Marc-Édouard Vlasic
Marc Edouard Vlasic retouched
Position Defence
Shoots Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
NHL Team San Jose Sharks
Born March 30 1987 (1987-03-30) (age 33),
Montreal, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 35th overall, 2005
San Jose Sharks
Pro Career 2006 – present

Marc-Édouard Vlasic (born March 30, 1987) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman currently playing for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Sharks drafted him 35th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, using a pick exchanged for goaltender Miikka Kiprusoff. He attended Collège Sainte-Anne High School for three years and played three seasons of major junior hockey with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

He has three younger brothers, Thomas, Charles, and James, the last two being twins. He vacations in Melmerby Beach, Nova Scotia. His nickname with the Sharks is "Pickles," in reference to Vlasic Pickles. He is also referred to as "The Stork," because of the Vlasic Pickles mascot.[1]

On August 27, 2008, the San Jose Sharks signed Vlasic to a four-year, $12.4 million contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2012–13 NHL season.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04Quebec RempartsQMJHL411910450110
2004–05Quebec RempartsQMJHL705253033132792
2005–06Quebec RempartsQMJHL6616577357235242910
2006–07San Jose SharksNHL813232618110112
2007–08San Jose SharksNHL822121424130110
2007–08Worcester SharksAHL10220
2008–09San Jose SharksNHL82630364260110
2009–10San Jose SharksNHL643131633150334
2010–11San Jose SharksNHL804141818180334
NHL totals 389 18 92 110 135 63 0 9 9 10


  1. Schwartz, Adam. "What's In A Name?",, 2008-03-17. Retrieved on 2008-04-24. 

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