Jaroslav Svoboda

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Jaroslav Svoboda
Jaroslav Svoboda.jpg
Born (1980-06-01) June 1, 1980 (age 39)
Červenka, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Carolina Hurricanes
Dallas Stars
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 208th overall, 1998
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2000–2017

Jaroslav Svoboda (born June 1, 1980) is a Czech former professional ice hockey right winger.

Biography[edit]

Svoboda was born in Červenka, Czechoslovakia. As a youth, he played in the 1994 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a team from Olomouc.[1]

Svoboda was drafted in the 8th round, 208th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft and spent three seasons with the team, sharing his time in the American Hockey League with the Lowell Lock Monsters.[citation needed] After spending a season in the Czech Republic during the NHL lockout, Svoboda signed with the Dallas Stars in 2005 and managed to play 43 regular season games for them.[citation needed] In total, Svoboda has played 134 regular season games and has scored 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 points. He has also played in 25 playoff games (23 with Carolina in 2001-02).[citation needed]

He returned to Europe in 2006, and later played for HC Znojemští Orli in the Czech Extraliga.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998–99 Kootenay Ice WHL 54 26 33 59 46 7 2 2 4 11
1999–00 Kootenay Ice WHL 56 23 43 66 97 21 15 13 28 51
2000–01 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 52 4 10 14 25
2001–02 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 66 12 16 28 58
2001–02 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 10 2 2 4 2 23 1 4 5 28
2002–03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 9 1 1 2 10
2002–03 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 48 3 11 14 32
2003–04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 33 3 1 4 6
2003–04 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 9 2 2 4 4
2004–05 HC Oceláři Třinec CZE 9 0 2 2 14
2005–06 Dallas Stars NHL 43 4 3 7 22 2 0 0 0 2
2006–07 HC Znojemští Orli CZE 51 10 0 10 160 9 1 1 2 56
2007–08 HC Znojemští Orli CZE 38 12 8 20 60 1 0 0 0 27
2008–09 HC Znojemští Orli CZE 42 11 3 14 36
2009–10 HC Kometa Brno CZE 42 8 4 12 49
NHL totals 134 12 17 29 62 25 1 4 5 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-02-10.

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