Jakub Skarek



  • DOB: 11/10/1999
  • Ht: 6-3
  • Wt: 205
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 4
  • Hometown: Jihlava, Czech
  • Drafted: 3rd (#72) by NYI, 2018

2021-22: Secured a 37-save shutout in his fourth appearance of the season on 10/24/21 vs. Laval... It was his second North American shutout, making an AHL career-high in saves... Has won five straight decisions since 10/23/21 against Springfield... Made 35 saves on his 22nd birthday in a 3-1 victory at Syracuse on 11/10/21. 2020-21: Made a team-high 12 appearances during his second season in North America... Recalled to the New York Islanders’ Taxi Squad on several occasions... Recorded a career-high 36 saves in a 1-0 loss to Providence on 2/19/21... First Bridgeport goalie to start each of the team’s first five games of a season since 2012-13 (Kevin Poulin). 2019-20: Began the season with the Worcester Railers (ECHL) and won each of his first two professional games in North America... Made his AHL debut on 10/26/19 at Hartford... Earned his first AHL win on 11/3/19 vs. Lehigh Valley, stopping 31 shots in a 4-3 victory... Posted his first North American shutout on 12/21/19 against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (30 saves). 2018-19: Fourth goalie taken overall in the 2018 NHL Draft (Islanders)... Had a 6-8-7 record and one shutout in 22 games with the Pelicans in his first season in the Finnish Elite League... Represented the Czech Republic at the 2017, 2018 and 2019 World Junior Championships. Previous: Czech2 league champion in 2015-16... Hlinka Memorial gold medal in 2016-17. Drafted: 3rd Rd (#72) by the New York Islanders in 2018.

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