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Zigmund Pálffy a.k.a. "Ziggy Pálffy"

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    5'10" / 179 cm
  • Weight
    183 lbs / 83 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

A very experienced winger with a good offensive game. A good skater even after losing some speed over the years. Has a sharp and precise shot that he likes to use often. Plays well with the puck and is a reliable goal and point scorer. Not a very physical player. (Matias Strozyk)

Team Staff profile of Zigmund Pálffy also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1990-91 AC/HC Nitra Czech 50 34 16 50 18 |
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 7 7 6 13 2 |
Czechoslovakia CC 4 1 0 1 2 -1 |
1991-92 HK Dukla Trencin Czech 32 23 25 48 - | Playoffs 13 18 8 26 -
Czechoslovakia U20 WJC-20 6 3 1 4 6 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 11 1 - - - |
1992-93 HK Dukla Trencin Czech 43 38 41 79 - |
1993-94 New York Islanders NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -6 |
Salt Lake Golden Eagles IHL 57 25 32 57 83 1 |
Slovakia OG 8 3 7 10 8 |
1994-95 New York Islanders NHL 33 10 7 17 6 3 |
Denver Grizzlies IHL 33 20 23 43 40 8 |
1995-96 New York Islanders NHL 81 43 44 87 56 -17 |
Slovakia WCup 3 1 2 3 2 |
Slovakia WC 5 2 0 2 10 |
1996-97 HK Dukla Trencin Slovakia 1 0 0 0 - |
New York Islanders “A” NHL 80 48 42 90 43 21 |
1997-98 New York Islanders “A” NHL 82 45 42 87 34 -2 |
1998-99 New York Islanders “A” NHL 50 22 28 50 34 -6 |
HK 36 Skalica Slovakia 9 11 8 19 6 |
Slovakia WC 6 5 5 10 6 0 |
1999-00 Los Angeles Kings NHL 64 27 39 66 32 18 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0 0
2000-01 Los Angeles Kings NHL 73 38 51 89 20 22 | Playoffs 13 3 5 8 8 0
2001-02 Los Angeles Kings NHL 63 32 27 59 26 5 | Playoffs 7 4 5 9 0 4
Slovakia OG 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Slovakia “A” WC 3 1 6 7 2 5 |
Slovakia (all) International 4 1 6 7 2 4 |
2002-03 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 37 48 85 47 22 |
Slovakia WC 9 7 8 15 18 9 |
2003-04 Los Angeles Kings “A” NHL 35 16 25 41 12 18 |
2004-05 HK 36 Skalica Slovakia 8 10 3 13 6 5 |
HC Slavia Praha Czech 41 21 19 40 30 8 | Playoffs 7 5 2 7 2 -2
Slovakia “A” WC 7 5 4 9 10 1 |
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 42 11 31 42 12 5 |
2006-07 Did not play |
2007-08 HK 36 Skalica Slovakia 47 30 46 76 93 48 | Playoffs 13 7 17 24 26 19
2008-09 HK 36 Skalica Slovakia 53 52 47 99 46 75 | Playoffs 17 12 15 27 12 25
2009-10 HK 36 Skalica “C” Slovakia 36 17 36 53 28 38 | Playoffs 6 6 6 12 18 7
Slovakia OG 7 0 3 3 8 -1 |
Slovakia (all) International 10 2 4 6 - |
2010-11 Did not play |
2011-12 HK 36 Skalica “C” Slovakia 48 26 57 83 76 61 | Playoffs 6 3 4 7 6 1
2012-13 HK 36 Skalica “C” Slovakia 39 26 47 73 103 40 | Playoffs 7 3 5 8 2 6
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2009-10 HK 36 Skalica Slovakia Player-Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 4 1 0 1 0.25 2 -1 |
Czech 166 116 101 217 1.31 48 8 | 20 23 10 33 1.65 2 -2
IHL 90 45 55 100 1.11 123 9 |
International 25 4 10 13 0.52 2 4 |
NHL 684 329 384 713 1.04 322 83 | 24 9 10 19 0.79 8 4
OG 16 3 10 13 0.81 16 -2 |
Slovakia 241 172 244 416 1.73 358 267 | 49 31 47 78 1.59 64 58
WC 30 20 23 43 1.43 46 15 |
WCup 3 1 2 3 1.00 2 0 |
WJC-20 13 10 7 17 1.31 8 0 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/31/2013
07/31/2013 Confirmed HK Skalica Retired
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for HC Slavia Praha

Cult/Star player for HK Dukla Trencin

Cult/Star player for HK Nitra

Cult/Star player for HK Skalica

Cult/Star player for Los Angeles Kings

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

Cult/Star player for Slovakia

Career transactions
- 2013-07-31 • Announced his retirement
- 2011-09-15 • Re-signed by HK 36 Skalica
- 2007-07-19 • Signed by HK 36 Skalica (comeback)
- 2006-01-18 • Announced his retirement
- 2005-08-06 • Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2004-11-16 • Signed to a lockout contract by Slavia Praha
- 2004-10-07 • Signed to a lockout contract by HK 36 Skalica
- 2004-09-15 • Signed to a lockout contract by Slavia Praha
- 1999-06-19 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings with Bryan Smolinski, Marcel Cousineau & a 1999 4th round pick (Daniel Johansson) for Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, Mathieu Biron & a 1999 1st round pick (Taylor Pyatt)
- 1991-06-09 • Drafted 26th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the New York Islanders

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