Andrej Podkonický

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Andrej Podkonický
Born (1978-05-09) 9 May 1978 (age 38)
Zvolen, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
Czech Extraliga team
Former teams
HC Bílí Tygři Liberec
Florida Panthers
Washington Capitals
National team  Slovakia
NHL Draft 196th overall, 1996
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1998–present

Andrej Podkonický (born 9 May 1978 in Zvolen, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a Slovak ice hockey player, currently playing for HC Bílí Tygři Liberec.

Podkonický was drafteed 196th overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. After two seasons with the American Hockey League's Worcester IceCats, he was traded to the Florida Panthers for Eric Boguniecki on December 17, 2000 and played six games for the Panthers during the 2000–01 NHL season, scoring one goal. Podkonický then moved to Europe and played for HIFK in Finland's SM-liiga, HC Slovan Bratislava in the Slovak Extraliga and the Iserlohn Roosters in Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga. He signed with the Washington Capitals in 2003 and was assigned to the AHL's Portland Pirates, playing just two games for the Capitals. Podkonický then moved back to the Czech Republic and signed for HC Bílí Tygři Liberec. He spent the 2007–08 season in Russia for Vityaz Chekhov before returning to Liberec.

He played for Slovakia at the 2007 and 2008 IIHF World Championship.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Portland Winterhawks WHL 71 25 46 71 127 6 1 1 2 8
1997–98 Portland Winterhawks WHL 64 30 44 74 81 16 4 12 16 20
1998–99 Worcester IceCats AHL 61 19 24 43 52 4 0 0 0 4
1999–00 Worcester IceCats AHL 77 16 25 41 68 9 2 5 7 6
2000–01 Worcester IceCats AHL 16 2 3 5 15
2000–01 Florida Panthers NHL 6 1 0 1 2
2006–07 Louisville Panthers AHL 41 6 10 16 31
2001–02 HIFK Liiga 23 3 6 9 41
2001–02 HC Slovan Bratislava Slovak 16 11 2 13 2
2002–03 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 52 18 15 33 54
2003–04 Washington Capitals NHL 2 0 0 0 0
2003–04 Portland Pirates AHL 56 12 14 26 31
2004–05 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 24 9 4 13 16 10 3 4 7 4
2005–06 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 39 11 26 37 76 5 1 2 3 16
2006–07 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 49 11 12 23 140 12 3 2 5 32
2007–08 Vityaz Chekhov KHL 37 6 4 10 57
2007–08 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 5 1 0 1 2 9 2 1 3 8
2008–09 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 51 14 23 37 75 3 0 0 0 2
2009–10 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 43 13 19 32 61 15 6 5 11 8
2010–11 Bili Tygri Liberec Czech 52 9 19 28 81 7 0 2 2 29
2011–12 HC Kometa Brno Czech 16 3 3 6 10
2011–12 BK Mlada Boleslav Czech 31 6 9 15 36 12 4 1 5 2
2012–13 HKm Zvolen Slovak 53 24 25 49 112 17 6 6 12 14
2013–14 HKm Zvolen Slovak 38 10 12 22 40 4 0 1 1 8
2014–15 HKm Zvolen Slovak 55 16 21 37 88 7 0 3 3 6
NHL totals 8 1 0 1 2
AHL totals 251 55 76 131 197 13 2 5 7 10

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