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
Färjestad BK
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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