Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Vaclav Pletka
Vaclav Pletka was born June 8, 1979 in Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic. The 7th round choice, 208th overall selection of the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Pletka came to North America in 2000-01 after spending the previous two years in the Czech Republic Junior League.

After tallying 43 goals and 32 assists for 75 points over his two-year span in the Czech Republic Junior League, Pletka joined the Flyers AHL affiliate the Phantoms in 2000-01 and went on to capture the team's Rookie of the Year honours after a 41 point season.

In 2001-02 the Mlada Boleslav, Czech Republic native spent the majority of the season with the Phantoms while playing in one game with the parent club.

In the Summer of 2006, Pletka was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1995-96 Auto Skoda Mlada Boleslav Jr. CzRep-Jr. 35 22 17 39
1996-97 Auto Skoda Mlada Boleslav Jr. CzRep-Jr. 37 28 13 41
1997-98 Auto Skoda Mlada Boleslav Jr. CzRep-Jr. 36 23 25 48
1998-99 HC Trinec Jr. CzRep-Jr. 20 11 5 16
1998-99 HC Zelezarny Trinec CzRep 50 15 11 26 20 10 2 1 3
1998-99 Czech Republic WJC-A 6 6 1 7 26
1999-00 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 51 28 21 49 62 4 2 2 4 2
2000-01 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 71 20 21 41 51 -7 10 1 3 4 4
2001-02 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 61 20 19 39 43 -11
2002-03 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 47 20 24 44 58 12 3 2 5 18
2003-04 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 47 12 17 29 104 5 0 0 0 2
2004-05 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 16 2 2 4 14
2005-06 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 22 9 5 14 34
2005-06 Dynamo Moscow Russia 5 0 0 0 2
2005-06 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 7 3 0 3 8 5 0 0 0 0
2006-07 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 47 20 8 28 56 10 4 3 7 16
2007-08 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 26 9 9 18 38 11 5 2 7 18
2008-09 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 46 17 18 35 26 3 0 1 1 4
2009-10 HC Energie Karlovy Vary CzRep 38 12 12 24 44
2009-10 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 12 3 2 5 8 5 2 1 3 8
2010-11 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 50 8 16 24 40 6 0 1 1 8
2011-12 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 3 1 0 1 2
2011-12 HC Plzen 1929 CzRep 27 16 5 21 18 12 5 1 6 16
2012-13 HC Skoda Plzen CzRep 49 23 7 30 32 17 3 2 5 18
2013-14 HC Skoda Plzen CzRep 50 20 13 33 30 6 1 1 2 4
2014-15 HC Skoda Plzen CzRep 38 5 14 19 34
2014-15 HC Slavia Praha CzRep 15 3 7 10 6
2014-15 HC Slavia Praha CzRep-Q 10 2 1 3 12
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0


Signed as a free agent by Trinec (CzRep), July 27, 2002. Traded to Chicago by Philadelphia for Eric Meloche, August 2, 2006.
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