David Pastrnak was selected in the first round (25th overall) by the Boston Bruins in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. One of the steals of the draft, Pastrnak has amassed more points than any other player from his class with the exception of Edmonton Oilers superstar Leon Draisaitl, who went third overall.
David Pastrnak's bio
- Height: 6-foot-0
- Weight: 189 pounds
- Birthdate: May 25, 1996
- Birthplace: Havirov, Czech Republic
- College: None
- Amateur teams: Sodertalje SK
- NHL experience: 8 years
- Jersey number: 88
David Pastrnak's career NHL stats
Here are some of David Pastrnak's notable career achievements and statistics:
- One-time Stanley Cup finalist (2019)
- 2019-20 Maurice Richard Trophy winner
- One-time NHL First All-Star Team (2020)
- Played in All-Star Game (2019, 2020)
- Led Bruins in scoring once (2019-20)
- 12 career hat tricks
- Career totals (through 2021-22 season)
- 240 goals
- 264 assists
- 504 points
- 215 penalty minutes
- plus-86 rating
- 510 games played
Here are David Pastrnak's contract details with the Bruins
Pastrnak signed a six-year, $40 million contract with the Bruins in September 2017.
Pastrnak signed the deal with the Bruins at 21 years old and can become an unrestricted free agent at age 27, after his ninth NHL season.
Through eight NHL seasons, Pastrnak has earned more than $35 million.
David Pastrnak's amateur and minor league career
Pastrnak did not play college hockey in the United States, instead playing junior and professional hockey in Sweden before joining the Providence Bruins of the American Hockey League.
He played parts of two seasons for Sodertalje SK in HockeyAllsvenskan, the second-highest level of pro hockey in Sweden. He tallied 10 goals and 17 assists for 27 points in 47 games between the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.
Pastrnak joined the Providence Bruins after being drafted but was called up to Boston in November 2014. He'd spend a total of 28 games in the AHL over parts of two seasons, recording 32 points (12 goals, 20 assists).
David Pastrnak's international career
Pastrnak has represented the Czech Republic in numerous international competitions, winning a silver medal on the Czech U-18 team at the 2014 World Junior Championship.
Meet David Pastrnak's family
Pastrank and his girlfriend, Rebecca Rohlsson, lost their newborn son, Viggo, just six days after he was born in June 2021.