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Sergei Gonchar
Sergei Gonchar
Defenseman
(gohn-CHAR, SAIR-gay)
Number: 55
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Apr 13, 1974  (Age 40)
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia
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Acquired: Signed by the Penguins as a free agent on Aug. 3, 2005
Drafted: WSH / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (14th overall)


2008-09 NOTES
*Recorded two points (1G-1A), including the game-winning goal in Game 3 versus Detroit June 2.
*Ranks second in the NHL among defensemen with 14 points (3G-11A) despite missing two games due to injury.
*Leads the NHL with nine power-play assists through 21 post-season games.
*Has appeared in 21 of the Penguins 23 post-season games.
*Leads the team with an average ice time 22:58 minutes per contest.

PLAYOFF HIGHS
Points: 2 - (3X) last time, June 2 vs. DET
Shots: 5 - (2X) last time, May 6 vs. WSH
Icetime: 31:53 - Apr. 17 vs. PHI
Plus/Minus: +2 - May 23 @ CAR
Blocked Shots: 4 - (3X) May 23 @ CAR
Hits: 4 - June 9 vs. DET

CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS
Goals: 2 (2X) 04/26/1998 WAS 3 at BOS 2
Assists: 3 (1X) 05/11/2008 PIT 4 vs PHI 2
Points: 3 (2X) 05/11/2008 PIT 4 vs PHI 2 (0G-3A)br>SOG: 7 (2X) 04/20/2003 WAS 1 vs TB 2
PIM: 6 (1X) 05/23/1998 WAS 0 vs BUF 2
+ / - : 3 (3X) 05/09/1998 WAS 6 vs OTT 1

CAREER HIGHS: MOST RECENT:
Goals: 3(1X) 01/04/2000 WAS 6 vs MTL
Assists: 3(15X) 03/17/2009 PIT 6 vs. ATL 2
Points: 5(1X) 12/13/2006 PIT 8 vs PHI 4 (2G-3A)br>SOG : 12(1X) 02/04/2006 PIT 4 vs NYI 5
PIM : 10 (1X) 03/09/1998 WAS 5 vs CGY 2
Hat Tricks: 1 01/04/2000 WAS 6 vs MTL 1 (3G)br>
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