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Tomas Nosek
#19

Position: C
Date of Birth: 09/01/1992
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 210 lbs
Shoots: L
Birthplace: Pardubice, Czech Republic
Drafted: Undrafted
Last Amateur Team: HC Pardubice U20

Biography:



 



News Stories/Articles/Multimedia:

Griffins lose forward Tomas Nosek for indefinite period after hand injury off the ice - MLive.com - Oct. 21, 2014
Meet Detroit Red Wings' Newest Prospect Tomas Nosek - Bleacher Report - June 20, 2014

Biography

Third season as a Griffin…Seventh year pro…Became the 152nd Griffins alumnus to play in the NHL after debuting with the Detroit Red Wings, 12/26/15 at Nashville…Ranks among Griffins’ all-time leaders with a plus-43 rating (T10th) and five shorthanded goals (T6th)…Ranks among the team’s all-time playoff leaders with one unassisted goal (T5th)…Signed to a two-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 6/14/14...Assigned by Detroit, 10/6/14…Assigned by Detroit, 10/4/15…Recalled by Detroit, 12/19/15…Assigned by Detroit, 1/5/16…Re-signed to a two-year contract by Detroit, 5/27/16...Assigned by Detroit, 11/5/16...Recalled by Detroit, 12/3/16...Assigned by Detroit, 12/7/16...Recalled by Detroit and assigned back to Grand Rapids, 3/18/17...Recalled by Detroit, 3/19/17.

2015-16: Tied for ninth among Griffins in scoring with 30 points (15-15—30) in 70 games…Tied for sixth on the team with a plus-13 rating…Registered his first point of the season on an assist, 11/6/15 vs. RFD…His first goal of the season came in game-winning fashion, 12/4/15…Tallied back-to-back multi-point games (1-1—2), 12/19/15 and 1/8/16…Logged a three-game goal streak (3-1—4), 2/5/16-2/12/16…Netted the game-winner in overtime, 2/6/16 vs. RFD…Recorded a two-game assist streak, 2/20/16-2/23/16…Tallied a three-game point streak (2-1—3), 3/12/16-3/16/16…Responsible for the game-winning goal, 3/16/16 at TEX…Played in nine Calder Cup Playoff games…Scored his lone goal of the postseason in Game 6 of the Central Division Finals, 5/16/16 vs. LE…Debuted with the Detroit Red Wings, 12/26/15 at NSH…Skated in six games with the Red Wings and recorded two penalty minutes. 2014-15: Ranked eighth among Grand Rapids scorers with 34 points (11-23—34), despite only playing in 55 regular season games due to injury…Ranked among Griffins leaders with 23 assists (T4th) and three shorthanded goals (T1st), while posting a league-leading plus-30 rating (T1st)…Appeared in 12 Calder Cup playoff games and ranked seventh on the Griffins in postseason scoring with seven points (2-5—7)…Made his North American debut with Grand Rapids, 10/10/14 vs. LE…Notched an assist in back-to-back games against the Checkers, 10/17/14-10/18/14 at CHA…Earned an assist in his first game back after missing 16 games due to injury, 12/6/14 at RFD…Exploded for two goals and an assist, 12/27/14 vs. IA...Buried two empty-net goals, including one shorthanded, 1/23/15 vs. UTI...Contributed two assists, 2/24/15 at IA...Chipped in a goal and two assists, 4/16/15 at LE….Posted back-to-back two-point games to help lead the Griffins to a 3-2 conference quarterfinals series victory after falling into a 0-2 deficit, 4/29/15-5/2/15 vs. TOR…Potted two goals in Game 4 of the WCQ, 5/2/15 vs. TOR. 2013-14: Paced Pardubice of the Czech ExtraLiga with 44 points (19-25—44) in 52 regular season games…Ranked first on the team in goals (19) and assists (25), in addition to owning a club-best plus-17 rating…Contributed six points (3-3—6) in 10 postseason appearances while collecting 44 penalty minutes…Made his debut with the senior international Czech Republic team, tallying three goals in 11 appearances. 2012-13: Racked up 14 points (5-9—14) in 50 regular season games and two points (1-1—2) in three playoff games with Pardubice…Made five appearances with Hradec Kralove in second-tier Czech Republic, picking up five points (4-1—5)…Garnered 14 points (5-9—14) in six games with Pardubice’s under-20 team of the Czech under-20 league and ranked 10th among team leaders in points. 2011-12: Skated in 27 regular season games with Pardubice, chipping in four assists to help the team to an eventual league championship…Gathered 26 points (13-13—26) in 13 matches with the Pardubice U20 team…Ranked among U20 leaders with 13 goals (5th), 13 assists (7th), 26 points (5th) and a plus-10 rating (T1st)…Picked up two goals in five games with Hradec Kralove and went scoreless in three playoff games with the team…Represented the Czech Republic as team captain during the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championships in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta, recording one assist in six contests. 2010-11: Tallied 63 points (30-33—63) and a plus-33 rating in 51 games with Pardubice U20…Ranked among Pardubice U20 leaders with 30 goals (1st), 33 assists (2nd), 63 points (2nd), a plus-33 rating (1st) and 64 PIM (2nd)…Picked up nine points (1-8—9) in 14 games with Chrudim in second-tier Czech Republic. 2009-10: Split his season between the Pardubice U18 and U20 squads, picking up 12 points (4-8—12) in five U18 appearances and 12 points (3-9—12) in 16 U20 games…Advanced to the playoffs with Pardubice U18 and contributed nine points (2-7—9) in six postseason matches. 2008-09: Made 23 regular season appearances with Pardubice U20, putting up 10 points (2-8—10), eight PIM and a plus-eight rating…Suited up for 22 regular season games with the Pardubice U18 team and accumulated 35 points (14-21—35)…Ranked among U18 team leaders with 14 goals (5th), 21 assists (1st), 35 points (T2nd), 34 PIM (10th) and a plus-19 rating  (2nd)…Tied for first among U18 team playoff leaders with three goals in four games…Chipped in one assist in three playoff games with the U20 team. 2007-08: Made his Czech Republic U18 debut with Pardubice U18…Earned 16 points (9-7—16) in 40 regular season games with Pardubice U18…Picked up one goal in two playoff games with the team.

Personal: Lives in Pardubice, Czech Republic…Has a girlfriend, Eliska Chocholovsova…Has one sister, who is a yoga instructor…Has a dog named Max…Best friend in hockey is Martin Frk…Greatest hockey memory is playing in his first NHL game…Helped his team win the the Czech league championship in 2012…Began playing hockey at the age of three as a forward…Hockey nickname is Nosy…Hockey idol as a youth was Joe Sakic…Chose his jersey number because it’s the same number Sakic wore…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his mom and dad…Plans to get into business after his playing career…Being a hockey player was his first job…Most exciting place he’s visited is Mauritius…Speaks Czech and German…Also played soccer growing up…Once met the Czech president…Favorite food is steak…Favorite singer is Kabat…Favorite movie is The Untouchables…Favorite television show is House…Favorite vacation spots are Mauritius and the Caribbean…Roots for the Detroit Tigers…Enjoys watching golf.

AHL CAREER HIGHS
Games Played: 70, 2015-16 Assist Streak: 3, twice (MR: 4/11/15-4/17/15)
Goals: 15, 2015-16 Point Streak: 5, 2/24/15-3/6/15
Assists: 23, 2014-15 Goals, Game: 2, twice (MR: 1/23/15 GR vs. UTI)
Points: 34, 2014-15 Assists, Game: 2, twice (MR: 4/16/15 GR at LE)
PIM: 42, 2015-16 Points, Game: 3, twice (MR: 4/16/15 GR at LE)
Goal Streak: 3, 2/5/16-2/12/16 PIM, Game: 6, 11/25/15 GR vs. IA
FIRSTS
AHL Game: 10/10/14 GR vs. LE NHL Game: 12/26/15 DET at NSH
AHL Point: 10/17/14 GR at CHA (assist) NHL Point: n/a
AHL Goal: 12/22/14 GR at CHI (Jordan Binnington) NHL Goal: n/a
 

Career Stats

      Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 HC Pardubice U18 Czech U18 40 9 7 16 28 2 1 0 1 2
2008-09 HC Pardubice U20 Czech U20 23 2 8 10 8 3 0 1 1 0
  HC Pardubice U18 Czech U18 22 14 21 35 34 4 3 0 3 2
2009-10 HC Pardubice U20 Czech U20 16 3 9 12 4 -- -- -- -- --
  HC Pardubice U18 Czech U18 5 4 8 12 0 6 2 7 9 2
2010-11 HC Pardubice U20 Czech U20 51 30 33 63 64 -- -- -- -- --
  HC Chrudim Czech2 14 1 8 9 0 -- -- -- -- --
  HC Chrudim Czech2 Q -- -- -- -- -- 7 0 5 5 2
2011-12 HC Pardubice Czech 27 0 4 4 2 -- -- -- -- --
  HC Pardubice U20 Czech U20 13 13 13 26 8 -- -- -- -- --
  HC Hradec Kralove Czech2 5 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0
2012-13 HC Pardubice Czech 50 5 9 14 20 3 1 1 2 2
  HC Pardubice U20 Czech U20 6 5 9 14 20 -- -- -- -- --
  HC Hradec Kralove Czech2 5 4 1 5 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013-14 HC Pardubice Czech 52 19 25 44 36 10 3 3 6 *44
2014-15 Grand Rapids AHL 55 11 23 34 22 12 2 5 7 4
2015-16 Grand Rapids AHL 70 15 15 30 42 9 1 0 1 6
  Detroit NHL 6 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
  NHL TOTALS 6 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
  GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 125 26 38 64 64 21 3 5 8 10
  PRO TOTALS 260 50 76 126 124 34 7 9 16 56
*led league                      

 

Goalies

# Name POS
31 Jared Coreau G
40 Eddie Pasquale G

Defensemen

# Name POS
2 Joe Hicketts D
4 Nathan Paetsch D
13 Filip Hronek D
18 Brian Lashoff D
20 Dan Renouf D
44 Conor Allen D
52 Dylan McIlrath D

Forwards

# Name POS
10 Ben Street C
11 Daniel Cleary LW
15 Mitch Callahan RW
21 Mike Borkowski C
23 Dominic Turgeon C
26 Eric Tangradi LW
27 Martin Frk RW
28 Matt Lorito LW
29 Dylan Sadowy RW
39 Tyler Bertuzzi LW
42 Dominik Shine F
43 Givani Smith RW
45 Colin Campbell RW
51 Kyle Criscuolo C
55 Matthew Ford RW
77 Evgeny Svechnikov RW

Detroit Red Wings

# Name POS
5 Robbie Russo D
19 Tomas Nosek C