Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Rastislav Stana
Rastislav Stana was born January 10, 1980 in Kosice, Slovakia. The seventh round, 193rd overall selection of the Washington Capitals in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, Stana honed his skills in Slovakia before coming to North America in the fall of 1998.

Upon his arrival in North America, Stana joined the WHL's Moose Jaw Warriors and played parts of two seasons with the team before being acquired by the Calgary Hitmen during the 99-2000 season. A member of the WHL's Second All-Star Team in 1998-99, Stana finished his junior career with a 38-25-2 record before making his professional debut with the ECHL's Richmond Renegades during the 2000-01 season.

Following a year with Richmond, Stana went on to play the better part of the next three seasons with the AHL's Portland Pirates, while making his NHL debut with Washington during the 2003-04.

A member of Slovakia's World Junior team (2000), Stana is also a five-time member of Slovakia's World Championship team (2001-2005), its 2002 Winter Olympic team and its 2004 World Cup of Hockey team.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1997-98 HC Kosice Jr. Slovak-Jr. 32 2 1.75
1998-99 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 36 21 14 1 2 3.46 9 4 5 0 0 3.31
1999-00 Moose Jaw Warriors WHL 14 4 9 0 0 3.95
1999-00 Calgary Hitmen WHL 16 13 2 1 1 2.29 9 7 2 1 2.40
1999-00 Slovakia WJC-A 4 0 2.35
2000-01 Richmond Renegades ECHL 38 15 16 2 1 2.56 3 1 2 1 2.34
2000-01 Slovakia WC-A
2001-02 Richmond Renegades ECHL 36 20 12 3 1 2.72
2001-02 Portland Pirates AHL 3 1 2 0 0 3.66
2001-02 Slovakia Olympics 1 1 0 0 0 1.00
2001-02 Slovakia WC-A 3 1 2.67
2002-03 Portland Pirates AHL 24 8 11 4 2 2.17 1 0 1 0 3.08
2002-03 Slovakia WC-A 2 2 0 0 0 2.00
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 6 1 2 0 0 3.13
2003-04 Portland Pirates AHL 24 14 5 4 5 1.68 3 1 2 0 3.02
2003-04 Slovakia WC-A
2004-05 Slovakia W-Cup 2 0 1 0 0 4.08
2004-05 Sodertalje SK Sweden 45 3 2.72 10 1 2.18
2004-05 Slovakia WC-A 2 1 1 0 0 3.90
2005-06 Sodertalje SK Sweden 43 3 3.03
2005-06 Sodertalje SK Sweden-Q 9 2 2.30
2005-06 Slovakia WC-A
2006-07 IF Malmo Redhawks Sweden 29 2 2.97
2006-07 Linkopings HC Sweden 11 3 1.88 15 0 1.99
2007-08 Linkopings HC Sweden 40 2 2.76 15 2 2.33
2008-09 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 36 1 2.50
2008-09 Slovakia WC-A 2 1 1 0 0 1.92
2009-10 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 49 0 2.59
2009-10 Slovakia Olympics
2009-10 Slovakia WC-A 2 0 0 0 0 3.21
2010-11 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 26 4 2.24 1 0 6.62
2011-12 CSKA Moscow KHL 46 20 19 0 2 2.06 5 1 4 0 3.87
2012-13 CSKA Moscow KHL 34 18 6 0 4 1.76 9 5 4 0 1.74
2012-13 Slovakia WC-A 6 3 3 0 0 2.51
2013-14 CSKA Moscow KHL 25 11 11 0 2 2.31
2013-14 HC Kosice Slovakia 8 3 1.25 17 3 1.72
NHL Totals 6 1 2 0 0 3.12


Traded to Calgary (WHL) by Moose Jaw (WHL) with Cory Hintz for Sean Connors and Anders Lovdahl, January 10, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), May 26, 2004.