Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Radek Martinek
Radek Martinek was born August 31, 1976 in Havlicko Brod, Czech Republic. The 12th choice, 228th overall selection of the New York Islanders in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Martinek played four seasons with Budejovice in the Czech Republic Extra League before joining the Islanders for the 2001-02 season.

The Havlicko Brod, Czech Republic native played a key role in the Czech Republic's gold-medal effort in the 2001 World Championship. Martinek led the tournament in plus-minus (+12) and was the only non-NHL defenseman on the roster which featured the likes of Pavel Kubina, Jaroslav Spacek, Frantisek Karberle and Filip Kuba. Martinek landed a full time roster spot with the Islanders in the 2002-03 season.

On the international stage, Martinek represented his homeland at the 2000 and 2001 World Championships.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 52 3 5 8 40 5 0 1 1 2
1996-97 HC Ceske Budejovice EuroHL 6 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
1997-98 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 42 2 7 9 36
1998-99 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 52 12 13 25 50 3 0 2 2
1999-00 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 45 5 18 23 24 3 0 0 0 6
1999-00 Czech Republic WC-A 9 0 0 0 4 +1
2000-01 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep 44 8 10 18 45
2000-01 Czech Republic WC-A 9 0 2 2 8 +12
2001-02 New York Islanders NHL 23 1 4 5 16 +5
2002-03 New York Islanders NHL 66 2 11 13 26 +15 4 0 0 0 4
2002-03 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 3 0 3 3 2 +3
2003-04 New York Islanders NHL 47 4 3 7 43 -9 5 0 1 1 0
2004-05 HC Ceske Budejovice CzRep-2 30 12 18 30 80 12 2 3 5 6
2005-06 New York Islanders NHL 74 1 16 17 32 -9
2006-07 New York Islanders NHL 43 2 15 17 40 +19
2007-08 New York Islanders NHL 69 0 15 15 40 -9
2008-09 New York Islanders NHL 51 6 4 10 28 -16
2009-10 New York Islanders NHL 16 2 1 3 12 -1
2010-11 New York Islanders NHL 64 3 13 16 35 -5
2010-11 Czech Republic WC-A 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 7 1 0 1 0 -3
2012-13 HC Mountfield Ceske Budejovice CzRep 4 0 2 2 0
2012-13 New York Islanders NHL 13 3 0 3 4 -2 2 0 0 0 2
2013-14 New York Islanders NHL 13 0 3 3 4 +4
NHL Totals 486 25 85 110 280 11 0 1 1 6


Missed majority of 2001-02 due to knee injury vs. NY Rangers, November 11, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep-2), September 17, 2004. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to knee injury at New Jersey, November 7, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 6, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to head injury at Detroit, October 21, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ceske Budejovice (CzRep), September 19, 2012. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to recurring groin injury and as a healthy reserve. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to recurring back injury and as a healthy reserve.
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