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David Kaše (born 28 January 1997) is a Czech professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Kaše was drafted in the fifth-round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, 128th overall by the Flyers.[1]

David Kaše
Born (1997-01-28) 28 January 1997 (age 22)
Kadaň, Czech Republic
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Forward
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Philadelphia Flyers
Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL)
Piráti Chomutov
Mora IK
NHL Draft 128th overall, 2015
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2014–present

Playing careerEdit

Kaše made his Czech Extraliga debut playing with Piráti Chomutov during the 2015–16 Czech Extraliga season.[2][3] He later transferred as a free agent to continue his development with Mora IK of the Swedish Hockey League.[4]

On 5 May 2018, Kaše agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers.[5] Ahead of the 2018–19 season, Kaše was assigned to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Flyers.[6]

PersonalEdit

His older brother, Ondřej, currently plays in the NHL with the Anaheim Ducks.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 KLH Chomutov Czech20 4 0 1 1 0
2013–14 KLH Chomutov Czech20 35 11 19 30 10 11 2 1 3 8
2014–15 KLH Chomutov Czech20 8 7 8 15 2 9 5 7 12 12
2014–15 Piráti Chomutov Czech.1 30 7 7 14 10 1 0 0 0 0
2015–16 KLH Chomutov Czech20 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 4 2
2015–16 Piráti Chomutov ELH 30 1 1 2 2 8 1 1 2 2
2015–16 SK Kadaň Czech.1 16 6 8 14 6
2016–17 Piráti Chomutov ELH 32 3 6 9 8 15 2 4 6 4
2016–17 SK Kadaň Czech.1 8 4 3 7 0
2017–18 Mora IK SHL 44 9 14 23 6
2018–19 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL 40 8 15 23 10
ELH totals 62 4 7 11 10 23 3 5 8 6
SHL totals 44 9 14 23 6

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2014 Czech Republic U17 7th 5 4 2 6 0
2014 Czech Republic IH18   5 1 1 2 4
2014 Czech Republic WJC18   7 3 2 5 0
2015 Czech Republic WJC18 6th 4 2 3 5 2
2015 Czech Republic WJC 6th 4 0 1 1 0
2016 Czech Republic WJC 5th 5 0 1 1 2
2017 Czech Republic WJC 6th 5 2 1 3 4
Junior totals 35 12 11 23 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "flyers draft nhl › David Kase". broadstreethockey.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  2. ^ "hrac › David Kaše" (in Czech). piratichomutov.cz. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. ^ "club › David Kase". flyers.nhl.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  4. ^ "hrac › David Kaše" (in Czech). hockej.cz. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Flyers sign David Kase to ELC". Philadelphia Flyers. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Flyers Assign 10 Players to Phantoms Ahead of Training Camp". phantomshockey.com. Retrieved 21 November 2018.

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