November 4, 1971 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||216 lb (98 kg; 15 st 6 lb)|
|Played for||HC Vitkovice
HC Sparta Praha
HC Dukla Trenčín
|National team||Czech Republic|
|NHL Draft||273rd overall, 2000
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.
On August 11, 2010, Simicek signed a one year contract with GKS Tychy of the Polska Liga Hokejowa. After three seasons, Simicek announced his retirement from playing and accepted an assistant coaching position with Vitkovice.
- Roman Šimíček's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Roman Šimíček profile at Eurohockey.com
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