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Josef Vasicek

Josef Vasicek  #63

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NUMBER: 63 BIRTHDATE: September 12, 1980
HEIGHT: 6' 5" BIRTHPLACE: Havlickuv Brod, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: CAR / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (91st overall)
Signed as a free agent by Slavia Praha (CzRep), September 17, 2004. Missed majority of 2005-06 due to knee injury sufferd in game at Florida, November 11, 2005. Traded to Nashville by Carolina for Scott Walker, July 18, 2006. Traded to Carolina by Nashville for Eric Belanger, February 9, 2007. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 15, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), July 4, 2008.
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Hopefully [Jonathan] has a year that pushes us, that is the organization, to speak to him next summer and looking for [a long-term contract]. Because the thought process is trying to get a goaltender, and hopefully it's Jonathan, to be the stabilizer for this franchise.

— Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello on goaltender Jonathan Bernier