|Born||July 12, 1991,|
|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
|Tipsport Extraliga team
Prince Edward Island Rocket
HC Sparta Praha
HC Stadion Litoměřice
|Ntl. team||Czech Republic|
|NHL Draft||145th overall, 2010|
Adam Polášek (born on July 12, 1991 in Ostrava) is a Czech ice hockey defenceman currently playing for HC Vítkovice of the Tipsport Extraliga. He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 5th round, 145th overall of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Club career[edit | edit source]
He signed his first professional contract with the Vancouver Canucks of the NHL on April 7, 2011. Following the pre-season training camp, Polášek was assigned to start the 2011–12 season in the AHL with the Chicago Wolves
In the 2013-14 season, Polášek played only 2 games for the Utica Comets of the AHL and played 16 games for the Wings. During this season, Polášek opted to terminate his contract with Vancouver on December 25, 2013. He returned to his native Czech Republic and signed a contract with HC Sparta Praha of the Tipsport Extraliga on December 31, 2013. He played 16 games in the regular season plus 10 games in the play-offs for Sparta. He also appeared in 2 games for HC Stadion Litoměřice of the 1. Liga.
Next two seasons, Polášek played with the HC Sparta Praha. In the 2014-15 season, he played all 52 regular season games and scored 36 points. In the next season, Polášek played 49 games and scored 22 points.
Polášek began the 2017-18 season with Sibir. On October 7, 2017, he joined HK Sochi of KHL. Polášek played out the season with Sochi, posting 7 points in 34 games plus another 3 points in 5 play-off games.
As a free agent, Polášek opted to continue in the KHL, agreeing to a one-year deal with Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk on May 2, 2018. In the 2018–19 season, Polášek contributed with a KHL career high 7 goals, adding 26 points in 58 games.
On 15 July 2019, Polášek returned to the Czech Republic as a free agent, returning to his former club HC Sparta Praha on a one-year contract. In the middle of the 2019-20 season, Polášek received an offer from Tappara of the Liiga and finished the season there.
At the beginning of the 2020-21 season, Polášek plays on the loan for the HC Vítkovice of the Tipsport Extraliga.
International career[edit | edit source]
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2016–17||HC Sibir Novosibirsk||KHL||60||6||22||28||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2017–18||HC Sibir Novosibirsk||KHL||11||1||1||2||14||—||—||—||—||—|
International[edit | edit source]
Awards and honours[edit | edit source]
|CHL All-Rookie Team||2009–10|||
References[edit | edit source]
- Adam Polášek (HC Vítkovice Steel) at Hokej.cz
- Canucks sign defenceman Adam Polasek. Vancouver Canucks (7 April 2011). Retrieved on 31 May 2011.
- Canucks assign 14 to Chicago Wolves. Vancouver Canucks (2012-09-28). Retrieved on 2012-09-29.
- (2013-12-25) "Vancouver Canucks terminate contract with Adam Polasek". Retrieved on 2013-12-25.
- Адам Полашек стал игроком "Сочи"! (ru-RU) (October 7, 2017). Retrieved on October 12, 2017.
- Polasek signs with Neftekhimik Nizhenkamsk (Russian). Kontinental Hockey League (2018-05-02). Retrieved on 2018-05-02.
- Adam Polasek returns to Sparta (Czech). HC Sparta Praha (15 July 2019). Retrieved on 15 July 2019.
- The Canadian Press. "Hoffman named MVP of the QMJHL", Rogers Sportsnet, 2010-03-31. Retrieved on 2011-01-03.
- CHL All-Star Teams. Canadian Hockey League. Archived from the original on 2010-12-13. Retrieved on 2011-01-03.
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