Martin Jiranek (ice hockey)

Martin Jiranek (born October 3, 1969) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He is currently an assistant coach for the Fischtown Pinguins.

Martin Jiranek
Born (1969-10-03) October 3, 1969 (age 52)
Bashaw, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for AHL
Baltimore Skipjacks
Portland Pirates
HC Gherdëina
Nürnberg Ice Tigers
ERC Ingolstadt
NHL Draft 1990 NHL Supplemental Draft
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1992–2007

Jiranek played in the American Hockey League for the Baltimore Skipjacks and Portland Pirates before moving to Europe. He played in the Austrian Hockey League for Kapfenberger SV and in Serie A for HC Gherdëina before spending 11 seasons in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga playing for the Nürnberg Ice Tigers and ERC Ingolstadt.

After retiring, Jiranek was briefly head coach of the Krefeld Pinguine and was most recently the sports manager for six seasons with the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers.[1]

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year Ref
CCHA Second All-Star Team 1991-92
Deutsche Eishockey Liga Most Points 1998–99
Deutsche Eishockey Liga All-Star Team 2000–01


  1. ^ "Thanks Martin Jiranek". Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers (in German). April 25, 2019. Retrieved April 25, 2019.

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