#38 Paul Szczechura
BORN: Nov. 30, 1985
HOME TOWN: Brantford, Ontario
HEIGHT: 5-10
ACQUIRED: Signed a one-year NHL contract with the Buffalo Sabres on Aug. 9, 2011


: Completed fourth season with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL), setting pro career-highs in all offensive categories in goals (22), assists (30), points (52) and games played (79)… Scored one goal in three postseason contests… Finished fourth overall in scoring among Norfolk skaters and was just one of five players to reach the 20-goal plateau… Netted nine power-play markers, second most on the team, while leading the Admirals with 220 shots on goal… Netted the game-winning goal in Game 2 of the East Division semifinal at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on 4/16… Recorded his 20th goal of the season on at Syracuse on 4/07… Netted a pair of goals and an assist vs. Bridgeport on 1/14… Posted a goal and three assists vs. Portland on 10/30

: Set NHL career-highs in games played (52), goals (five) and shots (83) with Tampa Bay… Skated in 35 games with Norfolk, recording 29 points (8+21) and 24 PIM… Ranked second in points-per-game (0.83) and tied for fifth in assists (21) with Norfolk (AHL)… Recorded first NHL career multiple-goal game with two goals at Boston on 3/25… Scored goals in back-to-back games (11/27–11/28) with Tampa Bay… Earned two NHL recalls from the Lightning… Notched a pair of goals to record points in a fifth straight game at Binghamton on 11/10… 2008-09: Ranked second among Admirals rookies in goals (13), assists (16) and points (29)… Finished the season with the Lightning after an NHL recall on 3/03… Was plus-eight and averaged .88 points per game in 33 games with Norfolk… Added nine points (4+5) and 12 PIM in 31 NHL outings with Tampa Bay… Appeared in his 100th career AHL game at Albany on 3/01… Recorded first career NHL multi-point game (1+1) at Pittsburgh on 12/23… Scored first career NHL goal at Boston on 12/08… Made NHL debut at Philadelphia on 12/02… Had a five-game point streak (2+4) from 11/01–11/14… Scored two goals, including the game-winner, added an assist and was plus-3 at Lake Erie on 10/17… 2007-08: Split rookie campaign between Iowa and Norfolk, totaling 31 points (16+15) in 53 combined AHL games… Led all Norfolk rookies in scoring and tied for the overall team lead with three game-winning goals… Missed 16 games with a lower body injury he sustained in a game against Portland on 2/26… Had a five-game goal-scoring streak from 1/23-2/02… Netted 14 points (7+7) in his first 10 games as an Admiral (1/16-2/08), tied longest point streak by a Norfolk rookie in franchise history and tied for the fourth-longest point streak overall in Norfolk franchise history… Scored a goal in his Admirals debut vs. Bridgeport on 1/16 for second star honors… Acquired from Iowa in exchange for future considerations on January 15, 2008… Signed an American Hockey League Standard Player’s Contract with the Iowa Stars for the 2007-08 season… 2006-07: Made his professional postseason debut, scoring three goals and adding one assist in 10 Calder Cup Playoff games… Finished the regular season with the Iowa Stars (AHL), registering seven points (3+4) in 14 appearances… Scored first pro/AHL point/goal on 3/18 with Iowa at San Antonio against David LeNeveau… Made pro/AHL debut on 3/09 with Iowa at Manitoba… Signed to an Amateur Tryout Contract with Iowa on 3/08… Posted best offensive season at Western Michigan University (CCHA) to finish seventh overall in the CCHA with 45 points (19+26)… Led the WMU Broncos in assists (26), finished tied for second in goals (19) and was second in points (45) for the second straight season… 2005-06: WMU’s recipient of the 2005-06 CCHA Scholar Athlete Award… Voted one of CCHA’s Smartest Players in Captain’s Poll in 2005-06… Finished 15th in CCHA overall scoring with 36 points and tied for eighth in assists (26)… Led the Broncos with 26 assists, while placing runner-up in goals (10) and points (36)… Three-time Bronco Player of the Week in 2005-06… CCHA Offensive Player of the Week and InsideCollegeHockey.com Player of the Week for period ending 10/31… 2004-05: Recipient of the WMU Catherine Lawson Sportsmanship Award… Finished second on team in assists (23) and third in points (29)… Bronco Player of the Week for the period ending 11/18… WMU’s recipient of the 2004-05 CCHA Scholar Athlete Award… 2003-04: WMU’s top scoring rookie with 20 points (9+11)… Appeared in all 39 games for the Broncos as a freshman… Co-Recipient of the Suzanne Klop Rookie of the Year Award… Named CCHA All-Rookie Team Honorable Mention… Named CCHA Rookie of the Week and Bronco Player of the Week for the period ending 1/19… Scored first collegiate goal vs. Michigan on 10/25

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 October 09, 2015 - 07:05 PM 1 2 3F
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