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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 Vrbata was drafted in the eighth round, 212th overall, by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.


2001 20 Years Old He won the 2001 World Junior Championship and the 2005 World Championships with the Czech Republic.
2003 22 Years Old In March 2003, Vrbata was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for Bates Battaglia.
2005 24 Years Old He was acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes by the Chicago Blackhawks on December 30, 2005 for future considerations.
2007 26 Years Old After two subpar seasons in Chicago, he was traded to the Phoenix Coyotes on August 11, 2007 for Kevyn Adams. … Read More
2008 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 1, 2008, Vrbata, as a free agent, signed a three-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
On January 2, 2009 he joined 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 playoff goals as the Coyotes qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs in both 2010 and 2011, losing both times to the Detroit Red Wings.


2012 31 Years Old On February 21, 2012, Vrbata scored two goals in a Coyotes 5-4 Shootout win over the Los Angeles Kings. … Read More
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