Michal Divíšek

Michal Divíšek (born April 22, 1976) is a Czech former professional ice hockey defenceman.

Michal Divíšek
Born (1976-04-22) April 22, 1976 (age 46)
Hořice, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Stadion Hradec Králové
HC Vsetín
HC Dukla Jihlava
HC Karlovy Vary
HC Pardubice
HC Litvínov
HC Havířov Panthers
HC Plzeň
Diables Rouges de Briançon
Diables Noirs de Tours
Playing career 1993–2010

Divísek began his career with Stadion Hradec Králové and played one game for the team during the 1993–94 Czech Extraliga season. He then moved to North America to play in the junior Canadian Hockey League system, where he was drafted 26th overall by the Western Hockey League's Seattle Thunderbirds in the 1994 CHL Import Draft.[1]

After two seasons in the WHL, Divíšek returned to the Czech Extraliga and played 249 regular season games over the next seven seasons, playing for HC Vsetín, HC Dukla Jihlava, HC Karlovy Vary, HC Pardubice, HC Litvínov, HC Havířov Panthers and HC Plzeň.[2] He would also play in France's Ligue Magnus for Diables Rouges de Briançon and Diables Noirs de Tours.

Since 2008, Divíšek has worked as a coach in France, beginning with a player-coach role at Peaux Rouges d'Evry in France's third-tier FFHG Division 2. He retired in 2010 and became an assistant coach for Aigles de Nice of Division 1. In 2018, he became head coach for Division 3 side Ducs de Dijon.

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