Markus Näslund

Markus Näslund (born to 30. July 1973 in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden) is an ice hockey player (left wing player), who plays Hockey League momentarily for the Vancouver Canucks in that national.

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career

Markus Näslund was pulled in the year 1991 of the Pittsburgh Penguins as sechzehnter players in the entry Draft of this class. To 20. March 1996 it was exchanged against Alek Stojanov; it was a business, which is classified of many today as the best, which the Canucks in its association history made ever: Stojanov could never become generally accepted in the NHL, while Näslund gained the call of a superstar.

Näslund played so far 9 seasons for the Vancouver Canucks since this exchange. The two first years in Vancouver did not pass rather eventless, it could crucial accents set. When it was not used at the beginning of the season 1997/98 by the coach at that time Mike Keenan, it asked the association to another association to be transferred. Fortunately for the fans of the Canucks to this request however one did not correspond.

In the following season Näslund surprised with outstanding achievements, which finally made him the best goal scorer and player with most points of the team, while this was in a phase of the restructuring.

In the season 2000/01 the break-through succeeded to it, as it by the general at that time a manager Brian Burke the team Captain was then finally appointed and again new personal optima at gates (41) and points (75) to reach could. Thus it led the Canucks to their first Play off - participation since 1996. Unfortunately it tightened itself toward end of the season a leg break, whereby it could pursue the Play Offs only as spectators. The Canucks separated winner Colorado Avalanche in the first round against the later Stanley Cup - .

Näslund recovered however well from its injury and could in the next season its personal point record again break, this mark arrives to it 90 points, under it 40 gates.

In the season 2002/03 its best yield with 48 gates and 104 points finally succeeded to it. It won the prestigious Lester B. with this achievement. Pearson Award as most outstanding players of the regular season. However it had to give itself regarding the title of the totalpoint-best its compatriot Peter Forsberg von Colorado, who received the kind Ross Memorial Trophy, struck. Näslund were missing at the end of two points. Also the Maurice smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Trophy as a best goal scorer it could take not in receipt, to Milan Hejduk, likewise from Colorado, obtained still two gates more than Näslund.

Also in the following season he stated the Canucks again - in the meantime for the sixth time in consequence - as best Punktescorer. However “only” 35 gates and 84 points arrive to it.

In the season 2004/05, when the NHL did not play because of the Lockout, it began in few plays for its homeland team a MoDo .

With its outstanding achievements it is one of the most well-known and most popular players in the history of its team.

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statistics

Regularly Season Play Offs
season team league GP T A Pkt PIM GP T A Pkt PIM
1990-91 MoDo SEL 32 10 9 19 14 -- -- -- -- --
1991-92 MoDo SEL 39 22 18 40 54 -- -- -- -- --
1992-93 MoDo SEL 39 22 17 39 67 -- -- -- --
1993-94 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 5 1 6 7 4 - - - - -
1993-94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 71 4 7 11 27 -- -- -- -- --
1993-94 Cleveland IHL 7 3 4 7 6 4 1 3 4 8
1994-95 Pittsburgh NHL 14 2 2 4 2 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Pittsburgh NHL 66 19 33 52 36 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Vancouver Canucks NHL 10 3 0 3 6 6 1 2 3 8
1996-97 Vancouver NHL 78 21 20 41 30 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 Vancouver NHL 76 14 20 34 56 -- -- -- -- --
1998-99 Vancouver NHL 80 36 30 66 74 -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Vancouver NHL 82 27 38 65 64 -- -- -- -- --
2000-01 Vancouver NHL 72 41 34 75 58 -- -- -- -- --
2001-02 Vancouver NHL 81 40 50 90 50 6 1 1 2 2
2002-03 Vancouver NHL 82 48 56 104 52 14 5 9 14 18
2003-04 Vancouver NHL 78 35 49 84 58 7 2 7 9 2
2004-05 MoDo SEL 13 8 9 17 8 6 0 1 1 10
NHL entire of 790 ,290 ,339 ,629 ,513 33 9 19 28 30


international matches

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