ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong and Director of Amateur Scouting Tony Feltrin announced the team selected Adam Jiricek with the No. 16 overall pick of the 2024 NHL Draft.

Jiricek, 18, has spent the past three seasons with the HC Plzen organization in Czechia.

In 2023-24 he appeared in 22 games overall, including 19 with the top team and three with the U-20 team.

Jiricek after draft selection

The Plzen native also represented Czechia on the international stage, earning a silver medal at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup and bronze at the U-20 World Junior Championships.

In 2022-23, Jiricek dressed in 41 regular-season games with HC Plzen’s U-20 team, posting 29 points overall and led the league’s defensemen with 12 goals.

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Jiricek drafted by St. Louis Blues