Juraj Simek (LW)
Draft: 2006, Vancouver, Round 6 (167th overall)
Acquired: Signed a one-year deal with the Lightning on August 10, 2010
Tied for second in goals, tied for fifth in points and tied for first in PP goals (7) with Norfolk in 2009-10 … Tied for sixth in shootout goals (5-for-8) and tied for first in shootout GWGs (3) in the AHL in 2009-10 … Registered AHL career highs in goals, assists and points with Norfolk in 2009-10 … Scored two third period goals – including the game winner – for #1 star on 04/10/10 vs. Hershey … Had two goals – including the game-winner – on 02/28/10 at Syracuse for #1 star … Improved to 5-for-5 in shootouts with his 3rd shootout GWG of 2009-10 on 02/27/10 at Binghamton … Netted the game-winning goal and added an assist for #2 star on 02/10/10 vs. W-B/Scranton … Set a new single-season career high with his tenth goal of the season on 01/08/10 vs. Syracuse … Recorded his first professional multiple-goal game with two goal on 01/02/10 at Adirondack, tying his career high with his ninth goal of the season and earning second star honors … Netted his fifth goal of the season for #1 star on 12/18/09 vs. Binghamton.
2008-09: Netted a the game-winning goal and an assist for #1 star honors on 03/03/09 at Bridgeport … Missed ten games with a lower body injury from 12/17/08 – 01/10/09 … Scored his first Admirals goal on 10/26/08 at Grand Rapids … Picked up his first Admirals point on 10/24/08 at Rockford with an assist … Made his Admirals debut on 10/17/08 at Lake Erie … Acquired by Tampa Bay (NHL) with Lukas Krajicek from Vancouver for Shane O’Brien and Michel Ouellet on 10/06/08. 2007-08: Scored his first pro/AHL playoff goal in pro/AHL playoff debut on 04/18/08 with Manitoba at Syracuse … Netted two points (1+1) for his first pro/AHL multi-point game on 11/02/07 with Manitoba at Milwaukee … Scored game-winning shootout conversion on 10/31/07 with Manitoba at Quad City … Scored his first pro/AHL goal/point 10/17/07 with Manitoba vs. Rochester (David Shantz) … Appeared in his first pro/AHL game 10/16/07 with Manitoba vs. Rochester … Signed to a three-year, entry-level deal by the Vancouver Canucks on 07/23/07. Junior Career: Ranked fourth in points and tied for third in goals with Brandon (WHL) in 2006-07 … Led all Brandon rookies and ranked eighth among WHL rookies in scoring in 2006-07.