Czechs lost in the NHL. There are 28 names in the opening lists

One year ago, the NHL started with 31 Czechs, all of whom had experience from a famous competition from the past. The total sum of the Czech representatives dropped to 28, which at the last moment influenced the inclusion of the well-trained juniors of goalkeeper Pavel Win (Winnipeg) with the defender Zbyněk Michálek (Arizona) on the farm, but the place on the lists was won by the novices – the attackers Lukáš Sedlák and Martin Frk and the representative beech Michal Kempný.In addition, after a look at the past years, there will also be added startups by talented Pavel Zacha and goalkeeper Marek Mazanec.

The 23 year old Sedlak last season helped Lake Erie team to Calder Cup in Farm AHL). “The title is my biggest hockey success so far,” said the departure of the Czech-Budejovice hockey in the summer interview. Now he will add another distinctive entry, the first bookmaker bonus start in the NHL after conquering John Tortorel at the Columbus camp.

The third Czech newcomer in the overseas competition will be an experienced bek Michal Kempny from the failed World Cup, he was able to take Chicago trainers at the preparatory camp.When entering the competition he can rely on veteran Michal Rozsíval. However, a 26-year-old representative has a two-way contract, Blackhawks can send him at any time at a farm.

The debut in the NHL was a talented Pavel Zacha last year. First in the Canadian junior, Sarnie scored 64 points (28 + 36) in 51 matches and at the end of the season he was also dressed in a single show by New Jersey, with 2 assists. He was also productive when he was on a farm in Albany when he scored the mobile betting same number of points in three games. For the successful year, he has made good performances in the Premier Camp and this season he will start as the center of the third row of New Jersey.He is only satisfied with the club rekordman Eliáš, who still seems to be unlikely.

Jiří Tlustý and Tomáš Fleischmann have just won the prestigious competition. The first one failed at Colorado camp, the other in Minnesota. Patrick Elias veteran in New Jersey is unsure as well, with the Islanders ending the contract with defenders Mark Židlický and Jiří Sekáč with Michal Jordan have already found their engagement in Europe (both playing in KHL for Kazan). The last Czech NHL deputy will miss another defender Ladislav Šmíd from Calgary, who is on long-term marod.