January 5, 1987|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)|
SKA Saint Petersburg|
|National team||Czech Republic|
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. He played two games with the Panthers and was sent down to their AHL affiliate, the Rochester Americans. Salák was loaned to Färjestads BK of the Swedish Elite League (SEL) to play in the 2010-11 season.
On February 9, 2011, the Panthers traded Salák along with Michael Frolík to the Chicago Blackhawks for Jack Skille, Hugh Jessiman, and David Pacan. The Blackhawks signed him to a two-year contract on May 31, 2011. The Blackhawks released him from his contract on June 18, 2012.
References[change | change source]
- "Panthers Sign Goalie Alexander Salák". Florida Panthers. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Panthers Send Four To Rochester". Florida Panthers. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Panthers Loan G Alexander Salak". Florida Panthers. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Blackhawks acquire Frolik and Salak from Florida". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Blackhawks sign Salak, Froese and Gilbert". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
- "Blackhawks make roster moves". Chicago Blackhawks. Retrieved 2014-02-27.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database