Jaroslav Modry
Defense
Left-Handed Shot
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 220 pounds
Born: 2.27.71 Ceske-Budejovice, Czech Republic
How he arrived: Via Entry Draft
How he left: Traded to the Ottawa Senators for Senators' 4th round pick in the 1995 E.D., 7.8.95
Year
Team
GP
G
A
Pts.
+/-
PIM
SOG
PPG
PPA
PPP
SHG
SHA
SHP
GWG
1993-94
NJ
41
2
15
17
10
18
35
2
2
4
0
0
0
0
1994-95
NJ
11
0
0
0
-1
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Franchise
Career Totals
 
52
2
15
17
9
18
45
2
2
4
0
0
0
0
Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
There was high potential for Modry as an offensive defenseman, especially after he scored 42 points with Utica his first
season in North America.

Because of the depth within the Devils, he would never fully get to utilize all his tools with them. He had a down season
with the Senators before the LA Kings took a chance on him. It took a few seasons, most of them in the minors, but he
would become a mainstay with them, thanks large in part to his playmaking ability and improving his play in his own
zone.

The Kings would let him go sign with Atlanta, though. They do manage to get him back in a trade with the Dallas Stars,
but he never regained his offensive form. He did bring an element of experience, which was useful in the Flyers' push
for the postseason in 07-08.

He went back to his homeland for 08-09 when he signed with HC Bili Tygri Liberec, the same team he played for
during the last lockout. After a season with them, he joined Plzen 1929, and would finish his career with them, retiring
in 2012.

He would take up coaching youth hockey in subsequent years, most notably in the LA Junior Kings' program.
Entry Draft: 1990 Ninth Round Pick (179th overall) by the
New Jersey Devils
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