Tomas Tatar

Hockey Player

Tomas Tatar was born on December 1st, 1990 in Ilava, Trenín Region, Slovakia and is the Hockey Player from Slovakia. Discover Tomas Tatar's biography, age, height, physical stats, dating/affair, family, hobbies, education, career updates, and networth at the age of 31 years old.

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December 1, 1990
Place of Birth
Ilava, Trenín Region, Slovakia
31 years old
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Ice Hockey Player
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About Tomas Tatar

Tomáš Tatar (born December 1, 1990) is a Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who currently plays for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was drafted 60th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, with whom he spent the first part of his NHL career. He was traded to the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2017–18 NHL season before being traded to Montreal during the summer of 2018.

Playing career

During the 2007–08 season, Tatar saw time with Dukla Trenčín's U18 and U20 squads, finishing the season with a combined 50 goals and 39 assists in 46 games.

During the 2008–09 season, Tatar's first season in the senior Slovak hockey system, he played for HKm Zvolen in the elite Extraliga, recording seven goals and eight assists in 48 games.

Tatar was drafted 60th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He was also drafted 15th overall by SKA Saint Petersburg in the 2009 KHL Entry Draft. On 25 September 2009, Tatar signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Red Wings. After signing with Detroit, Tatar was assigned to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins.

During the 2009–10 season, his first in North America, Tatar recorded 16 goals and 16 assists in 58 games with Grand Rapids in his rookie season.

During the 2010–11 season, in his second professional season, Tatar recorded 24 goals and 33 assists in 70 games with the Griffins.

Tatar made his NHL debut on 31 December 2010, where he scored his first NHL goal against Dwayne Roloson of the New York Islanders.

During the 2011–12 season, Tatar was the leading scorer for the Griffins in his third professional season. Skating in all 76 games for the Griffins, he scored 24 goals and 34 assists, however the Griffins failed to make the Calder Cup playoffs, finishing fourth in the North Division.

During the 2012–13 season, Tatar played for three teams. Due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout, he started the season with the ŠHK 37 Piešťany in Slovakia, where he played eight games and recorded five goals and five assists. Following the lockout, Tatar played in 18 games for the Red Wings, recording four goals and three assists. He then ended the season with Grand Rapids, where he won the Calder Cup as the AHL champions. Tatar was the leading scorer for the Griffins during the playoffs, scoring 16 goals and five assists in 24 games, and was awarded the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for Most Valuable Player in the 2013 playoffs.

During the 2013–14 season, in his first full NHL season, Tatar finished the season with 39 points, ranking second on the team in goals with 19.

On 28 July 2014, the Red Wings signed Tatar to a three-year, $8.25 million contract extension.

Tatar was named the Second Star of the Week for the week ending 24 November 2014. He tied for second in the NHL with four goals and one assist, including two game-winning goals, to lead the Red Wings to two victories in three games. He was also named the Second Star of the Week for the week ending 19 January 2015; he tied for first in the League with five goals and two assists, scoring in four straight games, to lead the Red Wings to four-straight victories.

On 21 July 2017, the Red Wings signed Tatar to a four-year, $21.2 million contract extension.

On 26 February 2018, Tatar was traded to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a first-round pick in 2018, a second-round pick in 2019 and a third-round pick in 2021. During the 2018 playoffs, Tatar played in eight games, tallying one goal and one assist.

Prior to the 2018–19 season, Tatar was traded to the Montreal Canadiens, along with prospect Nick Suzuki and a second round draft pick in 2019, in exchange for their captain Max Pacioretty.

In 2019, he is injured during training (foot).

In 2019–20, Tatar set a career high in points with 61 through 68 regular season games. Tatar typically played on Montreal's first line with Brendan Gallagher and Phillip Danault during the season.

On 5 August 2021, as a free agent from Montreal, Tatar signed a two-year, $9 million contract with the New Jersey Devils.

Personal life

Tatar is a supporter of FC Bayern Munich.