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Zbynek Michalek
Zbynek Michalek
Defenseman
Number: 4
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 210
Shoots: Right
Born: Dec 23, 1982  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic
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Acquired: Signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2010.
2013-14: Scored a goal vs. WPG, Apr. 1…Earned an assist at NYR, Mar. 24…Tallied an assist at TBL, Mar. 10…Blocked 7 shots at DAL, Feb. 8…Scored a goal vs. PIT, Feb. 1…Tallied an assist vs. BUF, Jan. 30…Blocked a season-high 11 shots at VAN, Jan. 26…Had a season-high 4 shots vs. NJD and TOR, Jan. 18-20…Returned to the lineup and skated in 16:02 of ice time vs. VAN, Jan. 16…Skated in 17:32 of ice time at COL, Dec. 10…Played in his 600th career NHL game vs. VAN, Nov. 5…Blocked 7 shots at SJS, Nov. 2…Registered an assist and blocked 5 shots vs. NSH, Oct. 31.
 
2012-13: Led the team with 87 blocked shots…Recorded 0-2-2 with 14 PIM and a plus-4 rating in 34 games…Ranked 2nd on the team in SH TOI/G (2:47) and 3rd in shifts/game (26.7)...Played in his 400th career game with PHX vs. EDM, Jan. 30.
 
NOTES: Has also played for MIN and PIT...His brother Milan is a member of the Ottawa Senators…Represented the Czech Republic at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


CAREER HIGHS:
Goals: 1 (27 times), 1/14/10 vs. NJ
Assists: 2 (5 times), 10/30/08 vs. PIT
Points: 3 (1 time), 11/30/06 vs. LA (1+2)br /> SOG: 8 (1 time), 3/8/09 at NYI
PIM: 4 (12 times), 1/23/10 at WSH
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