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Vladimír Vůjtek
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
196 lb (89 kg)
Teams Montreal Canadiens
Edmonton Oilers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Atlanta Thrashers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Nationality Flag of the Czech Republic Czech
Born (1972-02-17)February 17, 1972,
Ostrava, CS
NHL Draft 73rd overall, 1991
Montreal Canadiens
Pro Career 1992 – 2006

Vladimír Vůjtek (born February 17, 1972 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia) is a former ice hockey right wing. He was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the fourth round, 73rd overall, of the 1991 NHL Entry Draft.

Vůjtek played two seasons for HC Vítkovice in the Czechoslovak Extraliga before coming to North America to play for the Western Hockey League's Tri-City Americans. He made his NHL debut with Montreal in the 1991–92 season, appearing in two games before returning the Americans. Vůjtek joined the Edmonton Oilers' organization before the 1992–93 season, and played 70 games with the Oilers over two seasons.

He returned to Vitkovice for two seasons and then spent one season in Finland SM-liiga for Ässät before returning to the NHL with the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1997–98 season. He would go between the NHL and Europe for several seasons, playing for the NHL's Atlanta Thrashers and Pittsburgh Penguins and in the Czech Republic, Russia, Finland and Switzerland.

In his NHL career Vůjtek appeared in 110 games scoring seven goals and adding 30 assists.

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