Michal Čajkovský

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Michal Čajkovský
Born (1992-05-06) May 6, 1992 (age 24)
Skalica, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
Czech team
Former teams
HC Sparta Praha
HC Slovan Bratislava
Hershey Bears
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Michal Čajkovský (born May 6, 1992) is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with HC Sparta Praha of the Czech Extraliga.

Playing career[edit]

Čajkovský made his European Elite debut during the 2009-10 season playing in the Slovak Extraliga with HC Slovan Bratislava. Undrafted, Čajkovský played major junior hockey with the Kingston Frontenacs and the Ottawa 67's of the Ontario Hockey League.

He spent the 2013–14 season, his first professional North American season, in the ECHL with the Reading Royals, on loan from the Hershey Bears of the AHL. He scored an impressive 14 goals and 36 points in 66 games to earn a selection to the ECHL All-Rookie Team.[1] Čajkovský was re-signed by the Bears to a second one-year contract on August 15, 2014.[2]

On June 19, 2015, Čajkovský returned to Europe and signed a one-year contract with Czech Extraliga team, HC Sparta Praha.[3]

Čajkovský participated at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships as a member of the Slovakia men's national junior ice hockey team.

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
ECHL All-Rookie Team 2013–14 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Big Mike' Cajkovsky might loom large for Bears in 2014-15". pennlive.com. 2014-07-12. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Bears sign three to AHL deals". Hershey Bears. 2014-08-15. Retrieved 2014-08-15. 
  3. ^ "Slovak players Kudrna and Cajkovsky" (in Czech). HC Sparta Praha. 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2015-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Defenseman Michal Cajkovsky named to ECHL All-Rookie Team". Reading Royals. 2014-03-15. Retrieved 2014-03-15. 

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