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Jochen Hecht
Jochen Hecht
(HESHT, yoh-KIN)
Number: 55
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 198
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 21, 1977
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Acquired: Acquired from Edmonton on June 22, 2002, in exchange for the 31st and 36th picks in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.
Drafted: STL / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (49th overall)
CAREER: 2005-06: Appeared in 64 games, finishing with 42 points, including career-high 18 goals… Missed 16 games due to knee injury…Tied career-high with four points (1+3) @ Philadelphia (3/11)... Suffered sprained knee vs. Montreal (2/9), forcing him to miss the Olympics...Scored GWG vs. Philadelphia (2/2)... Had four points (3+1) including his first career hat trick vs. Los Angeles (1/14)... Scored EN goal and one assist vs. NY Islanders (12/26)... Scored SH game-winning goal @ Washington (11/27)... Scored first goal of season (OT game winner) vs. Pittsburgh (10/10)... Signed three-year deal with Sabres (8/15)… 2006 PLAYOFFS: Eight points (2+6) in 15 games... Scored one goal @ Carolina (6/1)... Two assists @ Carolina (5/20)... Earned assist vs. Ottawa (5/10)... Scored SHG that stood as the game-winning goal @ Ottawa (5/8).

Played with Adler Mannheim in the German League, scoring 50 points (16+34) in 36 games…Represented Germany at 2005 World Championships in Austria, scoring three goals and one assist in six games.

Posted career-high 37 assists and two four-point games… Served as alternate captain for January and February…Posted second four-point night of season (third of career) with two goals and two assists @ N.Y. Rangers (3/31)…Recorded career-high three assists vs. Pittsburgh (3/26)…Runner-up for NHL Offensive Player of the Week (3/22) after scoring eight points (4+4)… Tied career high with four points (2+2), all on PP, vs. Toronto (3/15)… Scored two goals @ Carolina (1/25) for eighth multi-point game of season… Assisted on J.P. Dumont’s PPG vs. Ottawa (1/09)…Assist was 100th in NHL career… Scored goal and recorded assist vs. Detroit (12/10)…Goal was his 60th in the NHL…Assisted on Dumont’s goal vs. Tampa Bay (12/06) for his 150th NHL point … Returned from Injured Reserve and recorded assist @ Ottawa (11/17) in first game back…Changed number from #71…Suffered broken left arm in the preseason (vs. Columbus, 10/04).

Recorded six multi-point games…Had season-high, five-game point streak (3+3) end @ Dallas (3/31)…Recorded GWG vs. Montreal (3/28)…Scored two goals, including OT/GWG, vs. Colorado (3/24)…Returned from Injured Reserve with PPG in 4-0 win @ Florida (3/08)…Missed previous nine games with wrist injury…Missed games @ Detroit (2/13) and vs. N.Y. Rangers (2/15) with injured wrist…Returned to lineup with assist in 4-0 win vs. Toronto (1/24)…Missed 20 games while on Injured Reserve from concussion suffered vs. Washington (12/07)… Scored PPG @ Pittsburgh (10/26)…Returned vs. New Jersey (10/25) after missing previous two games (vs. Phoenix 10/19 and vs. Philadelphia 10/22) with bruised knee… Scored first goal in first game as Sabre in 5-1 win vs. N.Y. Islanders (10/10).

Was fourth in goals (16) and sixth in overall points (16+24) with Edmonton…Recorded career-high three GWGs…Played in all 82 games… Played in his 200th career NHL game, recording goal and assist vs. San Jose (2/12)… Registered career-high four points (2+2) vs. Montreal (1/06) including PPG, PPA and GWG… Scored first Oilers point/assist and first Oilers goal vs. Colorado (10/11)…Made Oilers’ debut @ Calgary (10/03).

Completed second full season with St. Louis, establishing career highs in games (72), goals (19), assists (25), points (44)… Scored GWG in 6-5 come-from-behind victory @ Toronto (11/29)…Recorded a career-high, eight-game scoring streak with 10 points (6+4) from 12/05-23 and had six-game scoring streak with six points (4+2) from 10/06-19…Also equaled career highs for longest goal- and assist-scoring streaks with five two-game goal scoring streaks and three two-game assists scoring streaks…Played in 100th career NHL game vs. Phoenix (12/30)…Three of eight PPGs came in four-game span between 1/18-23…Missed a total of 10 games, including the final eight games of regular season due to strained oblique muscle…2001 Playoffs: Tied for seventh on Blues’ playoff scoring list with six points (2+4) in 15 games…Played in all 15 postseason games as Blues advanced to Western Conference Final.

Played first full NHL season with Blues, scoring 13 goals and 21 assists for 34 points in 63 games… Scored first NHL goal @ Toronto (10/16)…Recorded first NHL point @ Los Angeles (10/4)…2000 Playoffs: Led Blues in postseason scoring with 10 points (4+6) in seven games.

Spent majority of season with Worcester (AHL), leading the Ice Cats in goals (21) assist (35) and points (56)…Made NHL debut @ Buffalo (1/03)…Played three games with Blues…1999 Playoffs: Made Stanley Cup Playoff debut, scoring two goals in five games.
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