FC Rank 206
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Jiri
Tichacek

A defender who can use his quickness and on-ice awareness to help make up for lack of height. He is light on his feet and has quick strides that while slowing down his top-level speed allows him to move laterally extremely well. While defending he keeps tight gaps and has an active stick making it…

Date of Birth
January 30, 2003
Position
Defense
Height
5'9"
Draft Year
2021
Place of Birth
Kladno, CZE  
Shoots
Left
Weight
170 lbs
Draft Result
UNDRAFTED
DATE PLAYER NAME LEAGUE AUTHOR
Jun 17/21 Tichacek Jiri 22280 – Usti nad Labem vs. Rytiri Kladno CZECH-2 by Brandon Holmes View Report
Jun 10/21 Tichacek Jiri 22216 – Kladno vs. Litomerice CZECH-2 by Derek Neumeier View Report

Career Stats

Season Team League GP G A TP PPG +/- PIM
2020-2021 Rytiri Kladno Czech2 17 0 2 2 4 6
July 23, 2021
FCHockey releases 2021 NHL Draft Guide
July 22, 2021
FCHockey’s FULL Seven-Round Staff Mock
July 7, 2021
FCHockey releases Final ranking for 2021 NHL Draft

A defender who can use his quickness and on-ice awareness to help make up for lack of height. He is light on his feet and has quick strides that while slowing down his top-level speed allows him to move laterally extremely well. While defending he keeps tight gaps and has an active stick making it difficult to take the puck right at him. His speed isn’t great, causing some issues while defending the rush, puck carriers have success when going wide along the boards against him, because of his size and lack of speed he struggles once he has to pivot from backwards skating to forward. He needs to learn to anticipate the play a little better or work on improving his top-end speed to help offset this issue. In the offensive zone he’s a good creator, he has solid vision and has the passing skills that allow him to be an effective offensive blue liner. Decision making will need to improve, particularly without the puck, sometimes he’s too aggressive with his decisions to pinch causing odd-man rushes the other way. His high-energy playing style allow him to make up for a lot of his deficiencies but as he progresses through the professional ranks his size and lack of strength could be exposed more regularly.

– FCHockey’s 2021 NHL Draft Guide