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Marek Mazanec
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Born July 18, 1991 (1991-07-18) (age 28)
Písek, Czechoslovakia
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg; 13 st 5 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
NHL team
Former teams
Nashville Predators
HC Plzen (Czech Extraliga)
NHL Draft 179th overall, 2012
Nashville Predators
Playing career 2010–present

Marek Manzanec (born on July 18, 1991) is a Czech professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Marek was selected by the Nashville Predators in the 6th round (179th overall) of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Marek played in the junior age for IHC Písek, where at 14 years old, he moved to Plzeň where he continued his junior and since the 2009-10 season among adults in the Czech Extraliga.

On May 3, 2013, the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League signed Marek to a two-year entry-level contract. He began the 2013-14 season with the Predators' American Hockey League affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.

On November 8, 2013, Marek made his NHL debut with the Nashville Predators, playing 51:37 and allowing two goals on 24 shots after replacing starter Carter Hutton in a game against the Winnipeg Jets.

After 10 games with the Predators, Marek posted a .932 save percentage and was named NHL Rookie of the month for November.

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