Tomas Kundratek
Tomas Kundratek
Capitals - Defenseman
NUMBER: 36
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
WEIGHT: 201
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 12/26/1989
AGE: 24
BIRTHPLACE: Prerov, CZE
DRAFTED: NYR: 2008-90 overall
Traded to Washington by NY Rangers for Francois Bouchard, November 8, 2011.
Career
2012-13: Skated career-high 24:13 on 3/12 vs. CAR ... Scored first career NHL goal and added an assist for first career multi-point game on 3/5 vs. BOS ... Recorded an assist on 2/23 vs. NJ ... Tallied an assist on 2/14 at TB ... Registered an assist on 2/12 at FLA ... Recorded an assist on 2/7 at PIT for first point streak (2 games) of NHL career ... Tallied his first career NHL point (assist) on 2/5 vs. TOR ... Made season debut on 1/22 vs. WPG ... Led Hershey in goals (13) and ranked 3rd in points (26) while adding 13 assists at the time of his recall ... Has already set career highs in goals, assists (tied) and points despite playing in just 41 AHL games so far this season ... Was named to the AHL Eastern Conference All-Star squad for the 2013 Dunkin’ Donuts AHL All-Star Classic.

2011-12: Set AHL career highs in goals, assists and points ... Traded by NYR to WSH in exchange for Francois Bouchard on 11/8 ... Recorded his first goal with HER on 12/2 at SYR, also his first career GWG ... Led all HER blueliners in goals ... Earned his first NHL recall on 1/11 and made his NHL debut one night later against PIT at Verizon Center.

2010-11: Posted his first career North American pro playoff point with an assist in Game 2 of ADSF on 4/16 at POR … Had assists in back-to-back games, on 4/1 at PRO and 4/2 at SPR … Posted his first career multiple-point game as a pro 12/21 at MAN, with two assists … Recorded his first North American pro point (goal) on 10/30 at SPR.

Junior Career
2009-10: Led Medicine Hat (WHL) defensemen in playoff points and assists, and t-3rd overall on team in playoff assists … Tied for club lead in postseason penalty minutes … Registered second-most regular-season assists among Tigers defensemen and finished 3rd among team blueliners in points. 2008-09: Ranked third among Medicine Hat defensemen in points (23) and assists (19) ... Ranked fourth among Medicine Hat defensemen in goals (4) ... Ranked seventh on the team in penalty minutes (63) ... Appeared in all 11 of Medicine Hat’s WHL playoff games ... Ranked t-3rd on the team assists (6) during the postseason.

International Career
2007-08: Appeared in 14 games for Trinec Ocelari HC of the Czech Extraliga, recording one assist and 10 penalty minutes ... skated in seven playoff games, recording two assists. 2006-07: Skated in 22 games for Trinec Ocelari ... earned one assist and four penalty minutes ... appeared in four games in the postseason.

NHL Transactions
NYR’s third-round selection, 90th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft ... Acquired by Washington from NYR in exchange for Francois Bouchard, Nov. 8, 2011.

Personal
Twitter: @Kundrc84 ... Would most like to try wood working as a profession ... Started playing hockey when he was 3 years old with his dad and uncle ... His favorite NHL arena to play in is the Verizon Center ... Lists his first NHL game as his favorite hockey memory.