Jakub Klepiš

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Jakub Klepiš
Jakub Klepis 2013 Praha.JPG
Born (1984-06-05) June 5, 1984 (age 35)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 201 lb (91 kg; 14 st 5 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Right
EHL team
Former teams
BK Mladá Boleslav
HC Slavia Praha
Washington Capitals
Avangard Omsk
Salavat Yulaev Ufa
Dynamo Moscow
HC Lev Praha
Färjestad BK
HC Oceláři Třinec
National teamFlag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 16th overall, 2002
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 2002present

Jakub Klepiš (born June 5, 1984) is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for BK Mladá Boleslav of the Czech Extraliga (EHL).

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Playing career

Klepiš was drafted in the first round, 16th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Before ever playing for Ottawa, Klepiš was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in 2003 in a deal that sent Vaclav Varada to the Senators. Before ever playing for the Sabres, he was dealt to the Washington Capitals on March 9, 2004 in exchange for forward Mike Grier.

Klepiš ultimately played in 66 NHL games (all with the Capitals) before returning to Europe to continue his professional career in the Kontinental Hockey League.

He won the Gagarin Cup in 2012 with Dynamo Moscow, scoring the series-winning goal in the seventh game.

On June 26, 2014, he left HC Lev Praha after two seasons to join Swedish club, Färjestad BK of the SHL. [1] He then returned to the Czech Republic joining HC Oceláři Třinec before moving to his current club, BK Mladá Boleslav, part way through the 2015/2016 league season.

International play

Medal record
Representing Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Rep
Ice hockey
World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2010 Cologne
World U18 Championships
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2002 Trnava

Klepiš played his first game for the national team in 2004, and has played 4 World Championships for the Czech national team culminating in a gold medal win in the 2010 World Championships. [2] [3]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

   Regular season   Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
2001–02 Portland Winter Hawks WHL 70145064111703322
2002–03 HC Slavia Praha CZE 382682240006
2003–04 HC Slavia PrahaCZE444913431753810
2004–05 Portland Pirates AHL 7813142776
2005–06 Hershey Bears AHL24381128152684
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL251348
2006–07 Hershey BearsAHL316263224
2006–07 Washington CapitalsNHL41371028
2007–08 Hershey BearsAHL1956119
2007–08 Slavia PragueCZE24571222
2008–09 Avangard Omsk KHL 551417315191450
2009–10 Avangard OmskKHL561012225030222
2010–11 Salavat Yulaev Ufa KHL4914122616161454
2011–12 Salavat Yulaev UfaKHL153258
2011–12 Dynamo Moscow KHL2945914145166
2012–13 HC Lev Praha KHL452018382440000
2013–14 HC Lev PrahaKHL3889172241014
NHL totals664101436
KHL totals2877375148185508111916

International

YearTeamEventResult GPGAPtsPIM
2002 Czech Republic WJC18 Bronze medal icon.svg81898
2003 Czech Republic WJC 6th60444
2004 Czech RepublicWJC4th72244
2008 Czech Republic WC 5th40110
2009 Czech RepublicWC6th71456
2010 Czech RepublicWCGold medal icon.svg93478
2014 Czech RepublicWC4th102242
Junior totals213141716
Senior totals306111716

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References

  1. "KHL center Jakub Klepis ready for Farjestad". Färjestad BK. 2014-06-26. Retrieved 2014-06-26.
  2. "National Hockey team are World Champions". Prague Post. 2010-05-01. Archived from the original on 2010-05-29. Retrieved 2010-05-01.
  3. "International Czech stats". hokej.cz (in Czech). 2010-05-02. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
Preceded by
Tim Gleason
Ottawa Senators first round draft pick
2002
Succeeded by
Patrick Eaves