Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jaroslav Balastik
Jaroslav Balastik was born November 28, 1979 in Gottwaldov, Czech Republic. The ninth pick, 148th overall selection of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, Balastik honed his skills in his homeland while playing thirteen games in Finland during the 2002-03 season.

A member of HC Zlin in the Czech Elite League, Balastik played parts of seven seasons with the club before making North American and NHL debut during the 2005-06 season, splitting his time between the AHL's Syracuse Crunch and Columbus.

On the international stage, Balastik has represented his homeland at the 1999 WJC and the 2003 and 2006 World Championships.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1996-97 AC ZPS Zlin Jr. CzRep-Jr. 45 27 24 51
1997-98 HC ZPS Zlin Jr. CzRep-Jr. 36 21 35 56 7 2 3 5
1997-98 HC ZPS Barum Zlin CzRep 6 0 2 2
1998-99 HC ZPS Zlin Jr. CzRep-Jr. 2 0 0 0
1998-99 HC ZPS Barum Zlin CzRep 41 4 8 12 12 9 1 0 1 27
1998-99 Czech Republic WJC-A 6 2 3 5 0
1999-00 HC Zlin Jr. CzRep-Jr. 4 5 5 10 2
1999-00 HC Barum Continental Zlin CzRep 48 7 10 17 0 4 0 1 1 2
2000-01 HC Continental Zlin CzRep 52 8 17 25 32 6 1 1 2 6
2001-02 HC Continental Zlin CzRep 50 25 19 44 32 11 3 5 8 14
2002-03 HC Hame Zlin CzRep 31 14 8 22 26
2002-03 HPK Hameenlinna Finland 13 5 7 12 2 13 4 3 7 6
2002-03 Czech Republic WC-A 8 1 0 1 2 0
2003-04 HC Hame Zlin CzRep 51 29 18 47 54 17 9 9 18 32
2004-05 HC Hame Zlin CzRep 52 30 16 46 74 17 4 9 13 52
2005-06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 66 12 10 22 26 -1
2005-06 Syracuse Crunch AHL 14 3 3 6 6 +5
2005-06 Czech Republic WC-A 9 4 2 6 2 +1
2006-07 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 8 1 1 2 4 -3
2006-07 Syracuse Crunch AHL 6 2 3 5 6 -6
2006-07 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 25 3 10 13 4 14 5 2 7 34
2006-07 Czech Republic WC-A 6 0 0 0 4 +1
2007-08 RI Okna Zlin CzRep 62 31 14 45 92
2008-09 RI Okna Zlin CzRep 52 20 16 36 72 5 0 0 0 26
2009-10 PSG Zlin CzRep 45 21 21 42 32 6 8 5 13 8
2010-11 PSG Zlin CzRep 52 22 13 35 34 4 2 1 3 4
2011-12 BK Mlada Boleslav CzRep 64 21 22 43 44
2011-12 BK Mlada Boleslav CzRep-Q 7 6 2 8 12
2012-13 PSG Zlin CzRep 52 26 13 39 28 19 4 4 8 4
2013-14 PSG Zlin CzRep 52 20 11 31 34 17 4 5 9 14
2014-15 PSG Zlin CzRep 14 3 2 5 6
2014-15 HC Bili Tygri Liberec CzRep 24 2 1 3 10
NHL Totals 74 13 11 24 30


Assigned to Jonkoping (Finland) by Columbus, December 13, 2006.
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