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CBJ Prospect Profiles: Summer 2010

Petr Straka and Tomas Kubalik

Wednesday, 07.21.2010 / 2:10 PM / Features
By Blue Jackets Staff  - Writer
Petr Straka was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd round (55th overall) in 2010.

In 2009-10, Straka played in 62 games for the Rimouski Oceanic of the QMJHL, recording 28-36-64, while adding 54 minutes in penalties. In 12 playoff games this spring, Straka had 5-9-14. He played for Team Orr at the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game and won QMJHL Rookie of the Year, the Michael Bergeron Trophy (Offensive Rookie of the Year), and was selected to the All-Rookie Team.

In 2008-09, Straka played in 26 games for the Plzen Jr. of the Czech Jr. League. He scored 13-10-23 and 6 penalty minutes.


If Petr wasn’t playing hockey… he would be a soccer player.
Favorite vacation spot… Hawaii
One of his goals is… to meet the band Linkin Park.
Favorite movie… Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen
Favorite athlete… Usain Bolt
Dream date… Jessica Simpson



Tomas Kubalik was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 5th round (135th overall) in 2008.

In 2009-10, Kubalik played in 58 games for the Victoriaville Tigers of the QMJHL. He scored 33-42-75 to go along with a +16 rating and 95 penalty minutes in his first season in North America. In 16 playoff games, he recorded 4-10-14 with eight penalty minutes. He was part of Team Czech Republic in the World Junior Championships and recorded 4-5-9 in six games.

In 2008-09, Kubalik played in 32 games for the Plzen HC of the Czech League. He scored 1-1-2 and 64 penalty minutes. In 17 playoff games, he recorded 1-0-1 and eight penalty minutes. In 2007-08, Kubalik played in 20 games for Plzen HC and scored 2-1-3 and added eight penalty minutes. In 2006-07, Kubalik played in 23 games for the Plzen HC of the Czech League tallying 1-0-1 and had 18 penalty minutes.


Favorite saying… “Nothing is Impossible”
His goal in life… play in the NHL
Hockey idol… Jaromir Jagr
Favorite magazine… Pro Hockey
Dream date… Jennifer Lopez
Favorite athlete… Roger Federer


Kubalik signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blue Jackets in May 2010.


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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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