|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
213 lb (97 kg)
|Born||April 27, 1984,|
Rochester, MN, USA
|NHL Draft||21st overall, 2003|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Mark Daniel Stuart (born April 27, 1984) is an American professional ice hockey player who currently plays defense for and is an alternate captain of the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Boston Bruins 21st overall in the first round of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He is the younger brother of Buffalo Sabres, Colin Stuart.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Stuart attended Colorado College in Colorado Springs for three years prior to going pro. Stuart likely would have left a year earlier had the NHL not been involved in a lockout. During his junior year, Stuart was the captain of the Tigers and led them to the NCAA Frozen Four, where they lost to eventual champion and in-state rival, the University of Denver.
On November 7, 2006, after undergoing off-season knee surgery, Stuart was sent down to the Boston Bruins' American Hockey League affiliate, the Providence Bruins for conditioning purposes until he was recalled by Boston on November 20, 2006.
After the conclusion of the 2007–08 Boston Bruins season, Mark Stuart was also selected to play in the 2008 IIHF World Ice Hockey Championships as a member of Team USA. Also, as of April 26, 2008 Stuart was named to be one of the alternate captains for Team USA in the 2008 international event.
On February 28, 2011, the Atlanta Thrashers signed Stuart to a three year deal worth $5.1 million.
International play[edit | edit source]
Stuart during the 2008 IIHF World Championship
|Competitor for United States of America|
|World Junior Championships|
|World U18 Championships|
Mark Stuart competes internationally for the United States. He first played for the United States in during the 2002 IIHF World U18 Championships. He captained the United States to its first World U18 Championship gold medal.
The next year, Stuart played in the 2003 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships where he had one assist in seven games. During the 2004 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships he had two assists and captained the United States to its first World Junior Championship gold medal.
In 2008, Stuart competed in the 2008 IIHF World Championship where he was one of the team's alternated captains. In 2011, he accepted an invitation to join the USA for the 2011 IIHF World Championship and was named team captain.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2000–01||U.S. National Under-18 Team||NAHL||52||2||11||13||114||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||U.S. Junior National Team||USHL||12||0||1||1||25||—||—||—||—||—|
|2001–02||U.S. National Under-18 Team||NAHL||9||0||1||1||18||—||—||—||—||—|
International statistics[edit | edit source]
|Junior int'l totals||21||1||5||6||35|
|Senior int'l totals||14||1||0||1||12|
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|WCHA Defensive Player of the Year||2005|
|West First All-American Team||2005|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Bruins ship Wheeler, Stuart to Thrashers for Peverley, Valabik". The Sports Network (2011-02-18). Retrieved on 2011-02-18.
- "Thrashers' Mark Stuart gets new deal". ESPN (2011-02-28). Retrieved on 2011-03-1.
- "Mark Stuart". USA Hockey. Retrieved on 2011-05-1.
- "Team USA squad unveiled". USA Hockey (2008-04-01). Retrieved on 2008-04-01.
- "Mobile defense could help USA at world championships". USA Today (2011-04-29). Retrieved on 2011-05-1.
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|Boston Bruins first round draft pick
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