Jakub Galvas
Born 15 June 1999 (1999-06-15) (age 22)
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 168 lb (76 kg; 12 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Liiga team
Former teams
Jukurit
HC Olomouc
NHL Draft 150th overall, 2017
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 2016–present

Jakub Galvas (born June 15, 1999) is a Czech professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for Mikkelin Jukurit of the Liiga.

He was selected 150th overall (5th round) by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

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]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2015–16 HC Olomouc Czech.20 22 1 11 12 10
2016–17 HC Olomouc Czech.20 5 1 4 5 0
2016–17 HC Olomouc ELH 36 1 5 6 14
2016–17 HC Dukla Jihlava Czech.1 1 0 1 1 0
2017–18 HC Olomouc ELH 42 2 11 13 10 9 1 4 5 2
2018–19 HC Olomouc ELH 40 4 13 17 12 7 1 0 1 0
ELH totals 118 7 29 36 36 16 2 4 6 2

International[edit | edit source]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2015 Czech Republic U17 7th 5 1 2 3 2
2016 Czech Republic IH18 Template:Goca 5 2 3 5 2
2017 Czech Republic WJC18 7th 2 0 1 1 0
2018 Czech Republic WJC 4th 7 0 2 2 4
2019 Czech Republic WJC 7th 5 0 1 1 2
Junior totals 24 3 9 12 10

International Play[edit | edit source]

Medal record
Competitor for Template:CZE
Ice hockey
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.

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