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Czechia Josef Vasicek

a.k.a. "Josef Vašíček"
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Last added: Vladimir Bratsun
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Ryan McAllister 16 7 22 29
2. Adam Fantilli 14 10 15 25
3. Jason Polin 16 13 10 23
4. Mackie Samoskevich 16 12 9 21
5. Aidan McDonough 14 10 11 21
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
Height
6'4" / 194 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
201 lbs / 91 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Contract
-
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
1-time OHL Third All-Star Team 1

Vašíček was a big center who played a good two-way game. Handled the puck very well and was strong around the net. A good faceoff man, too.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Brother-in-law: Thomas Vanek

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1995-96 BK Havlickuv Brod U18 Czechia U18 2 36 25 25 50 - - |
1996-97 HC Slavia Praha U18 Czechia U18 37 20 40 60 - - |
1997-98 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czechia U20 34 13 20 33 - - |
Czechia U18 EJC-18 6 2 2 4 4 - |
1998-99 Soo Greyhounds OHL 66 21 35 56 30 7 | Playoffs 5 3 0 3 10 -3
1999-00 Soo Greyhounds “C” OHL 54 26 46 72 49 16 | Playoffs 17 5 15 20 8 6
Czechia U20 WJC-20 7 1 3 4 2 0 |
2000-01 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 76 8 13 21 53 -8 | Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0 -1
Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 78 14 17 31 53 -7 | Playoffs 23 3 2 5 12 6
2002-03 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 57 10 10 20 33 -19 |
Czechia WC 9 0 2 2 2 2 |
Czechia (all) International 12 2 3 5 27 - |
2003-04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 19 26 45 60 -3 |
Czechia (all) International 3 1 1 2 0 - |
2004-05 HC Slavia Praha Czechia 52 20 23 43 40 13 | Playoffs 7 1 6 7 10 -2
Czechia WCup 1 0 0 0 0 -1 |
Czechia WC 8 1 1 2 4 3 |
Czechia (all) International 24 5 5 10 18 - |
2005-06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 23 4 5 9 8 3 | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 2 -2
2006-07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 25 2 7 9 22 -6 |
Nashville Predators NHL 38 4 9 13 29 1 |
2007-08 New York Islanders NHL 81 16 19 35 53 1 |
2008-09 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 56 12 20 32 81 13 | Playoffs 19 5 10 15 20 3
Czechia WC 6 1 2 3 6 2 |
Czechia (all) International 13 2 3 5 14 - |
2009-10 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL 56 21 27 48 54 18 | Playoffs 17 6 7 13 26 15
Czechia OG 5 0 0 0 2 -3 |
Czechia (all) International 14 1 1 2 14 - |
2010-11 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl “A” KHL 54 24 31 55 34 16 | Playoffs 18 7 15 22 16 6
Czechia (all) International 6 1 0 1 29 -2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Czechia EHT 6 3 1 4 8 - |
2008-09 Czechia EHT 6 1 1 2 8 - |
2010-11 Czechia EHT 6 1 0 1 29 -2 |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
Czechia 1 52 20 23 43 0.83 40 13 | 1 7 1 6 7 1.00 10 -2
Czechia U18 1 37 20 40 60 1.62 - - | 0
Czechia U18 2 1 36 25 25 50 1.39 - - | 0
Czechia U20 1 34 13 20 33 0.97 - - | 0
EHT 3 18 5 2 7 0.39 45 -2 | 0
EJC-18 1 6 2 2 4 0.67 4 - | 0
IHL 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
International 6 72 12 13 25 0.35 102 -2 | 0
KHL 3 166 57 78 135 0.81 169 47 | 3 54 18 32 50 0.93 62 24
NHL 7 460 77 106 183 0.40 311 -38 | 3 37 5 2 7 0.19 14 3
OG 1 5 0 0 0 0.00 2 -3 | 0
OHL 2 120 47 81 128 1.07 79 23 | 2 22 8 15 23 1.05 18 3
WC 3 23 2 5 7 0.30 12 7 | 0
WCup 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 -1 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 1 3 4 0.57 2 0 | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 1 #17 overall by Soo Greyhounds in the CHL Import Draft

Number 63 retired by Czechia

Number 63 retired by Czechia

Number 63 retired by HC Slavia Praha

Josef Vašíček was killed in the plane crash of September 7, 2011 that claimed the lives of several members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl KHL team.

Other memorable dates
- 2000-10-13 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Florida Panthers vs. Trevor Kidd)
- 2000-10-07 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Washington Capitals)

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