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PAUL MARTIN
Sport Discipline: Men
Position: Defenseman
Height: 6-1
Weight: 200
DOB: 3/5/81
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minn.
Hometown: Elk River, Minn.
Current Residence: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Elk River High School (Elk River, Minn.)
College: University of Minnesota
Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
ROAD TO SOCHI
Now in his 10th NHL season, Martin has developed into a mainstay on the Pittsburgh Penguins' blue line. He was a lock for the 2010 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team before an injury forced him to miss the tournament.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Two-time world championship participant, 6th (2005, 2008)
  • 2004 World Cup of Hockey, 4th
  • 2001 World Junior Championship, 5th
  • Two-time NCAA champion (2002-03)
  • NCAA All-America Second Team honoree (2003)
  • WCHA All-Rookie Team member (2001)
PERSONAL
Son of Beverly and Dale Martin…Has a sister, Leah…Selected by the New Jersey Devils in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft…Hobbies including golfing.
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2014 U.S. Olympic Team Media Guide