Robert Lang

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'3" / 190 cm
  • Weight
    212 lbs / 96 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Lang was a big center with outstanding playmaking ability. He had an excellent shot and would excel greatly on the powerplay. Would be criticised for being lazy and slow.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1985-86 HC Litvinov U16 Czech U16 - - - - - |
1986-87 HC Litvinov U16 Czech U16 34 29 29 58 20 |
1987-88 HC Litvinov U18 Czech U18 - - - - - |
1988-89 HC Litvinov U18 Czech U18 - - - - - |
HC Litvinov Czech 7 3 2 5 0 |
1989-90 HC Litvinov U18 Czech U18 - - - - - |
HC Litvinov Czech 40 11 9 20 - 9 |
1990-91 HC Litvinov Czech 48 24 22 46 38 | Playoffs 8 2 4 6 0
Czechoslovakia (all) International 16 0 - - - |
1991-92 HC Litvinov Czech 38 11 27 38 - | Playoffs 5 1 4 5
Czechoslovakia OG 8 5 8 13 8 |
Czechoslovakia WC 8 2 2 4 2 |
Czechoslovakia (all) International 30 11 - - - |
1992-93 Los Angeles Kings NHL 11 0 5 5 2 -3 |
Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 38 9 21 30 20 -2 |
1993-94 Los Angeles Kings NHL 32 9 10 19 10 7 |
Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 44 11 24 35 34 -14 |
1994-95 HC Litvinov Czech 16 4 19 23 28 11 |
Los Angeles Kings NHL 36 4 8 12 4 -7 |
1995-96 Los Angeles Kings NHL 68 6 16 22 10 -15 |
Czech Republic WCup 3 0 0 0 2 -2 |
Czech Republic WC 8 5 4 9 2 7 |
Czech Republic (all) International 16 5 4 9 4 |
1996-97 HC Sparta Praha Czech 34 14 24 38 28 16 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 4 0
Czech Republic WC 8 1 1 2 25 -4 |
Czech Republic (all) International 20 5 1 6 25 |
1997-98 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 0 0 2 1 |
Houston Aeros IHL 9 1 7 8 4 1 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 51 9 13 22 14 6 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 2 -4
Czech Republic OG 6 0 3 3 0 4 |
Czech Republic (all) International 6 0 3 3 0 |
1998-99 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 72 21 23 44 24 -10 | Playoffs 12 0 2 2 0 -3
1999-00 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 78 23 42 65 14 -9 | Playoffs 11 3 3 6 0 -1
2000-01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 82 32 48 80 28 20 | Playoffs 16 4 4 8 4 2
2001-02 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 62 18 32 50 16 9 |
Czech Republic OG 4 1 2 3 2 3 |
Czech Republic (all) International 4 1 2 3 2 3 |
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 82 22 47 69 22 12 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 2 3
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 63 29 45 74 24 2 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 1 4 5 2 2 | Playoffs 12 4 5 9 6 -1
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings NHL 72 20 42 62 72 17 | Playoffs 6 3 3 6 2 -2
Czech Republic “C” OG 8 0 4 4 4 0 |
Czech Republic (all) International 8 0 4 4 4 0 |
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL 81 19 33 52 66 12 | Playoffs 18 2 6 8 8 5
2007-08 Chicago Blackhawks “A” NHL 76 21 33 54 50 9 |
2008-09 Montréal Canadiens NHL 50 18 21 39 36 6 |
2009-10 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 64 9 20 29 28 -4 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 0 0
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Czech 183 67 103 170 0.93 94 36 | 18 4 10 14 0.78 4 0
Czech U16 34 29 29 58 1.71 20 0 |
Czech U18 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
IHL 91 21 52 73 0.80 58 -15 |
International 100 22 14 25 0.25 35 3 |
NHL 989 261 442 703 0.71 424 55 | 91 18 28 46 0.51 24 -1
OG 26 6 17 23 0.88 14 7 |
WC 24 8 7 15 0.63 29 3 |
WCup 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -2 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/29/2009
09/29/2009 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Arizona Coyotes
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Phoenix Roadrunners

Cult/Star player for Pittsburgh Penguins

Career transactions
- 2009-09-29 • Signed as a free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes
- 2008-09-12 • Traded to the Montréal Canadiens for 2010 2nd round pick (previously acquired, later traded back to Toronto, later traded to Boston - Boston selected Jared Knight)
- 2007-07-02 • Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks
- 2004-02-27 • Traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Tomas Fleischmann, 2005 1nd round pick (Mike Green) and 2006 4th round pick (Luke Lynes)
- 2002-07-01 • Signed as a free agent by the Washington Capitals
- 1997-10-25 • Waiver by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 1997-09-28 • Waiver by the Boston Bruins
- 1997-03-13 • Signedas as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins

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