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Jaroslav Spacek
Jaroslav Spacek
Defenseman
(SPAH-chehk, YA-roh-slahv)
Number: 6
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 11, 1974
Birthplace: Rokycany, Czech Republic
Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 5, 2006.
Drafted: FLA / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (117th overall)

Last Game: Was (even) with two penalty minutes and one shot in 11:25 of ice time vs. MTL (4/5)

* Returned to the lineup vs. MTL (4/5) after missing eight games with a lower body injury (3/18-4/3)

* Scored first Hurricanes goal vs. VAN (12/15)

* Made his Hurricanes debut and recorded his first multi-point game of the season with two assists at WPG (12/9)

* Had three assists while averaging 15:29 of ice time in 12 games with Montreal this season

* Has missed 33 games due to injury this season (With MTL: 10/13-10/22,  11/16-12/8; With CAR: 1/14-1.31, 3/13-3/15, 3/18-4/3)

* OFF THE RADAR: Has represented his native Czech Republic at three Olympic Games (1998, 2002 and 2006)

* Career Highs: G: 2  A: 3  P: 3  PIM: 19

* HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 34 gp, 5-7-12, 6 pim




2008-09: Games missed due to injury: two hip (2/2-2/6) ... Multi-point games: 10 ... Led all Sabres defensemen in multi-point games ... Registered 200th career NHL assist @ NJ (11/3) ... Scored 300th career NHL point (assist) @ TOR (4/8) ... Played 700th career NHL game @ CAR (4/9) ... Set career high with 37 assists, tied career high with 45 points ... Had two three-game point streaks, most recent came from 4/8 @ TOR to 4/11 vs. BOS (0+5).

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