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Tomas Tatar | Winger

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
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Detroit forward Tomas Tatar scored his seventh goal of the season in the Red Wings' 3-2 overtime loss to the visiting Boston Bruins Wednesday night.
Pavel Datsyuk also scored for Detroit, his second of the season. Both Detroit goals were posted in the second period, giving the Wings a 2-1 lead. Nov 25 - 10:52 PM

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Tomas Tatar scored a goal in a 3-2 victory against Los Angeles on Friday.

That's the third time in five games that Tatar has found the back of the net. He has six goals and 13 points in 20 contests this season.
Nov 21 - 11:00 AM

Tomas Tatar tallied the game-winning goal in Monday's overtime win against Ottawa.

He got his fifth marker of the year 2:04 into the extra session. Tatar salvaged the additional point for the Red Wings after the team squandered a two-goal lead in the third period. He has 12 points in 18 games.
Nov 17 - 9:38 AM

Tomas Tatar scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-2 loss to San Jose.

Tatar's goal three minutes into the game gave the Red Wings a 1-0 lead, but the Sharks eventually answered with three of their own. Tatar also picked up the secondary assist on Teemu Pulkkinen's third period goal. The 24-year-old has four goals and 11 points in 16 games.
Nov 13 - 10:59 PM

Tomas Tatar picked up a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-3 victory over the Senators.

Tatar kicked off the night's scoring with an absolute snipe on the power play. With three goals and seven point in 11 games thus far, Tatar appears to be struggling. But perhaps this can be the catalyst the youngster needs.
Oct 31 - 11:30 PM

Tomas Tatar scored a power play goal and an assist in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win in Vancouver.

The Wings were badly outplayed in the first two periods, but found a way to score twice in the third before winning the game in overtime. Tatar registered the primary assist on Teemu Pulkkinen's goal and scored one of his own just over two minutes later to tie the game. He has two goals and five points in eight games this season.
Oct 25 - 9:02 AM

Tomas Tatar scored the lone goal in a 3-1 loss to Edmonton on Wednesday.

Tatar made a neat forehand to backhand deke to put the only puck past Cam Talbot on this night. It was Tatar's first of the season and linemates Gustav Nyquist and Riley Sheahan each picked up assists on the goal. The 24 year-old has three points in six games thus far.
Oct 22 - 12:47 AM

Tomas Tatar is still looking for his first goal this season.

He has five shots and two assists in five games so far. Tatar led the Red Wings with 29 goals last year and the team needs him to provide some secondary scoring in 2015-16.
Oct 19 - 10:22 AM

Tomas Tatar scored three goals in the Detroit Red Wings' 4-1 preseason victory over the visiting Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday night.

Tatar found the net at 11:30 of the first period and 4:24 of the third period and then hit the empty net at 18:26 of the third. Brad Richards assisted on all three of Tatar's goals. Last July 1, Richards signed a one-year, $3-million contract with the Wings as a free agent. Justin Abdelkader had Detroit's other goal. Andrew Shaw scored for Chicago. Jared Coreau started in the Wings' net and made 14 saves on 16 Chicago shots. Petr Mrazek replaced Coreau and stopped all 16 shots he faced. For the Hawks, Michael Leighton turned aside 14 of the 16 shots he faced while veteran Corey Crawford stopped seven shots and allowed a goal.
Sep 23 - 10:11 PM

Tomas Tatar believes he learned from some of the consistency issues that plagued him in 2014-15.

"You’re just gaining more experience, every year," the 24-year-old native of Slovakia. "Some of the parts of the season last year when I struggled. So, I know how hard it is at that time. Now, whenever it happens, hopefully I know how to react and just try to put it behind me and focus on the next game." Tatar still posted some solid numbers last year, as he scored 29 goals and 56 points in 82 games for Detroit.
Sep 5 - 9:47 AM

Tomas Tatar will join Detroit teammate Tomas Jurco on the Slovakian team participating in the International Ice Hockey Federation World Hockey Championships currently taking place in Prague.

Tatar played for his home country in three previous international tournaments and is looking forward to doing so again. "I'm healthy so I'm heading home", Tatar said. "I feel like I owe the country a lot. I grew up there, they gave me a chance to become an NHL player so I want to go home and play for the team." He should be a fine addition to Team Slovakia.
May 2 - 9:41 AM

Detroit forward Tomas Tatar netted both of the Red Wings' goals in their 5-2 loss to the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the teams' Eastern Conference First Round playoff series Monday night.

Tatar, who was unable to score in five postseason games in 2013-14, has three entering Wednesday's seventh and deciding game of what has been an exciting series between Detroit and Tampa Bay. After allowing three goals to the Lightning Monday, Tatar brought his team back to 3-2 with about 19 minutes left in the third period. He scored his first goal of the game on a power play in the second period and he knocked in his second goal after a setup from Pavel Datsyuk at 1:39 of the third period. It was Datsyuk's second assist of the postseason.
Apr 27 - 10:33 PM

Tomas Tatar scored the Detroit Red Wings' only goal in a 5-1 defeat against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 2.

Tatar was unable to score in five postseason games back in 2013-14, so this represents the first playoff point of his NHL career.
Apr 18 - 5:54 PM

Tomas Tatar netted his 29th goal of 2014-15 in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to Montreal.

He leads the Red Wings in goals, but his pace has slowed down the stretch. Tatar went into Thursday's match with four goal over 24 contests. He has 55 points in 81 games on the season.
Apr 10 - 9:16 AM

Tomas Tatar scored a goal and added an assist in Sunday's 5-4 loss to the New York Islanders.

He got the Red Wings on the board just 39 seconds into the game, but the score was 3-3 after the first period. Tatar's assist came during the second stanza on a power-play goal by Pavel Datsyuk. He has 28 goals and 54 points in 75 games.
Mar 30 - 10:25 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Pavel Datsyuk
2Brad Richards
3Dylan Larkin
4Darren Helm
5Riley Sheahan
6Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Teemu Pulkkinen
4Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Johan Franzen
4Joakim Andersson
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Kyle Quincey
5Brendan Smith
6Jonathan Ericsson
7Jakub Kindl
8Alexey Marchenko
G1Jimmy Howard
2Petr Mrazek