Adam Polášek

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Adam Polášek
Adam Polasek Wolves.jpg
Polášek playing for the Chicago Wolves during a military appreciation night in 2013
Born (1991-07-12) July 12, 1991 (age 23)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
ELH team
Former teams
HC Sparta Praha
Chicago Wolves
Utica Comets
NHL Draft 145th overall, 2010
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2009–present

Adam Polasek (born July 12, 1991) is a Czech ice hockey defenceman who currently plays with the HC Sparta Praha in the Czech Extraliga. He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round, 145th overall of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Polasek went through the full training system of HC Vítkovice, and played the Czech junior leagues for the team, including the Junior Extraliga.[1]

He signed his first professional contract with the Vancouver Canucks on April 7, 2011.[2] Following the pre-season training camp, Polasek was assigned to start the 2011–12 season in the AHL with the Chicago Wolves[3]

During the final year of his contract within the Canucks organization, Polasek opted to terminate his contract with Vancouver on December 25, 2013.[4] He returned to his native Czech Republic and signed a contract with HC Sparta Praha on December 31, 2013.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 P.E.I. Rocket QMJHL 66 13 28 41 91 5 0 0 0 2
2010–11 P.E.I. Rocket QMJHL 61 7 32 39 59 5 0 0 0 8
2011–12 Chicago Wolves AHL 46 1 8 9 27
2012–13 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 34 4 4 8 37
2012–13 Chicago Wolves AHL 24 1 7 8 27
2013–14 Utica Comets AHL 2 0 0 0 2
2013–14 Kalamazoo Wings ECHL 16 1 1 2 16
2013–14 HC Sparta Praha CZE 16 2 4 6 14 10 2 2 4 12
2013–14 HC Litoměřice CZE.1 2 0 1 1 0
AHL totals 72 2 15 17 56

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2009 Czech Republic U18 6th 6 2 3 5 10
Junior totals 6 2 3 5 10

Awards and achievements[edit]

Junior[edit]

Award Year
QMJHL All-Rookie Team 2009–10[5]
CHL All-Rookie Team 2009–10[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adam Polášek (HC Vítkovice Steel) at Hokej.cz
  2. ^ "Canucks sign defenceman Adam Polasek". Vancouver Canucks. 7 April 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Canucks assign 14 to Chicago Wolves". Vancouver Canucks. 2012-09-28. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  4. ^ "Vancouver Canucks terminate contract with Adam Polasek". Sports Illustrated. 2013-12-25. Retrieved 2013-12-25. 
  5. ^ The Canadian Press (2010-03-31). "Hoffman named MVP of the QMJHL". Rogers Sportsnet. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  6. ^ "CHL All-Star Teams". Canadian Hockey League. Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 

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