Valábik during his time with the Thrashers in 2009
February 14, 1986|
Nitra, Nitra, Czechoslovakia
|Height||6 ft 7 in (201 cm)|
|Weight||245 lb (111 kg; 17 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Atlanta Thrashers|
10th overall, 2004|
Boris Valábik (born February 14, 1986) is a Slovak ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays for HC Kometa Brno of the Czech Extraliga (EHL). He has also played for the Atlanta Thrashers and Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Career[change | change source]
Valábik was drafted with the 10th overall pick by the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He played 2 seasons with the Thrashers' AHL affiliate Chicago Wolves and was able to win the Calder Cup with them in 2007 before he was called up to the main roster in November 2008. He would play 80 games with the thrashers before he was traded along with Rich Peverley to the Boston Bruins in exchange for Blake Wheeler and Mark Stuart.
References[change | change source]
- "Bruins Ship Wheeler, Stuart to Atlanta for Peverley, Valabik". The Sports Network. Retrieved 2014-04-04.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Boris Valábik player profile at NHL.com
- Boris Valábik career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database