Michal Barinka

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Michal Barinka
Michal Barinka - Fribourg-Gotteron vs. HC Bienne, 25.11.2011.jpg
Born June 12, 1984 (1984-06-12) (age 30)
Vyškov, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 221 lb (100 kg; 15 st 11 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NLA team
Former teams
HC Fribourg-Gottéron
Extraliga
HC České Budějovice
HC Vítkovice
NHL
Chicago Blackhawks
Ottawa Senators
AHL
Norfolk Admirals
Binghamton Senators
KHL
Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
NLA
SC Bern
NHL Draft 59th overall, 2003
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2003–present

Michal Barinka (born June 12, 1984 in Vyškov, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey player who currently plays for the HC Vítkovice of the Czech Extraliga.

Barinka was drafted 59th overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. Barinka played 2 seasons with the Blackhawks before being traded in a three-way deal to the Ottawa Senators for Martin Havlát.[1] Barinka played for the farm team Binghamton Senators for 1 season before returning to the Czech Republic to play for the HC Vítkovice of the Czech Extraliga. After playing 5 seasons with HC Vítkovice, Barinka left to play with Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League. He left to play for HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the National League A. He played 1 season with them before returning to the Czech Extraliga to play for HC Vítkovice again.[2]

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