Josef Marha

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Josef Marha
Born (1976-06-02) 2 June 1976 (age 38)
Havlíčkův Brod, TCH
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
CZE team
Former teams
Free Agent
HC Dukla Jihlava
Colorado Avalanche
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Chicago Blackhawks
HC Davos
HC Pardubice
HK Hradec Kralove
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 35th overall, 1994
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1992–present

Josef Marha (born 2 June 1976) is a Czech professional ice hockey player who is currently an Unrestricted Free Agent. He most recently played with HK Hradec Kralove of the Czech Extraliga. last played competitively in Switzerland's Nationalliga A for HC Davos.

Playing career[edit]

Marha played in the National Hockey League for the Colorado Avalanche, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and the Chicago Blackhawks, playing 159 regular season games goals 21 goals and 32 assists for 53 points, picking up 32 penalty minutes. On the Chicago Blackhawks, he was commonly referred to at the 'Captain of the 4th Line'. He was drafted 35th overall by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft.

Marha left the NHL to join HC Davos of the Swiss National League A (NLA) in 2001. He spent the next 12 years of his professional career, capturing 5 league titles with Davos, before announcing his retirement at the conclusion of the clubs involvement in the 2012–13 season on March 17, 2013.[1]

In his return to his native Czech Republic, Marha announced the continuation of his playing career by agreeing to a multi-year deal with HC Pardubice of the Czech Extraliga on April 29, 2013.[2] After only 23 games with Pardubice, Marha opted to terminate his contract with the club, and transfer to fellow Extraliga club, HK Hradek Kralove on November 30, 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
1992–93 HC Dukla Jihlava CZE 7 2 2 4 0
1993–94 HC Dukla Jihlava CZE 41 7 2 9 0 3 0 1 1 0
1994–95 HC Dukla Jihlava CZE 35 3 7 10 0
1995–96 Cornwall Aces AHL 74 18 30 48 30 8 1 2 3 10
1995–96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 2 0 1 1 0
1996–97 Hershey Bears AHL 67 23 49 72 44 19 6 16 22 10
1996–97 Colorado Avalanche NHL 6 0 1 1 0
1997–98 Hershey Bears AHL 55 6 46 52 30
1997–98 Colorado Avalanche NHL 11 2 5 7 4
1997–98 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 12 7 4 11 0
1998–99 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim NHL 10 0 1 1 0
1998–99 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 3 1 0 1 4
1998–99 Portland Pirates AHL 8 0 8 8 2
1998–99 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 22 2 5 7 4
1999–00 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 81 10 12 22 18
2000–01 Norfolk Admirals AHL 60 18 28 46 44 9 1 8 9 6
2000–01 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 15 0 3 3 6
2001–02 HC Davos NLA 44 18 14 32 36 16 6 9 15 8
2002–03 HC Davos NLA 43 14 18 32 51 17 4 6 10 6
2003–04 HC Davos NLA 41 12 10 22 30 6 2 1 3 0
2004–05 HC Davos NLA 44 18 22 40 30 15 2 9 11 14
2005–06 HC Davos NLA 44 9 16 25 44 13 2 3 5 10
2006–07 HC Davos NLA 41 9 13 22 32 19 8 6 14 26
2007–08 HC Davos NLA 48 15 8 23 20 13 1 4 5 12
2008–09 HC Davos NLA 49 11 14 25 44 20 2 8 10 2
2009–10 HC Davos NLA 48 11 22 33 30 6 1 0 1 2
2010–11 HC Davos NLA 44 7 15 22 34 9 5 3 7 4
2011–12 HC Davos NLA 40 9 8 17 16 3 0 0 0 0
2012–13 HC Davos NLA 45 4 12 16 12 7 1 0 1 8
2013–14 HC Pardubice CZE 23 2 4 6 8
2013–14 HK Hradec Kralove CZE 20 0 3 3 10 4 0 0 0 2
NLA totals 531 137 172 309 379 144 35 49 84 92
NHL totals 159 21 32 53 32

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
1994 Czech Republic WJC 5th 5 4 0 4 2
1995 Czech Republic WJC 6th 7 5 5 10 0
Junior totals 12 9 5 14 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Josef Marha announces retirement" (in German). hockeyfans.ch. 2013-03-17. Retrieved 2013-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Changes in the League: Pardubice strengthen with Sykora, Marha" (in Czech). isport.cz. 2013-04-29. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 

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