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Czech Rep. Rostislav Olesz
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Last added: Michael Gorton
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Milan Gulas 52 35 41 76
2. Michal Birner 41 20 41 61
3. Libor Hudacek 50 31 29 60
4. Tomas Rachunek 51 25 27 52
5. Martin Zatovic 51 29 21 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW/RW
Age
34
Height
6'1" / 186 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
214 lbs / 97 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
Contract
20/21
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 Czech U18 48 23 20 43 56 26 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 2 -1
2000-01 HC Vitkovice U18 Czech U18 31 42 27 69 57 87 | Playoffs 2 2 3 5 0 4
HC Vitkovice U20 Czech U20 15 8 2 10 16 4 | -
HC Vitkovice Czech 3 0 1 1 0 1 | -
Czech Republic U16 (all) International-Jr 11 - - - - | -
Czech Republic U17 (all) International-Jr 5 - - - - | -
2001-02 HC Vitkovice U18 Czech U18 2 2 0 2 0 2 | -
HC Vitkovice U20 Czech U20 34 19 20 39 81 23 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 0
HC Vitkovice Czech 11 1 2 3 0 -1 | -
Czech Republic U18 (all) International-Jr 6 - - - - | -
2002-03 HC Vitkovice U20 Czech U20 7 1 1 2 12 | -
HC Vitkovice Czech 40 6 3 9 41 3 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 0
HC Dukla Jihlava Czech2 2 1 0 1 0 3 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
HC Slezan Opava Czech2 1 0 0 0 0 -2 | -
Czech Republic U18 WJC-18 6 2 3 5 4 -4 | -
Czech Republic U18 (all) International-Jr 6 2 3 5 4 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 1 0 0 0 0 | -
2003-04 HC Vitkovice U20 Czech U20 3 2 0 2 0 2 | -
HC Vitkovice Czech 35 1 11 12 10 6 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 4 1
Czech Republic U20 WJC-20 6 3 2 5 6 4 | -
Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 17 6 8 14 12 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 | -
2004-05 HC Sparta Praha U20 Czech U20 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 0 1 1 0 2
HC Sparta Praha Czech 47 6 7 13 12 7 | Playoffs 5 0 2 2 0 -1
Czech Republic U20 WJC-20 7 7 3 10 12 8 | -
Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 10 9 5 14 14 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 8 2 0 2 8 | -
2005-06 Florida Panthers NHL 59 8 13 21 24 -4 | -
Czech Republic OG 8 0 0 0 2 1 | -
Czech Republic (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 | -
Czech Republic WC 7 2 3 5 4 2 | -
Czech Republic (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 | -
Czech Republic WC 7 0 1 1 2 1 | -
Czech Republic (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 Vitkovice Steel Czech 39 12 10 22 32 -10 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 18 3
2015-16 HC Vitkovice Steel “A” Czech 34 17 12 29 18 5 | Relegation 6 1 2 3 4 0
SCL Tigers NLA 15 4 4 8 2 0 | -
Czech Republic (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2016-17 HC Vitkovice “C” Czech 41 8 12 20 28 1 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 4 1
2017-18 HC Vitkovice “C” Czech 52 16 14 30 44 1 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 6 -3
2018-19 HC Vitkovice “C” Czech 31 10 9 19 28 7 | Playoffs 8 0 1 1 2 -1
2019-20 HC Olomouc Czech 52 8 11 19 10 -3 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 2 2
2020-21 HC Olomouc Czech - - - - - | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Czech Republic U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 5 3 - - - | -
Czech Republic EHT 1 0 0 0 0 | -
2004-05 Czech Republic EHT 6 0 0 0 2 | -
2008-09 Czech Republic EHT 3 0 0 0 0 | -
2015-16 HC Vitkovice Steel Champions HL 6 2 0 2 6 4 | -
Czech Republic EHT 3 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2016-17 HC Vitkovice Champions HL 8 2 3 5 6 -1 | -
Skill Rating

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Strength
14
Shooting Accuracy
14
Puckhandling
14
Passing
14

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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
Czech 12 385 85 92 177 0.46 223 17 | 9 45 4 9 13 0.29 42 2
Czech U18 3 81 67 47 114 1.41 113 115 | 2 5 3 3 6 1.20 2 3
Czech U20 5 59 30 23 53 0.90 109 29 | 2 3 0 1 1 0.33 2 2
Czech2 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
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 5 3 0 0 0.00 0 0 | 0
International 7 40 4 4 8 0.20 16 0 | 0
International-Jr 5 55 17 16 33 0.60 30 0 | 0
NHL 8 365 57 77 134 0.37 118 -11 | 0
NLA 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
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
05/01/2020
05/01/2020 Extension HC Olomouc HC Olomouc
08/27/2019
08/27/2019 Confirmed HC Vitkovice HC Olomouc
11/09/2015
11/09/2015 Loan HC Vitkovice Langnau
07/20/2015
07/20/2015 Extension HC Vitkovice HC Vitkovice
09/11/2014
09/11/2014 Confirmed Bern HC Vitkovice
11/21/2013
11/21/2013 Confirmed Albany Devils 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
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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