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Yan Stastny
Yanstastny
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
191 lb (87 kg)
DEL Team
F. Teams
Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers
Edmonton Oilers
Boston Bruins
St. Louis Blues
HC CSKA Moscow
Born September 30 1982 (1982-09-30) (age 33),
Quebec City, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 259th overall, 2002
Boston Bruins
Pro Career 2005 – present

Yan Stastny (born September 30, 1982) is an American-Canadian born professional ice hockey centre currently playing for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. Yan comes from a notable hockey family, and is the son of Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Šťastný (one of the first star Eastern Bloc players to defect to the West). His uncles Anton and Marián Šťastný also played in the NHL, and his brother Paul Stastny plays for the Colorado Avalanche.Yan attended high school at Chaminade College Preparatory School.

Playing careerEdit

Born in Quebec City but growing up mostly in St. Louis, Missouri, Yan Stastny was drafted in the 8th round (259th overall) in the 2002 NHL entry draft. He played for Team USA in the 2005 IIHF World Championships, making the Stastnys the first hockey family known to have represented four different countries in international play (his father having played for Czechoslovakia, Canada in the 1984 Canada Cup as a naturalized citizen, and Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution and Dissolution of Czechoslovakia).

After playing 51 games of the 2005–06 season with the American Hockey League (AHL)'s Iowa Stars, Yan made his NHL debut on March 1, 2006 with the Edmonton Oilers against the St. Louis Blues, the last team for which his father played. Eight days later, he was traded by the Oilers back to the Boston Bruins along with Marty Reasoner and a 2006 second round pick (Milan Lucic) for Sergei Samsonov as part of an NHL trade deadline deal.

On January 16, 2007, the Boston Bruins traded him to the St. Louis Blues for a 2007 fifth round draft pick.[1] </sup>

On March 3, 2010, the St. Louis Blues traded him to the Vancouver Canucks for Pierre-Cedric Labrie. He never appeared with the Canucks, instead playing with AHL affiliate, the Manitoba Moose to conclude the 2009–10 season.

On June 29, 2010, Stastny joined CSKA Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00St. Louis StingNAHL4512233577
2000–01St. Louis StingNAHL602223
2000–01Omaha LancersUSHL4417143110111661212
2001–02Notre DameCCHA336111738
2002–03Notre DameCCHA391492344
2003–04Nuremberg Ice TigersDEL44920298360116
2004–05Nuremberg Ice TigersDEL512430546062138
2005–06Iowa StarsAHL5114173142
2005–06Edmonton OilersNHL30000
2005–06Boston BruinsNHL1713410
2005–06Providence BruinsAHL605512
2006–07Boston BruinsNHL2102219
2006–07Providence BruinsAHL11391212
2006–07Peoria RivermenAHL3911172835
2007–08Peoria RivermenAHL4313112469
2007–08St. Louis BluesNHL121129
2008–09St. Louis BluesNHL3434720
2008–09Peoria RivermenAHL30127192162242
2009–10Peoria RivermenAHL4910172751
2009–10St. Louis BluesNHL41010
2009–10Manitoba MooseAHL162461862248
2010–11HC CSKA MoscowKHL49581352
NHL totals 91 6 10 16 58

InternationalEdit

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2005 United States WC 7 2 0 2 6
2006 United States WC 7 1 0 1 2
Senior int'l totals 14 3 0 3 8


ReferencesEdit

  1. "Blues trade for Yan Stastny". Stltoday.com (2007-01-16). Retrieved on 2010-10-02.

External linksEdit


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