Roman Šimíček

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Roman Šimíček
Born (1971-11-04) November 4, 1971 (age 43)
Ostrava, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for HC Vitkovice
HPK
Pittsburgh Penguins
Minnesota Wild
HIFK
HC Sparta Praha
HC Dukla Trenčín
GKS Tychy
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 273rd overall, 2000
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 1990–2013

Roman Šimíček (born November 4, 1971) is a Czech former professional ice hockey centre who currently played in the National Hockey League with the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Minnesota Wild.

Playing career[edit]

Šimíček was drafted in the ninth round, 273rd overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. He played 29 National Hockey League games with the Penguins in the 2000–01 season before he was traded to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for Steve McKenna. He went on to appear in 34 more NHL games with the Wild during the 2000–01 and 2001–02 season. Šimíček has played in the Czech Republic with HC Vitkovice, before signed with HC Dukla Trenčín on 2 June 2009.[1]

On August 11, 2010, Simicek signed a one year contract with GKS Tychy of the Polska Liga Hokejowa.[2] After three seasons, Simicek announced his retirement from playing and accepted an assistant coaching position with Vitkovice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Českú légiu v Dukle posilní Roman Šimíček
  2. ^ "Roman Simicek Profile Page". EliteProspects.com. 2013-02-03. Retrieved 2013-02-03. 

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