Ivan Baranka

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Ivan Baranka
Petružálek, Kasutin, Baranka 2011-10-10 Amur—Spartak Moscow KHL-game.jpeg
Born (1985-05-19) 19 May 1985 (age 31)
Ilava, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Czech team
Former teams
HC Vítkovice Steel
New York Rangers
HC Spartak Moscow
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Avangard Omsk
HC Slovan Bratislava
Rögle BK
National team  Slovakia
NHL Draft 50th overall, 2003
New York Rangers
Playing career 2005–present

Ivan Baranka (born 19 May 1985) is a Slovak ice hockey defenceman currently playing with HC Vítkovice Steel in the Czech Extraliga.

Playing career[edit]

Baranka was drafted 50th overall in 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the New York Rangers. Prior to that he was a member of the Everett Silvertips in the WHL for two seasons.

Baranka signed his first pro contract with the Rangers on 15 September 2004. After spending 3 full seasons with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL, Baranka played his first NHL game with the Rangers on 21 November 2007, in which he recorded his first point on an assist of Colton Orr's goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning.[1]

On 15 May 2008, the Rangers confirmed that Ivan Baranka accepted an offer from Spartak Moscow, but that the Rangers will retain his rights.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Everett Silvertips WHL 58 3 12 15 69 20 3 5 8 26
2004–05 Everett Silvertips WHL 64 7 16 23 64 11 3 1 4 6
2004–05 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 1 0 0 0 0
2005–06 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 59 5 16 21 87
2006–07 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 54 3 20 23 50
2007–08 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 61 5 21 26 53 5 0 2 2 2
2007–08 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 1 1 0
2008–09 Spartak Moscow KHL 47 2 8 10 50 6 1 2 3 6
2009–10 Spartak Moscow KHL 55 10 22 32 56 10 2 2 4 12
2010–11 Spartak Moscow KHL 50 8 9 17 48 3 1 2 3 4
2011–12 Spartak Moscow KHL 47 5 16 21 40
2012–13 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL 43 2 6 8 26
2013–14 Avangard Omsk KHL 47 1 19 20 30
NHL totals 1 0 1 1 0
KHL totals 289 28 80 108 250 19 4 6 10 22

International[edit]

Year Team Comp GP G A Pts PIM
2003 Slovakia WJC18 7 1 1 2 8
2004 Slovakia WJC 6 1 1 2 8
2005 Slovakia WJC 6 0 2 2 4
2009 Slovakia WC 6 0 1 1 4
2010 Slovakia OG 7 1 0 1 0
2011 Slovakia WC 6 0 0 0 4
2012 Slovakia WC 10 0 3 3 2
2014 Slovakia OG 3 0 0 0 0
Junior int'l Totals 19 2 4 6 20
Senior int'l Totals 32 1 4 5 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lundqvist quiets Lightning offense, Rangers score just enough". CBS Sports. 21 November 2007. Retrieved 4 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Silverstein, Dubi (15 May 2008). "Baranka Confirms Defection to Russia". Blueshirt Bulletin. Archived from the original on 20 May 2008. Retrieved 18 May 2008. 

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