Tomáš Nosek

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Tomáš Nosek
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Nosek with the Grand Rapids Griffins in 2017
Born (1992-09-01) 1 September 1992 (age 28)
Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Vegas Golden Knights
Detroit Red Wings
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011present

Tomáš Nosek (born 1 September 1992) is a Czech professional ice hockey player for the Vegas Golden Knights of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Contents

Playing career

Junior

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

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 5 January 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] On 18 March 2017, Nosek was recalled by the Red Wings. Prior to being recalled, Nosek recorded 15 goals and 24 assists in 48 games with the Griffins. [6] Following the conclusion of the Red Wings season, Nosek was assigned to the Griffins. Nosek appeared in 11 games for the Red Wings, and recorded his first career NHL goal on 28 March against Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes. [7] During the 2016–17 season, Nosek recorded 15 goals and 26 assists in 51 games during the regular season. During the 2017 Calder Cup playoffs, he was the team's leading scorer recording 10 goals and 12 assists in 19 games, to help lead the Griffins to the Calder Cup championship. [8]

On 21 June 2017, Nosek was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. [9] On 10 October 2017, Nosek scored the Knights first franchise goal on home ice at the T-Mobile Arena. [10] The Knights qualified for the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, where Nosek scored his first career playoff goal on 18 May 2018 against the Winnipeg Jets. [11] As a restricted free agent, Nosek signed a one-year, $962,500 contract with the Golden Knights on 18 July. [12]

On July 1, 2019, Nosek resigned with the Golden Knights on a one-year, $1 million deal. [13]

International play

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

Regular season and playoffs

Regular SeasonPlayoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGP G A Pts PIM GPGAPtsPIM
2007–08 HC Moeller Pardubice CZE U184097162821012
2008–09HC Moeller PardubiceCZE U18221421353443032
2008–09HC Moeller PardubiceCZE U20232810830110
2009–10HC Eaton PardubiceCZE U1854812062792
2009–10HC Eaton PardubiceCZE U201639124
2010–11HC Eaton PardubiceCZE U205130336364
2010–11 HC Chrudim CZE.2 141890
2011–12HC ČSOB Pojišťovna PardubiceCZE U20131313268
2011–12 HC ČSOB Pojišťovna Pardubice ELH 270442
2011–12 HC VCES Hradec Králové, a.s. CZE.25202030000
2012–13HC ČSOB Pojišťovna PardubiceCZE U20659144
2012–13 HC ČSOB Pojišťovna PardubiceELH5059142030000
2012–13 Královští lvi Hradec Králové, a.s.CZE.254152
2013–14 HC ČSOB Pojišťovna PardubiceELH52192544361033644
2014–15 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 5511233422122574
2015–16 Grand Rapids GriffinsAHL701515304291016
2015–16 Detroit Red Wings NHL 60002
2016–17 Grand Rapids GriffinsAHL51152641331910122218
2016–17 Detroit Red WingsNHL111012
2017–18 Vegas Golden Knights NHL67781514174268
2018–19 Vegas Golden KnightsNHL68891718700014
2019–20 Vegas Golden KnightsNHL6787152082132
NHL totals219242448563263924

International

YearTeamEventResultGPGAPtsPIM
2012 Czech Republic WJC 5th60112
Junior totals60112

Awards and honours

AwardYear
AHL
Best Plus-minus (+30) 2015
Calder Cup (Grand Rapids Griffins) 2017 [8]

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