Marco Sturm
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
BIRTHDATE: 09/08/1978
DRAFTED: SJS: 1996-21 overall

Has a 7/24 record in NHL shootouts (3 deciding goals) ... Has taken four career penalty shots (1 goal) and his three taken as a Bruin tie him with John Bucyk and P. J. Axelsson for most by a Bruin in team history ... Has played in one NHL All-Star Game (1999) ... 2008-09: Suffered a knee injury Dec. 18 vs. Toronto which required Jan. 13 surgery and ended his season ... Had four multiple-point games, including two two-goal nights ... Had points in consecutive games twice, from Nov. 1-6 (2-2=4 totals) and Nov. 12-13 (3-0=3 totals) ... Missed 63 games to injuries (concussion-like symptoms & knee) ... 2007-08: Recorded his sixth straight 20-goal season ... Had 13 multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort Feb. 21 at Florida ... Had an eight-game point streak from Feb. 16-Mar. 3 (4-7=11 totals) ... Had a six-game point streak from Nov. 8-23 (4-3=7 totals), including a four-game goal streak from Nov. 8-17 ... Took eight shootout shots and scored the deciding shootout goal Feb. 21 in Florida ... Played his 730th NHL game on Feb. 2 vs. Detroit, passing Uwe Krupp for the most NHL games played by a player born and raised in Germany ... Played his 700th NHL game Nov. 23 vs. NY Islanders, recorded his 200th NHL assist Feb. 9 vs. Florida, registered his 400th NHL point with an assist in a 1-2=3 effort Feb. 21 at Florida and scored his 200th NHL goal Feb. 28 vs. Pittsburgh ... Missed two games with an eye injury and the flu ... 2006-07: Hit the 20+ goal mark for the fifth straight season ... Had seven multiple-point games, including his second career hat trick scored Dec. 19 in Ottawa ... Had a six-game point streak from Feb. 23-Mar. 4 (2-5=7 totals) ... Had a five-game point streak from Dec. 14-23 (5-2=7 totals) ... Took two penalty shots - unsuccessful on Washington’s Brent Johnson on Nov. 18 and scoring on Ottawa’s Ray Emery on Jan. 9 ... Missed six games to injuries (leg & facial injury) ... 2005-06: Hit the 20+ goal mark for the fourth consecutive season ... Set career season-highs in all offensive categories and finished third in the team’s scoring race with 29-30=59 combined totals with San Jose and Boston ... Was second in the Sharks’ scoring race with 6-10=16 totals in 23 games at the time of his Nov. 30 trade to Boston ... Had 11 multiple-point games with his season-high a 2-1=3 effort Jan. 16 vs. Anaheim ... Had a seven-game point streak from Mar. 11-21 (3-6=9 totals) ... Had a six-game point streak from Oct. 5-17 (4-3=7 totals) ... Had a five-game point streak and two four-game point streaks as well ... Factored into ten of 18 game-winning goals with Boston (6-4=10 totals) ... Took an unsuccessful penalty shot on Ottawa’s Mike Morrison on Apr. 11 ... Recorded his 300th NHL point with a goal Mar. 4 vs. Buffalo and played his 600th NHL game Apr. 8 vs. NY Rangers ... Missed five games to injury (4, shoulder, 1, flu) ... 2004-05: Played 45 games with Ingolstadt in Germany with 22-16=38 totals, leading the team in goals and second overall in the club’s scoring race ... 2003-04: Had nine multiple-point games with his season-high a 1-2=3 effort Feb. 19 vs. Chicago ... Had two seven-game point streaks, from Nov. 11-26 (6-2=8 totals) and Feb. 14-27 (5-6=11 totals) ... Played his 500th NHL game Dec. 21 at Anaheim ... Scored two goals in a 20-second span Nov. 13 vs. St. Louis ... Took an unsuccessful penalty shot on Toronto’s Mikael Tellqvist on Nov. 15 ... Missed 17 games with injuries (chest & ankle) ... 2002-03: Led the team in goals ... Had nine multiple-point games, including four multiple-goal games and a season-high 2-1=3 effort Oct. 12 at Vancouver ... Had two four-game point streaks, from Dec. 19-26 (3-2=5 totals) and Feb. 21-Mar. 1 (3-3=6 totals) ... Scored his 100th NHL goal Mar. 29 vs. Dallas, recorded his 100th NHL assist Nov. 7 at Nashville, scored his 200th NHL point in a two-goal effort Mar. 6 vs. Montreal and played his 400th NHL game Nov. 13 at Atlanta ... 2001-02: Led the team in shorthanded goals with three and his +23 on the season tied with Mike Rathje as a single-season team record ... Hit the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career ... Had seven multiple-point games with his season-highs 1-2=3 efforts each Dec. 8 at Vancouver and Mar. 7 vs. Ottawa ... Had a four-game point streak from Jan. 9-17 (2-3=5 totals) and had three three-game point streaks as well ... 2000-01: Led the team in shorthanded goals with three, including two Oct. 14 vs. Boston ... Had two goals Nov. 8 at Chicago with the first tying the game with less than ten seconds remaining in regulation and the second, his 100th NHL goal, winning the game in overtime ... Played his 300th NHL game Mar. 22 at Ottawa ... 1999-2000: Led the Sharks and tied for third overall in the NHL with four shorthanded goals ... Played his 200th NHL game Jan. 25 vs. Colorado ... Missed eight games to injury ... 1998-99: Scored his first career hat trick in a career-high 3-2=5 effort Dec. 23 at Edmonton and was a +5 in the game ... Played in the NHL All-Star Game and scored the first ever goal by a German player in an All-Star Game ... Scored three game-winning goals in a seven-game span from Dec. 17-Jan. 2 ... Scored his first two playoff goals, including the game-winning effort, Apr. 28 at Colorado ... 1997-98: Tied for fifth in the NHL’s rookie scoring race ... Was named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month in November ... His first three NHL goals proved game-winning scores as he became one of just five players since 1967 to accomplish that feat ... Had a four-game point streak from Oct. 22-29 (1-3=4 totals) ... Played his first NHL game Oct. 4 vs. Chicago, recording his first NHL points with an assist and the game-winning goal in that contest ... Europe: Played two seasons with Landshut in Germany with 28-47=75 totals and 90 PIM in 93 career games ... International: Has represented Germany in seven international tournaments - one World Junior Championship (1995, 4-6=10 totals in 6 games); three World Championships (1997, 1-1=2 totals and 4 PIM in 8 games; 2001, 4-1=5 totals and 26 PIM in 7 games; 2008, 2-1=3 totals and 6 PIM in 6 games); one World Cup (2003, 2-0=2 totals in 4 games); and two Olympic Games (1998, 0-0=0 totals and 0 PIM in 2 games; 2002, 0-1=1 totals and 0 PIM in 5 games) ... Was named to the 2006 German Olympic Team as well, but did not play due to a shoulder injury suffered during the NHL season.