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Czechia Rostislav Olesz

#57 HC Olomouc / Czechia - 22/23
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GAMES
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A
TP
+/-
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3
3
+2
2
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3
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Database: 967 566 players
Last added: Ryan Anderson
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Austin Farley 6 5 4 9
2. Tomas Zaborsky 6 5 3 8
3. Kale Kerbashian 6 4 4 8
4. Robby Jackson 5 3 5 8
5. Samuel Takac 5 2 6 8
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
36
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
214 lbs / 97 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
22/23
Agency
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Bronze Medal 1
1-time Olympic Bronze Medal 1

Olesz is a two-way winger with good speed and all-around ability. Solid defensively and skilled with the puck. Always works hard for his team.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 HC Vitkovice U18 Czechia U18 48 23 20 43 56 26 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 2 -1
2000-01 HC Vitkovice U18 Czechia U18 31 42 27 69 57 87 | Playoffs 2 2 3 5 0 4
HC Vitkovice U20 Czechia U20 15 8 2 10 16 4 |
HC Vítkovice Czechia 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Czechia U16 (all) International-Jr 11 - - - - - |
Czechia U17 (all) International-Jr 5 - - - - - |
2001-02 HC Vitkovice U18 Czechia U18 2 2 0 2 0 2 |
HC Vitkovice U20 Czechia U20 34 19 20 39 81 23 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 0
HC Vítkovice Czechia 11 1 2 3 0 -1 |
Czechia U18 (all) International-Jr 6 - - - - - |
2002-03 HC Vitkovice U20 Czechia U20 7 1 1 2 12 - |
HC Vítkovice Czechia 40 6 3 9 41 3 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 0
HC Dukla Jihlava Czechia2 2 1 0 1 0 3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
HC Slezan Opava Czechia2 1 0 0 0 0 -2 |
Czechia U18 WJC-18 6 2 3 5 4 -4 |
Czechia U18 (all) International-Jr 6 2 3 5 4 - |
Czechia (all) International 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2003-04 HC Vitkovice U20 Czechia U20 3 2 0 2 0 2 |
HC Vítkovice Czechia 35 1 11 12 10 6 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 4 1
Czechia U20 WJC-20 6 3 2 5 6 4 |
Czechia U20 (all) International-Jr 17 6 8 14 12 - |
Czechia (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 - |
2004-05 HC Sparta Praha U20 Czechia U20 0 0 0 0 0 - | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 2
HC Sparta Praha Czechia 47 6 7 13 12 7 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0 -1
Czechia U20 WJC-20 7 7 3 10 12 8 |
Czechia U20 (all) International-Jr 10 9 5 14 14 - |
Czechia (all) International 8 2 0 2 8 - |
2005-06 Florida Panthers NHL 59 8 13 21 24 -4 |
Czechia OG 8 0 0 0 2 1 |
Czechia (all) International 8 0 0 0 2 - |
2006-07 Florida Panthers NHL 75 11 19 30 28 2 |
Rochester Americans AHL 4 1 2 3 4 1 |
Czechia WC 7 2 3 5 4 2 |
Czechia (all) International 9 2 3 5 4 - |
2007-08 Florida Panthers NHL 56 14 12 26 16 3 |
2008-09 Florida Panthers NHL 37 4 5 9 8 -5 |
Czechia WC 7 0 1 1 2 1 |
Czechia (all) International 9 0 1 1 2 - |
2009-10 Florida Panthers NHL 78 14 15 29 28 -4 |
2010-11 Florida Panthers NHL 44 6 11 17 8 -1 |
2011-12 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 6 0 0 0 6 -1 |
Rockford IceHogs AHL 50 17 24 41 32 7 |
2012-13 Rockford IceHogs AHL 14 7 12 19 4 5 |
2013-14 New Jersey Devils NHL 10 0 2 2 0 -1 |
Albany Devils AHL 5 1 3 4 4 1 |
SC Bern NLA 23 7 4 11 12 3 | Relegation 6 4 1 5 2 -1
2014-15 HC Vítkovice Czechia 39 12 10 22 32 -10 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 18 3
2015-16 HC Vítkovice “A” Czechia 34 17 12 29 18 5 | Relegation 6 1 2 3 4 0
SCL Tigers NLA 15 4 4 8 2 0 |
Czechia (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
2016-17 HC Vítkovice “C” Czechia 41 8 12 20 28 1 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 1
2017-18 HC Vítkovice “C” Czechia 52 16 14 30 44 1 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 -3
2018-19 HC Vítkovice “C” Czechia 31 10 9 19 28 7 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 2 -1
2019-20 HC Olomouc Czechia 52 8 11 19 10 -3 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 2 2
2020-21 HC Olomouc Czechia 46 6 9 15 14 -10 | Playoffs 7 3 0 3 2 -3
2021-22 HC Olomouc Czechia 36 4 8 12 20 -4 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
2022-23   HC Olomouc Czechia 2 0 3 3 2 2 |
  Projected Czechia 48 0 72 72 48 48 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Czechia U18 U18 JWC 5 3 - - - - |
Czechia EHT 1 0 0 0 0 - |
2004-05 Czechia EHT 6 0 0 0 2 - |
2008-09 Czechia EHT 3 0 0 0 0 - |
2015-16 HC Vítkovice Champions HL 6 2 0 2 6 4 |
Czechia EHT 3 0 0 0 0 0 |
2016-17 HC Vítkovice Champions HL 8 2 3 5 6 -1 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Czechia
2022-09-18T17:00:00+0200 HC Olomouc vs BK Mlada Boleslav
2022-09-16T17:30:00+0200 HC Olomouc @ HC Plzen
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 4 73 26 41 67 0.92 44 14 | 0
Champions HL 2 14 4 3 7 0.50 12 3 | 0
Czechia 14 469 95 112 207 0.44 259 5 | 11 53 7 9 16 0.30 44 -1
Czechia U18 3 81 67 47 114 1.41 113 115 | 2 5 3 3 6 1.20 2 3
Czechia U20 5 59 30 23 53 0.90 109 29 | 2 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 2
Czechia2 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 1 | 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
EHT 4 13 0 0 0 0.00 2 0 | 0
U18 JWC (Hlinka Gretzky Cup) 1 5 3 - - - - - | 0
International 7 40 4 4 8 0.20 16 0 | 0
International-Jr 5 55 17 16 33 0.60 30 - | 0
NHL 8 365 57 77 134 0.37 118 -11 | 0
NLA (NL) 2 38 11 8 19 0.50 14 3 | 1 6 4 1 5 0.83 2 -1
OG 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 2 1 | 0
WC 2 14 2 4 6 0.43 6 3 | 0
WJC-18 1 6 2 3 5 0.83 4 -4 | 0
WJC-20 2 13 10 5 15 1.15 18 12 | 0
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Skill Rating

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Strength
14
Shooting Accuracy
14
Puckhandling
14
Teamwork
13

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Zbynek Irgl (F) 2000-2020 9 Czechia, Czechia, Czechia (all), HC Olomouc, HC Vitkovice, HC Vitkovice U20
Tomas Vokoun (G) 2002-2011 8 Czechia, Czechia, Czechia (all), Florida Panthers
Lukas Kucsera (F) 2014-2023 8 HC Olomouc, HC Vitkovice
Jiri Burger (F) 2001-2016 8 Czechia, Czechia (all), HC Vitkovice

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/22/2022
04/22/2022 Extension HC Olomouc HC Olomouc
04/30/2021
04/30/2021 Extension HC Olomouc HC Olomouc
05/01/2020
05/01/2020 Extension HC Olomouc HC Olomouc
08/27/2019
08/27/2019 Confirmed HC Vítkovice HC Olomouc
11/09/2015
11/09/2015 Loan HC Vítkovice SCL Tigers
07/20/2015
07/20/2015 Extension HC Vítkovice HC Vítkovice
09/11/2014
09/11/2014 Confirmed SC Bern HC Vítkovice
11/21/2013
11/21/2013 Confirmed Albany Devils SC Bern
07/05/2013
07/05/2013 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks New Jersey Devils
06/27/2013
06/27/2013 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks Unknown
06/25/2011
06/25/2011 Confirmed Florida Panthers Chicago Blackhawks
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Player Biography and Trivia

Career transactions
- 2013-07-05 • Signed to a one-year contract by the New Jersey Devils
- 2013-06-27 • Bought out by the Chicago Blackhawks
- 2011-06-24 • Traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for Brian Campbell
- 2008-06-30 • Signed to a six-year contract by the Florida Panthers
- 2005-08-18 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Florida Panthers

Other memorable dates
- 2005-10-10 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. New York Islanders vs. Rick DiPietro)
- 2005-10-05 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Atlanta Thrashers)

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