Martin St. Louis (French pronunciation: [maʁtɛ̃ sɛ̃ lwi]; born June 18, 1975) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right wing and an alternate captain for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). An undrafted player, St. Louis has played over 1,000 games in an NHL career that began with the Calgary Flames in 1998. St. Louis played for the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2000 until being traded to the Rangers in 2014, and was a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning 2004 Stanley Cup championship team. St. Louis has also played for HC Lausanne of the Swiss National League A.St. Louis was a standout player in college for the Vermont Catamounts, earning East Coast Athletic Conference (ECAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) all-star honours for three consecutive seasons between 1995 and 1997. He was the ECAC player of the year in 1995. As a professional, St. Louis has been named to an NHL All-Star Team on five occasions and played in six All-Star Games. He was voted the recipient of the Lester B. Pearson Award and Hart Memorial Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player as chosen by the players and league respectively in 2003–04, also winning his first Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer with 94 points. St. Louis has on three occasions won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy as the league's most gentlemanly player. In 2013, at age 37, he won his second Art Ross Trophy, becoming the oldest player to ever lead the league in scoring. He has also led the NHL in assists in two different seasons (2003–04 and 2012–13).Internationally, St. Louis has played with Team Canada on several occasions. He was a member of the team that won the 2004 World Cup of Hockey and is a two-time silver medalist at the World Championships; he was named a tournament all-star after leading the 2009 event in scoring with 15 points. A two-time Olympian, St. Louis was a member of Canada's gold medal-winning team at the 2014 Winter Games. Wikipedia
Invited to attend Team Canada's 5-day Olympic orientation camp on Aug 15th that starts in Vancouver. [August 2005]
Currently playing hockey for Lausanne in Switzerland for the duration of the hockey lockout. [February 2005]
Has said that he will not return to play for Lausanne, due to complications in his wife Heather's second pregnancy. [March 2005]
Declined an invitation to play for Team Canada at the 2005 IIHF World Hockey Championships as training camp came on the heels of his wife Heather's difficult pregnancy, as she went into pre-term labor three times, and the premature birth of their second son, Lucas. [April 2005]
Son, Lucas was born prematurely, on March 30th, 2005.
Son, Ryan Martin, was born on June 13th, 2003.
Cleaned house at the 2004 NHL Awards, winning the Hart Trophy as League MVP, the Art Ross Trophy as the Top Points Scorer, and the Lester B. Pearson Award as MVP selected by the NHLPA (NHL Players'Aosscation)
Was never actually drafted into playing in the NHL; instead signed on as a free agent with the Calgary Flames in the 1998-1999 season, after splitting the 1997-1998 season between Cleveland of the IHL and Saint John of the AHL.
2004 World Cup: Scored 2 goals and 2 assists for 4 points in the World Cup of Hockey tournment as Canada won the tournment. One goal came on the power play as Canada won the tournment.
Was a part of Team Canada's World Cup winning team in September of 2004.
Martin St. Louis Filmography
2014 NHL Awards
Himself - nominee
The Best Band You've Never Heard
2008 NHL Awards
Hockey Night in Canada
The 2004 Stanley Cup Finals
Himself (Forward - Tampa Bay Lightning)
It's Our Game: Team Canada's Victory at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey