Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Pavel Patera
Centre Pavel Patera hoped to make a significant impact on the fortunes of the Minnesota Wild in 2001-02. A skilled performer in the Czech Republic he remained an NHL project who had yet to fulfill his potential.

Born in Kladno, Czechoslovakia, Patera played for several years at Poldi Klado before moving on to Sweden's AIK Solna in 1996-97. He was taken 153rd overall by the Dallas Stars in 1998 then returned to the Czech Republic to compete for HC Vsetin. Patera played 12 games for the Stars in 1999-00 then joined the expansion Wild in June, 2000. He played 20 games for the club in 2000-01 but also saw considerable ice time with the IHL's Cleveland Lumberjacks.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1990-91 Poldi Kladno Czech 3 0 0 0
1991-92 Poldi Kladno Czech 38 12 13 25 26 8 8 4 12 0
1992-93 Poldi Kladno Czech 42 9 23 32
1993-94 HC Kladno CzRep 43 21 39 60 11 5 10 15
1994-95 HC Kladno CzRep 43 26 49 75 24 11 5 7 12 6
1994-95 Czech Republic WC-A 7 0 0 0 4
1995-96 HC Poldi Kladno CzRep 40 24 31 55 38 8 3 1 4 34
1995-96 Czech Republic WC-A 8 3 5 8 2
1996-97 Czech Republic W-Cup 2 0 1 1 0
1996-97 AIK Solna Sweden 50 19 24 43 44 7 2 3 5 6
1996-97 Czech Republic WC-A 9 3 8 11 4
1997-98 AIK Solna Sweden 46 8 17 25 50
1997-98 Czech Republic Olympics 6 2 3 5 0
1997-98 Czech Republic WC-A 9 6 3 9 12
1998-99 HC Slovnaft Vsetin CzRep 52 16 37 53 58 12 5 10 15
1998-99 Czech Republic WC-A 12 3 4 7 6
1999-00 Dallas Stars NHL 12 1 4 5 4 -1
1999-00 HC Slovnaft Viva Vsetin CzRep 29 8 14 22 36 9 3 4 7 8
1999-00 Czech Republic WC-A 9 1 1 2 4 +3
2000-01 Minnesota Wild NHL 20 1 3 4 4 -8
2000-01 Cleveland Lumberjacks IHL 54 8 44 52 22 +14
2000-01 Czech Republic WC-A 9 0 5 5 2 +2
2001-02 HC Vagnerplast Kladno CzRep 3 0 2 2 0
2001-02 Avangard Omsk Russia 28 5 7 12 32 11 1 3 4 6
2001-02 Czech Republic Olympics 4 0 0 0 0 -1
2001-02 Czech Republic WC-A 7 2 3 5 4 +2
2002-03 Avangard Omsk Russia 51 14 32 46 68 12 2 4 6 6
2003-04 Avangard Omsk Russia 59 16 27 43 48 11 0 3 3 6
2004-05 HC Rabat Kladno CzRep 49 13 30 43 50 6 2 2 4 27
2005-06 HC Rabat Kladno CzRep 29 11 10 21 48
2005-06 Farjestads BK Karlstad Sweden 8 0 0 0 4 18 2 0 2 16
2006-07 HC Rabat Kladno CzRep 52 18 39 57 89 3 0 0 0 4
2007-08 HC Geus Okna Kladno CzRep 52 19 22 41 68 9 5 2 7 4
2008-09 HC Geus Okna Kladno CzRep 62 19 34 53 48
2009-10 HC Geus Okna Kladno CzRep 59 18 28 46 109
2010-11 HC Vagnerplast Kladno CzRep 61 8 28 36 60
2011-12 Rytiri Kladno CzRep 52 10 17 27 26 3 1 3 4 4
2012-13 Rytiri Kladno CzRep 42 10 22 32 44 10 2 4 6 2
2013-14 Rytiri Kladno CzRep 45 6 27 33 20
2013-14 Rytiri Kladno CzRep-Q 12 4 10 14 2
2014-15 HC Olomouc CzRep 53 8 6 14 48
2014-15 HC Olomouc CzRep-Q 12 2 3 5 2
NHL Totals 32 2 7 9 8


Traded to Minnesota by Dallas with Aaron Gavey, Dallas' 8th round pick (Eric Johansson) in 2000 NHL Draft and Minnesota's 4th round pick (previously acquired, later traded to Los Angeles - Los Angeles selected Aaron Rome) in 2002 NHL Draft for Brad Lukowich and Minnesota's 3rd (Yared Hagos) and 9th (Dale Sullivan) round picks in 2001 NHL Draft, June 25, 2000.
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