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Adam Liška (born 14 October 1999) is a Slovak professional ice hockey left winger who is currently playing for Severstal Cherepovets of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Adam Liška
Born (1999-10-14) 14 October 1999 (age 19)
Bratislava, Slovakia
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Severstal Cherepovets
HC Slovan Bratislava
National team  Slovakia
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2016–present

Playing careerEdit

Liška played as a youth in his native Slovakia, playing within HC Slovan Bratislava junior teams. Selected by the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League, 34th overall, in the 2017 CHL Import Draft, Liška opted to continue his development in North America during the 2017–18 season.

After posting 31 points in 62 games with the Rangers, Liška went undrafted in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and opted to return to Slovakia with Slovan Bratislava. Liška made his KHL debut in the 2018–19 season, appearing in 52 games as a rookie to contribute with 4 goals and 10 points.

With Bratislava's return to the Slovak Extraliga, Liška decided to continue in the KHL, signing a one-year contract with Russian club, Severstal Cherepovets on 1 July 2019.[1]

International playEdit

On 9 February 2019, Liška made his senior national team debut in Slovakia Cup[2] match against Russia B.[3] He was selected to participate in 2019 IIHF World Championship.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2017–18 Kitchener Rangers OHL 62 12 19 31 6 19 0 3 3 4
2018–19 HC Slovan Bratislava KHL 52 4 6 10 8
KHL totals 52 4 6 10 8

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2016 Slovakia WJC18 5th 5 1 0 1 0
2017 Slovakia WJC18 6th 5 2 4 6 0
2018 Slovakia WJC 7th 5 1 0 1 0
2019 Slovakia WJC 8th 5 2 3 5 0
2019 Slovakia WC 9th 7 2 1 3 2
Junior totals 20 6 7 13 0
Senior totals 7 2 1 3 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Welcome Adam Liska to Severstal" (in Russian). Severstal Cherepovets. 1 July 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Kaufland Cup". hockeyslovakia.sk. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "Liška vstupoval do reprezentačnej šatne s rešpektom, na debut v domácom prostredí sa teší" (in Slovak). sport.aktuality.sk. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "Adam Liška sa po zápase priznal: Urobil som to, aj keď by som nemal" (in Slovak). sport.aktuality.sk. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

External linksEdit

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