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#11 Andrej Nestrasil, RW

Detroit Red Wings

Position: RW
Date of Birth: 02/22/1991
Height: 6' 3"   Weight: 210 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Drafted: Detroit's 3rd choice, 75th overall, in 2009 NHL Entry Draft
Last Amateur Team: 2010-11 P.E.I. (QMJHL)



 
 

 

News Stories/Articles/Multimedia:

Taking Flight - Griffiti Magazine - Jan. 30, 2014
Second Chance Gives Nestrasil Life - griffinshockey.com - Oct. 26, 2011
Wings in no rush with Nestrasil - Red Wings Central - Jan. 12, 2011

Biography

Nestrasil.jpgThird season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Traded to P.E.I. (QMJHL) by Victoriaville with Travis McIsaac for Vincent Richer and five QMJHL Entry Draft selections, 6/4/10...Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 6/30/11…Assigned by Detroit, 9/26/11…Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 10/5/11...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 10/19/11...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 11/28/11...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 3/19/12…Assigned by Detroit, 9/14/12...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 10/9/12...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/17/12...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 12/27/12...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/1/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 1/4/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/5/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 1/24/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 2/13/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 4/8/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 4/19/13...Assigned by Detroit, 9/22/13...Signed to a one-year contract by Detroit, 7/17/14.

2012-13: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins…Logged 25 games with Grand Rapids during the regular season, registering six points (3-3—6)…Also appeared in one AHL playoff game…Recorded points in back-to-back games, 2/15/13-2/17/13…Racked up 41 points (11-30—41) with the Walleye, adding three points (1-2—3) in four postseason games…Ranked third on the team in assists and fourth in points…Amassed 18 points (4-14—18) during an 11-game point streak, 11/30/12-12/31/12…Enjoyed a career night on 12/31/12 at Fort Wayne, notching five points (2-3—5)…Named the ECHL Plus Performer of the Month for December with a plus-13 rating. 2011-12: Split his first professional season between Grand Rapids and Toledo…Made his professional debut with the Walleye, 10/15/11 vs. Chicago, before being called up to Grand Rapids…Debuted for the Griffins, 10/21/11 at Oklahoma City, and earned first star honors the following night after picking up his first two professional points (1-1—2) against the Barons…Scored again the following night to give him three points (2-1—3) in his first three AHL contests…Recorded four points (3-1—4) in 25 total games with the Griffins…Skated in 51 games for the Walleye, tying for fifth in team scoring with 29 points (7-22—29)…Racked up eight points (1-7—8) over a four-game stretch with Toledo, 1/27/12-2/1/12. 2010-11: Amassed 70 points (19-51—70) in 58 games for QMJHL Prince Edward Island, finishing second in team scoring…Ranked first on his team and tied for 11th in the league with 51 assists…Tied for second on his team with a plus-13 rating…Led P.E.I. in playoff scoring with six points (1-5—6) in five games…Represented the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship, contributing three points (1-2—3) in six contests. 2009-10: Racked up 37 points (12-25—37) in his first 31 games with Victoriaville…Finished the season with just over a point-per-game average with 51 points (16-35—51) in 50 games after being slowed by a groin injury…Appeared in all 16 playoff contests and produced six points (2-4—6)…Played for the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship in Saskatoon, tying for fourth in team scoring with seven points (1-6—7) in six games. 2008-09: Debuted in the QMJHL with 57 points (22-35—57) in 66 games for Victoriaville…Ranked fourth in the QMJHL rookie scoring race and took second place on his team…Represented Team Cherry in the CHL Top Prospects Game and scored a goal…Earned three points (1-2—3) in four postseason games. 2007-08: Took second place on his team with 28 points (12-16—28) in 40 games with HC Slavia Praha in the Czech junior league. 2006-07: Led his team with 61 points (24-37—61) in 43 contests in the Czech under-17 league.

Personal: Lives in Prague, Czech Republic…Has four brothers…Began playing hockey at the age of three…Hockey nicknames are Nesty, Nasty and Andy…Hockey idol as a youth was Eric Lindros…Chose his jersey number because his father used to play soccer in the same number…Greatest influence on his hockey career is his father for always helping him keep calm…First job was playing hockey…Proudest achievement is being the person he is, no matter who he is with…Favorite charity is Big Brothers Big Sisters…Most exciting places he’s visited are Prague and Paris…Most interesting fact about him is that he loves to read and listen to classical music…If he could trade occupation for a day, he would trade with Derren Brown, a British illusionist…Also speaks Czech…Played soccer and tennis growing up…Favorite foods are ribs and caesar salad…Favorite music artists are the Lumineers and Avicii…Favorite movie is The Untouchables…Favorite TV shows are Friends, How I Met Your Mother and The Big Bang Theory…Favorite website is blesk.cz…Favorite authors are Dan Brown and Dan Millman…Enjoys movies, rock climbing and canoeing.
 
AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 25, twice (MR: 2012-13) Assist Streak: n/a
Goals: 3, twice (MR: 2012-13) Point Streak: 2, twice (MR: 2/15/13-2/17/13)
Assists: 3, 2012-13 Goals, Game: 1, six times (MR: 3/16/13 GR at MIL)
Points: 6, 2012-13 Assists, Game: 1, four times (MR: 3/1/13 GR at MIL)
PIM: 6, 2011-12 Points, Game: 2, 10/22/11 GR at OKC
Goal Streak: 2, 10/22/11-10/23/11 PIM, Game: 2, four times (MR: 1/12/13 GR vs. PEO)
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/21/11 GR at OKC NHL Game: n/a
AHL Point: 10/22/11 GR at OKC (assist) NHL Point: n/a
AHL Goal: 10/22/11 GR at OKC (David LeNeveu) NHL Goal: n/a
 

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2004-05 Slavia U17 CzR-U17 3 0 1 1 2 -- -- -- -- --
2005-06 Slavia U17 CzR-U17 41 6 12 18 18 -- -- -- -- --
2006-07 Slavia U17 CzR-U17 43 24 37 61 75 5 2 2 4 6
2007-08 Slavia U17 CzR-U17 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1 0 1 2
  HC Slavia Praha Jr. CzRep-Jr. 40 12 16 28 58 5 1 2 3 4
2008-09 Victoriaville QMJHL 66 22 35 57 67 4 2 1 3 10
2009-10 Victoriaville QMJHL 50 16 35 51 40 16 2 4 6 10
2010-11 P.E.I. QMJHL 58 19 51 70 40 5 1 5 6 2
2011-12 Toledo ECHL 51 7 22 29 20 -- -- -- -- --
  Grand Rapids AHL 25 3 1 4 6 -- -- -- -- --
2012-13 Toledo ECHL 40 11 30 41 26 4 1 2 3 0
  Grand Rapids AHL 25 3 3 6 2 1 0 0 0 0
  GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 50 6 4 10 8 1 0 0 0 0
  PRO TOTALS 141 24 56 80 54 5 1 2 3 0

 

 
2013-14 Roster »
4 Nathan Paetsch D
44 Brennan Evans D
9 Alden Hirschfeld F
10 Jeff Hoggan LW
24 Shane Berschbach LW
1 Jake Paterson G
30 Tom McCollum G
31 Jared Coreau G
34 Petr Mrazek G
3 Alexey Marchenko D
7 Ryan Sproul D
14 Nick Jensen D
16 Xavier Ouellet D
42 Richard Nedomlel D
46 Mattias Backman D
6 Teemu Pulkkinen RW
11 Andrej Nestrasil RW
15 Mitch Callahan RW
19 Riley Sheahan C
20 Kevin Porter C
21 Andy Miele F
25 Louis-Marc Aubry C
27 Martin Frk RW
28 Tomas Jurco RW
29 Landon Ferraro C
32 Colin Campbell F
47 Andreas Athanasiou LW

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