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Ondrej Palat | Winger | #18

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/28/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 188
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (208) / TB
Contract: view contract details

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Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist in the Lightning's 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
Palat has four goals and eight points in 13 postseason contests. During the regular season he had 16 goals and 40 points in 62 games. May 19 - 11:19 AM

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Ondrej Palat scored a goal and an assist in Friday's 3-1 win over the Penguins in Game of the Eastern Conference Final.

Despite scoring the first goal in the game, the Lightning had a tough first period as they lost Ben Bishop and Tyler Johnson to injury (Johnson returned in the second period). Palat gave the Lightning a 2-0 lead in the second period and he also assisted on Jonathan Drouin's goal to extend the lead to 3-1. Palat has three goals and six points in 11 postseason games in 2016. The Lightning are three wins away from going back to the Stanley Cup Final.
May 13 - 10:54 PM

Ondrej Palat opened the scoring in Game 1 of Round 2 of the playoffs, but the Islanders won the contest by a score of 5-3.

Palat got the Lightning off to a great start by scoring just 3:05 into the contest, but then New York registered the next four goals in resilient fashion. He finished the game with five shots and three hits in 20:23 of ice time.
Apr 28 - 8:18 AM

Ondrej Palat tallied the game winner in Game 4 to give Tampa Bay a 3-1 series lead over the Detroit Red Wings.

He broke a 2-2 tie late in the third and gave the Lightning their third power-play of the night. Palat didn't have a point in the first three games of the series.
Apr 20 - 10:11 AM

Ondrej Palat picked up a goal and an assist during Saturday's 5-2 loss to Montreal.

Despite seeing just 62 games mostly due to injury, Palat ended his season with 16 goals and 40 points. Pretty darn good any which way you slice it.
Apr 9 - 11:11 PM

Ondrej Palat notched a goal and an assist in Tampa Bay's 6-2 win over Detroit on Tuesday night.

Palat has enjoyed his most productive month of the season in March with seven goals and 10 points in 10 games. He has earned 30 points in 53 matches this season.
Mar 23 - 11:09 AM

Ondrej Palat netted a goal for the Lightning in their 2-0 win against the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Palat’s goal is considered the game winner, coming at 19:03 of the first period. Even though he has underwhelming numbers — 13 goals, 28 points — Palat has come alive in March, now with six goals and eight points. Nikita Kucherov got the other goal. Victor Hedman, Alex Killorn and Steven Stamkos recorded the assists.
Mar 20 - 1:02 AM

Ondrej Palat notched a goal and an assist in Sunday's 4-0 win over Columbus.

Both of his points came Tampa Bay was shorthanded during the third period. Palat finished the contest with four shots and a plus-3 rating. He has scored six of his 12 goals this season in the last nine games.
Mar 14 - 10:10 AM

Ondrej Palat has found the back of the net in three straight games.

He has tallied four goals during his career best scoring spree. Palat has 11 markers and 24 points in 46 games this campaign.
Mar 8 - 10:54 AM

Ondrej Palat netted two goals in the Lightning’s 4-3 overtime win against the Hurricanes on Saturday night.

He also had four shots on goal, a good sign for a player not known to pepper netminders at a high rate. Palat has been on a bit of a roll lately, with goals in back-to-back games and three over his past five. The 24-year-old has 10 goals and 23 points in 45 games, so he needs to stay hot to salvage the season. Alex Killorn got the winner, while Tyler Johnson had a goal and an assist. Nikita Kucherov chipped in with two helpers.
Mar 5 - 10:08 PM

Ondrej Palat got the game-winning goal versus Ottawa on Thursday.

He gave Tampa Bay a 2-0 lead going into the third period and his marker held up as the winner in a 4-1 finish. Palat has two goals and three assists in the last seven games to give him 21 points in 44 outings. It's been a disappointing season for Palat after he produced 63 points in 2014-15 and 59 the year before that.
Mar 4 - 9:30 AM

Ondrej Palat (flu) is taking part in the pregame warmup.

He was regarded as a game-time decision because of the illness, but it looks like he'll suit in the game. We'll provide an update on his status if the Bolts decide to scratch him.
Feb 18 - 7:19 PM

Ondrej Palat is battling the flu.

Palat might still play on Thursday, but for now he's regarded as a game-time decision. He has six goals and 16 points in 36 contests this season.
Feb 18 - 12:05 PM

Ondrej Palat didn't skate on Thursday due to the flu.

The hope is that Palat will still be able to play on Friday, but obviously we'll have to wait and see. He has six goals and 16 points in 33 games in 2015-16.
Feb 11 - 12:16 PM

Ondrej Palat tallied two goals in a 6-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday.

He scored on both of his shots in the match, which included a shorthanded marker in the second period. Palat has six goals and 16 points in 31 games this season.
Feb 6 - 10:48 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cory Conacher
6Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3J.T. Brown
4Erik Condra
5Jeremy Morin
6Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Slater Koekkoek
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy