Tomas Tatar (LW)
Grand Rapids Griffins
2011-12: Served as a â€œblack aceâ€ with Detroit during the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffsâ€¦Tied with Jamie Johnson and Gustav Nyquist for the Griffins scoring lead with 58 points (24-34â€”58) in 76 gamesâ€¦One of three players to play in every gameâ€¦Led the team in goals and shots (224) and ranked among team leaders with 34 assists (5th), three power play goals (5th), eight power play assists (5th), two game-winning goals (T5th) and a 0.107 shooting percentage (6th)â€¦Tied for 23rd in the AHL in points and tied for 11th in shotsâ€¦Notched four multi-point games over a six-game span, picking up nine points (2-7â€”9), 11/18/11-11/29/11â€¦Tallied a season-high three points (1-2â€”3), 11/27/11 vs. Oklahoma City, and matched that on 4/10/12 at Rochester (2-1â€”3)â€¦Tallied seven points (2-5â€”7) during a five-game point streak, 12/9/11-12/16/11â€¦Became the 15th player in Griffins history to hit 50 career goals, 1/6/12 at Abbotsfordâ€¦Finished the season with on a career-best seven-game point streak, logging nine points (5-4â€”9) from 4/4/12-4/15/12â€¦Placed third on the team with 15 multi-point games, including three two-goal games, which matched a career highâ€¦Joined Slovakia for the World Championship in Finland and Sweden, tying for sixth on the team with five points (2-3â€”5) in 10 games.
2010-11: Served as a â€œblack aceâ€ with Detroit during the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffsâ€¦Scored a goal in his NHL debut on his first shot, 12/31/10 vs. NY Islandersâ€¦Appeared in nine games with the Red Wingsâ€¦Ranked second on the Griffins in scoring with 57 points (24-33â€”57) in 70 gamesâ€¦Placed among team leaders with 24 goals (T2nd), 33 assists (2nd), a plus-14 rating (3rd), six power play goals (T3rd) and five game-winning goals (1st)â€¦Set a franchise record for points in one game with seven (2-5â€”7), 11/27/10 at Chicago, becoming the first AHL player to score seven points in a game since Chicagoâ€™s Jason Krog accomplished the feat on 11/4/06â€¦Also set a franchise record that night with a plus-seven rating while tying marks for assists in a game (5), points in a period (4, 2nd), and assists in a period (3, 2nd).
2009-10: Played for Slovakia at the World Junior Championship in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, ranking among the teamâ€™s leaders with three goals (2nd), two assists (T4th), five points (T3rd) and a plus-two rating (1st) through six games...Also made his debut with Slovakiaâ€™s World Championship squad in Germany at seasonâ€™s end, tying for second on the team with two goals and fifth with two points in six gamesâ€¦As the AHLâ€™s youngest player, he logged 58 games with Grand Rapids and registered 32 points (16-16--32) to lead the Griffinsâ€™ rookies in scoringâ€¦Tied for fifth on the squad with 16 goals and third with three game-winning goals (T3rd)...Became the first Detroit draft pick to begin the season with the Griffins in the same year he was draftedâ€¦Earned an assist in his Griffins debut, 10/18/09 at San Antonioâ€¦Scored his first AHL goal, 10/29/09 vs. Houstonâ€¦Had three multi-point games during a season-high five-game point streak (4-5â€”9), 11/20/09-11/28/09, which included a season-high four-game goal streak, 11/21/09-11/28/09...Netted the first two-goal game of his career, 4/2/10 at Abbotsfordâ€¦Scored on one of two shootout attempts.
2008-09: Appeared in 48 games with Zvolen during his first season in Slovakiaâ€™s ExtraLiga, recording 15 points (7-8â€”15) and 20 penalty minutesâ€¦Tallied eight points (5-3â€”8) and four PIM through 13 playoff contestsâ€¦Led Slovakia to a fourth-place finish at the World Junior Championship, leading his team and tying for fourth overall in the tournament with 11 points (7-4â€”11) in seven outingsâ€¦His seven goals during the tournament placed second only to Russiaâ€™s Nikita Filatov.
2007-08: While playing for Dukla Trencinâ€™s junior squad, he racked up 76 points (41-35â€”76) in just 42 games while setting a personal best for goals.
2006-07: Set career highs with 44 assists and 77 points in 48 games for Dukla Trencin in Slovakiaâ€™s under-18 circuit.