Jakub Klepiš

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Jakub Klepiš
Jakub Klepiš.jpg
Born (1984-06-05) June 5, 1984 (age 30)
Prague, TCH
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing/Centre
Shoots Right
SHL team
Former teams
Färjestad BK
HC Slavia Praha
Washington Capitals
Avangard Omsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Dynamo Moscow
HC Lev Praha
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 16th overall, 2002
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 2002–present

Jakub Klepiš (born June 5, 1984 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for Färjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

Playing career[edit]

Klepiš was drafted in the first round, 16th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Before ever playing for Ottawa, Klepiš was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in 2003 in a deal that sent Vaclav Varada to the Senators. He was later dealt to the Washington Capitals on March 9, 2004 in exchange for forward Mike Grier.

Klepiš ultimately played in 66 NHL games (all with the Capitals) before returning to Europe to continue his professional career in the Kontinental Hockey League.

He won the Gagarin Cup in 2012 with Dynamo Moscow, scoring the series-winning goal in the seventh game.

On June 26, 2014, he left HC Lev Praha after two seasons to join Swedish club, Färjestad BK of the SHL.[1]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Competitor for Czech Republic Czech Rep
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2010 Cologne
World U18 Championships
Bronze 2002 Trnava

Klepiš played his first game for the national team in 2004, and has played 4 World Championships for the Czech national team culminating in a gold medal win in the 2010 World Championships.[2][3]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 70 14 50 64 111 7 0 3 3 22
2002–03 HC Slavia Praha CZE 38 2 6 8 22 4 0 0 0 6
2003–04 HC Slavia Praha CZE 44 4 9 13 43 17 5 3 8 10
2004–05 Portland Pirates AHL 78 13 14 27 76
2005–06 Hershey Bears AHL 24 3 8 11 28 15 2 6 8 4
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL 25 1 3 4 8
2006–07 Hershey Bears AHL 31 6 26 32 24
2006–07 Washington Capitals NHL 41 3 7 10 28
2007–08 Hershey Bears AHL 19 5 6 11 9
2007–08 Slavia Prague CZE 24 5 7 12 22
2008–09 Avangard Omsk KHL 55 14 17 31 51 9 1 4 5 0
2009–10 Avangard Omsk KHL 56 10 12 22 50 3 0 2 2 2
2010–11 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 49 14 12 26 16 16 1 4 5 4
2011–12 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 15 3 2 5 8
2011–12 Dynamo Moscow KHL 29 4 5 9 14 14 5 1 6 6
2012–13 HC Lev Praha KHL 45 20 18 38 24 4 0 0 0 0
2013–14 HC Lev Praha KHL 38 8 9 17 22 4 1 0 1 4
NHL totals 66 4 10 14 36
KHL totals 287 73 75 148 185 50 8 11 19 16

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result   GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Czech Republic WJC18 Bronze medal icon.svg 8 1 8 9 8
2003 Czech Republic WJC 6th 6 0 4 4 4
2004 Czech Republic WJC 4th 7 2 2 4 4
2008 Czech Republic WC 5th 4 0 1 1 0
2009 Czech Republic WC 6th 7 1 4 5 6
2010 Czech Republic WC Gold medal icon.svg 9 3 4 7 8
2014 Czech Republic WC 4th 10 2 2 4 2
Junior totals 21 3 14 17 16
Senior totals 30 6 11 17 16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KHL center Jakub Klepis ready for Farjestad". Färjestad BK. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  2. ^ "National Hockey team are World Champions". Prague Post. 2010-05-01. Retrieved 2010-05-01. 
  3. ^ "International Czech stats" (in Czech). hokej.cz. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Tim Gleason
Ottawa Senators first round draft pick
2002
Succeeded by
Patrick Eaves