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Marc-Edouard Vlasic | Defenseman | #44

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/30/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (35) / SJ
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Marc-Edouard Vlasic logged 27:54 of ice time in Game 5 Thursday versus Pittsburgh.
He played over nine minutes in the third period. Vlasic didn't come off the ice when there was 6:20 left in the third until Joe Pavelski sealed the win with an empty netter with 1:20 remaining. He finished the game with a plus-2 rating in San Jose's 4-2 victory. Jun 10 - 8:37 AM

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Marc-Edouard Vlasic had a goal and an assist in a 6-3 win against St. Louis Monday night.

Vlasic has a goal and 10 points in 17 postseason games. Going into this year he had just 14 points in 84 career playoff contests.
May 24 - 10:11 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic has a plus-seven rating in the playoffs thus far.

Vlasic is tops among all Western Conference players in the category and has been a force offensively with eight points in 12 games. The talented blueliner is solid defensively and can contribute on the offensive side of the game so he is a valued member of the San Jose defensive corps. He makes a good 3-4 defenseman in deeper regular season pools.
May 15 - 9:03 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic pitched in two helpers in San Jose's 5-0 victory over Nashville in Game 7 on Thursday night.

The 29-year-old blueliner is known for his defensive prowess, but has also been contributing on the scoreboard during the Sharks' playoff run. Vlasic now has eight points in 12 games and a five-game point streak.
May 13 - 12:17 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic extended his point streak to four games on Monday.

Vlasic recorded an assist in San Jose's 4-3 overtime loss to Nashville. He has no goals and six assists in 11 playoff games.
May 10 - 4:52 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic recorded an assist in San Jose's 4-3 triple-overtime loss to Nashville on Thursday.

Vlasic has recorded a point in three of his past four contests. That brings him up to four assists in nine playoff games.
May 6 - 11:07 AM

Marc-Andre Vlasic played a strong game in his return to action in Game 1.

Vlasic missed 12 games with an MCL sprain but you couldn't notice the difference in his game as it looked like he didn't miss a beat Thursday in the win over the Kings. "I thought he was vintage Vlasic," coach Pete DeBoer said. "Came in, made smart little plays. Just a fantastic game. Managed the puck really well." Vlasic was a plus-two in 23:23 of action.
Apr 16 - 9:12 AM

Star defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic confirmed Monday that he will be in the San Jose Sharks' lineup when they open their first-round playoff series Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings.

Vlasic missed San Jose's final 12 regular-season games because of a knee injury. On Monday, he went all out in the Sharks' practice alongside his regular defense partner, Justin Braun. "I'm looking forward to playing," Vlasic said. "Took the time to heal properly and now I'm ready to go."
Source: NHL.com
Apr 11 - 11:07 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic expects to be ready for the playoffs next week.

Vlasic has missed the final dozen games of the regular season due to an MCL sprain, which was unfortunate as he was in the midst of his best career season. Nevertheless, San Jose's top defender will be well-rested come crunch time.
Source: Kevin Kurz
Apr 9 - 7:38 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic won't play in Saturday's match with the Coyotes due to a sprained MCL.

Vlasic hasn't played in nearly a month now, a span of 11 games. The veteran posted a career best season through 67 games with eight goals and 39 points, along with 48 PIMs and 129 blocks.
Apr 9 - 2:06 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (sprained MCL) is questionable for Saturday's contest with Winnipeg.

Vlasic has been out of action since March 17, which was 11 games ago. He has eight goals and 39 points with a plus-15 rating thus far. "He looks good," coach Peter DeBoer said. "We’ll make some decisions on tomorrow’s lineup, but I know for a fact he’ll be ready for the playoffs, which is good news." Don't forget to draft him in playoff pools if you think the Sharks are going deep into the post-season.
Apr 9 - 10:43 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (sprained MCL) has been ruled out for Thursday's game.

Vlasic might be available for Saturday's season finale though. The most important thing is that he's good for the playoffs, but participating in Saturday's contest would allow him to shake off some rust after being sidelined for nearly a month.
Apr 7 - 3:14 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (sprained MCL) skated for the first time on Saturday since he was injured on March 18.

The Sharks are hoping to get Vlasic back in time for the start of the playoffs and if he is able to play in the team's regular season finale next week, that would be even better. The Sharks best all-round blueliner has eight goals and 39 points with a plus-15 rating this season. He has missed the last nine games.
Apr 3 - 8:40 AM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (lower body) isn't skating yet, but the Sharks still hope that he'll be available for their playoff opener.

"That’s the plan. It is. I think if anything he’d like to try and get in before the playoffs if it’s possible, but again, that’s going to be up to the medical team and how Marc-Edouard feels, but I think that’s his goal," Sharks assistant coach Steve Spott said. Vlasic will travel with the Sharks to Nashville for Saturday's game and Minnesota for Tuesday's contest, which is obviously encouraging. At the end of the day, this might work out for Vlasic and the Sharks as he'll be well rested for the postseason.
Mar 31 - 6:37 PM

Marc-Edouard Vlasic (lower body) still hasn't resumed skating.

He won't play Monday night versus Los Angeles. "He's getting closer, improving every day. Again, it's one of those things where we've got some time on our side here," coach Pete DeBoer said. "The important thing is he's ready to go for playoffs." There's no timetable for when Vlasic will return to the ice.
Mar 28 - 4:44 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Nick Spaling
LW1Tomas Hertl
2Mikkel Boedker
3Patrick Marleau
4Matthew Nieto
5Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Tommy Wingels
4Joonas Donskoi
5Micheal Haley
6Timo Meier
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7David Schlemko
G1Martin Jones
2Mantas Armalis