Vaclav Prospal

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Left Wing
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.02
Weight: 
194
Born: 
02/17/1975
Age: 
34
Hometown: 
Ceske-Budejovice, CZE
Acquired: 
Acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2008 7th round pick and a conditional 2009 4th round pick.
Last Team: 
Philadelphia (NHL)
Projects As: 
Top six forward
Depth Chart Weight: 
1

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
1993
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Philadelphia Flyers
Round: 
3
Pick No.: 
71
Draft Team: 
HC Budejovice (CZE Jr.)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
06/30/2008
Contract Type: 
One-way
Contract Length: 
4 years
Cap Number: 
$3 500 000
Contract Start Year: 
2008
Contract End Year: 
2012
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$3 500 000
Salary: 
$3 500 000
Salary: 
$3 500 000
Salary: 
$3 500 000

Bio

Awards: 

2005-06

  • Olympic Bronze Medal (2006-CZE)

1997-98

  • Olympic Gold Medal (1998-CZE)

1996-97

  • AHL - First All-Star Team

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Sees the ice well and gets the puck to an open man effectively. Plays intense hockey and doesn't back down from challenges. Can play left wing or center.

Weaknesses: 

Has lacked consistency over the years. At times, his instigating qualities can be detrimental to his team. He's also a below-average skater.

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