Radim Vrbata

Czech Ice Hockey Player
Born Jun 13, 1981

Radim Vrbata is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche with whom he has also played, along with the Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, and Tampa Bay Lightning.… Read More

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1981 Birth Born on June 13, 1981.


1999 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Vrbata was originally drafted in 1999 by the Colorado Avalanche, with whom he has also played, along with the Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Tampa Bay Lightning and Vancouver Canucks during his NHL career.


2001 20 Years Old He won the 2001 World Junior Championship and the 2005 IIHF World Championship with the Czech Republic.
2003 22 Years Old In March 2003, Vrbata was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Bates Battaglia, later being acquired by the Chicago Blackhawks on 30 December 2005, in exchange for future considerations.
2007 26 Years Old After two subpar seasons with Chicago, he was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes on 11 August 2007, for Kevyn Adams. … Read More
2008 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On 1 July 2008, Vrbata, as a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
On 2 January 2009, he joined his hometown team, BK Mladá Boleslav.
2010 29 Years Old He would total 43 goals in his next two seasons with the team, coupled with four Stanley Cup playoff goals as Phoenix qualified for the playoffs in both 2010 and 2011, losing both times to the Detroit Red Wings. … Read More


2011 30 Years Old He would finish the 2011–12 season with a career-high 35 goals in which he led the entire NHL in game-winners, with 12.
2014 33 Years Old 1 More Event
On 2 July 2014, Vrbata signed as an unrestricted free agent to a two-year, $10 million contract with the Vancouver Canucks. … Read More
2015 34 Years Old In the final year of his contract with the Canucks, Vrbata endured a disappointing 2015–16 season, producing just 27 points in his lowest offensive totals since 2009.
2016 35 Years Old As a free agent in the following off-season, Vrbata opted to return for a third stint with the Arizona Coyotes, agreeing to a one-year, $1 million bonus laden contract on August 16, 2016. … Read More
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