Pavel Trnka

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Pavel Trnka
Born (1976-07-26) July 26, 1976 (age 42)
Plzeň, TCH
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Extraliga team
Former teams
HC Vítkovice
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Florida Panthers
HC Plzeň (Extraliga),
HC Kladno (Extraliga)
NHL Draft 106th overall, 1994
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Playing career 1993–2012

Pavel Trnka (born July 26, 1976 in Plzeň, Czechoslovakia) is a former Czech ice hockey defenceman who most recently played for HC Vítkovice of the Czech Extraliga.

Trnka was drafted 106th overall by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft and started his NHL career with the Ducks in 1997 and stayed there for six seasons before he was traded to the Florida Panthers for Sandis Ozolinsh and Lance Ward. In total, Trnka played 411 regular season games, scoring 14 goals and 63 assists for 77 points and collecting 323 penalty minutes. He left the NHL after the 2004 season to return to the Czech Republic for HC Lasselsberger Plzeň. He had two spells in Sweden's Elitserien for Leksands IF and Malmö Redhawks.

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