|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
HC Slavia Praha (Czech)
Washington Capitals (NHL)
|Born||June 5, 1984,|
|NHL Draft||16th overall, 2002|
|Pro Career||2002 – present|
Jakub Klepiš (born June 5, 1984 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a professional ice hockey centre currently playing with Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. He previously played in the National Hockey League with the Washington Capitals.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Klepiš was drafted in the first round, 16th overall, by the Ottawa Senators in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Before ever playing for Ottawa, Klepiš was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in 2003 in a deal that sent Vaclav Varada to the Senators. He was later dealt to the Washington Capitals on March 9, 2004, in exchange for forward Mike Grier.
In 2008, Klepiš crashed his BMW while fleeing police in his native Czech Republic but was uninjured. He was charged with driving drunk.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2001–02||Portland Winter Hawks||WHL||70||14||50||64||111||7||0||3||3||22|
|2002–03||HC Slavia Praha||CzEx||38||2||6||8||22||4||0||0||0||6|
|2003–04||HC Slavia Praha||CzEx||44||4||9||13||43||17||5||3||8||10|
|2007–08||HC Slavia Praha||CzEx||24||5||7||12||22||—||—||—||—||—|
International play[edit | edit source]
Klepiš played his first game for the national team in 2004, and has played 14 times for the Czech national team (as of Jan 3 2009).
Played for the Czech Republic in:
International statistics[edit | edit source]
|Senior int'l totals|
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