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Vladimir Sobotka

Vladimir Sobotka  #17

St. Louis Blues  Left Wing
NUMBER: 17 BIRTHDATE: July 2, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Trebic, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 197 DRAFTED: BOS / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (106th overall)
Reg. Season Career as a Blue: 247GP, 29-72-101, 218 PIM
2013-14 Season Stats: Home: 30GP, 6-13-19  Road: 31GP, 3-11-14
2013-14 Postseason: 5GP, 0-3-3, 2 PIM
Quick Hits
-Led all players during the reg. season with a 61.9% win rate on faceoffs
-Posted a reg. season career high 31 pts this season
-17 goals over the past two seasons surpasses his total from the previous 3 campaigns
-Sobotka’s 56.5% f/o success rate in 2012-13 tied Mike Eastwood for the best single-season mark by a Blue since that stat began tracking in 1997 (atleast 500 FO taken)
-Logged first career hat trick last season on 3/9 vs. SJS
Quote of the Day

There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp