National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Radek Faksa
Selection13 (13 overall)
Previous TeamKitchener (OHL)
Notes: Czech forward playing for Kitchener of the OHL is the seventh-ranked North American player by NHL Central Scouting...Had a terrific first season in North America, leading all OHL rookies in goals (29), assists (37), points (66) and plus-minus (plus-19) over 62 games...Saw his production dip during the Rangers' playoff run, posting two goals and four assists over 13 games...Represented Team Czech Republic at the 2012 World Junior Championship and recorded two goals over six games to help his country finish fifth in the tournament...Has excellent size and scouts say he plays with a physical edge to his game...Faksa's hockey idol growing up in the Czech Republic was Jaromir Jagr.

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