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13 Filip Hronek

D | Shoots: R | 6-0 | 178 | DOB: 11/2/97 | Age: 21 | Birthplace: Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic | Drafted: Detroit's 3rd choice, 53rd overall, in 2016 NHL Entry Draft

Season Stats

Season GP Goals Assists Points +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG SOG SOA SO % SH SH %
2018-19 Regular Season 8 1 3 4 -2 4 0.50 0 0 0 0 0.0 17 5.9
Career AHL Stats

Bio

Third season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Reassigned from Saginaw (OHL) by Detroit, 3/22/17…Assigned by Detroit, 9/30/17...Assigned by Detroit, 10/2/18...Recalled by Detroit, 10/3/18...Assigned by Detroit, 10/23/18.

Career Highlights: 2017 Calder Cup champion with Grand Rapids…Named to the 2017-18 AHL All-Rookie Team, the fourth defenseman in team history to be named to the All-Rookie Team and the eighth Griffin overall to garner such accolades…Tied the franchise’s single-season scoring record for rookie defensemen with 39 points in 2017-18…Named an OHL Third Team All-Star in 2016-17…Named Saginaw’s MVP in 2016-17 after leading the team in assists and power play points…Represented the Czech Republic at the 2017 and 2016 World Junior Championships, captaining the club in 2017.

2017-18: In his first full professional season, recorded 39 points (11-28—39), a plus-24 rating and 44 PIM in 67 games with the Griffins and was named to the AHL All-Rookie Team…Tied Robbie Russo’s mark from 2015-16 as the top single-season rookie defenseman scorer in Griffins history…In addition to leading all team defensemen in points, goals, assists, plus-minus and power play points (3-15—18), ranked among the overall club leaders in points (5th), goals (7th), assists (4th), plus-minus (1st) and power play points (T4th)…Ranked among the league’s rookie defensemen leaders in points (2nd), goals (2nd), assists (T2nd), plus-minus (2nd) and power play assists (3rd)…Placed among all AHL defensemen leaders in points (T7th), goals (T8th), assists (T12th), plus-minus (T11th), power play assists (8th), and game-winning goals (4, T1st)…Recorded two assists for his first AHL multi-point game, 11/8/17 vs. SA…Notched an assist and finished with a plus-five rating, 2/4/18 at CLE…Registered a five-game point streak, 2/2/18-2/10/18…Scored his 10th goal of the campaign, 4/12/18 at SA…Notched a career-high four points behind a goal and three assists in the season finale, 4/14/18 vs. CLE…Finished with one assist and 14 PIM in five Calder Cup Playoff games.

2016-17: In his first season in North America, tallied 61 points (14-47—61) and 60 PIM with the OHL’s Saginaw Spirit…Named an OHL Third Team All-Star after ranking among the league’s top defensemen in scoring (T4th), assists (5th) and goals (T9th)…Led Saginaw in assists, plus/minus rating (+15) and power play points (4-17—21) and was named the Spirit’s MVP…Captained the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship, scoring four points (2-2—4) in five games…Totaled 13 multi-assist games…Scored 15 points (3-12—15) during a season-high seven-game point streak, 1/15/17-1/29/17…Notched a season-high four points (1-3—4), 2/20/17 at SAR…Tallied back-to-back three-point games, 1/28/17 vs. WSR and 1/29/17 at SAR…Made his professional debut with the Griffins after Saginaw’s season concluded, recording two points (1-1—2) and four PIM in 10 games…Skated in two postseason games and helped Grand Rapids win the Calder Cup…His first pro goal came on the power play, 3/29/17 vs. MIL.

2015-16: Saw action with three different teams…Scored 16 points (4-12—16) in 13 games with Hradec Kralove’s junior team…Appeared in 40 games with Hradec Kralove of the Czech Extraliga and added four assists before leading the team in points (4-5—9) and assists in 10 playoff games…Played in 12 games with Litomerice of the Czech’s second-tier league and tallied four points (2-2—4)…Had two points (0-2—2) and four PIM in five games with the Czech Republic at the World Junior Championship.

2014-15: Appeared in games for Hradec Kralove’s U18, junior and senior team…Appeared in 33 games with the U18 club, scoring 24 points (5-19—24) and adding 108 PIM…Chipped in nine points (4-5—9) and 35 PIM in nine playoff games…Tallied 17 points (4-13—17) and 26 PIM in 23 games with the junior team and skated in one postseason contest…Debuted with the senior team, tallying two PIM in one game…Represented Czech Republic at the 18U World Junior Championship and compiled three points (0-3—3) and six PIM.

2013-14: Potted 15 points (8-7—15) and had 56 PIM in 43 games with Hradec Kralove’s U18 team…Added one point and two PIM in four playoff games.

Personal: Lives in Byst, Czech Republic…Has one sibling…Best friend in hockey is Patrik Hidveghy…Greatest hockey memory is winning the Calder Cup…Started playing hockey at the age of four as a forward…Hockey nickname is Hronas…Hockey idol as a youth was Alex Ovechkin…Greatest influence on his hockey career has been his dad…Wants to be a coach after his playing career ends…Supports the Wounded Warrior charity…If he could trade places for a day with another person, he would be Ronaldo…Also speaks Czech…In addition to hockey, played soccer growing up…Enjoys Italian food…Favorite music artists are Kali, Nautin Gavix, Tiesto and Timmy Trumpet…Enjoys science fiction and fantasy movies…Favorite television show is Top Gear…Favorite website is NHL.com…Favorite vacation spot is anywhere warm…Roots for Real Madrid…Other than hockey, enjoys watching soccer and tennis…Enjoys fishing, movies, pool, skiing, soccer, tennis, video games and YouTube.

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM GP G A PTS PIM
2013-14 Hr. Kralove U18 Czech U18 43 8 7 15 56 4 0 1 1 2
2014-15 Hr. Kralove U18 Czech U18 33 5 19 24 108 9 4 5 9 35
Hr. Kralove Jr. Czech Jr. 23 4 13 17 26 1 0 0 0 0
Hr. Kralove Czech 1 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
2015-16 Hr. Kralove Jr. Czech Jr. 13 4 12 16 12 10 4 5 9 28
Hr. Kralove Czech 40 0 4 4 22 - - - - -
Litomerice Czech-2 12 2 2 4 18 - - - - -
2016-17 Saginaw OHL 59 14 47 61 60 - - - - -
Grand Rapids AHL 10 1 1 2 4 2 0 0 0 6
2017-18 Grand Rapids AHL 67 11 28 39 44 5 0 1 1 14
GRIFFINS/AHL TOTALS 77 12 29 41 48 7 0 1 1 20
PRO TOTALS 118 12 33 45 72 7 0 1 1 20

Career Highs

  • Games Played 67, 2017-18
  • Goals 11, 2017-18
  • Assists 28, 2017-18
  • Points 39, 2017-18
  • PIM 44, 2017-18
  • Goal Streak 2, twice (MR: 4/12/18-4/14/18)
  • Assist Streak 2, seven times (MR: 2/17/18-2/21/18)
  • Point Streak 5, 2/2/18-2/10/18
  • Goals, Game 1, 12 times (MR: 4/14/18 GR vs. CLE)
  • Assists, Game 3, 4/14/18 GR vs. CLE
  • Points, Game 4, 4/14/18 GR vs. CLE
  • PIM, Game 6, 2/9/18 GR vs. SA

Career Firsts

  • AHL Game 3/24/17 GR vs. RFD
  • AHL Point 3/29/17 GR vs. MIL (goal)
  • AHL Goal 3/29/17 GR vs. MIL (Marek Mazanec)

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