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Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
176 lb (80 kg)
KHL Team
F. Teams
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Los Angeles Kings
Florida Panthers
Nationality Flag of the Czech Republic Czech
Born November 9 1976 (1976-11-09) (age 33),
Prague, CS
NHL Draft 51st overall, 2001
Los Angeles Kings
Pro Career 1994 – present

Jaroslav Bednář (born November 9, 1976) is a Czech ice hockey winger, who currently plays for Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in the Kontinental Hockey League.


Playing career

Born in Prague, Bednář began his career with Slavia Prague in 1994 and stayed there for three years before moving to rivals Sparta Prague. He played just 14 games before moving to Plzeň and then returned to play for Sparta for the next season. He then spent the next two seasons playing in Finland's SM-liiga with spells at JYP Jyväskylä and HIFK Helsinki where he led the teams in goals and points.


NHL career

Bednář was drafted 51st overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, but never managed to recapture the form he had in Finland. He played 37 games for the Kings, scoring 4 goals and 11 assists for 15 points. On November 26, 2002, Bednář, along with Andreas Lilja was traded to the Florida Panthers for Dmitri Yushkevich, he played 65 games for Florida, scoring 6 goals and 14 assists for 20 points. Overall, Bednář played 102 regular season games, scoring 10 goals and 25 assists for 35 points.

Back in Europe

Bednář moved to Russia during the cancelled 2004–05 NHL Season and played for Avangard Omsk where he played alongside Jaromír Jágr, Alexander Perezhogin and Oleg Tverdovsky. In 2005, Bednář returned to Slavia Prague where he has become one of their core players and left the team after four years on 29 April 2009 to sign with Atlant Moscow of the Kontinental Hockey League.


External links

  • Jaroslav Bednar's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
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