Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Stefan Ruzicka
Stefan Ruzicka was born February 17, 1985 in Nitra, Slovakia. The third round, 81st overall selection of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Ruzicka honed his skills in the Slovak Jr. League before bringing his game to North America in 2003-04.

An offensively gifted forward Ruzicka went on to play two seasons in the OHL with the Owen Sound Attack registering 142 points (71-71-142) while earning OHL All-Rookie First Team honours in 2003-04. After two impressive seasons in the OHL and a brief stint with the AHL's Philadelphia Phantoms in 2003-04, Ruzicka became a mainstay with the Phantoms in 2005-06 while seeing limited action with the parent club, the Philadelphia Flyers.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2000-01 MHC Plastika Nitra Jr. Slovak-Jr. 38 30 15 45
2001-02 HKM Nitra Jr. Slovak-Jr. 29 27 25 52
2001-02 HKM Nitra Slovakia 19 0 5 5 29
2002-03 HKM Nitra Jr. Slovak-Jr. 30 18 22 40 64
2002-03 HKM Nitra Slovak-2 17 5 7 12 4
2003-04 Owen Sound Attack OHL 62 34 38 72 63 +2 7 1 6 7 8
2003-04 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 2
2003-04 Slovakia WJC-A 6 3 3 6 2
2004-05 Owen Sound Attack OHL 62 37 33 70 61 +21 8 3 3 6 14
2004-05 Slovakia WJC-A 6 3 3 6 4
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 2 0
2005-06 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 73 16 32 48 88 -8
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 40 3 10 13 18 -6
2006-07 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 32 16 11 27 29 -7
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 14 1 3 4 27 +5
2007-08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 59 19 31 50 105 -6 12 4 9 13 30
2008-09 Spartak Moscow KHL 55 18 19 37 81 6 3 4 7 6
2008-09 Slovakia WC-A 6 2 1 3 2 -4
2009-10 Spartak Moscow KHL 56 16 20 36 72 10 3 1 4 24
2010-11 Spartak Moscow KHL 47 17 15 32 47 4 3 0 3 2
2010-11 Slovakia WC-A 5 0 1 1 2 +2
2011-12 Spartak Moscow KHL 53 22 17 39 67
2012-13 Spartak Moscow KHL 36 8 11 19 65
2012-13 Salavat Yulayev Ufa KHL 7 2 4 6 2 14 4 5 9 6
2013-14 Salavat Yulayev Ufa KHL 7 2 2 4 6
2013-14 Avangard Omsk Region KHL 28 10 6 16 14 10 6 7 13 4
NHL Totals 55 4 13 17 47


OHL All-Rookie Team (2004) OHL Second All-Star Team (2004) Signed as a free agent by Spartak Moscow (KHL), July 3, 2008.