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Radko Gudas

Born:June 5, 1990Draft:2010 Lightning #66 Overall
Hometown:Kladno, Czech RepublicPosition:Defence
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:Czech RepublicCurrent Team:

Radko Gudas (born 5 June 1990) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenceman for the Florida Panthers in the National Hockey League (NHL). He has previously played in the NHL for the Tampa Bay Lightning, Philadelphia Flyers and the Washington Capitals.

The son of Leo Gudas, who competed for Czechoslovakia at the 1992 Winter Olympics. Gudas was raised in Kladno, and played for HC Rabat Kladno. He moved to North America in 2009, spending one season with the Everett Silvertips of the major junior Western Hockey League before the Tampa Bay Lightning selected him 66th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Internationally Gudas played for the Czech Republic national junior team at two World Junior Championships and for the senior team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Radko Gudas Tampa Bay Lightning
Radko Gudas, Tampa Bay Lightning (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

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Achievements

  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Czech Republic (2017)
  • AHL All-Star Game (2013)
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion (2012)
  • WHL (West) Second All-Star Team (2010)
  • U20 WJC Top 3 Player on Team (2009)
  • U18 WJC (D1|A) Gold Medal (2008)

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