Martin Straka

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-9 (175 cm)

Born: September 3, 1972 in Plzen, Czechoslovakia
Draft: Pittsburgh, 1st round (19th overall), 1992 NHL Entry

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com, Olympics at Hockey-Reference.com


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NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1992-93 20 PIT NHL 42 3 13 16 2 29 3 0 0 1 11 2 0 28 10.7
1993-94 21 PIT NHL 84 30 34 64 24 24 28 2 0 6 32 2 0 130 23.1
1994-95 22 TOT NHL 37 5 13 18 -1 16 5 0 0 0 9 4 0 49 10.2
1994-95 22 PIT NHL 31 4 12 16 0 16 4 0 0 0 9 3 0 36 11.1
1994-95 22 OTT NHL 6 1 1 2 -1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 13 7.7
1995-96 23 TOT NHL 77 13 30 43 -19 41 7 6 0 1 21 9 0 98 13.3
1995-96 23 OTT NHL 43 9 16 25 -14 29 4 5 0 1 12 4 0 63 14.3
1995-96 23 NYI NHL 22 2 10 12 -6 6 2 0 0 0 6 4 0 18 11.1
1995-96 23 FLA NHL 12 2 4 6 1 6 1 1 0 0 3 1 0 17 11.8
1996-97 24 FLA NHL 55 7 22 29 9 12 5 2 0 1 17 5 0 94 7.4
1997-98 25 PIT NHL 75 19 23 42 -1 28 12 4 3 4 14 6 3 117 16.2
1998-99 26 PIT NHL 80 35 48 83 12 26 26 5 4 4 29 17 2 177 19.8 1887 23:35 AS-8
1999-00 27 PIT NHL 71 20 39 59 24 26 16 3 1 2 27 12 0 146 13.7 1701 23:58 AS-6
2000-01 28 PIT NHL 82 27 68 95 19 38 19 7 1 4 34 33 1 185 14.6 1888 23:01 AS-5,AS-8,Byng-15
2001-02 29 PIT NHL 13 5 4 9 3 0 4 1 0 1 3 1 0 33 15.2 234 18:00
2002-03 30 PIT NHL 60 18 28 46 -18 12 11 7 0 4 22 6 0 136 13.2 1237 20:37 Byng-32
2003-04 31 TOT NHL 54 10 16 26 -25 20 7 2 1 0 8 8 0 68 14.7 1011 18:43
2003-04 31 PIT NHL 22 4 8 12 -16 16 3 1 0 0 4 4 0 34 11.8 474 21:32
2003-04 31 LAK NHL 32 6 8 14 -9 4 4 1 1 0 4 4 0 34 17.6 537 16:47
2005-06 33 NYR NHL 82 22 54 76 17 42 18 4 0 4 25 29 0 171 12.9 1571 19:09
2006-07 34 NYR NHL 77 29 41 70 16 24 21 8 0 6 20 20 1 165 17.6 1536 19:57 Byng-45
2007-08 35 NYR NHL 65 14 27 41 5 22 10 3 1 2 21 6 0 116 12.1 1210 18:37 Byng-72
10 yrs PIT NHL 560 165 277 442 49 215 126 30 9 26 185 86 6 1022 16.1 7420 22:37
3 yrs NYR NHL 224 65 122 187 38 88 49 15 1 12 66 55 1 452 14.4 4317 19:16
2 yrs FLA NHL 67 9 26 35 10 18 6 3 0 1 20 6 0 111 8.1
2 yrs OTT NHL 49 10 17 27 -15 29 5 5 0 1 12 5 0 76 13.2
1 yr LAK NHL 32 6 8 14 -9 4 4 1 1 0 4 4 0 34 17.6 537 16:47
1 yr NYI NHL 22 2 10 12 -6 6 2 0 0 0 6 4 0 18 11.1
Career NHL 954 257 460 717 67 360 192 54 11 40 293 160 7 1713 15.0 12274 21:01

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1992-93 20 PIT NHL 42 5 0.07 0.31 0.38 0.12 0.69 0.67 2 10 12 4 21 4 15 0 2 -0.2 0.5 0.3
1993-94 21 PIT NHL 84 25 0.36 0.40 0.76 0.30 0.29 1.55 27 31 58 23 98 7 70 3 24 4.6 1.6 6.2
1994-95 22 TOT NHL 37 6 0.14 0.35 0.49 0.17 0.43 1.32 9 23 32 11 30 7 25 1 -1 0.7 0.2 0.9
1994-95 22 PIT NHL 31 5 0.13 0.39 0.52 0.17 0.52 1.16 7 21 28 10 26 5 22 1 0 0.6 0.2 0.8
1994-95 22 OTT NHL 6 1 0.17 0.17 0.33 0.14 0.00 2.17 2 2 4 2 4 2 3 0 -1 0.1 0.1 0.1
1995-96 23 TOT NHL 77 15 0.17 0.39 0.56 0.20 0.53 1.27 13 29 42 15 66 22 65 2 -19 1.9 0.6 2.5
1995-96 23 OTT NHL 43 9 0.21 0.37 0.58 0.22 0.67 1.47 9 15 24 9 36 14 38 2 -14 1.3 0.3 1.6
1995-96 23 NYI NHL 22 4 0.09 0.45 0.55 0.18 0.27 0.82 2 10 12 4 21 6 21 0 -6 0.4 0.1 0.5
1995-96 23 FLA NHL 12 2 0.17 0.33 0.50 0.18 0.50 1.42 2 4 6 2 9 2 6 0 1 0.2 0.2 0.4
1996-97 24 FLA NHL 55 10 0.13 0.40 0.53 0.18 0.22 1.71 7 23 30 10 50 15 26 0 9 1.2 1.1 2.3
1997-98 25 PIT NHL 75 16 0.25 0.31 0.56 0.22 0.37 1.56 22 26 48 19 57 13 59 14 -1 3.3 1.0 4.3
1998-99 26 PIT NHL 80 32 0.44 0.60 1.04 0.40 0.33 2.21 40 54 94 37 128 47 92 23 12 7.0 2.3 9.3 AS-8
1999-00 27 PIT NHL 71 21 0.28 0.55 0.83 0.29 0.37 2.06 22 42 64 23 101 34 62 19 24 3.3 2.5 5.7 AS-6
2000-01 28 PIT NHL 82 32 0.33 0.83 1.16 0.39 0.46 2.26 29 73 102 36 140 63 79 21 19 7.0 2.0 9.0 AS-5,AS-8,Byng-15
2001-02 29 PIT NHL 13 4 0.38 0.31 0.69 0.29 0.00 2.54 6 5 11 5 14 3 10 2 3 0.9 0.4 1.2
2002-03 30 PIT NHL 60 17 0.30 0.47 0.77 0.28 0.20 2.27 20 31 51 19 63 21 60 0 -18 3.3 1.0 4.3 Byng-32
2003-04 31 TOT NHL 54 10 0.19 0.30 0.48 0.18 0.37 1.26 12 18 30 11 36 14 47 0 -25 1.2 0.0 1.2
2003-04 31 PIT NHL 22 4 0.18 0.36 0.55 0.19 0.73 1.55 5 9 14 5 18 8 26 0 -16 0.5 -0.1 0.3
2003-04 31 LAK NHL 32 5 0.19 0.25 0.44 0.17 0.13 1.06 7 9 16 6 18 6 21 0 -9 0.7 0.2 0.9
2005-06 33 NYR NHL 82 26 0.27 0.66 0.93 0.32 0.51 2.09 22 52 74 26 121 52 54 2 17 5.1 2.5 7.5
2006-07 34 NYR NHL 77 26 0.38 0.53 0.91 0.34 0.31 2.14 30 41 71 28 103 52 40 5 16 5.7 2.5 8.2 Byng-45
2007-08 35 NYR NHL 65 14 0.22 0.42 0.63 0.22 0.34 1.78 15 29 44 16 60 20 46 11 5 2.4 1.8 4.2 Byng-72
10 yrs PIT NHL 560 162 0.29 0.49 0.79 0.29 0.38 1.83 180 302 482 181 666 205 495 83 49 30.2 11.3 41.5
3 yrs NYR NHL 224 67 0.29 0.54 0.83 0.30 0.39 2.02 67 122 189 70 284 124 140 18 38 13.2 6.8 19.9
2 yrs FLA NHL 67 12 0.13 0.39 0.52 0.18 0.27 1.66 9 27 36 12 59 17 32 0 10 1.4 1.3 2.7
2 yrs OTT NHL 49 10 0.20 0.35 0.55 0.21 0.59 1.55 11 17 28 11 40 16 41 2 -15 1.4 0.3 1.7
1 yr LAK NHL 32 5 0.19 0.25 0.44 0.17 0.13 1.06 7 9 16 6 18 6 21 0 -9 0.7 0.2 0.9
1 yr NYI NHL 22 4 0.09 0.45 0.55 0.18 0.27 0.82 2 10 12 4 21 6 21 0 -6 0.4 0.1 0.5
Career NHL 954 260 0.27 0.48 0.75 0.27 0.38 1.80 276 487 763 283 1088 374 750 103 67 47.3 20.0 67.3

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1992-93 20 PIT NHL 11 2 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 7 28.6
1993-94 21 PIT NHL 6 1 0 1 -3 2 1 0 0 0 3 33.3
1995-96 23 FLA NHL 13 2 2 4 -2 2 2 0 0 0 20 10.0
1996-97 24 FLA NHL 4 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0
1997-98 25 PIT NHL 6 2 0 2 -3 2 1 0 1 0 10 20.0
1998-99 26 PIT NHL 13 6 9 15 0 6 5 1 0 0 27 22.2 325 25:00
1999-00 27 PIT NHL 11 3 9 12 5 10 2 1 0 0 23 13.0 269 24:27
2000-01 28 PIT NHL 18 5 8 13 -1 8 2 3 0 2 47 10.6 385 21:24
2005-06 33 NYR NHL 4 0 0 0 -4 2 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 82 20:30
2006-07 34 NYR NHL 10 2 8 10 0 2 1 1 0 0 15 13.3 198 19:48
2007-08 35 NYR NHL 10 3 7 10 2 16 2 1 0 0 13 23.1 199 19:57
Career NHL 106 26 44 70 -6 52 18 7 1 2 173 15.0 1459 22:06

NHL Playoff Overtime Goals

Date Location Team Final Score Opponent OTs OT Time Elapsed
2001-04-23 PIT PIT 4-3 WSH 1 13:04
2001-05-08 PIT PIT 3-2 BUF 1 11:29

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1989-90 17 Skoda Plzen Czech 1 0 3 3
1989-90 17 Czechoslovakia EJC-A 6 4 2 6 2
1990-91 18 HC Skoda Plzen Czech 47 7 24 31 6
1990-91 18 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 6 1 5 6 0
1991-92 19 HC Skoda Plzen Czech 50 27 28 55 20
1991-92 19 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 7 2 6 8 4
1992-93 20 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 4 4 3 7 0
1993-94 21 Czech Republic WC-A 3 1 0 1 4
1994-95 22 HC Interconex Plzen CzRep 19 10 11 21 18
1996-97 24 Czech Republic W-Cup 1 0 0 0 0
1997-98 25 Czech Republic Olympics 6 1 2 3 0
2002-03 30 Czech Republic WC-A 9 6 4 10 5 4 2 4 0 2
2003-04 31 Czech Republic WC-A 7 2 2 4 2 4 2 0 0 0
2004-05 32 Czech Republic W-Cup 5 1 2 3 1 0
2004-05 32 HC Lasselsberger Plzen CzRep 45 16 18 34 76
2004-05 32 Czech Republic WC-A 9 3 1 4 6 8 3 0 0 1
2005-06 33 Czech Republic Olympics 8 2 6 8 4 6 2 0 0 0
2008-09 36 HC Lasselsberger Plzen CzRep 51 22 30 52 20
2009-10 37 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 35 17 26 43 32
2010-11 38 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 51 17 44 61 12
2011-12 39 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 51 17 30 47 20
2012-13 40 HC Skoda Plzen CzRep 47 15 39 54 18
Career 3 Seasons Czech 98 34 55 89 26
Career 7 Seasons CzRep 299 114 198 312 196
Career 1 Season EJC-A 6 4 2 6 2
Career 1 Season IHL 4 4 3 7 0
Career 2 Seasons Olympics 14 3 8 11 4 6 2 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons W-Cup 6 1 2 3 1 0
Career 4 Seasons WC-A 28 12 7 19 13 20 7 4 0 3
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 13 3 11 14 4

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2008-09 36 HC Lasselsberger Plzen CzRep 17 8 13 21 2
2009-10 37 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 6 2 2 4 4
2010-11 38 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 4 3 2 5 0
2011-12 39 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 12 2 11 13 4
2012-13 40 HC Skoda Plzen CzRep 20 8 12 20 8
Career 5 Seasons CzRep 59 23 40 63 18
Rk Year Tm G A +/- PIM S SHFT
1 1998 CZE 1 2 1 0 10 6
2 2006 CZE 2 6 4 6 17 9
Car 3 8 5 6 27 15

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Martin Straka 9.3 9.0 8.2 7.5 6.2 5.7 4.3 4.3 4.2 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.3
Michael Nylander 92.4 9.0 8.4 7.1 7.0 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.1 2.5 1.6 1.4 0.9 -0.1
Marc Savard 90.5 9.8 9.3 8.7 7.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.6 3.7 3.6 2.8 0.2 -0.1
Ray Whitney 90.4 9.0 8.7 8.3 7.0 6.7 6.2 5.1 4.7 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.2 0.2 0.1 -0.3
Stephane Richer 90.2 9.6 7.9 7.6 6.3 5.5 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.3 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.4 0.0
Keith Primeau 90.1 9.3 8.0 7.4 7.1 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 2.3 2.1 1.3 1.0 0.5 -0.5
Babe Siebert 90.1 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.5 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.6
Martin Havlat 89.9 9.6 9.5 7.8 7.1 6.4 5.8 5.0 4.7 3.0 3.0 2.4 2.1
Danny Gare 89.3 10.4 8.7 8.4 7.7 6.0 5.9 4.1 3.8 2.6 2.3 1.3 -0.2 -0.2
Pat Verbeek 89.2 9.5 8.1 8.0 7.9 6.9 6.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.4 2.7 2.6 2.5 1.0 0.4
Peter McNab 89.1 8.5 8.3 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Martin Straka 9.3 9.0 8.2 7.5 6.2 5.7 4.3 4.3 4.2 2.5 2.3 1.2 1.2 0.9 0.3
Michael Nylander 92.4 9.0 8.4 7.1 7.0 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 3.8 3.1 2.5 1.6 1.4 0.9 -0.1
Marc Savard 90.5 9.8 9.3 8.7 7.6 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.6 3.7 3.6 2.8 0.2 -0.1
Babe Siebert 90.1 6.2 5.5 5.1 4.5 4.5 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.1 2.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 0.6
Keith Primeau 90.1 9.3 8.0 7.4 7.1 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 2.3 2.1 1.3 1.0 0.5 -0.5
Martin Havlat 89.9 9.6 9.5 7.8 7.1 6.4 5.8 5.0 4.7 3.0 3.0 2.4 2.1
Danny Gare 89.3 10.4 8.7 8.4 7.7 6.0 5.9 4.1 3.8 2.6 2.3 1.3 -0.2 -0.2
Peter McNab 89.1 8.5 8.3 7.7 7.5 6.7 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.8 2.7 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.4
Dmitri Khristich 89.0 8.8 8.6 7.0 6.4 5.8 5.7 5.1 3.4 3.1 2.4 2.2 1.8
Petr Nedved 88.9 10.7 8.5 7.3 7.0 6.3 6.3 4.9 4.0 3.8 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.0 0.1 -0.5
Garry Unger 88.8 8.7 8.0 7.6 7.4 6.8 6.0 4.9 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.3 1.8 1.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

April 7, 1995: Traded to Ottawa by Pittsburgh for Troy Murray and Norm Maciver, April 7, 1995.

January 23, 1996: Traded to NY Islanders by Ottawa with Don Beaupre and Bryan Berard for Damian Rhodes and Wade Redden, January 23, 1996.

March 15, 1996: Claimed on waivers by Florida from NY Islanders, March 15, 1996.

August 6, 1997: Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, August 6, 1997.

October 28, 2001: Missed majority of 2001-02 due to leg injury vs. Florida, October 28, 2001.

November 30, 2003: Traded to Los Angeles by Pittsburgh for Martin Strbak and Sergei Anshakov, November 30, 2003.

September 17, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Plzen (CzRep), September 17, 2004.

August 2, 2005: Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 2, 2005.

July 10, 2008: Signed as a free agent by Plzen (CzRep), July 10, 2008.

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