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Martin Procházka

For the Slovak footballer, see Martin Prohászka.
Martin Procházka
Born (1972-03-03) March 3, 1972 (age 42)
Slaný, Czechoslovakia
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Extraliga team
Former teams
HC Kladno
Toronto Maple Leafs
Atlanta Thrashers
HC Vsetín
HC Vítkovice
AIK Hockey (Elitserien)
Avangard Omsk Oblast (RSL)
Khimik Voskresensk (RSL)
National team  Czech Republic
NHL Draft 135 overall, 1991
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1990–present

Martin Procházka (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmarcɪn ˈproxaːska], born March 3, 1972 in Slaný, Czechoslovakia) is a professional ice hockey player currently playing for HC Kladno in the Czech Extraliga. Procházka was drafted 135th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft and played 32 games in the National Hockey League for the Leafs and Atlanta Thrashers. In his NHL career, he scored two goals and five assists for seven points, collecting eight penalty minutes. He tallied an assist on the first goal in Atlanta Thrashers history, a 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Oct. 2, 1999, his only point as a Thrasher. He has also had spells in the Swedish Elitserien for AIK Hockey and the Russian Super League for Avangard Omsk Oblast and Khimik Voskresensk. He won a Gold Medal with the Czech Republic in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Procházka also won the World Championships four times with the Czech Republic, in 1996, 1999, 2000 and 2001. He also won the Czech Extraliga with HC Vsetín in 1999.

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold 1998 Nagano Ice hockey

External links

  • The Internet Hockey Database
  • European Hockey.Net

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