Jiří Tlustý

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Jiří Tlustý
Born (1988-03-16) March 16, 1988 (age 31)
Slaný, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Toronto Maple Leafs
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 13th overall, 2006
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 2005–present

Jiří Tlustý (born March 16, 1988 in Slaný, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech NHL ice hockey left winger. He currently plays for the Carolina Hurricanes.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Tlustý played 1 season with HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga and 1 season with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs with the 13th overall pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. He played 3 seasons with the Maple Leafs.

The Maple Leafs traded Tlustý to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Philippe Paradis.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Maple Leafs trade AHLer Jiri Tlusty to Carolina for prospect Paradis". NHL. Retrieved 2014-2-11. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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