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Jiří Bicek (born December 3, 1978 in Košice, Czechoslovakia) is a Slovak former professional ice hockey winger.

Jiří Bicek
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Bicek in 2006
Born (1978-12-03) December 3, 1978 (age 40)
Košice, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for New Jersey Devils
NHL Draft 131st overall, 1997
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1995–2018

Playing careerEdit

Bicek was drafted 131st overall by the New Jersey Devils in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. He then proceeded to play 7 pro seasons in North America, mostly playing for the Albany River Rats of the AHL. In 423 games in Albany, Bicek scored 75 goals and 167 assists for 242 points. In those last four seasons, he was called up to the Devils sporadically. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Bicek returned to Slovakia to play for HC Košice. He played 54 games there and scored 18 goals and 41 points. In 62 career NHL games, Bicek has scored 6 goals and 7 assists for 13 points. He won a Stanley Cup in 2003 with the Devils.

The season 2006–2007 he played for Swedish team Brynäs IF and Finnish KalPa before moved 2008 to JYP in the SM-Liiga, he joined to end of the year 2008 to EHC Biel[1].

AwardsEdit

  • 2002-03 NHL Stanley Cup

ReferencesEdit

  • 2005 NHL Official Guide & Record Book ISBN 0-920445-91-8

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