Zbyněk Irgl

Zbyněk Irgl (born November 29, 1980) is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently with HC Olomouc of the Czech Extraliga.

Zbyněk Irgl
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Born (1980-11-29) November 29, 1980 (age 39)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Right
Czech team
Former teams
HC Olomouc
HC Vítkovice
HC Davos
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
Atlant Moscow Oblast
HC Dinamo Minsk
HC Oceláři Třinec
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 197th overall, 2000
Nashville Predators
Playing career 1998–present

Irgl was selected 197th overall by the Nashville Predators in round 6 of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The Predators had received the pick from the St. Louis Blues in a trade for Blair Atcheynum. The selection meant little for the Predators as Irgl has played his entire professional career in Europe, first in the Czech Extraliga for HC Vítkovice, in 2007-2010 for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the KHL. In 2010-11 Irgl Zbyněk played for Atlant Moscow Oblast of the KHL.

International playEdit

Irgl played his first game for the national team in 2004, and has played 52 times for the Czech national team (as of January 3, 2009.)[1]


  1. ^ Stats at hokej.cz (in Czech)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Zbyněk Irgl at Wikimedia Commons