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Marek Zidlicky | Defenseman

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (37) / 2/3/1977
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 190
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Marek Zidlicky had a goal and an assist in the Devils' 3-2 shootout loss to the Islanders on Monday.
Zidlicky has four goals and 17 points in 32 contests this season. He should be able to roughly maintain that point-per-game point, which means he will likely surpass the 40-point mark for the second straight season. Dec 16 - 10:48 AM

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Marek Zidlicky will indeed dress against the Red Wings on Friday night.

With a reported sore foot, Zids was questionable to start but it looks like he'll play along side of Peter Harrold on the Devils' second pairing.
Source: Rich Chere
Nov 28 - 6:54 PM

Marek Zidlicky has a sore foot that might keep him out of Friday's game.

The plan is for Zidlicky to test his foot in the pregame warmups before a decision is made. He has 11 points and 18 penalty minutes in 22 games in 2014-15.
Nov 28 - 5:26 PM

Marek Zidlicky collected two more assists Thursday night in Philadelphia.

Zids just keeps on trucking. The 37-year-old led the team in ice time with 22:11, including 5:50 on special teams. His first assist shouldn't have been awarded, however. It was a normal breakout pass to Jaromir Jagr, who also appeared to momentarily lose possession before spinning and shooting. Zidlicky's second helper was a beaut to Patrick Elias off a sweet touch-pass from Martin Havlat. Hey, two points is two points!
Oct 10 - 1:04 AM

Upon further clarification, Marek Zidlicky can earn up to $4 million in 2014-15.

Zidlicky will actually receive a base salary of $3 million based on his recently signed deal with New Jersey. However, he can earn an additional $1 million by playing in at least 25 games. Barring a major injury, Zidlicky should have no trouble fulfilling the obligations of that bonus.
Jun 3 - 6:03 PM

Marek Zidlicky has agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with the New Jersey Devils.

That's pretty good value for New Jersey, considering he had 12 goals and 42 points in 81 games in 2013-14. He'll turn 38 in February, so obviously his age is a factor, but he should still be one of the more productive offensive defensemen next season.
Jun 3 - 3:11 PM

Marek Zidlicky scored twice to lead the Devils to a 3-2 win over Boston.

Zidlicky will end the season with 12 goals, not too shabby for a blueliner. His game winner came on the power play as Damien Brunner and Jaromir Jagr set up his slapshot. Zidlicky had 42 points this season and eight of his 12 goals were with the man-advantage.
Apr 14 - 8:21 AM

Marek Zidlicky scored the Czech Republic's first goal of the Olympic tournament in a 4-2 loss to Sweden.

He also had four penalty minutes and a plus-2 rating in the defeat. Fellow New Jersey Devils Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias also found their ways onto the scoresheet for the Czech Rebublic in the contest. Jagr had the team's other goal an Elias picked up an assist on Zidlicky's tally. Tomas Plekanec and Tomas Kaberle also had helpers in the loss.
Feb 12 - 2:38 PM

Marek Zidlicky potted a pair of goals in New Jersey’s 5-3 loss to Chicago on Friday night.

The Czech defenseman is enjoying his best offensive season since 2010, with seven goals and 14 assists in 41 games so far.
Jan 3 - 9:56 PM

Defenseman Marek Zidlicky scored twice to lead the New Jersey Devils to a 5-4 overtime win over Washington Saturday.

Zidlicky has five goals and 17 points in 36 games with 36 penalty minutes and an even plus/minus. He should be in your fantasy lineup in deeper leagues as he is a good 3-4 defenseman.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 06:49:00 AM

Marek Zidlicky (upper body) is healthy enough to return on Tuesday.

Zidlicky was unavailable for Saturday's contest against the New York Rangers. He has 14 points and 32 penalty minutes in 30 contests this season.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 04:31:00 PM

Marek Zidlicky (upper body) returned to the ice for Monday's optional practice.

He will travel with the team to Columbus, where the Devils play Tuesday night, after he missed Saturday's match-up versus the New York Rangers due to an upper-body injury.
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 02:47:00 PM

Marek Zidlicky will miss Saturday night's game due to an upper-body injury.

The veteran has been productive for New Jersey on the back end, with three goals and 11 assists. Peter Harrold will play against the Rangers instead.
Sat, Dec 7, 2013 07:06:00 PM

Marek Zidlicky registered an assist in the Devils' 2-1 overtime victory on Thursday.

Zidlicky is plus-five in his last three games to bring his rating back up to neutral. He's minus-57 in his career and he hasn't finished a season with a better than neutral rating since 2006-07.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 10:20:00 AM

Marek Zidlicky found the back of the net on Wednesday.

Zidlicky has three goals and 12 points in 21 games this season. That being said, he's slowed down lately with just three points in his last 10 matches.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 10:18:00 AM

Depth Charts

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PosRoleName
C1Travis Zajac
2Patrik Elias
3Adam Henrique
4Jacob Josefson
5Scott Gomez
6Tim Sestito
LW1Michael Cammalleri
2Dainius Zubrus
3Ryane Clowe
4Stephen Gionta
5Tuomo Ruutu
RW1Jaromir Jagr
2Martin Havlat
3Michael Ryder
4Steve Bernier
5Jordin Tootoo
D1Andy Greene
2Damon Severson
3Marek Zidlicky
4Bryce Salvador
5Eric Gelinas
6Peter Harrold
7Jonathon Merrill
8Adam Larsson
9Seth Helgeson
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid