Libor Hájek (born 4 February 1998) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning, in the second-round, 37th overall, in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft.
4 February 1998|
Smrček, Czech Republic
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
New York Rangers|
HC Kometa Brno
37th overall, 2016|
Tampa Bay Lightning
Hájek made his Czech Extraliga debut playing 17 games with HC Kometa Brno during the 2014–15 Czech Extraliga season. In opting to continue his development in the CHL, Hájek was selected 2nd overall in the 2015 CHL Import Draft by the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL.
At the completion of his second season with the Blades, Hajek was signed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 21, 2017. He immediately joined primary affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL on an amateur try-out to play out the remainder of the 2016–17 season.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2013–14||HC Kometa Brno||U20||13||0||1||1||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||HC Kometa Brno||U20||44||1||9||10||62||1||0||0||0||0|
|2014–15||HC Kometa Brno||ELH||17||0||1||1||2||7||0||0||0||0|
|2018–19||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||58||0||5||5||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2018–19||New York Rangers||NHL||5||1||0||1||6||—||—||—||—||—|
- "HC Kometa Brno 2014–15 statistics". eliteprospects.com. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
- "2015 CHL import draft". Canadian Hockey League. 5 July 2015. Archived from the original on 5 July 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
- "Lightning sign Libor Hajek to entry-level contract". Tampa Bay Lightning. 21 March 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2017.
- "Rangers Acquire Namestnikov, Hajek, Howden, 2018 1st Rd. Pick & 2019 Pick". NHL.com. 26 February 2018. Retrieved 27 February 2018.