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Karlis Skrastins
Karlis Skrastins
(KAR-lihs SKRAS-tinsh)
Number: 3
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 208
Shoots: Left
Born: Jul 9, 1974
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Acquired: Acquired from Nashville in exchange for future considerations (third round pick in 2004 Entry Draft, later traded to Ottawa - Ottawa selected Peter Regin Jensen), June 30, 2003
Drafted: NSH / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (230th overall)
HOME: 37 GP, 2-1-3, 16 PIM, +4     ROAD: 36 GP, 1-4-5, 22 PIM, -5
* Notched fifth assist of the season at COL on 4/8/11
* Returned to action at LAK on 4/2/11 after missing previous four games with lower body injury
* Recorded fourth assist of the season vs. SJS on 3/15/11, first assist on home ice this season
* Scored third goal of the season at BOS on 2/3/11, first goal on the road this season
* Played in his 800th career NHL game vs. LA on 1/17/11, the second-most of any Latvian-born player (first: Sandis Ozolinsh - 875)
* Returned from injury vs. ATL on 1/15/11 after missing three games with upper body injury from 1/7/11 - 1/11/11
* Scored second goal of the season vs. MTL on 12/21/10 and has matched his season total from the 2009-10 campaign
* Recorded his first goal of season vs. MIN on 12/4/10, first goal since vs. DET on 12/19/09 (a span of 70 games)

- Ranks fifth on the team in blocked shots (67).
- Had an assist in back-to-back games, Dec. 1-3.
- Scored his first goal of the season on Nov. 22 at Edmonton, his first tally since Dec. 26, 2005 (snapped 120-game drought).
- Missed 12 games due to a shoulder injury, Oct. 21-Nov. 18.
- Suffered the injury on Oct. 19 at Chicago.
- Was placed on Injured Reserve, Oct. 22 (retroactive to Oct. 19) and activated on Nov. 20.

Goals: 1, Nov. 22 at Edmonton
Assists: 1, three times (last: Feb. 14 vs. St. Louis)br>Points: 1, four times (last: Feb. 14 vs. St. Louis)br>TOI: 24:14, Jan. 18 vs. Chicago
Shots: 4, twice (last: Dec. 31 at Phoenix)
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