Marek Mazanec

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Marek Mazanec
Born (1991-07-18) July 18, 1991 (age 23)
Písek, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Nashville Predators
Milwaukee Admirals (AHL)
HC Plzeň
NHL Draft 179th overall, 2012
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2010–present

Marek Mazanec (born July 18, 1991) is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL). Mazanec was selected by the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Nashville Predators in the sixth round, 179th overall, of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Mazanec played at the junior level with IHC Písek, before at 14 moving to HC Plzeň, where he continued his junior career. Beginning in the 2009–10 season, he played at the senior level in the professional Czech Extraliga.[1]

On May 3, 2013, the Nashville Predators of the NHL signed Mazanec to a two-year, entry-level contract.[2] He began the 2013–14 season with the Predators' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

On November 8, 2013, Mazanec made his NHL debut with Nashville, playing 51:37 and allowing two goals on 24 shots after replacing starter Carter Hutton in a game against the Winnipeg Jets.[3] After 10 games with the Predators he posted a .932 save percentage and was named NHL Rookie of the month for November.[4]

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