Tomáš Malec

Tomáš Malec (born 13 May 1982) is a Slovak former professional ice hockey player. He last played for HC Kometa Brno in the Czech Extraliga (ELH).[1]

Tomáš Malec
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Born (1982-05-13) 13 May 1982 (age 39)
Skalica, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 231 lb (105 kg; 16 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Carolina Hurricanes
Ottawa Senators
HC Oceláři Třinec
Piráti Chomutov
HC Vítkovice Ridera
HC Kometa Brno
NHL Draft 64th overall, 2001
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2002–2020

Playing careerEdit

 
Malec with the Binghamton Senators during the 2006-07 season

After playing two seasons in the QMJHL with Rimouski Océanic, during which the Florida Panthers traded his rights to the Carolina Hurricanes, Malec made his professional debut in the 2002 American Hockey League playoffs with the Hurricanes' affiliate, the Lowell Lock Monsters. He made his NHL debut in the 2002–03 season with the Carolina Hurricanes, appearing in 41 games and recording two assists.

Malec played two more games with Carolina during the 2003–04 season, and was traded, along with a draft pick, to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim after the season in exchange for goaltender Martin Gerber. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Malec played with Anaheim's AHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks.

Malec joined the Ottawa Senators organization for the 2005–06 season, playing in two NHL games with the Senators and spending the rest of the season with the AHL's Binghamton Senators. During the 2006–07 season, he was traded to the New York Islanders in exchange for Matt Koalska. He played for their AHL affiliate the Bridgeport Sound Tigers but never played for the Islanders. In 2007, he moved to the Czech Extraliga, signing with HC Oceláři Třinec.

In his NHL career, Malec has appeared in 46 games and tallied two assists.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999–00 HK 36 Skalica Slovak.20 43 6 5 11 150
2000–01 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 64 13 50 63 198 11 0 11 11 26
2001–02 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 51 14 32 46 164 7 3 1 4 10
2001–02 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 4 0 0 0 4
2002–03 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 41 0 2 2 43
2002–03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 30 0 4 4 50
2003–04 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 74 7 13 20 101
2003–04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 2 0 0 0 2
2004–05 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 66 4 14 18 104 6 0 2 2 10
2005–06 Binghamton Senators AHL 79 1 27 28 118
2005–06 Ottawa Senators NHL 2 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Binghamton Senators AHL 33 1 12 13 35
2006–07 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 43 2 7 9 44
2007–08 HC Oceláři Třinec ELH 52 5 4 9 88 8 0 0 0 37
2008–09 HC Oceláři Třinec ELH 51 3 15 18 121 5 0 1 1 18
2009–10 HC Oceláři Třinec ELH 52 4 15 19 60 5 1 1 2 30
2010–11 HC Kometa Brno ELH 50 3 6 9 62
2011–12 HC Kometa Brno ELH 52 0 6 6 68 20 1 5 6 44
2012–13 HC Kometa Brno ELH 48 3 6 9 52
2013–14 Piráti Chomutov ELH 30 1 4 5 67
2014–15 HC Kometa Brno ELH 27 0 1 1 22 12 2 2 4 10
2014–15 HC Vítkovice Ridera ELH 20 0 5 5 10
2015–16 HC Kometa Brno ELH 51 0 3 3 68 4 0 1 1 31
2016–17 HC Kometa Brno ELH 51 0 5 5 68 14 1 0 1 22
2017–18 HC Kometa Brno ELH 42 2 4 6 44 14 0 1 1 34
2018–19 HC Kometa Brno ELH 48 5 2 7 40 10 0 1 1 14
NHL totals 46 0 2 2 47
ELH totals 574 26 76 102 770 92 5 12 17 242

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2000 Slovakia WJC18 5th 6 0 2 2 8
2001 Slovakia WJC 8th 7 0 0 0 2
2002 Slovakia WJC 8th 7 1 0 1 4
Junior totals 20 1 2 3 14

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
QMJHL
Raymond Lagacé Trophy (defensive rookie of the year) 2001
All-Rookie Team 2001
CHL All-Rookie Team 2001
AHL
All-Star Game 2003

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Malec signs extension with Kometa Brno" (in Czech). HC Kometa Brno. 22 May 2018. Retrieved 22 May 2018.

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kirill Safronov
Winner of the Raymond Lagacé Trophy
2000–01
Succeeded by
Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers