Mark Stuart
Mark Stuart
Defenseman
NUMBER: 45
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
WEIGHT: 213
SHOOTS: Left
BIRTHDATE: 04/27/1984
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Rochester, MN, USA
DRAFTED: BOS: 2003-21 overall


2009-10: Injuries limited him to 56 games ... When he missed the Dec. 18 game with a broken sternum it snapped a 214 consecutive games played (regular season & playoffs) streak, as he had not missed a game since breaking into the NHL on a full-time basis at the start of the 2007-08 season ... Had points in consecutive games Oct. 16-17 (1-1=2 totals) ... Had six fighting majors, including two in one game on Mar. 11 at Philadelphia ... Played his 200th NHL game Oct. 10 vs. NY Islanders ... Missed 26 regular season games and the first nine playoff games to injury ... 2008-09: Played in all 82 games for the second straight season ... Established career season-highs in all categories with 5-12=17 totals ... Had three multiple-point games, all two-point efforts including his first career multiple-point game with two goals Dec. 12 in Atlanta ... Had points in consecutive games twice, from Dec. 12-13 (2-1=3 totals) and Mar. 22-28 (0-2=2 totals) ... 2007-08: Played his first full NHL season and was one of three Bruins to play in all 82 games ... Had points in consecutive games Mar. 20-22 (1-1=2 totals) ... Played his 100th NHL game Mar. 8 vs. Washington ... Played his first career game vs. one of his brothers when he and older brother Colin faced off in Colin’s first NHL game Dec. 29 in Atlanta ... He and Colin also scored in the same game when both tallied on Dec. 31 in Boston with Mark’s goal proving the game-winner and Colin’s his first in the NHL ... Played his first NHL playoff game Apr. 10 in Montreal and recorded his first playoff point with an assist Apr. 13 vs. the Canadiens ... 2006-07: Began the season as a non-roster player while recuperating from off-season knee surgery ... Assigned to Providence/AHL on Nov. 7 and spent most of the season in Providence with 4-16=20 totals and 62 PIM in 49 AHL Bruins games ... Recalled on three occasions to Boston - from Nov. 21-Dec. 9 (0-1=1 totals in 7 games), Feb. 13-25 (0-0=0 totals in 4 games) and Mar. 23-29 (0-0=0 totals in 4 games) ... Did not dress for four games (coach’s decision) ... 2005-06: Played most of his first pro season with Providence/AHL with 4-3=7 totals and 76 PIM in 60 AHL Bruins games ... Recalled twice to Boston, from Mar. 10-11 and Mar. 13-Apr. 15 ... Played his first NHL game Mar. 11 vs. NY Islanders, recorded his first NHL point with an assist Mar. 16 vs. Ottawa and scored his first NHL goal Apr. 10 vs. Washington ... Did not dress for one game ... College: Played three years of college hockey at Colorado College, where he captained the team his junior season ... Had 12-42=54 totals with 275 PIM in 118 career college games ... Named the WCHA’s Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team West All-American in 2004-05 as he led the Tigers to the Frozen Four ... Named to the WCHA’s All-Rookie Team in 2002-03 and was a Third Team All-WCHA selection in 2003-04 ... International: Captained Team USA to its first-ever Gold Medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships (0-2=2 totals and 4 PIM in 6 games) and also to their first-ever Gold Medal at the 2002 World Under-18 Championships ... Also played for Team USA in the World Championships in 2003 (0-1=1 totals with 2 PIM in 7 games) and 2008 (0-0=0 totals and 4 PIM in 7 games).