Pavol Demitra was a Slovak professional ice hockey player. He played nineteen seasons of professional hockey, for teams in the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League, National Hockey League, Slovak Extraliga, and Kontinental Hockey League. A skilled offensive player, Demitra was a top-line forward throughout his career. After a season with HC Dukla Trenčín in the CSL, Demitra was selected 227th overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. He subsequently left Slovakia to join the Senators organization, spending three seasons split between team and their American Hockey League affiliate. A contract holdout at the start of the 1996–97 season saw Demitra traded to the St. Louis Blues. Demitra had his most successful seasons with St. Louis, being selected for three NHL All-Star Games and winning the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 2000. He scored at least 30 goals three times and 90 points once while with the Blues.
About Pavol Demitra
Former NHL center who was invited to the All-Star Game in 1999, 2000 and 2002. He is most famous for his time with the St. Louis Blues.
He played for the Slovak team HC Dukla Trencin before being drafted in 227th overall in the NHL Draft.
He won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for sportsmanship in 2000.
He had children named Lucas and Zara.
He scored twice against New York Islanders goalie Tommy Salo on April 3, 1997.
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