Radek Hamr

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Radek Hamr
Radek Hamr.jpg
Born (1974-06-15) June 15, 1974 (age 40)
Ústí nad Labem, TCH
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
NLA team Kloten Flyers
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 1992
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 1991–2010

Radek Hamr (born June 15, 1974) is a former Czech professional ice hockey player who played last for the Kloten Flyers of the Swiss National League A. He played a handful of National Hockey League games with the Ottawa Senators between 1992 and 1994.

Playing career[edit]

Ottawa Senators (1992-1995)[edit]

Hamr was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the fourth round, 73rd overall, in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft.

He spent most of his first professional season with the New Haven Senators of the AHL in 1992-93, scoring four goals and 25 points in 59 games. He earned a late season call up to the NHL, and at the age of 18, Hamr played in his first career NHL game. His first game was on April 3, 1993, as Hamr was held pointless in a 7-3 loss to the Hartford Whalers. Overall, he appeared in four games with Ottawa, getting no points and finishing with a -4 rating.

Hamr played in 69 games with the Senators AHL affiliate in 1993-94, the P.E.I. Senators, as he led the blueline with 10 goals and 36 points. Hamr earned a mid-season call-up to Ottawa, as he played in seven games, did not earn a point, and had a -10 rating.

In 1994-95, Hamr appeared in only seven games with P.E.I., earning an assist. He spent the majority of the season with the Fort Wayne Komets of the IHL, where in 58 games, Hamr had three goals and 16 points.

HC Sparta Praha (1995-1997)[edit]

Hamr returned to the Czech Republic in 1995, and signed with HC Sparta Praha of the Czech Extraliga. In his first season with the club in 1995-96, Hamr appeared in 30 games, scoring two goals and five points. In five playoff games, Hamr had an assist.

He returned to HC Sparta Praha for the 1996-97, and had a breakout season offensively, as Hamr had 12 goals and 35 points in 52 games. In 10 post-season games, Hamr had two goals and seven points.

Frolunda HC (1997-1999)[edit]

Hamr joined Frolunda HC of the [[Swedish Elite League}SEL]] in 1997-98, playing in 46 games, scoring two goals and 14 points. In seven playoff games, Hamr had a goal and three points, as Frolunda lost in the semi-final.

He began the 1998-99 season with Frolunda, where in nine games, Hamr had no points. Hamr was traded to Farjestad BK for Kristian Huselius.

Farjestad BK (1998-2001)[edit]

Hamr finished the 1998-99 with Farjestad BK, as he scored six goals and 17 points in 38 games, helping the club finish in second place in the league. In the playoffs, Hamr had a goal in four games, as Farjestad was upset by Malmo IF in the first round of the playoffs.

In 1999-2000, Hamr finished tied for first among defensemen on the club in points, as he had seven goals and 21 points in 50 games, helping Farjestad into the playoffs. In seven games, Hamr was limited to an assist, as the team lost in the first round.

Hamr continued to improve offensively in 2000-01, as he scored 13 goals and 25 points in 50 games, as Farjestad finished in second place in the league. In the post-season, Hamr had four goals and 10 points in 16 games, as Farjestad lost to Djurgardens IF in the final.

HC Sparta Praha (2001-2002)[edit]

Hamr returned to HC Sparta Praha of the Czech Extraliga in 2001-02. In an injury plagued season, Hamr had four goals and 10 points in 23 games with the club. In the playoffs, Hamr had six assists in 13 games, as Sparta Praha won the championship.

Farjestad BK (2002-2006)[edit]

Following his one season in which he returned to the Czech Republic, Hamr rejoined Farjestad BK in 2002-03, as Hamr had seven goals and 26 points in 49 games. In the playoffs, he had two goals and five points in 14 games, as Farjestad lost in the finals to Frolunda HC.

Hamr had another productive season in 2003-04, as he scored 11 goals and 26 points in 44 games, helping Farjestad into the post-season once again. In 17 playoff games, Hamr had a goal and four points, as Farjestad lost to HV71 in seven games in the final round.

In 2004-05, Hamr struggled offensively, scoring three goals and 14 points in 47 games, his lowest totals in Sweden since his first season in 1997-98. In the playoffs, Hamr had three goals and four points in 14 games, as Farjestad lost in the final round for the third consecutive season, this time to Frolunda HC for the second time in three seasons.

Hamr rebounded offensively in 2005-06, scoring five goals and 26 points in 49 games, helping the team into the playoffs again. In 18 playoff games, Hamr had five goals and 15 points, finishing fourth in team scoring, as Farjestad won the championship, defeating Frolunda HC in six games.

Kloten Flyers (2006-2011)[edit]

Hamr joined the Kloten Flyers of National League A in 2006-07. In 42 games, Hamr had three goals and 38 points, helping the team reach the playoffs. In 11 playoff games, Hamr had two goals and 11 points, as Kloten lost to HC Davos in the semi-final.

Hamr had another very productive season in 2007-08, scoring seven goals and 35 points in 47 games, as Kloten made the playoffs again. In five post-seaon games, Hamr was limited to an assist.

In 2008-09, Hamr continued to shine offensively, scoring nine goals and 38 points in 47 games. He added a goal and seven points in 15 playoff games, as Kloten lost to HC Davos in seven games in the championship round.

Hamr saw injuries hamper his 2009-10, as he appeared in 14 games, scoring a goal and 10 points. He did not appear in any playoff games. Hamr would miss the entire 2010-11 season due to injuries.

Retirement[edit]

Hamr officially announced his retirement from hockey on April 23, 2012, as he joined Farjestad of the SEL as an assistant coach.

Career statistics[edit]

Ice hockey[edit]

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                        Lge    GP    G    A  Pts  PIM  GP   G   A Pts PIM

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1992-93  New Haven Senators          AHL    59    4   21   25   18  --  --  --  --  --
1992-93  Ottawa Senators             NHL     4    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1993-94  Prince Edward Island Sena   AHL    69   10   26   36   44  --  --  --  --  --
1993-94  Ottawa Senators             NHL     7    0    0    0    0  --  --  --  --  --
1994-95  Fort Wayne Komets           IHL    58    3   13   16   14   1   0   0   0   0
1994-95  Prince Edward Island Sena   AHL     7    0    1    1    2  --  --  --  --  --
1995-96  Sparta Praha                Czech  30    2    3    5   16   5   0   1   1   2
1996-97  Sparta Praha                Czech  52   12   23   35    4  10   2   5   7   4
1997-98  Vastra Frolunda HC Gotebo   SEL    46    2   12   14   36
1998-99  Vastra Frolunda HC Gotebo   SEL     9    0    0    0    6  --  --  --  --  --
1998-99  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    38    6   11   17   26   4   1   0   1   0
1999-00  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    50    7   14   21   46
2000-01  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    50   13   12   25   38  16   4   6  10  35
2001-02  Sparta Praha                Czech  23    4    6   10   14  13   0   6   6   8
2002-03  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    49    7   19   26   22  14   2   3   5   8
2003-04  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    44   11   15   26   22  17   1   3   4  10
2004-05  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    47    3   11   14   47  14   3   1   4   0
2005-06  Farjestads BK Karlstad      SEL    49    5   21   26   32  18   5  10  15  24
2006-07  Kloten                      Swiss  42    3   35   38   40
2007-08  Kloten                      Swiss  47    7   23   30   46
2008-09  Kloten                      Swiss  47    9   29   38   62  --  --  --  --  --
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         NHL Totals                         11    0    0    0    0

Roller hockey[edit]

   1996  Oklahoma Coyotes            RHI    28   21   51   72   16
   1997  San Jose Rhinos             RHI    24   19   56   75    3
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  Roller Hockey Totals                      52   40   107  147  19

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