Mark Katic

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Mark Katic
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Born (1989-05-09) May 9, 1989 (age 25)
Timmins, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
KHL Medveščak Zagreb
New York Islanders
Eisbären Berlin
NHL Draft 62nd overall, 2007
New York Islanders
Playing career 2009–present

Mark Katic (born May 9, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player of Croatian ancestry[1] who is currently playing for KHL Medveščak Zagreb in the Kontinental Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Katic was selected by the New York Islanders in the 3rd round (62nd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

He made his NHL debut on February 24, 2011 when he was called up from the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, on an emergency basis, to play defence in an away game against the Philadelphia Flyers. In his first NHL game he recorded an assist and logged 15:37 of ice time, although the Flyers beat the Islanders 4-3 in overtime.[2]

On July 4, 2012 it was announced that Katic has signed a contract with six time German champion Eisbären Berlin.[3]

On June 12, 2013 it was announced that Katic has signed a contract with KHL Medveščak Zagreb from Croatia, newest member of KHL.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2005–06 Sarnia Sting OHL 51 5 29 34 33
2006–07 Sarnia Sting OHL 68 5 35 40 31 4 1 3 4 8
2007–08 Sarnia Sting OHL 45 5 26 31 28 6 0 3 3 8
2008–09 Sarnia Sting OHL 63 13 41 54 45 4 1 0 1 6
2009–10 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 48 3 11 14 16
2010–11 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 63 4 26 30 37
2010–11 New York Islanders NHL 11 0 1 1 4
2011–12 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 14 0 4 4 6 1 0 0 0 0
2012–13 Eisbären Berlin DEL 47 6 13 19 22 13 1 0 1 0
2013–14 KHL Medveščak Zagreb KHL 44 1 10 11 18 4 0 0 0 32
NHL totals 11 0 1 1 4

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year Notes
OHL
All-Rookie Team 2006 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moving large madness NHL" (in Croatian). tportal.hr. 2011-10-04. Retrieved 2011-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Katic makes NHL debut with Islanders". Timmins Daily Press. 2011-02-24. Retrieved 2011-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Katic and Foy join Eisbären" (in German). Eisbären Berlin. 2012-07-04. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  4. ^ "Katic, another "Bear" with croatian ancestry" (in Croatian). "hrsport.net". 2013-06-12. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  5. ^ National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books. p. 305. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4. 

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