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Czech Rep. Zbynek Michalek
a.k.a. "Zbyněk Michálek"
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Database: 780 110 players
Last added: Johan Åhlberg
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marco Rossi 56 39 81 120
2. Cole Perfetti 61 37 74 111
3. Connor McMichael 52 47 55 102
4. Arthur Kaliyev 57 44 54 98
5. Pavel Gogolev 63 45 51 96
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
37
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Shoots
R
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1

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

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 HC Slavia Karlovy Vary U20 Czech U20 40 2 10 12 20 | -
2000-01 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 69 10 29 39 52 41 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 2
2001-02 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 68 16 35 51 54 25 | Playoffs 12 8 9 17 17 -5
Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 | -
2002-03 Houston Aeros AHL 62 4 10 14 26 16 | Playoffs 23 1 1 2 6 7
2003-04 Minnesota Wild NHL 22 1 1 2 4 -7 | -
Houston Aeros AHL 55 5 16 21 32 -5 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0 2
2004-05 Houston Aeros AHL 76 7 17 24 48 -10 | Playoffs 5 1 2 3 4 0
2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 9 15 24 62 4 | -
Czech Republic WC 9 3 0 3 6 0 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 12 3 0 3 6 | -
2006-07 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 4 24 28 34 -20 | -
Czech Republic WC 7 0 1 1 4 0 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 9 0 2 2 4 | -
2007-08 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 75 4 13 17 34 9 | -
Czech Republic WC 7 0 0 0 6 -7 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 7 0 0 0 6 -7 | -
2008-09 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 82 6 21 27 28 -13 | -
2009-10 Phoenix Coyotes “A” NHL 72 3 14 17 30 5 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 2 -4
Czech Republic OG 5 0 0 0 2 0 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 5 0 0 0 2 0 | -
2010-11 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 73 5 14 19 30 0 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0 1
Czech Republic WC 8 0 1 1 0 6 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 8 0 1 1 0 0 | -
2011-12 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 62 2 11 13 24 0 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 0 2
2012-13 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 34 0 2 2 14 4 | -
Czech Republic “A” WC 8 3 1 4 2 2 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 8 3 1 4 2 2 | -
2013-14 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 59 2 8 10 24 6 | -
Czech Republic OG 5 0 1 1 2 3 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 5 0 1 1 2 3 | -
2014-15 Arizona Coyotes NHL 53 2 6 8 12 -6 | -
St. Louis Blues NHL 15 2 2 4 6 3 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 -2
2015-16 Arizona Coyotes NHL 70 2 5 7 20 3 | -
2016-17 Arizona Coyotes NHL 3 0 0 0 0 1 | -
Tucson Roadrunners AHL 43 6 8 14 32 -4 | -
Czech Republic WCup 3 1 0 1 2 1 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 6 1 0 1 2 -1 | -
2017-18 HC Sparta Praha Czech 30 5 13 18 16 -1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 -3
Czech Republic (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2018-19 HC Kometa Brno Czech 13 0 0 0 2 4 | Playoffs 10 0 1 1 0 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2005-06 Czech Republic EHT 3 0 0 0 0 | -
2017-18 Czech Republic EHT 2 0 0 0 0 0 | -
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 236 22 51 73 0.31 138 -3 | 3 30 3 3 6 0.20 10 9
Czech 2 43 5 13 18 0.42 18 3 | 2 13 0 1 1 0.08 2 -6
Czech U20 1 40 2 10 12 0.30 20 0 | 0
EHT 2 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
International 9 62 7 5 12 0.19 24 -3 | 0
International-Jr 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
NHL 13 784 42 136 178 0.23 322 -11 | 4 26 0 4 4 0.15 6 -3
OG 2 10 0 1 1 0.10 4 3 | 0
QMJHL 2 137 26 64 90 0.66 106 66 | 2 15 8 9 17 1.13 17 -3
WC 5 39 6 3 9 0.23 18 1 | 0
WCup 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 2 1 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
01/19/2019
01/19/2019 Confirmed No team HC Kometa Brno
10/19/2017
10/19/2017 Confirmed Tucson Roadrunners HC Sparta Praha
07/01/2015
07/01/2015 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Arizona Coyotes
03/02/2015
03/02/2015 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes St. Louis Blues
06/23/2012
06/23/2012 Confirmed Pittsburgh Penguins Arizona Coyotes
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Confirmed Arizona Coyotes Pittsburgh Penguins
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2000, 1 #59 overall by Victoriaville Tigres in the CHL Import Draft

Cult/Star player for Arizona Coyotes

Cult/Star player for Czech Republic

Cult/Star player for Houston Aeros

Cult/Star player for Shawinigan Cataractes

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

Other memorable dates
- 2004-03-09 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. San Jose Sharks vs. Yevgeni Nabokov)
- 2004-01-16 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Pittsburgh Penguins)

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