|Born||15 June 1999 |
Ostrava, Czech Republic
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||168 lb (76 kg; 12 st 0 lb)|
|NHL Draft||150th overall, 2017|
Jakub Galvas (born June 15, 1999) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for Mikkelin Jukurit of the Liiga.
Playing Career[edit | edit source]
Jakub scored one goal in 36 games for HC Olomouc of the Czech Extraliga during the 2016–17 season. During that season, he played against his father Lukas Galvas, making it the first time father and son played a game against one another in league history.
In the following 2017–18 season, he was paired defensively alongside his father who joined Olomouc as a free agent for his last professional season. He established new career highs with Olomouc, recording 2 goals and 13 points in 42 games.
After improving his offensive totals in each of his three seasons with Olomouc, Jakub left following the 2018–19 season to continue his development by agreeing to a two-year contract with Finnish Liiga club, Mikkelin Jukurit, on May 15, 2019.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
Regular season and playoffs[edit | edit source]
|2016–17||HC Dukla Jihlava||Czech.1||—||—||—||—||—||1||0||1||1||0|
International[edit | edit source]
International Play[edit | edit source]
|Competitor for Template:CZE|
|Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament|
|Gold||2016 Czech Republic/Slovakia|
Jakub was part of the winning Czech team at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He contributed offensively with 2 goals and 5 points in as many games.
He represented the Czech Republic at the 2017 IIHF World U18 Championships and at the 2018 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.