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Borna Rendulic
Borna Rendulic
Right Wing
Number: 71
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 25, 1992  (Age 24)
Birthplace: Zagreb, Croatia (Hrvatska)
Acquired: Signed by Colorado as a free agent, May 19, 2014.
2014-15: Appeared in 11 games for Colorado during his first NHL action, tallying two points (1g/1a)…Played 26 games for the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL), registering eight points (4g/4a)…Suffered a broken leg on Jan. 15 at Florida, forcing him to miss the final 37 games of the season…Was placed on IR, Jan. 16 (retroactive to Jan. 15)…Was originally recalled by Colorado on Dec. 9 and made his NHL debut that night against the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center…Rendulic became the second Croatian-born player to ever compete in an NHL game, joining Goran Bezina…Bezina, who was born in Split, Croatia, debuted on March 10, 2004 for the Coyotes and played a total of three NHL games for Phoenix during the 2003-04 campaign…Rendulic appeared in three games for Colorado before being reassigned on Dec. 14…Was recalled from Lake Erie for the second time on Dec. 31 and scored his first career goal that night against the Flyers in Denver…He became the first Croatian-born player in NHL history to score a goal…Picked up his first NHL assist on Jan. 10 vs. Dallas.

2013-14: Spent the season with HPK in Finland’s top professional league (SM-liiga), where he had a team-high 32 points (11g/21a) in 57 games…Added three goals in six playoff games…Played in five games and picked up four points (2g/2a) with Croatia at the 2014 IIHF World Championship Division 1 Group B…Alternate captain for Croatia at the tournament and won a silver medal.

2012-13: Played in 37 games with HPK in Finland, tallying 12 points (8g/4a)…Had one assist in five playoff games…Scored two goals and two assists in five games while on loan to Peliitat…Was an alternate captain for Croatia at the 2013 IIHF World Championship Division 2 Group A, finishing with eight points (4g/4a) in helping Croatia to a gold medal.

2011-12: Tallied 49 points (21g/28a) in 34 games with Assat junior club in Finland…Added 12 points (4g/8a) in five playoff games…Saw three games of action with Assat in Liiga…Played seven games on loan for SaPKo, recording five points (2g/3a)…Skated in five games for Croatia at the IIHF World Junior Championship Division 1 Group B…Led the team with seven points (3g/4a) and was named the Best Forward at the tournament…Played for Croatia at the IIHF World Championship Division 2 Group A and tallied five points (4g/1a) in five games…Helped the squad to a bronze medal.

2010-11: Played 12 games with Zagreb Medvescak in the Austria league…Registered two points (1g/1a) in the regular season and two points (1g/1a) in five playoff games…Appeared in 31 games with Assat Under-20 in SM-liiga’s Jr. A league, tallying 18 points (4g/14a)…Had nine points (4g/5a) in five games with Croatia at the World Junior Championship Division 1 Group B…Named the best player on the team by tournament coaches…Recorded 17 points (8g/9a) in five games to help Croatia win a silver medal at the World Championship Division 2 Group B…Tied for the tournament lead in goals (8) and named the top player on the team by tournament coaches.

Personal: Last name is pronounced REHN-dew-LIHCH.
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