|Born|| November 27 1999,|
Pardubice, Czech Republic
| 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
192 lb (87 kg; 13 st 10 lb)
| QMJHL team|
| Halifax Mooseheads|
HC Dynamo Pardubice
|NHL Draft||Eligible 2018|
Filip Zadina (born November 27, 1999) is a Czech major junior ice hockey right wing. He currently plays for the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Zadina is widely regarded as one of the top forwards availible in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.
Prior to playing junior hockey with the Halifax Mooseheads, Zadina played junior hockey with HC Pardubice in their junior programs, such as their U16, U18, and U20 teams. He was called up to Pardubice's senior team in the Czech Extraliga during the 2016-17 season. He played 25 games, scoring a goal and an assist.
In the 2016 CHL Import Draft, Zadina was selected by the Vancouver Giants in the 1st round, 4th overall. He did not report to the club, instead choosing to stay with Pardubice. Zadina reentered the 2017 CHL Import Draft and was selected in the 1st round, 11th overall by the Halifax Mooseheads.
Zadina played his first season for Halifax in 2017-18. He appeared in 57 regular season games, scoring 44 goals and 33 assists for 82 points. At the end of the season, Zadina led all rookies in the QMJHL in scoring.
|Representing Czech Republic|
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament|
Zadina has also represented Czech Republic internationally. He was named to the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and played in 4 games, adding 5 goals and 2 assists. He was tied for the leader in points of the tournament and also helped lead Czech Republic to a gold medal in a 4-3 win against the United States. Zadina was also named to the Czech Republic's Under 20 team for the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships tournament. The Czech's finished fourth, with Zadina scoring 7 goals with an assist in 7 games.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
- ↑ Giants draft Czech winger, but his agent won't say whether he's coming to Vancouver. Vancouver Sun (2016-06-28). Retrieved on 2018-04-05.
- ↑ Agreement confirmed with import pick Filip Zadina. Halifax Mooseheads (2017-08-02). Retrieved on 2018-04-05.
- ↑ Filip Zadina: Big offense on the way to Halifax. Halifax Mooseheads (2017-06-28). Retrieved on 2018-04-05.
- ↑ Filip Zadina heads to the World Juniors. Halifax Mooseheads (2017-12-12). Retrieved on 2018-04-05.
- ↑ The Son Also Rises: Family connections at 2018 #SWTP. CHL (2017-12-12). Retrieved on 2018-01-21.