Radek Smoleňák

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Radek Smoleňák
Born (1986-12-03) December 3, 1986 (age 28)
Prague, TCH
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
SHL team
Former teams
Modo Hockey
Chicago Blackhawks
Pelicans Lahti
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 2005
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2006–present

Radek Smoleňák (born December 3, 1986) is a Czech professional ice hockey winger. He is currently playing with Modo Hockey of the Swedish Hockey League. Smolenak was selected by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 3rd round (73rd overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Smoleňák played briefly with the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2009–10 season when he was claimed off waivers by the team late in the pre-season. He played in only one regular season game with the Blackhawks, in which he registered a five minute major for fighting. He also participated in the 2009 pre-season with Chicago while they played in Zürich, Switzerland and registered one goal in one game.[1] After being placed back on waivers by the Blackhawks, he was quickly re-claimed by the Tampa Bay Lightning.[2]

Smoleňák signed a contract with Pelicans Lahti from the Finnish elite league SM-liiga on January 30, 2012.[3]


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