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Tomas Tatar

Born:December 1, 1990Draft:2009 Red Wings, #60 Overall
Hometown:Ilava, SlovakiaPosition:LW/RW
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:SlovakiaCurrent Team:Seattle Kraken

Tomáš Tatar (Slovak pronunciation: [ˈtɔmaːʃ ˈtataɾ]; born 1 December 1990) is a Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who is currently playing for the Seattle Kraken of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 60th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, with whom he spent the first part of his NHL career.

He was traded to the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2017–18 NHL season before being traded to Montreal during the summer of 2018.

Tomas Tatar Montreal Canadiens
Tomas Tatar, Montreal Canadiens (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Tomas Tatar Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Feb. 26, 2018Detroit Red WingsVegas Golden Knights1st-Round Pick in 2018
2nd-Round Pick in 2019
3rd-Round Pick in 2021 (Aidan Hreschuk)
Sept. 9, 2018Vegas Golden Knights2nd-Round Pick in 2019 (Samuel Fagemo)
Nick Suzuki
Montreal CanadiensMax Pacioretty
Dec. 15, 2023Colorado AvalancheSeattle Kraken Primary Logo5th-Round Pick in 2024

Deeper Dive


  • World Cup runner-up (2017)
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion with the Grand Rapids Griffins (2013)
  • AHL Playoffs MVP (2013)
  • World Championship silver medal (2012)
  • World Junior Championship Top-Three Player on Team Slovakia (2009)