Alexander Salák

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Alexander Salák
Alexander salák roc.jpg
Salák during his time with Rochester Americans
Born (1987-01-05) January 5, 1987 (age 35)
Strakonice, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
KHL team
Former teams
SKA Saint Petersburg
SM-liiga:
HC TPS
SEL:
Färjestad BK
NHL:
Florida Panthers
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2004–present

Alexander Salák (born January 5, 1987) is a Czech ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for SKA Saint Petersburg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).

Career[change | change source]

Salák started his career playing in the SM-liiga with the TPS Turku. He played there for 2 seasons and was signed by the Florida Panthers of the NHL on May 29, 2009.[1] He played two games with the Panthers and was sent down to their AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans.[2] Salák was loaned to Färjestads BK of the Swedish Elite League (SEL) to play in the 2010-11 season.[3]

On February 9, 2011, the Panthers traded Salák along with Michael Frolík to the Chicago Blackhawks for Jack Skille, Hugh Jessiman, and David Pacan.[4] The Blackhawks signed him to a two-year contract on May 31, 2011.[5] The Blackhawks released him from his contract on June 18, 2012.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Panthers Sign Goalie Alexander Salák". Florida Panthers. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  2. "Panthers Send Four To Rochester". Florida Panthers. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  3. "Panthers Loan G Alexander Salak". Florida Panthers. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  4. "Blackhawks acquire Frolik and Salak from Florida". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  5. "Blackhawks sign Salak, Froese and Gilbert". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
  6. "Blackhawks make roster moves". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-02-27.

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