Tomáš Nosek

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Tomáš Nosek
Born (1992-09-01) 1 September 1992 (age 23)
Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Forward , Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL)
HC Pardubice
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Tomáš Nosek (born 1 September 1992) is a Czech professional ice hockey player for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Playing career[edit]

Junior[edit]

Prior to turning professional, Nosek recorded 53 goals and 72 assists in 109 games at the under-20 level for HC Pardubice and 27 goals and 36 assists in 67 games at the under-18 circuit.

Nosek has appeared in 129 games in the Czech Republic's top league since 2011–12, totaling 62 points, including 24 goals and 38 assists, and helping his club capture the league championship during his rookie season.

During the 2012–13 season, Nosek recorded five goals and nine assists in 50 games with the team, adding four goals and one assist in five games with Královští Lvi in 1. národní hokejová liga and five goals and nine assists in just six games with HC Pardubice's under-20 team.

During the 2013–14 season, in his third season for HC Pardubice, Nosek lead the team in scoring with 19 goals and 25 assists in 52 games. In addition to leading the team in goals and assists, Nosek had a club-best plus-17 rating and contributed three goals and three assists in 10 postseason appearances.[1]

Professional[edit]

During the 2014–15 season, Nosek recorded 11 goals and 23 assists in 55 games for the Grand Rapids Griffins. He was tied with teammate Nick Jensen for the league lead with a plus-30 rating despite being limited to 55 games due to injury. During the Calder Cup playoffs, he recorded two goals and five assists in 12 games.

On 14 June 2014, Nosek signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Detroit Red Wings.[2]

On 19 December 2015, Nosek was recalled by the Red Wings. Prior to being recalled, he recorded two goals and five assists in 25 games with the Griffins.[3] He made his NHL debut for the Red Wings on 26 December in a game against the Nashville Predators. He was assigned to the Griffins on January 5, 2016. In six games for the Red Wings, he registered two penalty minutes, six hits and three takeaways while averaging 10:08 time on ice during his first NHL call-up.[4]

On 27 May 2016, Nosek signed a two-year contract extension with the Red Wings.[5]

International play[edit]

Nosek represented the Czech Republic at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he served as team captain, and recorded one assist in six games.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2011–12 HC Pardubice Czech 27 0 4 4 2
2012–13 HC Pardubice Czech 50 5 9 14 18 3 1 1 2 2
2013–14 HC Pardubice Czech 52 19 25 44 36 10 3 3 6 44
2014–15 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 55 11 23 34 22 12 2 5 7 4
2015–16 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 70 15 15 30 42 9 1 0 1 6
2015–16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 6 0 0 0 2
NHL totals 6 0 0 0 2

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Czech Republic WJC 5th 6 0 1 1 2
Junior totals 6 0 1 1 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomáš Nosek podepsal nováčkovský kontrakt s Detroitem hcpce.cz, June 14, 2014
  2. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (June 14, 2014). "Wings sign free agent Czech winger Nosek". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved June 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (December 19, 2015). "Red Wings Recall Nosek and Ouellet From Griffins". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved December 19, 2015. 
  4. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (January 5, 2016). "Detroit assigns Nosek to Grand Rapids". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved January 5, 2016. 
  5. ^ Kujawa, Kyle (May 27, 2016). "Nosek signs to two-year extension". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved May 27, 2016. 

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