FILIP KRAL
North American Skater - SPOKANE, WHL
Final Rank:54Midterm Rank:52
Position:DefensemanShoots:Left
Height:6' 1"Weight:171
Born:October 20, 1999
Born in:Brno, CZE
Drafted: 2018: TOR (5th Round / 149th Overall) 

• Kral ranked first among WHL rookie defensemen with 9-26—35 in 54 games with the Spokane Chiefs in 2017-18. He is the only Chiefs rookie defenseman in the last 20 years to record 35 points in a season.

• No stranger to winning, Kral was a member of the Czech Republic’s gold medal-winning team at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial, appeared in five postseason games for Czech League champion Brno in 2016-17 and led all defensemen in assists in a championship season with Brno’s under-18 team in 2015-16.

• His brother, Tadeas Kral, is a forward who skated for Trebic in the Czech second division in 2017-18.

• Models his style of play after Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2018-2019SPOKANEWHL51342
2017-2018SPOKANEWHL549263524
2017-2018CZECH REPUBLIC (2018 WJC Championships)NATOUR71012
2017-2018BRNOCZREP40000
2017-2018TREBICCZREP-230002
2017-2018CZE U20 (4 Nations Tournament in Lahti 2017)ITLTOUR30000
2016-2017BRNOCZREP230222
2016-2017BRNO JR.CZREP-JR.13461010
2016-2017TREBICCZREP-2121126
2016-2017CZE U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2016)ITLTOUR50002
2016-2017CZE (2017 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR51120
2016-2017CZE U18 (5-nations tournament in Zuchwil 2016)ITLTOUR404425
2016-2017CZE (5-Nations tournament in Plymouth 2016)NATOUR40114
2015-2016BRNO U18CZREP-JR. U184011294057
2015-2016CZECH REPUBLIC (2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR50000
2015-2016CZE U17 (4 Nations tournament in Sodertalje 2016)ITLTOUR30222