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PAUL STASTNY
Sport Discipline: Men
Position: Forward
Height: 6-0
Weight: 205
DOB: 12/27/85
Birthplace: Quebec City, Quebec
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
Current Residence: Denver, Colo.
High School: Chaminade College Preparatory School (St. Louis, Mo.)
College: University of Denver
Team: Colorado Avalanche
ROAD TO SOCHI
Now in his eighth season with the NHL's Colorado Avalanche, Stastny has shown he is a skilled playmaker. In each NHL season in which he's played at least 65 games, he has recorded 53 points or more. He is one of 13 Olympic veterans on the men's hockey team, having been part of the silver-medal winning effort in Vancouver.
PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • 2010 Olympic Winter Games, silver
  • Three-time world championship participant, bronze (2013), 5th (2007), 7th (2012)
  • Two-time NHL All-Star Game selection (2008, 2011)
  • NHL All-Rookie Team selection (2007)
  • 2005 NCAA champion
  • NCAA All-America Second Team and All-WCHA First Team selection (2006)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Year and All-WCHA Rookie Team honoree (2005)
  • All-USHL First Team honoree (2004)
PERSONAL
Son of Peter Stastny and Darina Stastna…Has a brother, Yan, and two sisters, Kristina and Katarina…Engaged to Haley Fowler…Father is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and spent 16 years (1980-95) in the NHL…Uncles, Anton and Marian Stastny, also played in the NHL…Brother previously played in the NHL and now plays professionally for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers in Germany…Selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the second round (44th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft…Born in Canada to Slovak parents, and is a dual U.S.-Canada citizen…Purchases tickets to every Colorado Avalanche home game, donating those tickets to over 90 different charity organizations…Hobbies include watching movies; listening to music; and playing soccer, tennis and video games.
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