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Jochen Hecht
Jochen Hecht
Center
(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).

2004-05:
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.

2003-04:
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).

2002-03:
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).

2001-02:
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).

2000-01:
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.

1999-00:
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.

1998-99:
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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