Tomas Kopecky

Tomas Kopecky

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/210 lbs
Born: Ilava, Czechoslovakia
Draft: 2000 2nd round (38th pick) by the
Shoots: L
  • Associated Press

    Varlamov makes 21 saves as Islanders blank Blackhawks 3-0

    Matt Martin, Zach Parise and Brock Nelson scored second-period goals and Semyon Varlamov made 21 saves as the New York Islanders downed the Chicago Blackhawks 3-0 on Sunday night. The Islanders fired 40 shots at Blackhawks netminder Arvid Soderblom in snapping a two-game losing streak and improving to 9-4-0 at home. The Blackhawks had ended an eight-game losing streak on Friday, winning 5-2 over the Rangers.

  • New York Post

    Islanders don't let easy points get away in win over Blackhawks

    For a little over 20 minutes on Sunday you wondered whether, for the third game running, the Islanders would lose despite playing reasonably fine hockey. And then all at once, the floodgates opened and that notion was washed away, replaced by two points — a potential blip on the radar erased before it even appeared in full. When the Islanders had stopped their scoring and the hapless-by-choice Blackhawks had left the building, the final score was a workmanlike 3-0, the record was 16-10-0 and the...

  • Chicago Sun-Times

    Andreas Athanasiou angered by Jacob Trouba hit: '[He's] trying to hurt people'

    That guy is known for hitting high, not really worrying about the puck out there and almost trying to hurt people,” Athanasiou said. That’s his game; that’s what he does. He’s an $8 million man with zero goals, so he has to figure out how to do something when making that much.