Position Goaltender
Catches Left
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
171 lb (78 kg/12 st 3 lb)
KHL Team
F. teams
Dinamo Riga
Ottawa Senators (NHL)
Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)
HC Vitkovice (Czech)
Nationality 22x20px Czech Republic
Born December 11, 1975 (1975-12-11) (age 41),
Ostrava, CS
NHL Draft 164th overall, 1999
Ottawa Senators
Pro career 1996 – present

</div></div> Martin Prusek (born December 11, 1975 in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender. He was drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the sixth round of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft with the 164th overall pick.

After playing five seasons for HC Vitkovice in the Czech Extraliga, Prusek made his North American debut with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League during the 2001–02 season. He also made his National Hockey League debut that same season, appearing in one game with the Senators.

Prusek appearing in 47 games with the Senators over the following two seasons. During the 2004–05 NHL lockout, he returned to the Czech Republic to play for Vitkovice and HC JME Znojemští Orli. He came back to North America for the 2005–06 season, joining the Columbus Blue Jackets. After spending most of the 2005–06 season with the Blue Jackets AHL affiliate Syracuse Crunch, Prusek left North America and joined SKA Saint Petersburg in the Russian Super League. During 2007–08, he rejoined HC Vitkovice in the Czech Extraliga. In 2008-09, he joined Dinamo Riga of Kontinental Hockey League.


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Preceded by
Tom Askey and Mika Noronen
Winner of the Hap Holmes Memorial Award
(with Mathieu Chouinard and Simon Lajeunesse)

Succeeded by
Marc Lamothe and Joey MacDonald
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