MATEJ PEKAR
North American Skater - BARRIE, OHL
Final Rank:55Midterm Rank:87
Position:CenterShoots:Left
Height:6' 0"Weight:170
Born:February 10, 2000
Born in:Turnov, CZE
Drafted: 2018: BUF (4th Round / 94th Overall) 

• Pekar was named USHL Rookie of the Year and to the USHL All-Rookie Team after tying for the league lead among first-year skaters with 14-40—54 in 56 games with the Muskegon Lumberjacks in 2017-18.

• Internationally, Pekar claimed a silver medal with the Czech Republic at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and 2018 Under-18 World Championship.

• Has committed to Miami University (Ohio) for the 2018-19 season.

• Models his style of play after Lightning forward Ondrej Palat.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019BARRIEOHL12781516
2017-2018MUSKEGONUSHL5614405436
2017-2018CZE (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR71456
2017-2018CZE U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2017)ITLTOUR50114
2017-2018CZE U18 (5-Nations tournament in Plymouth 2018)ITLTOUR402210
2016-2017OAKLAND JR GRIZZLIES U16USMAAAE2513142718
2016-2017CZECH REPUBLIC (2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR501110
2016-2017CZE U17 (5-Nations Tournament in Brno 2017)ITLTOUR41012
2016-2017CZE U17 (5 Nations Tournament in Dmitrov 2017)ITLTOUR40008