October 31, 1982|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)|
Toronto Maple Leafs|
|National team||Czech Republic|
71st overall, 2001|
Tomáš Plekanec (born October 31, 1982) is a Czech professional ice hockey centre. He currently plays for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). He also played for HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga.
Career[change | change source]
Before playing the NHL, Plekanec played two seasons with HC Kladno of the Czech Extraliga. He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens with the 71st overall pick in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. He played two seasons with their affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), Hamilton Bulldogs. He played two games and then stayed in Hamilton for a third AHL season because of the 2004–05 NHL lockout. Since the 2005-06 NHL season, he has been part of the Canadiens.
References[change | change source]
- "Plekanec Signs Six-Year, $30M Contract With Canadiens". The Sports Network. Retrieved 2014-01-03.
- "Playing in hometown 'special' for Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec". CBC.can. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2014-01-03.