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Czech Rep. Vladimír Sobotka
#71 HC Sparta Praha / Czech - 21/22
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Petri Kontiola 55 14 41 55
2. Daniel Audette 60 13 37 50
3. Josh Kestner 59 24 25 49
4. Ahti Oksanen 53 22 26 48
5. Robin Press 58 17 31 48
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C/LW
Age
34
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
196 lbs / 89 kg
Shoots
L
Contract
23/24
Agency
Highlights
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1

A forward with good energy and attitude. Small, but still plays tough. Has a good eye for the game. USeful on both powerplay and penalty kill. Needs to improve his offensive skills and skating. (Matias Strozyk)
Brother: Lukas Sobotka

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U18 Czech U18 2 2 1 0 1 2 |
2001-02 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U18 Czech U18 2 41 30 32 62 106 |
2002-03 HC Slavia Praha U18 Czech U18 46 16 24 40 50 | Playoffs 8 1 1 2 29
2003-04 HC Slavia Praha U18 “C” Czech U18 35 24 41 65 109 -1 | Playoffs 7 7 12 19 8 4
HC Slavia Praha U20 Czech U20 18 6 6 12 16 2 |
HC Slavia Praha Czech 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
Czech Republic U17 (all) International-Jr 10 3 4 7 20 |
Czech Republic U18 WJC-18 7 1 0 1 10 3 |
Czech Republic U18 (all) International-Jr 8 3 0 3 12 |
2004-05 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czech U20 27 12 21 33 91 18 |
HC Slavia Praha Czech 18 0 1 1 8 2 |
HC Havlickuv Brod Czech3 7 3 0 3 31 | Playoffs 7 1 5 6 0
HC Havlickuv Brod Czech2 Q - - - - - | Qualification 7 3 0 3 31 -1
Czech Republic U18 WJC-18 7 1 0 1 10 3 |
Czech Republic U18 (all) International-Jr 7 1 0 1 10 |
Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 |
2005-06 HC Slavia Praha U20 Czech U20 8 10 4 14 42 10 |
HC Slavia Praha Czech 33 1 9 10 28 9 | Playoffs 11 2 3 5 10 1
Czech Republic U20 WJC-20 6 2 2 4 33 -2 |
Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 10 4 2 6 39 |
2006-07 HC Slavia Praha Czech 33 7 6 13 38 -5 |
Czech Republic U20 WJC-20 6 4 4 8 12 2 |
Czech Republic U20 (all) International-Jr 7 5 4 9 12 |
2007-08 Boston Bruins NHL 48 1 6 7 24 1 | Playoffs 6 2 0 2 0 0
Providence Bruins AHL 18 10 10 20 27 12 | Playoffs 6 0 4 4 0 0
2008-09 Boston Bruins NHL 25 1 4 5 10 -10 |
Providence Bruins AHL 44 20 24 44 83 11 | Playoffs 14 2 11 13 43 -2
2009-10 Boston Bruins NHL 61 4 6 10 30 -7 | Playoffs 13 0 2 2 15 -10
Providence Bruins AHL 6 4 6 10 4 6 |
2010-11 St. Louis Blues NHL 65 7 22 29 69 -4 |
2011-12 St. Louis Blues NHL 73 5 15 20 42 12 | Playoffs 9 1 1 2 15 0
2012-13 HC Slavia Praha Czech 27 10 15 25 8 10 |
St. Louis Blues NHL 48 8 11 19 35 -4 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 0 4
2013-14 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 9 24 33 72 14 | Playoffs 6 0 3 3 4 2
Czech Republic WC 9 2 4 6 10 1 |
Czech Republic (all) International 9 2 4 6 10 1 |
2014-15 Avangard Omsk KHL 53 10 28 38 51 12 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 0 1
Czech Republic WC 10 4 0 4 4 0 |
Czech Republic (all) International 19 7 1 8 8 2 |
2015-16 Avangard Omsk KHL 44 18 16 34 22 17 | Playoffs 2 0 2 2 0 1
Czech Republic (all) International 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
2016-17 Avangard Omsk KHL 41 9 21 30 30 11 | Playoffs 12 3 7 10 16 7
St. Louis Blues NHL 1 1 0 1 0 0 | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 2 4
Czech Republic WCup 3 0 1 1 0 1 |
Czech Republic WC 3 0 0 0 4 -1 |
Czech Republic (all) International 10 0 3 3 6 -2 |
2017-18 St. Louis Blues NHL 81 11 20 31 50 -6 |
2018-19 Buffalo Sabres NHL 69 5 8 13 26 -20 |
2019-20 Buffalo Sabres NHL 16 1 2 3 4 2 |
2020-21 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NL 4 0 2 2 6 1 |
HC Sparta Praha Czech 36 7 24 31 26 6 | Playoffs 11 2 4 6 4 1
2021-22 HC Sparta Praha Czech - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2014-15 Czech Republic EHT 9 3 1 4 4 2 |
2015-16 Czech Republic “C” EHT 3 0 1 1 2 0 |
2016-17 Czech Republic “C” EHT 3 0 1 1 2 -2 |
2020-21 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
Czech
Sun 07/03 HC Sparta Praha vs BK Mlada Boleslav
Fri 05/03 HC Sparta Praha vs HC Kometa Brno
Tue 02/03 HC Sparta Praha @ Motor Ceske Budejovice
Sun 28/02 HC Sparta Praha vs HC Ocelari Trinec
Thu 25/02 HC Sparta Praha vs HC Litvinov
Sun 21/02 HC Sparta Praha @ HK Hradec Kralove
Fri 19/02 HC Sparta Praha vs HC Olomouc
Wed 17/02 HC Sparta Praha @ Bili Tygri Liberec
Mon 15/02 HC Sparta Praha vs HC Karlovy Vary
Sun 31/01 HC Sparta Praha @ Berani Zlin
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 68 34 40 74 1.09 114 29 | 2 20 2 15 17 0.85 43 -2
Czech 7 148 25 55 80 0.54 108 22 | 2 22 4 7 11 0.50 14 2
Czech U18 2 81 40 65 105 1.30 159 -1 | 2 15 8 13 21 1.40 37 4
Czech U18 2 2 43 31 32 63 1.47 108 - | 0
Czech U20 3 53 28 31 59 1.11 149 30 | 0
Czech2 Q 1 - - - - - - - | 1 7 3 0 3 0.43 31 -1
Czech3 1 7 3 0 3 0.43 31 - | 1 7 1 5 6 0.86 0 -
EHT 3 15 3 3 6 0.40 8 0 | 0
International 4 41 9 9 18 0.44 26 1 | 0
International-Jr 4 45 16 10 26 0.58 93 - | 0
KHL 3 138 37 65 102 0.74 103 40 | 3 18 4 10 14 0.78 16 9
NHL 11 548 53 118 171 0.31 362 -22 | 6 51 5 13 18 0.35 36 0
NL 1 4 0 2 2 0.50 6 1 | 0
Swiss Cup 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
WC 3 22 6 4 10 0.45 18 0 | 0
WCup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 1 | 0
WJC-18 2 14 2 0 2 0.14 20 6 | 0
WJC-20 2 12 6 6 12 1.00 45 0 | 0
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Hitting
15
Strength
14
Puckhandling
14

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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/30/2021
04/30/2021 Extension HC Sparta Praha HC Sparta Praha
01/23/2021
01/23/2021 Extension HC Sparta Praha HC Sparta Praha
11/14/2020
11/14/2020 Confirmed SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers HC Sparta Praha
10/09/2020
10/09/2020 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers
07/02/2018
07/02/2018 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Buffalo Sabres
04/07/2017
04/07/2017 Confirmed Avangard Omsk St. Louis Blues
07/10/2014
07/10/2014 Confirmed St. Louis Blues Avangard Omsk
09/17/2012
09/17/2012 Confirmed St. Louis Blues HC Slavia Praha
06/03/2011
06/03/2011 Extension St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues
07/01/2010
07/01/2010 Extension St. Louis Blues St. Louis Blues
06/26/2010
06/26/2010 Confirmed Boston Bruins St. Louis Blues
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Player Biography and Trivia

Career transactions
- 2020-12-10 • Signed to a two months contract extension [Jan. 31 2021] by the HC Sparta Praha - 2010-06-26 • Traded to the St. Louis Blues for the rights to David Warsofsky
- 2007-05-31 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Boston Bruins

Other memorable dates
- 2008-02-13 • Scored his first NHL goal (vs. Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ty Conklin)
- 2007-11-24 • Made his NHL debut (vs. Pittsburgh Penguins)

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