Martin Tůma

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Martin Tůma
Born (1985-09-15) 15 September 1985 (age 31)
Most, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
EBEL team HK Acroni Jesenice
NHL Draft 162nd, 2003
Florida Panthers
Playing career 2005–present

Martin Tůma (born 15 September 1985) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman who currently plays with HC České Budějovice in the Czech Extraliga.[1] He was selected by the Florida Panthers in the 5th (162nd overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Tůma played junior hockey in HC Litvínov's system in the Czech Republic. After his third season with HC Litvínov's junior team, he was drafted 162nd overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. Tůma subsequently moved to North America to play major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

After completing the 2004–05 OHL season, Tůma turned professional and began playing in the Panthers' farm system in the American Hockey League (AHL) and ECHL. After stints with the San Antonio Rampage, Rochester Americans and Florida Everblades, Tůma returned to his native Czech Republic to play for HC Litvínov of the Czech Extraliga. For the 2012-2013 season Martin signed with the Nottingham Panthers of the Elite Ice Hockey League before being signed on 27 November 2012 by Braehead Clan

Martin Tůma
Medal record
Representing  Czech Republic
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2005 United States

International play[edit]

Tůma has made one appearance for the Czech Republic internationally at the 2005 World Junior Championships in the United States where he earned a bronze medal.


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