Thomas Vanek
#26 - LW
Ht/Wt 6’2’’, 214 lbs
Shoots R
Experience 14 years
Debut Oct 5, 2005
Born Jan 19, 1984 (37 yrs) Vienna, Austria
Drafted Drafted by Buffalo in 2003 (1/5).
Drafted from Minnesota (WCHA)
Transactions & Injuries
Date Description
2019-04-06 Missed the last 7 regular season games (mid-body).
2019-03-25 Mid-body, day-to-day.
2019-03-05 Missed 3 games (hip flexor).
2019-02-24 Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2018-11-21 Missed 8 games (lower body injury).
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Plus/Minus Leader Plus/Minus Leader 2006-07
NHL Second All-Star Team Second All-Star Team 2006-07, 2003-04
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2006-07
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2008-09
AHL All-Rookie Team All-Rookie Team 2004-05
WCHA Rookie of the Year Rookie of the Year 2002-03
NCAA Frozen Four Tournament MVP Frozen Four Tournament MVP 2002-03
NCAA West Second All-American Team West Second All-American Team 2003-04
NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team Frozen Four All-Tournament Team 2002-03
USHL Leading Scorer Leading Scorer 2001-02
USHL First All-Star Team First All-Star Team 2001-02
USHL All-Star Game MVP All-Star Game MVP 2001-02