Jan Bulis

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Jan Bulis
Born (1978-03-18) March 18, 1978 (age 36)
Pardubice, TCH
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Traktor Chelyabinsk
Washington Capitals
Montreal Canadiens
HC Pardubice
Vancouver Canucks
Atlant Moscow Oblast
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 1996
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1997–present

Jan Bulis (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjan ˈbulɪs] ( )) (born March 18, 1978) is a Czech professional hockey winger who is currently playing for and Captain of Traktor Chelyabinsk of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Playing career[edit]

Bulis was drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft, Second Round, Forty-third Overall. Bulis was a fan favourite while playing for the Barrie Colts of the OHL and was among the top players in the OHL at that time from 1995–1997. In Bulis' top season for Barrie he accumulated 42 goals and 61 assists for a total of 103 points in 64 games. Unfortunately, that offensive potential has not shown up in the NHL where he has a total of 251 points in 587 games played.

He has played for the Vancouver Canucks, Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals, AHL Portland Pirates, IHL Cincinnati Cyclones, OHL Kingston Frontenacs and Barrie Colts. On March 13 of 2001, Bulis was traded from the Washington Capitals along with Richard Zedník and a first round pick (Alexander Perezhogin) to the Montreal Canadiens for Dainius Zubrus, Trevor Linden and a second round draft pick (later traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning, who selected (Andreas Holmqvist). During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Bulis played for HC Pardubice in the Czech Republic Elite League. He scored 24 goals and had 25 assists in 45 games played. Bulis recorded his best NHL season in 2005–06 with Montreal where he scored 20 goals and 20 assists for 40 points in 73 games played. During the campaign in December 2005, Bulis was named to the Czech national ice hockey team for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. It was the first time that Bulis played for the Czech National Team. On January 25, 2006 Bulis scored four goals in four shots against the Philadelphia Flyers.[1]

Transactions[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 Barrie Colts OHL 59 29 30 59 22 7 2 3 5 2
1996–97 Barrie Colts OHL 64 42 61 103 42 9 3 7 10 10
1997–98 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 2 0 1 1 0 12 8 10 18 12
1997–98 Portland Pirates AHL 3 1 4 5 12
1997–98 Washington Capitals NHL 48 5 11 16 18
1998–99 Washington Capitals NHL 38 7 16 23 6
1998–99 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL 10 2 2 4 14
1999–00 Washington Capitals NHL 56 9 22 31 30
2000–01 Portland Pirates AHL 4 0 2 2 0
2000–01 Washington Capitals NHL 39 5 13 18 26
2000–01 Montreal Canadiens NHL 12 0 5 5 0
2001–02 Montreal Canadiens NHL 53 9 10 19 8 6 0 0 0 6
2002–03 Montreal Canadiens NHL 82 16 24 40 30
2003–04 Montreal Canadiens NHL 72 13 17 30 30 11 1 1 2 4
2004–05 Pardubice HC Czech 45 24 25 49 113 16 7 4 11 43
2005–06 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 20 20 40 50 6 1 1 2 2
2006–07 Vancouver Canucks NHL 79 12 11 23 70 12 1 1 2 2
2007–08 Khimik Moscow Oblast RSL 57 17 31 48 106 5 0 0 0 4
2008–09 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 35 9 8 17 16
2009–10 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 56 25 18 43 68 4 1 2 3 4
2010–11 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 42 14 15 29 62 24 4 6 10 26
2011–12 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 43 5 11 16 68 16 1 2 3 4
2012–13 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 49 16 15 31 32 25 9 2 11 16
2013–14 Traktor Chelyabinsk KHL 49 11 8 19 44
NHL totals 552 96 149 245 268 35 3 3 6 14
KHL totals 274 80 78 158 290 69 15 12 27 50
Medal record
Competitor for  Czech Republic
Ice hockey
Winter Olympics
Bronze 2006 Torino
World Championships
Silver 2006 Riga

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2006 Czech Republic OG 3rd 8 0 0 0 10
2006 Czech Republic WC 2nd 9 0 0 0 0
Senior totals 17 0 0 0 10

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