Marián Gáborík

Slovak Ice Hockey Player
Born Feb 14, 1982

Marián Gáborík is a Slovak professional ice hockey right winger currently playing for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He began his career in the Slovak Extraliga with HC Dukla Trenčín for two seasons before being drafted third overall in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild. Spending eight seasons in Minnesota before signing with the Rangers in 2009, Gáborík is the Wild's all-time leading scorer in goals and points.… Read More

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1982 Birth Born on February 14, 1982.


1997 - 1998 2 More Events
1999 17 Years Old Internationally, Gáborík is a two-time Olympian with Slovakia and has won a bronze medal at the 1999 World Junior Championships.
2000 18 Years Old Gáborík was drafted by the Minnesota Wild with the third overall pick in the first round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft after Rick DiPietro and Dany Heatley. … Read More
2001 19 Years Old 1 More Event
He elevated his game the following season, in 2001–02, notching his first 30-goal season and nearly doubling his rookie output to 67 points.


2002 20 Years Old In 2002–03, Gáborík was named to his first NHL All-Star Game and won the fastest skater competition, lapping the rink in 13.713 seconds. … Read More
2003 21 Years Old 1 More Event
Contractual issues kept Gáborík from starting the 2003–04 season with the Wild, as his initial entry-level contract came to an end in the off-season. … Read More
2004 - 2006 3 More Events
2007 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Despite a 10- to 14-day estimated recovery time, he did not return to the lineup until January 6, 2007, against the Colorado Avalanche two-and-a-half months later. … Read More
2008 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Gáborík finished his career year as team captain for the Wild in March 2008. … Read More
His playing time with the Wild was limited in his final year after being sidelined early in the season with a lower-body injury before undergoing hip surgery in January 2009.
Gáborík was injured for a second time in the season when his right leg was cut by team goaltender Henrik Lundqvist during a team practice on February 9, 2010.
2011 29 Years Old His best game of the season was on January 19, 2011, when Gáborík scored four goals and an assist in a 7–0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. … Read More


On January 29, 2012, Gáborík was named the MVP of the 59th NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa.
2013 31 Years Old 1 More Event
After scoring nine goals in 35 games, Gáborík was dealt at the trade deadline on April 3, 2013, along with minor league players Blake Parlett and Steven Delisle, to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Derick Brassard, Derek Dorsett, John Moore and a sixth-round draft pick. … Read More
Gáborík was traded to the Los Angeles Kings on March 5, 2014, in exchange for forward Matt Frattin, a second-round draft pick and a conditional third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
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