Milan Bartovič

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Milan Bartovič
Born (1981-04-09) April 9, 1981 (age 33)
Trenčín, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
HC Slovan Bratislava
Buffalo Sabres (NHL)
Chicago Blackhawks (NHL)
Malmö Redhawks (SEL)
ZSC Lions (NLA)
HC Bílí Tygři Liberec (CZE)
Atlant Moscow Oblast (KHL)
National team  Slovakia
NHL Draft 35th overall, 1999
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 2001–present
Milan Bartovič
Medal record
Competitor for  Slovakia
Ice hockey
IIHF U18 Championships
Bronze 1999 Kaufbeuren
World Championships
Silver 2012 Helsinki

Milan Bartovič (born April 9, 1981) is a Slovak professional ice hockey left winger, who is currently playing for the HC Slovan Bratislava in the Kontinental Hockey League. He previously played for Atlant Moscow Oblast in the Russian Kontinental Hockey League after previously playing for HC Bílí Tygři Liberec in Czech Extraliga. He was drafted 35th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

After playing junior hockey in the Western Hockey League for the Tri-City Americans and Brandon Wheat Kings, Bartovič began his professional career in 2001–02 with the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. Through 2004–05, Bartovič played in the National Hockey League for the Buffalo Sabres for a total of 26 games. On October 24, 2005, the Sabres traded Bartovič to the Chicago Blackhawks for goaltender Michael Leighton.

After playing 24 games for the Blackhawks and an additional 49 games with the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL, Bartovič became a free agent on July 1, 2006 and elected to play in Sweden for the 2006–07 season. In the summer of 2007, he signed a one-year deal with the Atlanta Thrashers before leaving to return to Europe the following season with Malmö IF of the Elitserien in Sweden.

On May 31, 2010, Bartovič signed a one-year contract as a free agent with Atlant Moscow Oblast of the Russian KHL.[1]

Milan was a member of the Slovakia team that competed at the 2006 World Championships, and also was a member of the Slovakia men's national team inline hockey team that competed at the 2007 Men's World Inline Hockey Championships.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 HC Dukla Trenčín U18 46 6 9 15 41
1996–97 HC Dukla Trenčín U18 52 21 33 54 32
1997–98 HC Dukla Trenčín U20 26 2 6 8 27
1998–99 HC Dukla Trenčín U20 46 36 35 71 62
1999–2000 Tri-City Americans WHL 18 8 9 17 12
1999–2000 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 38 18 22 40 28
2000–01 Brandon Wheat Kings WHL 34 15 25 40 40 6 1 2 3 8
2000–01 Rochester Americans AHL 2 1 1 2 0 4 0 1 1 2
2001–02 Rochester Americans AHL 73 15 11 26 56 2 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Rochester Americans AHL 74 18 10 28 84 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Buffalo Sabres NHL 3 1 0 1 0
2003–04 Rochester Americans AHL 52 18 11 29 52 2 0 0 0 2
2003–04 Buffalo Sabres NHL 23 1 8 9 18
2004–05 Rochester Americans AHL 69 10 18 28 83 9 0 3 3 22
2005–06 Norfolk Admirals AHL 49 10 14 24 34 3 0 0 0 8
2005–06 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 24 1 6 7 8
2006–07 Malmö IF SEL 24 1 4 5 26
2006–07 ZSC Lions NLA 12 2 3 5 2 3 0 1 1 0
2007–08 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec CZE 29 4 2 6 22 11 1 1 2 10
2008–09 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec CZE 36 13 11 24 20 3 0 0 0 2
2009–10 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec CZE 45 20 15 35 38 14 7 4 11 4
2010–11 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 23 2 4 6 16
2010–11 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec CZE 16 9 3 12 12
2011–12 HC Bílí Tygři Liberec CZE 37 16 14 30 54
2012–13 HC Slovan Bratislava KHL 47 9 8 17 20 4 0 1 1 2
NHL totals 50 3 14 17 26

International[edit]

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1999 Slovakia WJC18 7 5 2 7 6
2000 Slovakia WJHC 7 0 2 2 0
2001 Slovakia WJHC 7 1 2 3 6
2006 Slovakia WC 7 2 4 6 8
2009 Slovakia WC 6 0 0 0 2
2010 Slovakia WC 6 2 2 4 2
Junior int'l totals 21 6 6 12 12
Senior int'l totals 19 4 6 10 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bartovič to replenish Atlant Moscow" (in Russian). Atlant Moscow Oblast. 2010-05-31. Retrieved 2010-08-25. 

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