Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Paul Szczechura
Paul Szczechura was born on November 30, 1985 in Brantford, Ontario. After a successful collegiate career at Western Michigan University, Paul signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning of the NHL in April of 2008.

Szczechura would split time in the 2008-09 season between Tampa and their AHL affiliate, the Norfolk Admirals. Appearing in 31 games for the Lightning, he would score the first 3 goals of his NHL career.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2003-04 Western Michigan University CCHA 39 9 11 20 12
2004-05 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 6 23 29 22
2005-06 Western Michigan University CCHA 40 10 26 36 47
2006-07 Western Michigan University CCHA 37 19 26 45 26
2006-07 Iowa Stars AHL 14 3 4 7 19 +2 10 3 1 4 8
2007-08 Iowa Stars AHL 29 2 3 5 15 -3
2007-08 Norfolk Admirals AHL 24 14 12 26 16 +10
2008-09 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 31 4 5 9 12 -1
2008-09 Norfolk Admirals AHL 33 13 16 29 26 +8
2009-10 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 52 5 2 7 18 -15
2009-10 Norfolk Admirals AHL 35 8 21 29 24 +2
2010-11 Norfolk Admirals AHL 79 21 30 51 43 -9 3 1 0 1 4
2011-12 Buffalo Sabres NHL 9 1 3 4 4 0
2011-12 Rochester Americans AHL 57 21 25 46 26 +16 3 0 1 1 0
2012-13 HC Lev Praha KHL 3 0 0 0 2
2012-13 Dynamo Riga KHL 43 8 20 28 18 13 5 7 12 18
2013-14 Dynamo Riga KHL 53 17 18 35 42 7 0 4 4 6
NHL Totals 92 10 10 20 34


Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, April 24, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), May 24, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Riga (KHL), September 26, 2012.