Marek Kvapil

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Marek Kvapil
Born (1985-01-05) 5 January 1985 (age 32)
Ilava, TCH
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
KHL team
Former teams
Amur Khabarovsk
HC Slavia Praha
Springfield Falcons
Norfolk Admirals
HC Vítkovice
HC Kometa Brno
Dynamo Moscow
Severstal Cherepovets
KHL Medveščak Zagreb
HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 163rd overall, 2005
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2005–present

Marek Kvapil (born 5 January 1985) is a Czech professional ice hockey player who currently plays for Amur Khabarovsk in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He has won the Gagarin Cup twice with Dynamo in 2012 and 2013. Although born in the Slovak city of Ilava, Kvapil has represented the Czech Republic in various international competitions.

Playing career[edit]

After training in HC Slavia Praha's development program, Kvapil moved to North America after being drafted by the Saginaw Spirit in the first round (11th overall) of the 2004 CHL Import Draft. He was drafted the following year by the Tampa Bay Lightning, though would never play for the team. After spending three years in their farm system, Kvapil returned to Europe in 2008 to continue his career.

On April 7, 2017, Kvapil agreed to return to the KHL in signing a one-year contract as a free agent with Amur Khabarovsk.[1]

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 HC Slavia Praha ELH 11 0 0 0 0
2003–04 HC Kometa Brno Czech.1 4 0 2 2 4
2004–05 Saginaw Spirit OHL 53 25 37 62 14
2005–06 Springfield Falcons AHL 79 18 27 45 24
2006–07 Springfield Falcons AHL 72 12 15 27 33
2006–07 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 7 3 8 11 2 2 1 1 2 0
2007–08 Norfolk Admirals AHL 24 2 7 9 2
2007–08 Mississippi Sea Wolves ECHL 25 9 15 24 9 3 2 3 5 2
2008–09 HC Vítkovice ELH 46 10 12 22 28 10 5 2 7 4
2009–10 HC Vítkovice ELH 50 19 22 41 18 16 3 3 6 0
2010–11 HC Kometa Brno ELH 50 12 34 46 12
2011–12 Dynamo Moscow KHL 53 12 17 29 34 21 8 4 12 4
2012–13 Dynamo Moscow KHL 45 8 9 17 22 21 8 7 15 8
2013–14 Dynamo Moscow KHL 39 6 9 15 24 5 1 0 1 0
2014–15 Severstal Cherepovets KHL 51 10 14 24 12
2015–16 KHL Medveščak Zagreb KHL 41 10 18 28 19
2015–16 HC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 17 1 8 9 12 2 0 0 0 2
2016–17 HC Kometa Brno ELH 49 15 25 40 30 14 4 6 10 2
ELH totals 205 56 93 149 88 48 13 17 30 6
AHL totals 175 32 49 81 59
KHL totals 236 47 75 122 123 49 17 11 28 14

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Czech Republic WJC 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 7 2 3 5 0
2010 Czech Republic WC 1st, gold medalist(s) 8 0 0 0 0
Junior totals 7 2 3 5 0
Senior totals 8 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marek Kvapil will be a Tiger" (in Russian). Amur Khabarovsk. 2017-04-07. Retrieved 2017-04-07. 

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