Dávid Skokan

Dávid Skokan (born December 6, 1988) is a Slovak professional ice hockey centre who currently plays with HC Košice of the Slovak Extraliga, where is a Captain.[1]

Dávid Skokan
Born (1988-12-06) December 6, 1988 (age 31)
Poprad, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Slovak team
Former teams
HC Košice
HK ŠKP Poprad
HC Slovan Bratislava
HC Slavia Praha
HK Hradec Králové
Piráti Chomutov
HC Dynamo Pardubice
Löwen Frankfurt
National team  Slovakia
NHL Draft 193rd overall, 2007
New York Rangers
Playing career 2005–present

Playing careerEdit

Skokan made his professional debut with HK ŠKP Poprad in the Slovak Extraliga during the 2004–05 season. With early aspirations to pursue an NHL career, Skokan moved to North America to play major junior hockey with Rimouski Oceanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. After his second season in the QMJHL, he was selected by the New York Rangers in the 7th round (193rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

He was however unable to sign a contract with the Rangers and instead he returned to ŠKP Poprad in 2008 before signing with HC Slovan Bratislava the next season. After three season, he returned to Poprad once more before moving onto the Czech Extraliga to play with HC Slavia Praha and later HK Hradec Králové.

In 2015, Skokan returned to Slovan Bratislava, who were this time playing in the Kontinental Hockey League. He also had a brief loan spell at ŠKP Poprad, marking his fourth spell with the club. After just one season in the KHL, Skokan returned to the Czech Extraliga and signed for Piráti Chomutov.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 HK Poprad Slovak 8 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 25
2005–06 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 53 6 15 21 143
2006–07 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 52 14 21 35 62
2007–08 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 53 19 21 40 92
2008–09 HK Poprad Slovak 32 9 9 18 83
2009–10 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovak 32 11 5 16 70 15 3 3 6 40
2010–11 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovak 55 13 9 22 78 7 1 2 3 8
2011–12 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovak 48 7 16 23 86 15 2 8 10 6
2012–13 HK Poprad Slovak 10 3 6 9 53
2012–13 HC Slavia Praha ELH 26 2 5 7 12 11 3 1 4 6
2013–14 HC Slavia Praha ELH 47 8 10 18 38 5 1 0 1 2
2014–15 HK Hradec Králové ELH 31 3 10 13 50 1 0 0 0 2
2015–16 HC Slovan Bratislava KHL 27 3 2 5 18
2015–16 HK Poprad Slovak 4 1 0 1 6
2016–17 Piráti Chomutov ELH 47 10 6 16 57 17 5 3 8 42
2017–18 Piráti Chomutov ELH 43 6 13 19 68
2018–19 Piráti Chomutov ELH 7 1 1 2 22
2018–19 HC Dynamo Pardubice ELH 21 2 1 3 37
2018–19 Löwen Frankfurt DEL2 8 2 9 11 16 15 6 10 16 16
Slovak totals 189 44 45 89 382 41 6 13 19 136
KHL totals 27 3 2 5 18

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2004 Slovakia U17 8th 5 1 4 5 14
2006 Slovakia WJC 8th 3 0 1 1 4
2007 Slovakia WJC 8th 6 0 2 2 22
2008 Slovakia WJC 7th 6 2 6 8 6
2014 Slovakia WC 9th 7 0 0 0 4
2017 Slovakia WC 14th 3 0 1 1 0
Junior totals 20 3 13 16 46
Senior totals 10 0 1 1 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Oceliari posilňujú útočné rady aj obranu. Zmluvy dnes podpísali Dávid Skokan, Michal Chovan a Jurij Repe". hckosice.sk (in Slovak).
  2. ^ "From KHL to Chomutov: David Skokan returns to ELH". piratichomutov.cz (in Czech). Piráti Chomutov. 2016-05-02. Retrieved 2016-05-02.

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