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Michal Handzuš

Born:March 11, 1977Draft:1995, St. Louis Blues,#101 Overall
Hometown:Banska Bystrica, SVKPosition:C
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Slovakia

Michal Handzuš is a Slovak former professional ice hockey center. Handzuš played for hometown club, HC ’05 Banská Bystrica of the Slovak Extraliga before joining the National Hockey League (NHL) in 1998. Handzuš played for the St. Louis BluesPhoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles KingsSan Jose Sharks, and the Chicago Blackhawks, with whom he won the Stanley Cup with in 2013.

Handzuš represented Slovakia at several international ice hockey tournaments, including the 2002, 2010, and 2014 Winter Olympics.

Michal Handzus Sharks
Michal Handzuš, San Jose Sharks (Warren Wimmer/Icon SMI)

Michal Handzuš Statistics

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Achievements

  • Slovakia2 Champion 1994-1995
  • U18 EJC (B) Gold Medal 1994-1995
  • AHL All-Star Game 1997-1998
  • AHL Player of the Week (Apr. 5) 1997-1998
  • World Championship Silver Medal 1999-2000
  • World Championship Gold Medal 2001-2002
  • Continental Cup Best Forward 2004-2005
  • Slovakian Extraliga All-Star Team 2004-2005
  • World Championship Silver Medal 2011-2012
  • NHL Stanley Cup Champion 2012-2013
  • Slovakian Extraliga Champion 2016-2017

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