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Czechia Jaroslav Spacek

a.k.a. "Jaroslav Špaček"
#6 HC Plzeň / Czechia - 12/13
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Last added: Thomas Goscicki
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Darien Craighead 6 5 7 12
2. Eirik Salsten 6 6 4 10
3. Jacob Berglund 6 5 4 9
4. Dan Kissel 6 4 5 9
5. Parker Bowles 6 4 5 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
48
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
203 lbs / 92 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
3-time World Championship Gold Medal 3
1-time Olympic Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1
1-time Czech Extraliga Champion 1
1-time SHL Champion 1

Brother: Petr Spacek
Son: David Spacek

Team Staff profile of Jaroslav Spacek also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 HC Rokycany U20 Czechoslovakia U20 34 7 14 21 - - |
1992-93 HC Rokycany U20 Czechoslovakia U20 19 12 8 20 - - |
HC Plzeň Czechoslovakia 16 1 3 4 - - |
1993-94 HC Plzeň Czechia 34 2 10 12 37 5 | Relegation 4 0 2 2 8 1
Czechia U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 8 10 |
1994-95 HC Plzeň Czechia 38 4 8 12 14 0 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 2 -1
Czechia (all) International 7 0 - - - - |
1995-96 HC Plzeň Czechia 40 3 9 12 30 -7 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 4 -7
Czechia (all) International 4 0 - - - - |
1996-97 HC Plzeň Czechia 52 9 29 38 44 15 |
Czechia (all) International 7 1 - - - - |
1997-98 Färjestad BK Elitserien 45 10 16 26 63 19 | Playoffs 12 2 5 7 14 12
Czechia OG 6 0 0 0 4 2 |
Czechia (all) International 16 0 0 0 4 - |
1998-99 Florida Panthers NHL 63 3 12 15 28 15 |
Beast of New Haven AHL 14 4 8 12 15 -1 |
Czechia WC 10 1 5 6 8 8 |
Czechia (all) International 12 1 5 6 8 - |
1999-00 Florida Panthers NHL 82 10 26 36 53 7 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -1
2000-01 Florida Panthers NHL 12 2 1 3 8 -4 |
Chicago Blackhawks NHL 50 5 8 13 20 7 |
Czechia WC 9 0 3 3 4 7 |
Czechia (all) International 11 0 3 3 6 5 |
2001-02 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 60 3 10 13 29 5 |
Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 14 2 3 5 24 -9 |
Czechia OG 4 0 0 0 0 1 |
Czechia WC 7 1 2 3 8 9 |
Czechia (all) International 13 2 2 4 8 16 |
2002-03 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 81 9 36 45 80 -23 |
Czechia WC 9 1 5 6 4 10 |
Czechia (all) International 11 1 6 7 4 - |
2003-04 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 58 5 17 22 45 -13 |
Czechia WC 6 2 1 3 6 1 |
Czechia (all) International 13 2 1 3 6 - |
2004-05 HC Plzeň Czechia 30 3 8 11 26 -9 |
HC Slavia Praha Czechia 17 4 9 13 29 12 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 8 -1
Czechia WCup 4 0 0 0 0 0 |
Czechia WC 9 1 0 1 0 3 |
Czechia (all) International 18 1 3 4 4 - |
2005-06 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 45 7 17 24 72 8 |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 31 5 14 19 24 3 | Playoffs 24 3 11 14 24 -3
Czechia OG 8 0 1 1 2 -4 |
Czechia (all) International 8 0 1 1 2 - |
2006-07 Buffalo Sabres NHL 65 5 16 21 62 20 | Playoffs 16 0 0 0 10 3
2007-08 Buffalo Sabres “A” NHL 60 9 23 32 42 7 |
2008-09 Buffalo Sabres NHL 80 8 37 45 38 2 |
2009-10 Montréal Canadiens NHL 74 3 18 21 50 9 | Playoffs 10 1 3 4 6 -2
2010-11 Montréal Canadiens NHL 59 1 15 16 45 9 | Playoffs 7 0 0 0 4 -3
2011-12 Montréal Canadiens NHL 12 0 3 3 2 2 |
Carolina Hurricanes NHL 34 5 7 12 6 4 |
2012-13 HC Plzeň Czechia 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0 -2
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 Färjestad BK Euro HL 8 3 4 7 6 - |
2003-04 Czechia EHT 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2004-05 Czechia EHT 1 0 0 0 0 - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
2013-14 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach Since February 28th
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2014-15 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2015-16 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2016-17 Czechia WCup Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2017-18 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach
Czechia OG Asst. Coach
Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
2018-19 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
2019-20 HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
2020-21 Czechia WC Asst. Coach
Czechia EHT Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach
HC Plzeň Czechia Asst. Coach
2021-22 HC Plzeň Czechia Dir. of Player Development
Czechia OG Asst. Coach
Czechia (all) International Asst. Coach Recalled 2022-02-24
2022-23 HC Plzeň Czechia Dir. of Player Development
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 14 4 8 12 0.86 15 -1 | 0
Czechia 6 211 25 73 98 0.46 180 16 | 5 20 1 6 7 0.35 22 -10
Czechoslovakia 1 16 1 3 4 0.25 - - | 0
Czechoslovakia U20 2 53 19 22 41 0.77 - - | 0
EHT 2 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
Euro HL 1 8 3 4 7 0.88 6 - | 0
International 11 120 8 21 28 0.23 42 21 | 0
NHL 13 880 82 263 345 0.39 628 49 | 5 61 4 14 18 0.30 44 -6
OG 3 18 0 1 1 0.06 6 -1 | 0
Elitserien (SHL) 1 45 10 16 26 0.58 63 19 | 1 12 2 5 7 0.58 14 12
WC 6 50 6 16 22 0.44 30 38 | 0
WCup 1 4 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 2 0 2 0.29 8 10 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Tomas Vlasak (F) 1993-2013 12 Czechia, Czechia, Czechia, Czechia (all), Czechia U20, HC Plzen, HC Slavia Praha
David Výborný (F) 1993-2006 11 Columbus Blue Jackets, Czechia, Czechia, Czechia, Czechia, Czechia (all), Czechia U20
Frantisek Kaberle (D) 1994-2006 10 Czechia, Czechia, Czechia, Czechia (all)
Martin Procházka (F) 1994-2004 9 Czechia, Czechia, Czechia, Czechia (all)

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/17/2013
04/17/2013 Confirmed No team HC Plzeň
12/09/2011
12/09/2011 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Carolina Hurricanes
07/01/2009
07/01/2009 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Montréal Canadiens
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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 6 retired by HC Plzen

Cult/Star player for Columbus Blue Jackets

Cult/Star player for Färjestad BK

Cult/Star player for HC Plzen

Career transactions
- 2012-11-19 • Announed his retirement
- 2011-12-09 • Traded to the Carolina Hurricanes for Tomas Kaberle
- 2009-07-01 • Signed to a three-year contract by the Montreal Canadiens
- 2006-07-05 • Signed to a three-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2006-01-26 • Traded to the Edmonton Oilers for Tony Salmelainen
- 2005-08-04 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Chicago Blackhawks
- 2005-01-01 • Signed to a lockout contract by Slavia Praha
- 2004-09-17 • Signed to a lockout contract by HC Plzen
- 2002-03-19 • Traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 2003 2nd round pick (Dan Fritsche) for Lyle Odelein
- 2000-11-06 • Traded to the Chicago Blackhaws for Anders Eriksson

Other memorable dates
- 1998-10-24 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Washington Capitals vs. Rick Tabaracci)
- 1998-10-09 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Tampa Bay Lightning)

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