Jaroslav Bednář

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Jaroslav Bednář (born 9 November 1976) is a Czech professional ice hockey winger, who currently plays with HC Vrchlabí in the Czech.2 Liga

Jaroslav Bednář
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Jaroslav Bednář at match between Bílí Tygři Liberec and HC Slavia Praha, October 2007
Born (1976-11-09) November 9, 1976 (age 45)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Czech.2 team
Former teams
HC Vrchlabí
HC Slavia Praha
HC Sparta Praha
HC Plzeň
JYP
HIFK
Los Angeles Kings
Florida Panthers
Avangard Omsk
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
HC Davos
HC Lugano
SC Bern
HK Hradec Kralove
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 51st overall, 2001
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1994–present

Playing careerEdit

Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, Bednář began his career with Slavia Prague in 1994 and stayed there for three years before moving to rivals Sparta Prague. He played just 14 games before moving to Plzeň and then returned to play for Sparta for the next season. He then spent the next two seasons playing in Finland's SM-liiga with spells at Jyp and HIFK where he led the teams in goals and points.

NHLEdit

Bednář was drafted 51st overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, but never managed to recapture the form he had in Finland. He played 37 games for the Kings, scoring 4 goals and 11 assists for 15 points. On November 26, 2002, Bednář, along with Andreas Lilja was traded to the Florida Panthers for Dmitri Yushkevich, he played 65 games for Florida, scoring 6 goals and 14 assists for 20 points. Overall, Bednář played 102 regular season games, scoring 10 goals and 25 assists for 35 points.

Return to EuropeEdit

Bednář moved to Russia during the cancelled 2004–05 NHL Season and played for Avangard Omsk where he played alongside Jaromír Jágr, Alexander Perezhogin and Oleg Tverdovsky. In 2005, Bednář returned to Slavia Prague where he has become one of their core players and left the team after four years on 29 April 2009 to sign with Atlant Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League. In 2010, Bednář signed a one-year contract with HC Davos from the Swiss NLA where he played alongside 3 other Czech players: Petr Sykora, Petr Taticek and Josef Marha. During the 2010–11 regular season, Bednář scored 35 goals and 15 assists for a total of 50 points in 43 games. On May 21, 2013, Bednar returned again to his original club, HC Slavia Praha for a fourth stint.[1] He would play three seasons with HK Hradec Králové through to 2018.[2]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1994–95 HC Slavia Praha ELH 20 6 7 13 4 3 0 0 0 0
1995–96 HC Slavia Praha ELH 20 3 1 4 6 3 0 0 0 0
1996–97 HC Slavia Praha ELH 45 18 12 30 18
1997–98 HC Slavia Praha ELH 14 2 5 7 6
1997–98 HC Keramika Plzeň ELH 34 26 15 41 16 5 2 4 6 4
1998–99 HC Sparta Praha ELH 52 23 14 37 30 8 5 2 7 0
1999–2000 JYP SM-l 53 34 28 62 56
2000–01 HIFK SM-l 56 32 28 60 51 5 3 1 4 0
2001–02 Los Angeles Kings NHL 22 4 2 6 8 3 0 0 0 0
2001–02 Manchester Monarchs AHL 48 16 21 37 16
2002–03 Los Angeles Kings NHL 15 0 9 9 4
2002–03 Florida Panthers NHL 52 5 13 18 14
2003–04 Florida Panthers NHL 13 1 1 2 4
2003–04 San Antonio Rampage AHL 2 2 1 3 0
2003–04 Avangard Omsk RSL 29 10 5 15 34 11 2 0 2 2
2004–05 Avangard Omsk RSL 53 12 16 28 56 10 2 1 3 6
2005–06 HC Slavia Praha ELH 52 21 23 44 58 15 3 8 11 16
2006–07 HC Slavia Praha ELH 52 22 23 45 66 6 1 4 5 0
2007–08 HC Slavia Praha ELH 40 25 11 36 61 19 10 3 13 8
2008–09 HC Slavia Praha ELH 46 27 41 68 44 18 12 12 24 8
2009–10 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 53 14 20 34 40
2010–11 HC Davos NLA 45 21 28 49 20 12 5 12 17 6
2011–12 HC Lugano NLA 45 16 33 49 18 6 1 1 2 4
2012–13 HC Slavia Praha ELH 13 12 3 15 6
2012–13 HC Lugano NLA 8 0 0 0 4
2012–13 HC Lugano NLA 12 6 11 17 4 8 3 5 8 4
2013–14 HC Slavia Praha ELH 47 21 27 48 16 4 2 1 3 0
2014–15 HC Slavia Praha ELH 51 18 28 46 30
2015–16 HK Hradec Kralove ELH 50 13 29 42 44 6 4 2 6 8
2016–17 HK Hradec Kralove ELH 49 11 36 47 12 11 2 7 9 4
2017–18 HK Hradec Kralove ELH 46 15 27 42 20 12 1 4 5 4
2018–19 HC Vrchlabí CZE.3 8 3 8 11 4 11 4 10 14 4
ELH totals 621 259 300 559 427 117 40 51 91 68
Liiga totals 109 66 56 122 107 5 3 1 4 0
NHL totals 102 10 25 35 30 3 0 0 0 0

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event   GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Czech Republic WC 7 0 0 0 0
2007 Czech Republic WC 7 1 0 1 0
Senior totals 14 1 0 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bednar returns home!". HC Slavia Praha. 2013-05-21. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
  2. ^ "Bednar returns for another season with Kralove". hokej.cz. 2016-04-29. Retrieved 2016-04-29.

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