Tomáš Malec

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Tomáš Malec
Born (1982-05-13) 13 May 1982 (age 32)
Skalica, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
CZE team
Former teams
Piráti Chomutov
HC Kometa Brno
HC Oceláři Třinec
NHL
Ottawa Senators
Carolina Hurricanes
NHL Draft 64th overall, 2001
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2002–present

Tomáš Malec (born 13 May 1982) is a Slovak professional ice hockey player. Malec plays for HC Oceláři Třinec in the Czech Republic.

Playing career[edit]

After playing two seasons in the QMJHL with Rimouski Océanic, during which the Florida Panthers traded his rights to the Carolina Hurricanes, Malec made his professional debut in the 2002 American Hockey League playoffs with the Hurricanes' affiliate, the Lowell Lock Monsters. He made his NHL debut in the 2002–03 season with the Carolina Hurricanes, appearing in 41 games and recording two assists.

Malec played two more games with Carolina during the 2003–04 season, and was traded, along with a draft pick, to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim after the season in exchange for goaltender Martin Gerber. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, Malec played with Anaheim's AHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks.

Malec joined the Ottawa Senators organization for the 2005–06 season, playing in two NHL games with the Senators and spending the rest of the season with the AHL's Binghamton Senators. During the 2006–07 season, he was traded to the New York Islanders in exchange for Matt Koalska. He played for their AHL affiliate the Bridgeport Sound Tigers but never played for the Islanders. In 2007, he moved to the Czech Extraliga, signing with HC Oceláři Třinec.

In his NHL career, Malec has appeared in 46 games and tallied two assists.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 64 13 50 63 198 11 0 11 11 26
2001–02 Rimouski Océanic QMJHL 51 14 32 46 164 7 3 1 4 10
2001–02 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 4 0 0 0 4
2002–03 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 41 0 2 2 43
2002–03 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 30 0 4 4 50
2003–04 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 74 7 13 20 101
2003–04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 2 0 0 0 2
2004–05 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 66 4 14 18 104 6 0 2 2 10
2005–06 Binghamton Senators AHL 79 1 27 28 118
2005–06 Ottawa Senators NHL 2 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Binghamton Senators AHL 33 1 12 13 35
2006–07 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2006–07 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 43 2 7 9 44
2007–08 HC Oceláři Třinec CZE 52 5 4 9 88 8 0 0 0 37
2008–09 HC Oceláři Třinec CZE 51 3 15 18 121 5 0 1 1 18
2009–10 HC Oceláři Třinec CZE 52 4 15 19 60 5 1 1 2 30
2010–11 HC Kometa Brno CZE 50 3 6 9 62
2011–12 HC Kometa Brno CZE 52 0 6 6 68 20 1 5 6 44
2012–13 HC Kometa Brno CZE 48 3 6 9 52
NHL totals 46 0 2 2 47

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Preceded by
Kirill Safronov
Winner of the Raymond Lagacé Trophy
2000–01
Succeeded by
Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers