Josef Beránek

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Josef Beránek
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Born (1969-10-25) October 25, 1969 (age 45)
Litvínov, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Czech team
Former teams
HC Slavia Praha
Pittsburgh Penguins
Edmonton Oilers
Vsetin HC
Vancouver Canucks
Philadelphia Flyers
National team  Czechoslovakia 
 Czech Republic
NHL Draft 78th overall, 1989
Edmonton Oilers
Playing career 1991–2010

Josef Beránek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjɔzɛf ˈbɛraːnɛk]) (born October 25, 1969) is a Czech former professional ice hockey player and coach. He was selected in the fourth round of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, 78th overall, by the Edmonton Oilers. He has extensive professional playing experience, in the Czech Republic, the AHL, and the NHL. At the NHL level, he has played for the Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Vancouver Canucks, and Pittsburgh Penguins. He currently plays for HC Slavia Praha in the Czech Republic. In 1998, Beránek was part of the Czech Republic's gold-medal winning Olympic ice hockey team.

Career Statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1988–89 Litvinov Czech 32 18 10 28 47
1989–90 Dukla Trencin Czech 49 16 21 37 0
1990–91 Litvinov Czech 50 27 27 54 98
1991–92 Edmonton Oilers NHL 58 12 16 28 18 12 2 1 3 0
1992–93 Cape Breton Oilers AHL 6 1 2 3 8
1992–93 Edmonton Oilers NHL 26 2 6 8 28
1992–93 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 40 13 12 25 50
1993–94 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 80 28 21 49 85
1994–95 Vsetin HC Czech 16 7 7 15 0
1994–95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 14 5 5 10 2
1994–95 Vancouver Canucks NHL 37 8 13 21 28 11 1 1 2 12
1995–96 Vancouver Canucks NHL 61 6 14 20 60 3 2 1 3 0
1996–97 Vsetin HC Czech 39 19 24 43 115 3 3 2 5 4
1996–97 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 8 3 1 4 4 5 0 0 0 2
1997–98 Vsetin HC Czech 45 24 27 51 92 10 2 8 10 14
1998–99 Edmonton Oilers NHL 66 19 30 49 23 2 0 0 0 4
1999–00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 58 9 8 17 39
1999–00 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 4 4 8 18 11 0 3 3 4
2000–01 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 70 9 14 23 43 13 0 2 2 2
2001–02 Slavia Praha HC Czech 36 13 20 33 71 9 1 2 3 6
2002–03 Slavia Praha HC Czech 46 10 21 31 38 17 2 7 9 28
2003–04 Slavia Praha HC Czech 51 16 47 63 93 19 7 11 18 30
2004–05 Slavia Praha HC Czech 37 8 17 25 65 7 1 2 3 4
2005–06 Slavia Praha HC Czech 50 14 38 52 101 15 1 8 9 28
2006–07 Slavia Praha HC Czech 52 19 20 39 44 6 2 0 2 6
2007–08 Slavia Praha HC Czech 50 15 15 30 42 12 1 0 1 6
2008–09 Slavia Praha HC Czech 50 15 27 42 36 18 4 7 11 14
2009–10 Slavia Praha HC Czech 39 6 12 18 6
NHL totals 531 118 144 262 398 57 5 8 13 24

Transactions[edit]

  • January 16, 1993 - Edmonton trades Beranek and Greg Hawgood to Philadelphia in exchange for Brian Benning
  • March 18, 1997 - Vancouver trades Beranek to Pittsburgh in exchange for future considerations.
  • June 16, 1998 - Pittsburgh trades Beranek to Edmonton in exchange for Tony Hrkac and Bobby Dollas
  • March 14, 2000 - Edmonton trades Beranek to Pittsburgh in exchange for German Titov

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