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Rostislav Klesla # - D

  • Age: 32
  • DOB: 1982/03/21
  • POB: Novy Jicin, Czech. (CZE)
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 223lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 12
  • Drafted by Columbus in 2000 (1/4).
GPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
Year to date25134-30000024224.5541
Playoffs-00-----------

Honours and Awards

2002-03NHL - Played in the NHL YoungStars Game
2001-02NHL - All-Rookie Team
2001-02NHL - Played in the NHL YoungStars Game
2000-01OHL - First All-Star Team
1999-00Canadian Major Junior - Top Draft Prospect
1999-00Canadian Major Junior - All-Rookie Team
1999-00OHL - Top Draft Prospect Award
1999-00OHL - First All-Rookie Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/04/04Waived by the Buffalo Sabres.
2014/03/08Announced his retirement from the NHL.
2014/03/05Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).
2014/03/05Acquired from the Washington Capitals.
2014/03/04Acquired from the Phoenix Coyotes.
2014/01/16Placed on waivers by the Phoenix Coyotes.
2014/01/16Assigned to the Portland Pirates (AHL).
2014/01/02Missed 3 games (illness).
2013/12/27Illness, injured reserve.
2013/12/19Recalled from the Portland Pirates (AHL).
2013/12/02Assigned to Portland (AHL).
2013/11/29Recalled from Portland (AHL).
2013/11/27Assigned to Portland (AHL).
2013/11/26Placed on waivers by the Phoenix Coyotes.
2013/11/05Missed 4 games (lower body injury).
2013/10/28Lower body injury, injured reserve.
2013/10/26Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2013/10/10Missed 3 games (concussion).
2013/09/30Concussion, injured reserve.
2013/02/09Missed 9 games (lower body injury).
2013/02/07Lower body injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2013/01/24Lower body injury, injured reserve.
2013/01/23Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2012/09/21Signed with the HC Ocelari Trinec of the Czech Extraleague.
2012/05/13Missed the last playoff game (suspended by nhl).
2012/05/06Suspended by the NHL for 1 game.
2012/03/10Missed 10 games (upper body injury).
2012/02/21Upper body injury, injured reserve.
2012/02/18Upper body injury, day-to-day.
2011/12/20Missed 7 games (undisclosed).
2011/12/05Undisclosed, injured reserve.
2011/03/15Missed 2 games (head injury).
2011/03/10Head injury, day-to-day.
2011/03/01Missed 13 games (lower body injury).
2011/02/28Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets.
2011/01/25Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2011/01/18Missed 1 game (illness).
2011/01/15Illness, day-to-day.
2010/12/21Missed 1 game (lower body injury).
2010/12/18Lower body injury, day-to-day.
2010/04/11Missed the last 56 games of the regular season (torn groin muscle).
2009/12/01Torn groin Muscle, sidelined indefinitely.
2009/10/03Signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a four-year contract extension.
2009/04/11Missed 6 games (undisclosed).
2009/03/29Undisclosed, day-to-day.
2009/03/05Missed 10 games (shoulder injury).
2009/02/11Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2009/02/03Missed 11 games (bruised foot).
2009/01/05Bruised foot, day-to-day.
2008/12/23Missed 16 games (ankle injury).
2008/11/15Ankle injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2008/11/12Missed 4 games (wrist injury).
2008/11/05Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2007/03/27Missed 3 games (hip injury).
2007/03/18Hip injury, day-to-day.
2007/01/03Missed 2 games (foot injury).
2006/12/29Foot injury, day-to-day.
2006/10/09Missed 2 games (suspension).
2006/09/26Suspended by the NHL for two games for a low hit in a preseason game on September 22.
2006/04/18Missed the last 3 games of the regular season (groin).
2006/04/18Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a four-year contract.
2006/04/15Groin, day-to-day.
2005/12/20Missed 16 games (broken hand).
2005/11/10Broken hand, late December.
2005/11/01Missed 12 games (right leg injury).
2005/10/03Right leg injury, injured reserve.
2005/09/28Right leg injury, early November.
2005/08/15Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year contract.
2005/01/29NHL lockout: Signed with the HPK Hameenlinna of the SM-Liiga (Finland).
2004/09/17NHL lockout: Signed with the Vsetinska Hokejova of the Czech Extraleague.
2004/06/10Re-signed by the Columbus Blue Jackets to a one-year contract.
2004/04/04Missed the last 2 games of the regular season (bruised leg).
2004/04/01Bruised leg, day-to-day.
2004/03/27Missed 15 games (sprained wrist).
2004/02/25Sprained wrist, sidelined indefinitely.
2003/12/31Missed 13 games (sprained MCL).
2003/11/30Sprained MCL, early January.
2003/11/29Knee injury, left Saturday's game.
2003/11/09Missed 5 games (hip pointer).
2003/10/25Hip pointer, day-to-day.
2003/02/18Missed 1 game (flu).
2003/02/15Flu, day-to-day.
2003/01/28Missed 8 games (sprained left shoulder).
2003/01/12Sprained left shoulder, late January.
2003/01/10Separated left shoulder, left Friday's game.
2002/02/12Missed 7 games (shoulder injury).
2002/02/07Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2002/01/26Shoulder injury, early February.
2000/10/27Returned to Brampton (OHL).

Trades

2014/03/05Buffalo Sabres traded Jaroslav Halak and a 3rd round selection in 2015 to the Washington Capitals for Michal Neuvirth and Rostislav Klesla.
2014/03/04Washington Capitals traded Martin Erat and John Mitchell to the Phoenix Coyotes for Rostislav Klesla, Chris Brown and a fourth-round draft pick in 2015.
2011/02/28Columbus Blue Jackets traded Rostislav Klesla and Dane Byers to the Phoenix Coyotes for Scottie Upshall and Sami Lepisto.
2000/06/24Drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets the 1st round (4th overall) in 2000.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14PhoenixNHL25134-30000024224.5541
2012-13PhoenixNHL3826800000022444.5540
2012-13TrinecCze180117----030---
2011-12PhoenixNHL6531013130000054873.45112
2010-11PhoenixNHL16101-60000012224.5520
2010-11ColumbusNHL453710100000026456.6741
2010-11Total CBJ/PhxNHL61471140000038675.9761
2009-10ColumbusNHL26268-70100126248.3339
2008-09ColumbusNHL3418920200038303.3359
2007-08ColumbusNHL8261218733001601304.62-
2006-07ColumbusNHL7591322-13230001051595.66-
2006-07Czech RepublicWC4101------8---
2005-06ColumbusNHL5161319-42702175847.14-
2004-05VsetinCze41717243-----136---
2004-05HPKFin91230-----12---
2003-04ColumbusNHL4721113-160500127742.70-
2002-03ColumbusNHL7221416-220601071892.25-
2001-02ColumbusNHL758816-612000741027.84-
2000-01ColumbusNHL8202-10000061020.00-
2000-01BramptonOHL45183654227-1-259---
1999-00BramptonOHL6716294537-0-1174---
1998-99Sioux CityUSHL5441216------100---
TotalNHL65948111159-468-0-46209225.21-
TotalOHL1123465992514-1-3233---
TotalFin91230-----12---
TotalCze597182510-----166---
TotalUSHL5441216------100---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2013-14PhoenixNHL-00-----------
2012-13PhoenixNHL--------------
2012-13TrinecCze--------------
2011-12PhoenixNHL15268-2000004248.33-
2010-11PhoenixNHL4000-20000077.00-
2009-10ColumbusNHL--------------
2008-09ColumbusNHL401100000003.00-
2007-08ColumbusNHL--------------
2006-07ColumbusNHL--------------
2005-06ColumbusNHL--------------
2004-05VsetinCze--------------
2004-05HPKFin100224-----12---
2003-04ColumbusNHL--------------
2002-03ColumbusNHL--------------
2001-02ColumbusNHL--------------
2000-01ColumbusNHL--------------
2000-01BramptonOHL9291132-0-026---
1999-00BramptonOHL6112-31-0-121---
1998-99Sioux CityUSHL5202------2---
TotalNHL23279-40-0-011345.88-
TotalOHL153101303-0-147---
TotalFin100224-----12---
TotalUSHL5202------2---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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