Marc-Edouard Vlasic
Marc-Edouard Vlasic
Defenseman  - SJS
Number: 44
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 30, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Drafted: SJS / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (35th overall)
2013-14: 3rd amongst Sharks defensemen in points… 3rd on the team in average time on ice (20:42)…T-9th in the NHL in plus/minus (+31)…Finished 12th in voting for both the Norris Trophy as well as the NHL’s Post Season All-Star Team...Finished 20th in voting for the Lady Byng trophy...Had a 217 consecutive game streak end on April 11 vs. Colorado…Scored a goal and was a plus-5 on March 11 vs. Toronto…Helped Canada win the gold medal at the 2014 Olympics…Named to Team Canada for Olympics on Jan. 7…Tied his 2012-13 goal total with his third goal of the season on Oct. 30 at Los Angeles…Hadseven blocked shots (one shy of franchise record) on Oct. 19 vs. Calgary…Set a career high four-game point streak (10/3 – 10/10) with a goal on Oct. 10 at Vancouver…Scored his first career shorthanded goal on Oct. 8 vs. the NY Rangers, becoming the 12th Sharks defenseman to score a shorthanded goal …Recorded two assists on Oct. 5 vs. Phoenix…Registered his first point of the season (assist) on Oct. 3 vs. Vancouver... Playoffs: Tied for team lead with 12 blocked shots...2nd amongst team defenders in points (3)...Picked up and assist to go along with a plus-2 rating in Game 3 of the WCFR at Los Angeles on April 22…Notched a multi-point game (1-1=2), a plus-1 rating and was named the first star in Game 1 vs. Los Angeles on April 17

Led the team in home plus/minus (+12)…T-2nd on the team in blocked shots (81) and 2nd in average ice time per game (20:49)…T-3rd in points amongst Sharks blueliners (7)…Was a plus player for the fifth consecutive season and for the sixth time in seven career years…Set a career high with 15 PIM on April 3 vs. Minnesota…Became the second player from the 2005 NHL Draft to play 500 career games on March 20 at Edmonton, joining Anze Kopitar. He became the fourth defenseman in Sharks history to reach the plateau joining Mike Rathje, Marcus Ragnarsson and Scott Hannan… Playoffs: 3rd on the team in plus/minus (+2) and T-2nd in PIM (6)…4th in average time on ice (20:39) and led the team in even strength ice time per game (18:21)…Scored his first career NHL Playoff goal in Game 2 of the WCSF at Los Angeles.

1st on the team, 12th in the League, in blocked shots (171)…Played in all 82 games for the third time in his six-year career…Finished the season +11, which was 3rd on the team…Set a career high with 119 shots…Set a franchise record with eight blocked shots on Dec. 23 vs. Los Angeles…Named NHL Second Star of the Week for the week of Nov. 14-20 by totaling seven points (1-6=7) and a +7 rating…Matched his career high in assists (0-3=3), gaining the primary helper on all three Marleau goals, at Colorado on Nov.20. The second assist of the night was his 100th career assist…Posted a career high four points (1-3=4), which ties a franchise record for a defenseman, and a career high +5 vs. Detroit on Nov. 17…Named co-Brocade “Sharks Player of the Month” for October along with Joe Pavelski…Playoffs: Appeared in five games…World Ch.: Played in two games with Canada and was injured in his second game.

Set career highs in shots (116) and game-winning goals (two)…Led Sharks in blocked shots (147), second in time on ice (20:51) and third in plus/minus (plus-14)…Registered two points (goal and assist) vs. Dallas on March 31…Missed game on March 24 at Los Angeles (lower body)…Tied his career best with a plus-4 March 15 at Dallas…Registered his 100th point with an assist on the game’s lone goal on Jan. 1 at Los Angeles…Posted two primary assists on Dec. 30 at Chicago, including one on Thornton’s game-winner…Tied the single-game franchise record for blocked shots (6 — since surpassed by Murray) in back-to-back games (Dec. 16-18), giving him the most blocked shots in a two-game span in franchise history (since tied by Murray)…Notched his first multi-point game of the season, assisting on both goals on Dec. 11 vs. Chicago…Scored a goal, his first point of the season, and added five blocked shots, on Dec. 9 at Buffalo… Playoffs: 4th on the team in time on ice per game (21:45) and 3rd in plus/minus (+4)…Had two assists in the last four games…Posted an assist in WCQF Game 4 at Los Angeles.

Shared team lead in plus/ minus (plus-21)…Second in average ice time per game (22:05)…Missed game on March 31 (lower body) and 17 games (Jan. 30-March 19, lower body)…Scored his first power play goal of the season vs. Anaheim on Jan. 21…Had played in 253 consecutive games from Jan. 15, 2007 vs. Colorado through Jan. 28, 2010 vs. Chicago — the second longest streak in Sharks history…Picked up his first career fighting major on Nov. 20 against Daniel Briere of Philadelphia…Playoffs: Assisted on Couture’s goal that sent WCSF Game 3 to overtime.

Set career highs in points, goals and assists…4th amongst team defensemen in points, 2nd in time on ice per game (23:54 — career high)…Led team in blocked shots (122)…Set a career high with three points (assists) vs. Columbus on Dec. 4…Registered a career-high plus- 4 on Oct. 14 vs. Columbus…Playoffs: Had an assist in WCQF Game 3 at Anaheim…World Ch.: Won a silver medal for Team Canada.

3rd on San Jose in blocked shots (85) and in average ice time (21:36)… Snapped a 69-game goalless streak with his first on Feb. 2 vs. Chicago…Playoffs: Had primary assist on Pavelski’s game-winner in WCQF Game 2 vs. Calgary.

Named to the NHL All-Rookie Team with Matt Carle — just the second pair of defensive teammates in NHL history to be named to the squad in the same season (Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom and Vladimir Konstantinov, 1991-92)…PlayStation “Sharks Rookie of the Year”… Youngest defenseman to play in the NHL…Led League rookies in shorthanded time on ice per game (3:18) and in ice time per game (22:11), averaging 1:39 per game more than any other rookie that played in 10-plus games…Second among all NHL rookies in blocked shots (134)…T-2nd among rookie defensemen in points and assists…Second on team in average ice time (22:11)… Became the youngest defenseman to make the Sharks out of camp since Brad Stuart in 1999…Playoffs: Earnedfirst point (assist) in his first game (WCQF Game 1 at Nashville)…

2005-06: Alternate captain was second on Quebec (QMJHL) in scoring among defensemen, eighth overall and fourth in the league among blueliners… Third on the squad with a plus-41…Among the final 34 players in camp for Team Canada for the 2006 IIHF World Jr. Tourney…Playoffs: Led QMJHL in points among defensemen and fifth overall…Second in QMJHL and was first among defensemen in assists…His three game-winning goals were T-2nd in the league…Finished T-3rd in scoring among defensemen at the Memorial Cup with three assists in four games…Assisted on two goals in the Memorial Cup Championship, including the game-winning goal…Led all players at the Memorial Cup with a plus-7.

2004-05: T-18th among league defensemen in points…13th among league defensemen in assists…Second among league defensemen and fifth overall in the league in plus/minus (plus-39).

2003-04: Tied for 18th among league defensemen in plus/minus (plus-6)…Fifth among team defensemen in points.




1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56


J. Pavelski 82 37 33 12 70
L. Couture 82 27 40 -6 67
J. Thornton 78 16 49 -4 65
B. Burns 82 17 43 -9 60
P. Marleau 82 19 38 -17 57
T. Wingels 75 15 21 -7 36
T. Hertl 82 13 18 -5 31
M. Nieto 72 10 17 -12 27
M. Karlsson 53 13 11 -3 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
A. Niemi 31 23 7 .914 2.59
A. Stalock 8 9 2 .902 2.62
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