19:37 3:08
2015-12Dec 15 SAN 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:52 2:08
2015-12Dec 12 OTT 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 0.0 2 3 21:23 3:02
2015-12Dec 10 @DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 20:12 1:49
2015-12Dec 9 BOS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 21:10 2:57
2015-12Dec 5 @CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 18:13 3:36
2015-12Dec 3 WAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:55 2:19
2015-12Dec 1 CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 15:38 3:36
2015-11Nov 28 NJD 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 3 0 18:07 1:07
2015-11Nov 27 @NJD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 22:27 4:17
2015-11Nov 25 @NYR 0 3 3 2 2 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:49 4:06
2015-11Nov 22 NYI 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:47 3:34
2015-11Nov 20 @NYI 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 18:06 0:51
2015-11Nov 19 ARI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 22:18 6:01
2015-11Nov 16 VAN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 19:28 4:24
2015-11Nov 14 COL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 18:20 4:26
2015-11Nov 11 @PIT 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 20:38 2:58
2015-11Nov 7 BOS 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 18:20 1:56
2015-11Nov 5 NYI 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 1 16:03 2:03
2015-11Nov 3 OTT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 17:59 1:50
2015-11Nov 1 WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 19:25 2:46
2015-10Oct 30 @CGY 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 18:29 2:58
2015-10Oct 29 @EDM 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:57 2:02
2015-10Oct 27 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 17:11 1:17
2015-10Oct 24 TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 0 21:44 3:38
2015-10Oct 23 @BUF 0 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 16:16 1:48
2015-10Oct 20 STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:16 1:53
2015-10Oct 17 DET 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 0 0 17:28 4:26
2015-10Oct 15 NYR 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 1 20:29 3:50
2015-10Oct 13 @PIT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 1 19:53 1:03
2015-10Oct 11 @OTT 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 0 2 18:34 3:57
2015-10Oct 10 @BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 20:07 5:47
2015-10Oct 7 @TOR 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 2 0 18:29 1:02

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

Plekanac was the first star of the game Saturday with a goal and three assists in a win over Edmonton.

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Plekanec had nine shots on net, a goal and an assist in Saturday night's 4-3 overtime loss to St. Louis. He has six points (one goal, five assists) in the last six games.

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Plekanec dished out two helpers in Friday's 5-1 win over the Bruins in the Winter Classic.

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Plekanec had five shots on net and scored a goal in Monday night's 4-3 shootout win over Tampa Bay.

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Plekanec has vanished from the scoresheet in December, tallying just three points.

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Plekanec was moved to a new line during Wednesday's practice, skating with Tomas Fleischmann and Paul Byron in preparation for Thursday night's game against Washington, the Montreal Gazette reports.

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Plekanec dished out three assists -- one on the power play -- in Wednesday's win over the Rangers. He finished plus-2 with a pair of penalty minutes.

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Plekanec notched an assist and an empty-net goal in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Islanders.

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Plekanec had three assists in Friday night's 7-2 win over Buffalo.

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Plekanec scored his fifth goal of the season in Saturday's 4-1 win over Detroit, tying him for the league lead. He also fired four shots on goal in the contest.

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Plekanec signed a two-year, $12 million contract extension with the Canadiens on Friday.

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Plekanec netted a pair of goals in Sunday's win over the Senators.

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2015-16

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2014-15

Plekanec continued to be a valuable part of the Canadiens, playing on both special team units while finishing second on the team in goals scored (20) and fourth in points (43) in 81 games. With the team shedding captain Brian Gionta, Plekanec loses a linemate but he should get the "C" that was on Gionta's jersey. He's well respected in the room and will resume his role as the team's second-line center, likely leading the forwards in ice time. We expect the offensively gifted Alex Galchenyuk on one wing, while Rene Bourque will get his first look on the other.

2013-14

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 we've grown accustomed to seeing. He plays in all situations and is habitually Montreal's leading forward in terms of minutes played. With an improving team that's added scoring punch, Plekanec should continue to post good point totals.

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