Tomáš Kubalík

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Tomáš Kubalík
Tomas Kubalik 2013.JPG
Born (1990-05-01) May 1, 1990 (age 30)
Plzeň, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 212 lb (96 kg; 15 st 2 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
team
Former teams
Free Agent
HC Plzeň
Columbus Blue Jackets
HC Lev Praha
KalPa
ERC Ingolstadt
HC Slovan Bratislava
Vaasan Sport
HC Dukla Jihlava
NHL Draft 135th overall, 2008
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2006present

Tomáš Kubalík [1] (born May 1, 1990) is a Czech professional ice hockey forward who is currently an unrestricted free agent. He is the older brother to Dominik Kubalik who also plays professionally.

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Playing career

As a youth, Kubalik played in the 2003 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a team from Chomutov. [2] He later played with HC Plzeň 1929, before graduating to play three seasons with the men's team in the professional Czech Extraliga.[ citation needed ] He was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round (135th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.[ citation needed ] He made his NHL debut with the Blue Jackets in the tail end of the 2010–11 season, finishing with 2 assists in 4 games.[ citation needed ]

During the following 2011–12 season, Kubalik scored his first NHL goal on January 13, 2012, against Jason LaBarbera of the Phoenix Coyotes. [3]

On March 10, 2013, Kubalik was traded from Columbus to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for Spencer Machacek. [4]

On June 7, 2013, Kubalik left his short tenure with the Blue Jackets organization and returned to the Czech Republic to sign for the Kontinental Hockey League club, HC Lev Praha on a one-year deal. [5]

After a one season in Finland with KalPa of the Liiga, Kubalik left as a free agent to sign his third consecutive one-year deal in a new league, in agreeing to terms with German club, ERC Ingolstadt of the DEL on May 4, 2015. [6]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

   Regular season   Playoffs
Season TeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
2006–07 HC Plzeň ELH 2310118
2007–08 HC PlzeňELH20213810000
2008–09 HC PlzeňELH3211264171018
2009–10 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 583342759516410148
2010–11 Springfield Falcons AHL 7624295343
2010–11 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 40220
2011–12 Springfield FalconsAHL5011122342
2011–12 Columbus Blue JacketsNHL81126
2012–13 Springfield FalconsAHL541462050
2012–13 St. John's IceCaps AHL1003310
2013–14 HC Lev Praha KHL 11213680004
2014–15 KalPa Liiga 48415193060222
2015–16 ERC Ingolstadt DEL 471413274020000
2016–17 HC Slovan Bratislava KHL181346
2016–17 Sport Liiga191566
2017–18 HC Dukla Jihlava ELH32571214
2017–18HC PlzeňELH61014502229
NHL totals121346
Medal record
Representing Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
Ice hockey
IIHF World U18 Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 2008 Poland Division I Group A

International

YearTeamEventResult GPGAPtsPIM
2007 Czech Republic WJC18 9th61124
2008 Czech RepublicWJC18-D111th566128
2009 Czech Republic WJC 6th60224
2010 Czech RepublicWJC7th64598
Junior totals2311142524

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  2. "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. "Kubalik scores maiden goal against the Phoenix Coyotes". National Hockey League . January 13, 2012. Retrieved January 13, 2012.
  4. "Jets acquire Tomas Kubalik from Columbus for Machacek". Winnipeg Jets. March 10, 2013. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  5. "Kubalik signed to a one-year contract for Lev". HC Lev Praha (in Czech). June 7, 2013. Retrieved June 7, 2013.
  6. "ERC Ingolstadt signs Tomas Kubalik". ERC Ingolstadt (in German). May 4, 2015. Retrieved May 4, 2015.