September 23, 1985 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||202 lb (92 kg; 14 st 6 lb)|
San Jose Sharks
|National team||Czech Republic|
|NHL Draft||22nd overall, 2004
San Jose Sharks
Lukáš Kašpar (born September 23, 1985) is a Czech professional ice hockey player. As of the 2015–16 season, he is currently playing with Oulun Kärpät of the Finnish Liiga. He was originally drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Kašpar was the 22nd overall pick of the Sharks in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He came to North America in 2004 to play for the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League, tallying 21 goals and 30 assists, making it to the Memorial Cup in his first and only year in Canadian Junior Hockey.
After signing a three-year entry-level contract with the Sharks, Kašpar scored his first goal in the National Hockey League on October 12, 2008 against Jason LaBarbera of the Los Angeles Kings in a 1–0 victory. Kašpar's second National Hockey League goal was again against the Kings on February 19, 2009 against goaltender Erik Ersberg.
On July 21, 2009, he signed a two-year, two-way contract with the Philadelphia Flyers for an undisclosed amount. He was assigned to the AHL affiliate Adirondack Phantoms before he opted to terminate his contract after 8 games and return to Europe on November 4, 2009, having signed a season-long deal with Kärpät in the Finnish SM-liiga.
Played for the Czech Republic in:
- 2003 IIHF World U18 Championships
- 2005 World Junior Championships (bronze medal)
- 2010 IIHF World Championship
|Competitor for Czech Republic|
|2010 Cologne||Ice hockey|
|2012 Helsinki||Ice hockey|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lukáš Kašpar.|
- Lukáš Kašpar's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Lukáš Kašpar at Hockey-Reference.com
- Lukáš Kašpar's player profile at NHL.com
|Awards and achievements|
|San Jose Sharks first round draft pick
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