Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Tomas Kopecky
Tomas Kopecky was on born February 5, 1982. He was drafted in the second round of the 2000 NHL entry draft by the Detroit Red Wings.

Following two season in the WHL with the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Kopecky joined the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL.

On July 1, 2009, Kopecky signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Blackhawks, earning $1.2 million per season. He played in 74 games for the Blackhawks in his first year with the team, posting 21 points.

The 2009-10 season would end triumphantly for Kopecky and the Blackhawks when they defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in six games to capture the club's first Stanley Cup championship since 1961.

On June 27, 2011, Kopecky's time in Chicago would come to an end. He was traded to the Florida Panthers in exchange for a seventh round draft pick.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1997-98 Dukla Trencin Jr. Slovak-Jr. 41 19 22 41
1998-99 Dukla Trencin Jr. Slovak-Jr. 44 13 16 29 18
1999-00 Dukla Trencin Jr. Slovak-Jr. 14 8 9 17 36
1999-00 Dukla Trencin Slovakia 52 3 4 7 24 5 0 0 0 0
1999-00 Slovakia WJC-A 7 0 2 2 4 +3
1999-00 Slovakia WJ18-A 1 0 0 0 0 0
2000-01 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 49 22 28 50 52 -14 5 1 1 2 6
2000-01 Slovakia WJC-A 7 2 2 4 16 -2
2000-01 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2001-02 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 60 34 42 76 94 +13 4 2 1 3 15
2001-02 Slovakia WJC-A 7 3 5 8 22 +6
2001-02 Cincinnati Mighty Ducks AHL 2 1 1 2 6 +1 2 0 0 0 0
2002-03 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 70 17 21 38 32 +18 14 0 0 0 6
2003-04 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 48 6 6 12 28 -3 1 0 0 0 2
2004-05 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 48 8 8 16 35 +1
2005-06 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 2 +1
2005-06 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 77 32 37 69 108 +24 16 3 4 7 25
2006-07 Detroit Red Wings NHL 26 1 0 1 22 -2 4 0 0 0 6
2007-08 Detroit Red Wings NHL 77 5 7 12 43 +2
2008-09 Detroit Red Wings NHL 79 6 13 19 46 -7 8 0 1 1 7
2009-10 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 74 10 11 21 28 0 17 4 2 6 8
2009-10 Slovakia Olympics 7 1 0 1 2 +1
2010-11 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 81 15 27 42 60 -13 1 0 0 0 0
2011-12 Florida Panthers NHL 80 10 22 32 32 -8 7 1 0 1 4
2011-12 Slovakia WC-A 10 5 1 6 4 +6
2012-13 Dukla Trencin Slovakia 5 2 2 4 0
2012-13 Florida Panthers NHL 47 15 12 27 28 -8
2012-13 Slovakia WC-A 8 0 2 2 6 +2
2013-14 Florida Panthers NHL 49 4 8 12 18 0
2013-14 Slovakia Olympics 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Florida Panthers NHL 64 2 6 8 28 -19
2014-15 Slovakia WC-A 6 1 1 2 0 +1
2015-16 HC Ocelari Trinec CzRep 38 9 9 18 34 5 1 1 2 6
2016-17 HK Dukla Trencin Slovakia 5 0 2 2 4
NHL Totals 578 68 106 174 307 37 5 3 8 25


Missed majority of 2006-07 due to broken collarbone vs. Chicago, December 14, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2009. Traded to Florida by Chicago for Florida's 7th round pick (later traded to Buffalo - Buffalo selected Judd Peterson) in 2012 NHL Draft June 27, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Trencin (Slovokia), October 13, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Trinec (Czech), Oct5ober 22, 2015.
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