Canadian Olympic Medal Count
Patrick Marleau has appeared in two Olympic Games for Team Canada, winning gold both times. In his Olympic debut at Vancouver 2010, Marleau contributed five points (two goals, three assists) over seven games en route to Canada’s home ice gold medal. Marleau tallied four assists over six games at Sochi 2014 to help Canada defend their title.
Marleau’s first time wearing a Canadian jersey was at the 1995 IIHF Under-17 World Hockey Challenge as a member of Team Canada West. Marleau would go on to appear in four IIHF World Championships (1999, 2001, 2003, 2005), winning gold in 2003 followed by silver in 2005. He also suited up for the gold medal-winning team at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Marleau’s NHL career began with him being drafted second overall by the San Jose Sharks in 1997. He played with the Sharks from his rookie season in 1997-98 through the 2016-17 season. After two seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, he returned to San Jose in 2019-20 before being traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins in the runup to the playoffs. He signed with the Sharks as a free agent for the 2020-21 season and announced his retirement on May 10, 2022.
He is the all-time leader in NHL regular season games played (1779), surpassing the mark previously held by Gordie Howe. He ended his NHL career with 566 goals and 631 assists for 1197 points.
Marleau was inducted to the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012 with his teammates from the 2010 Olympic hockey team.
|2010 Vancouver||Ice Hockey||Men||Gold|
|2014 Sochi||Ice Hockey||Men||Gold|