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Paul Stastny | Center | #26

Team: St Louis Blues
Age / DOB:  (30) / 12/27/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
College: Denver
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (44) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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Paul Stastny skated in his 700th career game Thursday night.
He has six goals and 13 points in 24 matches this season. Dec 2 - 10:23 AM

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Paul Stastny generated a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-2 loss to Dallas.

After a hot start to the year, Stastny had one goal in his previous seven appearances. He now has four goals and nine points in 11 games.
Nov 4 - 9:19 AM

Paul Stastny scored a goal and added two helpers in Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Stastny registered the primary assist on Vladimir Tarasenko's power play goal in the second period. He also scored a goal on the man-advantage early in the third period before setting up Tarasenko's empty net goal with just over one minute remaining in regulation.
Oct 12 - 11:24 PM

Paul Stastny has been working in front of the net on the Blues' top power-play unit during the preseason.

Alexander Steen has been taking turns with Stastny. The Blues will have to make adjustments after losing right-handed shots from David Backes and Troy Brouwer. Stastny and Steen both shoot left. "It's going to be different because there aren't going to be those bang-bang plays that we had with the other two guys," said coach Ken Hitchcock. "So there's going to be a different type of goal scoring. Movement is going to be the same, but we're going to have more movement through the crease area than through the slot area." Kevin Shattenkirk, Alex Pietrangelo and Vladimir Tarasenko make up the rest of the combination.
Oct 7 - 10:47 AM

Paul Stastny was shocked by Team USA's disappointing performance at the World Cup of Hockey.

The Americans failed to make the semifinal after going 0-3 in the round robin. "I think it’s, not sad, it’s shocking," said Stastny, who was on the Olympic team in 2010 and ’14. "No one expected that. If they win that first game (against Team Europe), everything is completely different. ... Obviously (Canada), they’re the favorites (in the group), but maybe they were underestimating Europe, or maybe looking ahead. Those are the mistakes teams make. If I’m on that team, I’m probably thinking more about Canada because … you know that’s your big game because you think if you beat them you’re going to win the group. Europe played a smart game, kind of a savvy, played like Sweden almost."
Sep 24 - 11:08 AM

Paul Stastny between Vladimir Tarasenko and Alex Steen could be a line combination for the Blues in 2016-17, according to coach Ken Hitchcock.

Of course nothing is set in stone, especially this early. It might be a trio to keep an eye on once Steen returns from off-season shoulder surgery. Robby Fabbri may be back with Stastny, while Tarasenko could skate alongside Jori Lehtera and Jaden Schwartz as well.

Paul Stastny was one of three St. Louis forwards to produce three points in the Blues' 6-1, series-winning rout of the Stars in Dallas Wednesday night.

Stastny, Robby Fabbri and Troy Brouwer combined for nine points as the Blues took Game 7 with relative ease in the teams' second-round series. For the first time since 2001, the Blues have advanced to the Western Conference Final. They'll face either the San Jose Sharks or the Nashville Predators, who meet each other Thursday night in Game 7 to wrap up Round 2 of the postseason. The Blues made the elimination of the Stars look easy Wednesday by jumping out to a 5-0 lead after two periods. In the first period, Fabbri, Stastny and Patrik Berglund scored. David Backes and Brouwer scored in the second period. Vladimir Tarasenko netted the Blues' sixth goal in the third period. Fabbri and Stastny each have three goals now in the postseason. Backes ended up with two points Wednesday. The Blues have won two Game 7s in the playoffs for the second time. The last time was in 1968, which was their inaugural season.
May 11 - 11:42 PM

Paul Stastny will enter Game 6 against Dallas on a three-game point streak.

He has scored a goal in each of his last two games after going without one for his previous 10 playoff outings. Stastny has two goals and two assists during his scoring spree.
May 9 - 5:49 PM

Paul Stastny potted his first goal of the playoffs in Game 4 against Dallas in Round 2.

He scored during a four-on-three power play when he tipped a shot by Vladimir Tarasenko. Stastny has been superb on faceoffs in the postseason, but he has posted just four points in 11 games. The good news for the Blues is that two of those points have come in the last two matches.
May 6 - 8:21 AM

Paul Stastny leads the 2016 playoffs with 137 faceoff wins.

He has won 57.6 percent of the 238 draws he has taken during the postseason. Stastny registered his third assist in 10 games in Game 3 against Dallas. It was his first point of the series.
May 5 - 8:53 AM

Paul Stastny has contributed one assist in six playoff games against Chicago.

He picked up his first point of the series in Game 6. Stastny was red hot down the stretch, but he has gone cold in the postseason. The Blues will need much more from their second-line center in Game 7 on Monday night.
Apr 25 - 3:30 PM

Paul Stastny is now riding a four game point streak.

Stastny picked his 10th goal and 46 points in 60 games this season, riddled intermittently with injuries. The veteran center is getting hot at the right time though, with six assists and seven points during the streak.
Apr 2 - 12:17 AM

Paul Stastny picked up a pair of assists in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Washington Capitals.

Stastny set up Vladimir Tarasenko's 35th goal of the season in the second period and he also assisted on Patrik Berglund's third period goal. The 30-year-old has nine goals and 43 points in 58 games this season. Stastny has three two-assist games in his last four outings.
Mar 27 - 11:36 AM

Paul Stastny scored two goals in the St. Louis Blues' 7-4 loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday night.

Stastny goals were his eighth and ninth goals this campaign. He now has thirty-seven points in fifty-three games played. Stastny is on a roll right now with seven points in his past four games.
Mar 15 - 12:49 AM

Paul Stastny has generated one goal and five assists in the past six games.

He was going to play with Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz, but coach Ken Hitchcock decided to place Jori Lehtera on that line and put Stastny between Troy Brouwer and Robby Fabbri. The move hasn't slowed Stastny, who has an assist in each of the last three contests. Hitchcock likes the on-ice chemistry that Stastny and Brouwer have developed, while Fabbri has been very productive as well lately.
Feb 18 - 9:34 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Paul Stastny
2Jori Lehtera
3Patrik Berglund
4Kyle Brodziak
LW1Alexander Steen
2Jaden Schwartz
3Robby Fabbri
4David Perron
5Ty Rattie
RW1Vladimir Tarasenko
2Dmitrij Jaskin
3Nail Yakupov
4Scottie Upshall
5Ryan Reaves
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Alex Pietrangelo
3Colton Parayko
4Jay Bouwmeester
5Joel Edmundson
6Carl Gunnarsson
7Robert Bortuzzo
G1Jake Allen
2Carter Hutton