Marek Tvrdon (LW)
Grand Rapids Griffins
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).