Tomas Plekanec and his Kladno Knights linemates entered the November schedule break in style Sunday. In a 7-2 win over the Chomutov Pirates. Plekanec, Jaromir Jagr and Jiri Tlusty racked up ten scoring points as Kladno ran up a 7-0 lead before giving up two late goals. Plekanec had two goals and an assist giving him 5 goals and 3 assists over the last two games and 14 goals and 14 assists in 17 games. Jagr had a goal and three assists. Tlusty with one goal and 2 assists.
Kladno enters the ten day schedule break solidly in second place in the Czech Extraliga with a record of 12-5-2 and 38 points. Skoda Pilsen is the league leader with 43 points.
Plekanec is now headed for Turku Finland as part of a Czech National Team that will take part in the Karjala Cup Tournament against the national teams of Finland, Russia and Sweden. Jagr and Tlusty are passing up the tournament but among the locked out NHLer’s joining Plekanec are Martin Erat, Alles Hemsky, David Krejci, Milan Michalek and Peter Prucha.
……..Among the Canadiens 2012 junior draft picks, Alexander Galchenyuk led the Sarnia Sting to a 5-4 win over Saginaw Sunday. With a goal and two assists he completed seven point weekend and in 18 games he has 28 points (11 goals, 17 assists) fourth in the OHL and five points behind the league leader. Galchenyuk is also plus-14.
Windsor’s Brady Vail was kept off the scoresheet as the Belleville Bulls edged the Spitfires 2-1 after a shootout. P.K. Subban’s younger brothers were decisive. Jordan Subban scored the winning goal in the 6th round of the shootout. Malcolm Subban stopped 33 of 34 shots in the Belleville net.
…….In the QMJHL – Chicoutimi’s Charles Hudon, after missing six games with a concussion, returned to play three games in three nights over the weekend. He failed to register a point in his first two games, home and home losses against Baie Comeau, but on Sunday he picked up three assists in the Sagueneens’ 6-2 home ice win over Drummondville. Hudon was the Canadiens 5th round choice in the 2012 entry draft.
……….The Hamilton Bulldogs have recalled defenseman Joe Stejskal from Wheeling of the ECHL. He will replace Greg Pateryn who suffered a fractured elbow at Rochester Friday night. The Bulldogs will play two home games against Syracuse Wednesday and Friday. The Friday game is scheduled for Montreal’s Bell Centre.
From the Bulldogs Communications Department
|HAMILTON, ONT – Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the Club has recalled defenceman Joe Stejskal from the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL.
Stejskal, 24, has played nine games for the Nailers this season registering one assist and two penalty minutes. The native of Grand Rapids, Michigan played 55 games for the Bulldogs during the 2011-2012 regular-season recording three assists and 26 penalty minutes. Over two seasons in the American Hockey League with Hamilton, Stejskalposted three assists and 26 penalty minutes in 62 regular-season games while registering one goal in five post-season games.Stejskal played four seasons for Dartmouth College of the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference where he recorded 32 points (15 goals, 17 assists) and 162 penalty minutes in 126 regular-season games. The 6’3”, 208-pound defenceman was named an ECAC Third-Team All-Star in 2010-2011 while being named to the ECAC All-Academic Team in 2008-2009. Stejskal was originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fifth round, 133rd overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.