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ZBYNEK MICHALEK  Czech Rep.
a.k.a. "Zbyněk Michálek"

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BIRTHYEAR 1982-12-23 BIRTHPLACEJindrichuv Hradec, CZE
AGE 32 NATION Czech Rep.
POSITION D SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 189 cm / 6'2" WEIGHT 95 kg / 209 lbs
YOUTH TEAM KLH Jindrichuv Hradec CONTRACT 16/17
CAP HIT $3,200,000


Michálek is a big defenseman who is excellent defensively. Blocks a lot of shots and can play a shutdown role for his team. A decent powerplay guy, too, thanks to a hard shot. Could play a more physical game.
- Erik K. Piri, EP (2014)

Brother: Milan Michalek

© Photo: Timo Savela

CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1999-00 HC Karlovy Vary U20 Czech U20 42 2 1322 -2 | Playoffs 1 0 000
 2000-01 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 69 10 293952 41 | Playoffs 3 0 000
 2001-02 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 68 16 355154 25 | Playoffs 12 8 91717 -5 
  Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0 000 |            
 2002-03 Houston Aeros AHL 62 4 101426 16 | Playoffs 23 1 126
 2003-04 Minnesota Wild NHL 22 1 124 -7 |            
  Houston Aeros AHL 55 5 162132 -5 | Playoffs 2 1 010
 2004-05 Houston Aeros AHL 76 7 172448 -10 | Playoffs 5 1 234
 2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 9 152462 4 |            
  Czech Republic EHT 3 0 000 |            
  Czech Republic WC 9 3 036 0 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 12 3 036 |            
 2006-07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 4 242834 -20 |            
  Czech Republic WC 7 0 114 0 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 9 0 224 |            
 2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 75 4 131734 9 |            
  Czech Republic WC 7 0 006 -7 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 8 0 006 |            
 2008-09 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 6 212728 -13 |            
 2009-10 Phoenix Coyotes  NHL 72 3 141730 5 | Playoffs 7 0 222 -4 
  Czech Republic OG 5 0 002 0 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 5 0 002 |            
 2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 5 141930 0 | Playoffs 7 0 110
  Czech Republic WC 8 0 110 6 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 8 0 110 0 |            
 2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 62 2 111324 0 | Playoffs 6 0 110
 2012-13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 34 0 2214 4 |            
  Czech Republic  WC 8 3 142 2 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 8 3 142 2 |            
 2013-14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 59 2 81024 6 |            
  Czech Republic OG 5 0 112 3 |            
  Czech Republic (all) International 5 0 112 3 |            
 2014-15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 53 2 6812 -6 |            
  St. Louis Blues NHL 15 2 246 3 | Playoffs 6 0 004 -2 
 2015-16 Arizona Coyotes NHL - - --- |            



CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 193 16 43 59 0.31 106  | 30 3 3 6 0.20 10 
  Czech U20: 42 2 1 3 0.07 22  -2  | 1 0 0 0 0.00
  EHT: 3 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  International: 55 6 5 11 0.20 22  |    
  International-Jr: 3 0 0 0 0.00 |    
  NHL: 711 40 131 171 0.24 302  -15  | 26 0 4 4 0.15 -3 
  OG: 10 0 1 1 0.10 |    
  QMJHL: 137 26 64 90 0.66 106  66  | 15 8 9 17 1.13 17  -3 
  WC: 39 6 3 9 0.23 18  |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
2002-2003 AHL Calder Cup Champion
2005-2006 World Championship Silver Medal
2010-2011 World Championship Bronze Medal
2012-2013 World Championship Top 3 Player on Team
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- AHL Calder Cup Champion 02/03
- World Championship Bronze Medal 10/11
- World Championship Silver Medal 05/06
- World Championship Top 3 Player on Team 12/13



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
07/01/2015 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Arizona Coyotes 2 years 
03/02/2015 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes St. Louis Blues Traded 
06/23/2012 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Arizona Coyotes Traded 
07/01/2010 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes Pittsburgh Penguins 5 years 


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
- Drafted 2000, round 2 #59 overall by Victoriaville Tigres in the CHL Import Draft
 
 
Cult/Star player for Houston Aeros
Cult/Star player for Shawinigan Cataractes
Cult/Star player for Arizona Coyotes
Cult/Star player for Czech Republic
 
Career transactions
- 2012-06-22 • Traded to the Phoenix Coyotes for Marc Cheverie, the rights to Harrison Ruopp & a 2012 3rd round pick (Oskar Sundqvist)
- 2011-09-08 • Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 2005-08-26 • Traded to the Phoenix Coyotes for Erik Westrum & Dustin Wood
- 2001-09-29 • Signed by the Minnesota Wild