Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Petr Prajsler
Petr Prajsler was born September 21, 1965 in Hradec Kralove, Czechoslovakia. The 5th choice, 93rd overall selection of the Los Angeles Kings in the 1985 NHL Entry Draft, Prajsler spent five years in Czechoslovakia before coming to North America in 1987-88.

A member of Czechoslovakia's silver medal World Junior team in 1985, Prajsler made his NHL debut with Los Angeles during the 1987-88 season. Even though he spent the majority of the season with the Kings American Hockey League affiliate in New Haven, Prajsler played in seven games with Los Angeles.

Prajsler split the next two seasons with Los Angeles and New Haven before joining the International Hockey League's Phoenix Roadrunners in 1990-91. Known mostly as a defensive defenseman, Prajsler finished the 1990-91 season with 13 goals and 34 assists for 47 points before signing as a free agent with the Boston Bruins during the off-season.

Coming off his most productive season offensively, Prajsler split his 1991-92 season with the Bruins and their AHL affiliate in Maine before deciding to return to Czechoslovakia the following year.

Prajsler played two more seasons before calling it a career following the 1993-94 season.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1982-83 Czechoslovakia EJC-A 5 1 0 1 4
1983-84 Tesla Pardubice Jr. Czech-Jr.
1984-85 Tesla Pardubice Czech 29 4 1 5 24
1984-85 Czechoslovakia WJC-A 6 1 2 3 4
1985-86 Tesla Pardubice Czech 27 5 5 10 24
1986-87 Tesla Pardubice Czech 41 3 4 7 49
1987-88 Los Angeles Kings NHL 7 0 0 0 2 +2
1987-88 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 41 3 8 11 58
1988-89 Los Angeles Kings NHL 2 0 3 3 0 +4 1 0 0 0 0
1988-89 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 43 4 6 10 96 16 3 3 6 34
1989-90 Los Angeles Kings NHL 34 3 7 10 47 -9 3 0 0 0 0
1989-90 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 6 1 7 8 2
1990-91 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 77 13 34 47 140 9 1 9 10 18
1991-92 Boston Bruins NHL 3 0 0 0 2 -1
1991-92 Maine Mariners AHL 61 12 33 45 88
1992-93 Stadion Hradec Kralove Czech-2 35 5 9 14
1993-94 Stadion Hradec Kralove CzRep 17 0 4 4
NHL Totals 46 3 10 13 51 4 0 0 0 0


Signed as a free agent by Boston, August 1, 1991.
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