|Born:||January 9, 1996||Draft:||2014 Capitals, #39 Overall|
|Hometown:||Havlickuv Brod, Czech Republic||Position:||Goaltender|
|National Team:||Czech Republic||Current Team:||Washington Capitals|
Vítek Vaněček (born 9 January 1996) is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender who currently plays for the Washington Capitals in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Seattle Kraken in the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, then was traded back to the Capitals on July 28, 2021. He was selected 39th overall by the Capitals at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Vitek Vanecek Statistics
- Vitek Vanecek: The Capitals’ New Backup Goalie
- Capitals’ Goalie History Repeating With Vanecek’s Hot Start
- Calder Trophy Race: Kaprizov, Vanecek & the Blackhawks’ Trio
- NHL Goalie Controversies: The Hot List
- Named NHL Rookie of the Month (January 2021)
- Played in the AHL All-Star Game (2019)
- Named to the ECHL All-Rookie Team (2016)
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