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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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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

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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

Tomas Tatar potted his 27th goal of the season on Thursday.

He leads the Red Wings in goals and ranks third on the club with 52 points in 73 games. It's been a breakout seeason for Tatar, who had 39 points a year ago.
Mar 27 - 9:27 AM

Tomas Tatar scored a goal in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Red Wings had a chance to make up some ground on one of the two teams in front of them in the Atlantic Division but things didn't work out that way. The Wings never had the lead in this game, but they did make things interesting when Tatar tied the game at one in the second period. Unfortunately for Detroit, the Lightning managed to pull away in the final frame. Tatar has been a bright spot for the Red Wings this season. He now has 26 goals and 50 points in 70 games this season. The 24-year-old is on pace to reach the 30-goal mark for the first time in his young NHL career.
Mar 20 - 10:21 PM

Tomas Tatar picked up an assist in Detroit's 3-1 loss to Florida on Thursday.

He had a helper on Erik Cole's 20th goal of the season. Tatar has accounted for zero goals and three assists in his past eight contests. He leads the Red Wings with 25 goals and sits third on the team with 49 points. His dry spell may not last much longer, especially if he keeps shooting like he's been doing.
Mar 20 - 8:41 AM

Tomas Tatar scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's win over Nashville.

The Wings finish off their five-game road trip with a 3-1-1 record. "It was a good trip for us," said Tatar. "We proved we can play with the best teams in the league. We were strong the whole trip. We're real happy with how it went for us." The 24-year-old has scored 20 points in his last 20 games and he has an overall stat line of 25 goals and 46 points in 61 games. No one on the Red Wings' roster has scored more goals than Tatar this season.
Mar 1 - 11:22 AM

Tomas Tatar leads the Red Wings in goal scoring with 24 markers in 56 games.

He also ranks third on the club with 42 points in what has been a breakout year for the 24-year-old. "Tats has the skill set and has the drive to be real good," coach Mike Babcock said. "And he's ultra-competitive. That adds up to getting better each and every day and you're here (in the NHL) and you're serious about your craft." Tatar has produced three goals and five assists in his past seven contests, so dress him with confidence.
Feb 20 - 10:38 AM

Tomas Tatar registered two assists in Saturday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Tatar scored both points in the second period when he assisted on Darren Helm and Pavel Datsyuk goals that were scored just 3:55 apart. The 24-year-old now has 23 goals and 41 points in 54 games this season. He has already set new career-highs in all the major offensive categories.
Feb 15 - 10:30 AM

The Detroit Red Wings got a big boost from their special teams in Saturday's win over Arizona.

The Red Wings were a perfect five-for-five on the penalty kill and they also added a power play goal. "Specialty teams are deciding the games," Tomas Tatar said. "Our penalty kill was outstanding today, they play lots of minutes. Guys did a really good job, we were able to score a power play goal, which was really big for us."
Feb 8 - 10:47 AM

Tomas Tatar led the way for the Red Wings with three points in their 3-1 win over the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Tatar scored in the third period and assisted twice, on Riley Sheahan’s power-play goal in the second and Darren Helm’s empty netter late in the third. Tatar has points in three games in a row. While his 17% shooting rate figures to come down some, Tatar has proven he is very close to a must-start in fantasy leagues, with 23 goals and 39 points. Helm also had an assist in the win. Gustav Nyquist had five shots on goal.
Feb 7 - 11:14 PM

A nice variety of Detroit Red Wings contributed to their 4-1 win against the New York Islanders on Saturday.

Tomas Tatar scored his 22nd goal of the season while Gustav Nyquist hit the 20-goal mark. Defensemen Brendan Smith and Jonathan Ericsson collected their third tallies of 2014-15 respectively.
Jan 31 - 4:46 PM

Tomas Tatar received the second star of the week.

Tatar had five goals and seven points in four games. He found the back of the net in each of those contests. After recording 39 points in his first full season in 2013-14, he's taken a step forward this season with 21 goals and 34 points in 46 contests.
Jan 19 - 12:35 PM

Depth Charts

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