Tomáš Duba

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Tomáš Duba
Tomáš Duba.jpg
Born (1981-07-02) July 2, 1981 (age 35)
Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 169 lb (77 kg; 12 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
EBEL team
Former teams
EC KAC
SaiPa
HC Znojemsti Orli
HC Plzeň
Leksands IF
TPS
HC Sparta Praha
Ässät
HC Oceláři Třinec
HC Zlin
Lev Poprad
Bolzano HC
Krefeld Pinguine
NHL Draft 217th overall, 2001
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2000–present

Tomáš Duba (born July 2, 1981 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender, currently playing for EC KAC in the Austrian Hockey League (EBEL).

Playing career[edit]

Whilst with HC Sparta Praha as a youth, Duba was drafted in the seventh round of the NHL, 217th overall, by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

After playing with Ässät of the Finnish SM-liiga, Duba returned on May 1, 2009, back to his native Czech Republic and signed with HC Oceláři Třinec.[1]

On January 20, 2013, Duba left Bolzano HC and signed for the remainder of the 2012–13 season, with Krefeld Pinguine of the German DEL.[2] He then stayed with the Krefeld team through the 2015-16 season. In April 2016, he inked with EC KAC of the Austrian league EBEL.[3]

International play[edit]

Duba appeared for the Czech national junior team (Under 20) in the 2000 Junior World Championships and 2001 Junior World Championships in Sweden and Moscow respectively. In 2001 Championships he won an award for the best goalie, while playing for SaiPa in Finland's SM-liiga. After this date, he has played for the Czech national team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oceláře posílili Duba, Tomas a Cartelli" (in Czech). HC Oceláři Třinec. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2010-02-03. 
  2. ^ "Pinguine commit to Tomas Duba" (in German). Krefeld Pinguine. 2013-01-20. Retrieved 2013-01-20. 
  3. ^ "Tomáš Duba neuer Goalie des EC-KAC | EC-KAC - Klagenfurt Eishockey". www.kac.at. Retrieved 2016-04-19. 

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