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Marek Tvrdon | Winger | #60

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 217
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 4 (115) / DET
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The Detroit Red Wings placed Marek Tvrdon's name on unconditional waivers.
His contract will be terminated if he clears. The 22-year-old was reportedly unhappy about spending another season in the ECHL. Tvrdon was Detroit's fourth round pick in 2011. Sat, Dec 19, 2015 05:34:00 PM

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The Detroit Red Wings have assigned Marek Tvrdon to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL.

Tvrdon, 21, was selected by Detroit in the fourth round of the 2011 NHL draft. He played in the WHL, ECHL and AHL last season.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 09:21:00 AM

Vancouver Giants leading scorer Marek Tvrdon admitted he was scared — "really scared" — when told he had a blood clot in his left shoulder that could end his hockey career.

Tvrdon, 19, had a procedure done Monday at Vancouver General Hospital to remove the clot and faces further surgery. He is out for the season. But he said he was relieved to learn he should be able to resume playing next year. Tvrdon, a Slovakian, was drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the fourth round of the 2011 NHL entry draft. "I was really scared when the doctor say I can maybe never play hockey anymore," Tvrdon said in an interview at the Giants’ training centre in Ladner. "The Detroit Red Wings were scared. My agent was scared. Now I feel better because they tell me I can still play hockey. So that’s a good thing."
Sat, Nov 24, 2012 11:53:00 AM

Marek Tvrdon is out for the remainder of the season due to what is reportedly a blood clot in his arm.

It's worth noting that the team has not disclosed the nature of his medical problem. "It's a tough day," Vancouver Giants coach Don Hay said. "Marek's health is the most important thing and I've been told he won't be able to play again this season." Tvrdon has eight goals and 22 points in 18 WHL games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 03:49:00 PM

Marek Tvrdon collected four points in the Vancouver Giants' win over Kootenay Saturday night.

With his 2 goals and 2 assists Saturday, Tvrdon upped his stat line to 7 goals, 14 assists and 21 points in 16 games this season.
Sun, Nov 4, 2012 04:39:00 AM

Marek Tvrdon lit the lamp three times and added an assist for a four point night in the Vancouver Giants' 4-1 win over Victoria Friday night.

Tvrdon has been producing at an outstanding pace lately for the Giants. He's currently riding a 7 game point streak where he's collected 4 goals and 7 assists.
Sat, Oct 27, 2012 04:55:00 AM

The Red Wings signed prospect Marek Tvrdon to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Tvordon was the team's fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft. The Slovak winger spent the last two seasons in the Western Hockey League, scoring 31 goals and recording 74 points in 60 games this past season with the Vancouver Giants.
Tue, Jul 3, 2012 10:12:00 AM

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