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Encyclopedia > Martin Erat
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
ft 0 in (1.83 m)
198 lb (90 kg)
NHL Team Nashville Predators
Nationality Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic
Born August 28, 1981,
Trebic, Czechoslovakia
NHL Draft 191st overall, 1999
Nashville Predators
Pro Career 1999 – present
Olympic medal record
Men's Ice hockey
Bronze 2006 Turin Ice hockey

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Overview

Martin Erat was selected 191st overall, in the 7th round of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft. He was selected as the 12th choice of the Nashville Predators. The 1999 NHL Entry Draft was held on June 26th at the FleetCenter in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. ...


Erat made a splash in his NHL rookie year 2001-2002 as a member of the "Vowel line" which consisted himself on left wing, Vladimir Orszagh on right wing, and Denis Arkhipov at center. That year he set a Nashville rookie record for games played (80), assists (23), and points (32). The 2001-02 NHL season was the 85th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... During the 2001-02 NHL season the Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz discovered that he has a potent combination when playing Martin Erat on left wing, Vladimir Orszagh on right wing, and Denis Arkhipov at center. ... Vladimir Orszagh is a professional ice hockey player from Czechoslovakia. ... Denis Arkhipov (born May 19, 1979, in Kazan, USSR) is a professional hockey player. ...


His first National Hockey League point was a game winning goal against the Calgary Flames on October 11, 2001. His first NHL playoff point was an assist in the 2004 Western Conference Quarterfinals in a 2-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on January 19, 2004. “NHL” redirects here. ... The Calgary Lames are a crappy hockey team based on Mars, Alberta, Canada and play out of the Pengrowth Saddledome. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Erat struggled during his sophomore season 2002-2003 and spent the majority of the season with the Predator's minor league affiliate the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Milwaukee Admirals are a professional ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. ... The American Hockey League (AHL) is regarded as the top professional hockey league in North America outside the National Hockey League (NHL) for which it serves as the primary developmental circuit. ...


He came roaring back however in his third season 2003-2004. He had career highs with goals (16), assists (33), and points (49). He also ranked second on the team with a +10 rating. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During the 2004-05 NHL lockout Erat played for HC Zlín of the Czech Extraliga, where he finished eighth in the league in scoring, with 20 goals and 23 assists in 48 games. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... HC Zlín is an ice hockey team in the Czech Extraliga. ... The Czech Extraliga is the highest-level ice hockey league in the Czech Republic. ...


In 2005-06, Erat scored a career high 20 goals in his fourth season with the Nashville Predators, while once again tallying 49 points. He also played for the Czech National Team at the Olympics in Torino, where he helped the team secure a bronze medal.


During the 2006-07 season, Erat emerged as a legitimate first line player, tallying 57 points in only 68 games. Most often, Erat teamed with Paul Kariya and David Legwand to form the team's top unit. Erat missed the final 5 weeks of the season with a torn MCL.


He is also known for his Paul Kariya like wrist shot. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Awards

  • Named the WHL Eastern Conference Player of the Month for November, 2000.
  • Named the WHL Player of the Week for November 13-19, 2000.

The Western Hockey League is one of the three hockey Major Junior Tier I leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ... The Western Hockey League is one of the three hockey Major Junior Tier I leagues which constitute the Canadian Hockey League. ...

Records

  • Games played by a Nashville Predators rookie - 80
  • Assists by a Nashville Predators rookie - 24
  • Points by a Nashville Predators rookie - 33

Career statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997-98 Zlín Jr Czech-Jr 33 26 26 52 11 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Zlín Jr Czech-Jr 35 21 23 44 11 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 HC Zlín Czech Extraliga 5 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Saskatoon Blades WHL 66 27 26 53 82 11 4 8 12 16
2000-01 Saskatoon Blades WHL 31 19 35 54 48 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 Red Deer Rebels WHA 17 4 24 28 24 22 15 21 36 32
2001-02 Nashville Predators NHL 80 9 24 33 32 -- -- -- -- --
2002-03 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 45 10 22 32 41 6 5 4 9 4
2002-03 Nashville Predators NHL 27 1 7 8 14 -- -- -- -- --
2003-04 Nashville Predators NHL 76 16 33 49 38 6 0 1 1 6
2004-05 HC Zlín Czech Extraliga 48 29 30 43 129 10 4 3 7 4
2005-06 Nashville Predators NHL 80 31 58 89 48 5 1 1 2 6
2006-07 Nashville Predators NHL 68 16 41 57 50 3 0 1 1 0 ALIGN="center" bgcolor="#f0f0f0" NHL Totals 331 73 163 236 210 11 1 2 3 12

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International play

Erat played for the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championships in 2001. He helped the team to win the gold medal. In 2006, Erat played for the Bronze Medal Czech National Team at the Torino Olympics. In the same year, Erat was a member of silver team from IIHF World Championships in Riga, Latvia.


International Statistics

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
2001 Czech Republic WJHC 7 2 1 3 16
2006 Czech Republic 2006 Olympics 8 1 1 2 4
2006 Czech Republic IIHF World Championships 9 3 5 8 6

The 2001 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships were held in Moscow December 26, 2000 to January 5, 2001. ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ... The 2006 Mens Ice Hockey Championships was held in May, 2006 in Riga, Latvia. ...

External links


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Martin Erat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (326 words)
Martin Erat was selected 191st overall, in the 7th round of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.
Erat made a splash in his NHL rookie year 2001-2002 as a member of the "Vowel line" which consisted himself on left wing, Vladimir Orszagh on right wing, and Denis Arkhipov at center.
Erat struggled during his sophomore season 2002-2003 and spent the majority of the season with the Predator's minor league affiliate the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.
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