Zbynek Michalek a.k.a. "Zbyněk Michálek"

Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 189 cm
  • Weight
    209 lbs / 95 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract Register Zbynek Michalek in the EP Jobs PortalRegister
    17/18

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 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 EHT 3 0 0 0 0 |
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 EHT 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
Czech Republic (all) International - - - - - |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 236 22 51 73 0.31 138 -3 | 30 3 3 6 0.20 10 9
Czech 30 5 13 18 0.60 16 -1 | 3 0 0 0 0.00 2 -3
Czech U20 40 2 10 12 0.30 20 0 |
EHT 5 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
International 60 7 5 12 0.20 24 -3 |
International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 |
NHL 784 42 136 178 0.23 322 -11 | 26 0 4 4 0.15 6 -3
OG 10 0 1 1 0.10 4 3 |
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 1 |
WCup 3 1 0 1 0.33 2 1 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
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

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