|Born:||Dec 14, 2003||Draft:||2022 Sabres, 28th Overall|
|Hometown:||Kadaň, Czech Republic||Position:||Centre|
|National Team:||Czechia||Current Status:||Top Prospect (Buffalo Sabres)|
Jiri Kulich (born December 14, 2003) is a Czech ice hockey player, recently playing for the HC Energie Karlovy Vary program in the Czechia premiere league. He was a member of the Czechia team at the U18 World Junior Championship and was named tournament MVP after finishing with the lead in goals (9). Kulich was selected 28th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft.
Kulich is known as a smart two-way player that skates well and anticipates play masterfully. He made excellent strides in improving his offensive game in the Czechia league, and led his country in scoring during international play. Kulich is committed to playing for HC Energie Karlovy Vary in the 2022-23 season.
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- Jiri Kulich – 2022 NHL Draft Prospect Profile
- Buffalo Sabres Draft Jiri Kulich 28th Overall
- 5 Prospects Who Improved Draft Stock at World U18 Championship
- Czech Extraliga Most Points by Junior (14)
- U18 WJC All-Star Team
- U18 WJC Most Goals (9)
- U18 WJC Most Valuable Player
- U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team