Jiří Hunkes

Jiří Hunkes (born July 31, 1984) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman currently an unrestricted free agent who most recently played for Schwenninger Wild Wings in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). He formerly played with HC Bílí Tygři Liberec in the Czech Extraliga during the 2010–11 Czech Extraliga season.[1]

Jiří Hunkes
Born (1984-07-31) July 31, 1984 (age 37)
Brno, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
DEL team
Former teams
Free Agent
HC Oceláři Třinec
HC Hvězda Brno
HC Havířov Panthers
HK Jestřábi Prostějov
Lukko Rauma
Pelicans Lahti
Bílí Tygři Liberec
BK Mladá Boleslav
HC Lev Poprad
HC Lev Praha
HC Sparta Praha
HC Lada Togliatti
Schwenninger Wild Wings
Playing career 2002–present

Hunkes previously played for HC Oceláři Třinec, Lukko Rauma, Pelicans Lahti and BK Mladá Boleslav.[2] After a season with HC Lada Togliatti of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), Hunkes signed his first contract in Germany, agreeing to a one-year deal with Schwenninger Wild Wings of the DEL on July 10, 2015.[3]

In the 2016–17 season, Hunkes returned for his second year with the Wild Wings, but was unable to repeat his performance in adding just 1 goal and 3 points in 32 contests. On March 3, 2017, it was announced that Hunkes would leave the club as a free agent.[4]


  1. ^ "HC Liberec". Eliteprospects.com. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  2. ^ "Player profile - Jiri Hunkes". HC Bílí Tygři Liberec. 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-10-05.
  3. ^ "Wild Wings contract Hunkes". Schwenninger Wild Wings (in German). 2015-07-10. Retrieved 2015-07-10.
  4. ^ "First personnel decisions at the Wild Wings". Schwenninger Wild Wings (in German). 2017-03-03. Retrieved 2017-03-03.

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