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Chlapík Makes Immediate Impact in QMJHL Opening Weekend

Chlapík Makes Immediate Impact in QMJHL Opening Weekend

By on September 17, 2014 in North American with 0 Comments

By Margann Laurissa, CHL special for The Czech List Filip Chlapík came advertised as one of the best prospects available for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Has he ever delivered. Only two games into his QMJHL career with the Charlottetown Islanders, Chlapík has made a significant impact. The Czech centre, who was chosen with the […]

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Zacha, Mašín Highlight Czech 2014 CHL Import Draft Class

Zacha, Mašín Highlight Czech 2014 CHL Import Draft Class

By on September 16, 2014 in North American with 0 Comments

By Margann Laurissa, CHL special for The Czech List The 2014 CHL Import Draft was a good one for players from the Czech Republic. Out of the 71 players selected, thirteen of them were Czech, making them the second-highest demographic next to Russia. In fact, all but one of them were chosen in the first […]

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Czech List: New Wave of Czechs Entering AHL, Hoping For NHL Spots

Czech List: New Wave of Czechs Entering AHL, Hoping For NHL Spots

By on August 29, 2014 in North American with 0 Comments

If you’re a Czech hockey player, there are many ways for you to get to the NHL. If you’re young, you may go overseas or to Sweden or even Finland or you may just opt to stay at home and look to follow in Tomáš Hertl’s footsteps. If those first steps don’t get you to […]

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Confirmed: Zacha Commits To Sarnia Sting

Confirmed: Zacha Commits To Sarnia Sting

By on August 5, 2014 in North American with 0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS The unclear situation surrounding the top Czech prospect of this time, Pavel Zacha, has reached a conclusion. The Brno native is transferring to the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League, the team that selected him first overall in the CHL Import Draft. General manager Nick Sinclair has issued the following statement on […]

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Capitals Sign Goaltender Vitek Vanecek to Three-year Contract

Capitals Sign Goaltender Vitek Vanecek to Three-year Contract

By on July 15, 2014 in Press Release with 1 Comment

CAPITALS SIGN VITEK VANECEK Washington Capitals Media Release ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Vanecek, 18, was drafted by Washington in the second round, 39th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft. Vanecek posted two shutouts, a […]

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Capitals Sign Forward Jakub Vrana to Three-year Contract

Capitals Sign Forward Jakub Vrana to Three-year Contract

By on July 15, 2014 in Press Release with 0 Comments

CAPITALS SIGN JAKUB VRANA Washington Capitals Media Release ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Jakub Vrana to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Vrana, 18, was drafted by Washington in the first round, 13th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft. The Prague, Czech Republic, native […]

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Vrána Showing Off Magic with Capitals in DC

Vrána Showing Off Magic with Capitals in DC

By on July 14, 2014 in North American with 1 Comment

By Radoslav Vavřina, Lead Writer, The Czech List LIBEREC, CZE — Only recently the Washington Capitals decided to go with Swedish-based Czech forward Jakub Vrána as their 13th overall selection at the NHL Entry Draft, but the skilled Prague native has already shown how great that selection can turn out for the team that is led […]

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Czech List: Palat, Hertl, Prospects Signal Rise in Czech Hockey

Czech List: Palat, Hertl, Prospects Signal Rise in Czech Hockey

By on May 9, 2014 in North American with 0 Comments

By Radoslav Vavřina, Czech Correspondent for All Habs Hockey Magazine LIBEREC, CZE — After years, Czechs can finally call the season their Under-18 national team had a successful one. Two medals from major events, a couple of players ready for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft and great showings by underage players, combined with what two Calder-category NHL […]

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Czech List, North American Edition: Path to NHL for ’12,’13 Draft Prospects

Czech List, North American Edition: Path to NHL for ’12,’13 Draft Prospects

By Radoslav Vavřina, Czech Correspondent for All Habs Hockey Magazine LIBEREC, CZE — This draft year will most likely be a little different for the Czechs than in a couple of previous seasons given the fact that most Czech players selected will be European-based and not North-American-based as was the trend of last years. Václav Karabáček will […]

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Czech List, North American Edition: Bolts Palát Added to Calder Watch

Czech List, North American Edition: Bolts Palát Added to Calder Watch

By on March 14, 2014 in North American with 0 Comments

By Radoslav Vavřina, Czech Correspondent for All Habs Hockey Magazine LIBEREC, CZE — Early into this National Hockey League season, it seemed that one of the top contenders for the Calder Trophy, the award for the top rookie of the season, was going to be a Czech forward. Not much has changed despite the fact that the […]

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