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Sabres Sign Jaroslav Spacek

Wednesday, 07.5.2006 / 12:00 AM ET / News
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Sabres Sign Jaroslav Spacek

July 5, 2006

Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced today the Sabres have agreed to terms on a multi-year deal with unrestricted free agent defenseman Jaroslav Spacek (SPAH-check).

Spacek was a key member of Edmonton's run to the 2006 Stanley Cup Finals, finishing second in scoring among NHL defenseman with 14 points (3+11) in 24 games. He was eighth overall in power play scoring (2+7), 10th in blocked shots (39), and 10th in average ice time (25:52).

Spacek (5' 11", 204 lbs., shoots left) split the 2005-06 season between Chicago and Edmonton, collecting 43 points (12+31), 96 PIM and +11 in 76 games, while averaging 23:39 of ice time per game.

He scored 24 points (7+17) in 45 games with Chicago, before being traded to Edmonton on January 26. In 31 games with the Oilers, Spacek scored 19 points (5+14). He scored points in 14 of 31 games with Edmonton, and was plus or even in 19 of 31 games.

The 32-year-old native of Rokycany, Czech Republic, has scored 205 points (51+154) in 496 career NHL games with Edmonton, Chicago, Columbus and Florida. Spacek scored a career-high 45 points (9+36) with Columbus during the 2002-03 season.

Spacek was Florida's fifth pick (117th overall) in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He has represented the Czech Republic in three Winter Olympics, winning a gold medal in 1998 and bronze in 2006.

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
T. Ennis 78 20 26 -19 46
M. Moulson 77 13 28 -11 41
B. Gionta 69 13 22 -13 35
Z. Girgensons 61 15 15 -16 30
C. Stewart 61 11 14 -30 25
D. Stafford 50 9 15 -18 24
R. Ristolainen 78 8 12 -32 20
M. Foligno 57 8 12 -5 20
B. Flynn 54 5 12 -3 17
J. Larsson 39 6 10 0 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Enroth 13 21 2 .903 3.27
M. Neuvirth 6 17 3 .918 2.99