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Martin Frk
#27

Position: RW
Date of Birth: 10/05/1993
Height: 6' 0"   Weight: 200 lbs
Shoots: R
Birthplace: Pelhrimov, Czech Republic
Drafted: Detroit's 1st choice, 49th overall, in 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: Halifax (QMJHL)

Biography:

 
 



Fourth season as a Griffin…Fourth year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 7/31/12…Assigned by Detroit, 9/22/13…Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 11/4/13…Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/19/13...Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/14...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 11/18/14...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/10/15...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 1/12/15...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/18/15...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 1/22/15...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/31/15...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 2/2/15...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 2/17/15...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 3/3/15...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 3/9/15...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 4/29/15...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 5/2/15...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 5/3/15...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 5/29/15…Assigned by Detroit, 9/26/15…Claimed off waivers by Carolina, 10/9/16…Claimed off waivers by Detroit and assigned to Grand Rapids, 11/1/16.

2015-16:
Appeared in 67 games with the Griffins and ranked second on the team in goals (27) and fifth in points (27-17—44)…Tied for sixth in the AHL in overall goals…Tied for fifth in the AHL with 11 power play goals and tied for 10th on the team’s single-season list…Tallied two goals, including the game-winner in a 4-3 victory, 10/21/15 vs. CHA…Recorded a seven-game point streak, 12/9/15-12/27/15…Logged a goal in four consecutive contests, 12/18/15-12/27/15…Registered three points (1-2—3) in back-to-back games, 12/19/15 vs. TEX and 12/26/15 at LE…Notched the game-winner as part of a two-goal game, 1/12/16 at CHA…Potted back-to-back two-goal contests, 2/5/16 at RFD and 2/6/16 vs. RFD…Delivered the game-winner and lit the lamp twice, 3/13/16 at CHI…Picked up a pair of assists, 4/16/16 vs. BAK…Skated in four Calder Cup Playoff games and recorded four points (1-3—4)…Accumulated three points (1-2—3) in Game 1 of the Central Division Semifinals, 4/22/16 at MIL…Missed the final five postseason games due to an injury. 2014-15: Split his second professional season between the Griffins and the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye…Notched six goals, six assists and 16 penalty minutes in 32 regular season games with Grand Rapids…Notched his first AHL goal of the season, 10/31/14 vs. CHI…Logged a two-point game (1-1—2), 4/8/15 vs. MIL…Picked up a goal and assist, 4/17/15 vs. CHA…Chipped in two assists in two Calder Cup Playoff games for Grand Rapids…Produced 38 points (23-15—38), 16 PIM and a plus-12 rating in 29 regular season games with Toledo…Was held scoreless in only five of his games during the ECHL regular season…Turned out five goals and five assists in his first six games with the Walleye…Registered his first professional hat trick, 1/17/15 at GRN…Ran an eight-game point streak and picked up 12 points (9-3—12) within that span, 1/25/15-3/8/15…Recorded 13 points (9-4—13) in 14 Kelly Cup Playoffs games to help the Walleye advance to the Eastern Conference Finals…Turned out two playoff hat tricks (5/20/15 at SC; 5/23/15 at SC) in a span of three games. 2013-14: Accumulated 12 points (3-9—12) in 50 regular season games with Grand Rapids…Made his AHL debut, 10/5/13 at TOR…Notched his first AHL point with an assist, 1/18/14 vs. ABB…Put away two points (1-1—2), 2/8/14 at RCH…Chipped in an assist in back-to-back games, 3/13/14-3/14/14…Recorded a second two-game assist streak, 3/21/14-3/22/14…Recorded 13 points (5-8—13) in 15 games with the Walleye from 11/9/13-12/18/13…Went scoreless in four playoff games with the Griffins. 2012-13: Won the QMJHL President Cup and the CHL Memorial Cup with the Halifax Mooseheads, who compiled a 58-6-3-1 regular season record…Named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team…Ranked second on the team and 13th in the league with 84 points (35-49—84) in 56 games…Tied for the league lead in shootout conversion (3-for-3)…Ranked among team leaders with 35 goals (T3rd), 49 assists (3rd), 13 power play goals (3rd), 26 power play points (4th), seven game-winning goals (1st), three shootout goals (1st) and 180 shots (4th)…Tallied nine multi-point games during an 11-game point streak, compiling 22 points (9-13—22) from 10/24/12-11/23/12…Logged a junior career-high 14-game scoring streak, amassing 24 points (11-13—24) from 12/4/12-2/8/13…Notched two four-point games in a three-game span (2/20/13-2/24-13)…Logged four points (3-1—4) in six games with the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship in Ufa, Russia…Tied for second in QMJHL postseason scoring with 33 points (13-20—33) in 17 games, as Halifax went 16-1 en route to its league championship…Opened the playoffs with a franchise-record eight-point game (5-3—8), 3/22/13 vs. Saint John…Enjoyed six playoff games with three or more points, including a five-point night (2-3—5) during the QMJHL Finals, 5/8/13 at Baie-Comeau…Tied for second on the club with nine points (5-4—9) in four Memorial Cup games. 2011-12: Limited to just 34 regular season games with Halifax due to a pre-season injury, making his season debut on 12/9/11…Finished ninth on the club with 29 points (16-13—29)…Racked up 11 points (6-5—11) in a six-game stretch, 1/13/12-1/29/12…Skated in 17 postseason games, tallying 11 points (5-6—11) to help the Mooseheads reach the conference finals. 2010-11: Debuted in North America with Halifax and placed second on the club with 50 points (22-28—50) in 62 games…Placed third on the team in goals, tied for first in assists and ranked among team leaders with 75 penalty minutes (2nd), 19 power play points (T1st), four game-winning goals (1st), a 0.750 shootout percentage (1st) and 166 shots (3rd)…Posted a season-high four points (3-1—4) on 11/17/10 vs. Rimouski…Tallied his second hat trick of the season on 3/11/11 at P.E.I….Nominated for the RDS Cup Rookie of the Year and for the Michael Bergeron Trophy for the top offensive rookie…Represented his country at both the World U18 Championship in Crimmitschau and Dresden, Germany, tying for the team lead with five points (1-4—5) in six games, and the World Junior Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., placing second on the team with six points (3-3—6) in six games. 2009-10: Picked up 13 points (9-4—13) in eight games for HC Karlovy Vary’s under-17 club and led the under-20 team in goals (28), assists (30), points (58) and penalty minutes (186)…Tied for sixth in the under-20 league in scoring and led the league in penalty minutes…Represented the Czech Republic at the World U18 Championship in Minsk, Belarus, and tied for the team lead with seven points (2-5—7) in six contests. 2008-09: Split the season between the under-17 and under-20 teams of Karlovy Vary…Racked up 38 points (26-12-38) in 22 games at the under-17 level and 20 points (8-12—20) in 16 games on the under-20 club…Led the under-17 team in scoring and had the fourth-best points-per-game average (1.73)…Tied for sixth on the under-20 team in scoring despite his abbreviated stint. 2007-08: Led Karlovy Vary’s under-17 team with 42 points (25-17—42) in 44 games as a 14-year-old…Tied for 13th in the circuit in goals.
 

 

AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 67, 2015-16 Assist Streak: 3, 4/16/15-4/18/15
Goals: 27, 2015-16 Point Streak: 7, 12/9/15-12/27/15
Assists: 17, 2015-16 Goals, Game: 2, six times (MR: 3/13/16 GR at CHI)
Points: 44, 2015-16 Assists, Game: 2, three times (MR: 4/16/16 GR vs. BAK)
PIM: 89, 2015-16 Points, Game: 3, twice (MR: 12/26/15 GR at LE)
Goal Streak: 4, 12/18/15-12/27/15 PIM, Game: 27, 12/27/15 GR at LE
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/5/13 GR at TOR NHL Game:
AHL Point: 1/18/14 GR vs. ABB (assist) NHL Point:
AHL Goal: 2/8/14 GR at RCH (Matt Hackett) NHL Goal:
 

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2006-07 Karlovy Vary U17 Czech U17 5 0 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007-08 Karlovy Vary U17 Czech U17 44 25 17 42 56 2 1 0 1 4
2008-09 Karlovy Vary U17 Czech U17 22 26 12 38 85 -- -- -- -- --
  Karlovy Vary Jr. Czech Jr. 16 8 12 20 6 -- -- -- -- --
2009-10 Karlovy Vary U17 Czech U17 8 9 4 13 41 -- -- -- -- --
  Karlovy Vary Jr. Czech Jr. 41 28 30 58 186 6 2 3 5 4
2010-11 Halifax QMJHL 62 22 28 50 75 4 0 2 2 8
2011-12 Halifax QMJHL 34 16 13 29 41 17 5 6 11 26
2012-13 Halifax QMJHL 56 35 49 84 84 17 13 20 33 32
2013-14 Grand Rapids AHL 50 3 9 12 22 4 0 0 0 0
  Toledo ECHL 15 5 8 13 10 -- -- -- -- --
2014-15 Grand Rapids AHL 32 6 6 12 16 2 0 2 2 0
  Toledo ECHL 29 23 15 38 16 14 9 4 13 10
2015-16 Grand Rapids AHL 67 27 17 44 89 4 1 3 4 2
  GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS
149 36 32 68 127 10 1 5 6 6
  PRO TOTALS
193 64 55 119 153 24 10 9 19 16

Goalies

# Name POS
31 Jared Coreau G
40 Eddie Pasquale G

Defensemen

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
4 Nathan Paetsch D
13 Filip Hronek D
18 Brian Lashoff D
20 Dan Renouf D
44 Conor Allen D
52 Dylan McIlrath D

Forwards

# Name POS
10 Ben Street C
11 Daniel Cleary LW
15 Mitch Callahan RW
21 Mike Borkowski C
23 Dominic Turgeon C
26 Eric Tangradi LW
27 Martin Frk RW
28 Matt Lorito LW
29 Dylan Sadowy RW
39 Tyler Bertuzzi LW
42 Dominik Shine F
43 Givani Smith RW
45 Colin Campbell RW
51 Kyle Criscuolo C
55 Matthew Ford RW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW

Detroit Red Wings

# Name POS
5 Robbie Russo D
19 Tomas Nosek C