|Assets:||A smart, heady player, he knows his way around in all areas of an ice rink. A smooth skater, he possesses good puck skills and deft passing ability. Also displays two-way upside.|
|Flaws:||Like most youngsters, he needs to put on a few more pounds in order to better stand his ground against big defensemen at the NHL level. Must also become more aggressive.|
|Career Potential:||Solid two-way pivot with some upside.|
|1/01/2014||Assigned to the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|12/26/2013||Recalled from the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL).|
|11/08/2013||Acquired from the Calgary Flames.|
|10/24/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|10/20/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|4/03/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/21/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/14/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|1/23/2013||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|1/12/2013||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|3/29/2012||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|2/10/2012||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|1/24/2012||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|1/19/2012||Missed 1 game (undisclosed).|
|12/11/2011||Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).|
|12/09/2011||Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).|
|6/01/2011||Acquired from the New York Rangers.|
|5/06/2011||Signed by the New York Rangers to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/24/2010||Returned to his junior team (Chilliwack-WHL).|
|4/08/2010||Released by the Hartford Wolf Packs (AHL) from amateyr tryout contract.|
|4/02/2010||Signed by the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL) to an amateur tryout contract.|
|9/17/2009||Returned to his junior team (Chilliwack-WHL).|
|11/08/2013||Edmonton Oilers traded Ladislav Smid and Olivier Roy to the Calgary Flames for Roman Horak and Laurent Brossoit.|
|6/01/2011||New York Rangers traded Roman Horak and two second-round draft picks in 2011 to the Calgary Flames for the rights to Tim Erixon and a fifth-round draft pick in 2011.|
|6/27/2009||Drafted by the New York Rangers in the 5th round (127th overall) in 2009.|
Roman Horak returns to the AHL | 01/01/2014 4:13 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have sent Roman Horak to the minors.
Oilers.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactHorak has a minus-one rating and a blocked shot in two games with Edmonton and Calgary this season. He also has seven goals and 18 points in 31 AHL contests.
Roman Horak comes up empty Tuesday | 01/01/2014 5:50 AM
NewsRoman Horak was held pointless in his Oilers debut Tuesday.
ImpactHorak was acquired from the Flames on November 8 and started on the second line alongside center Sam Gagner and Jordan Eberle. Horak was minus-one in 12:58 minutes of action. He is not worth looking at, at this time.
Roman Horak set to debut Tuesday | 12/31/2013 9:33 AM
NewsRoman Horak is set to make his Edmonton Oilers debut on Tuesday.
ImpactHorak was acquired from the Calgary Flames on Nov. 8. He has seven goals and 18 points in 31 AHL contests this season. He's set to play on a line with Sam Gagner and Jordan Eberle, so he'll be worth keeping an eye on.
Oilers recall forward Roman Horak | 12/27/2013 3:14 PM
NewsEdmonton summoned Roman Horak from the minors on Thursday night.
ImpactThis is his first appearance with the Oilers since he was acquired from Calgary on Nov. 8 as part of the Ladislav Smid trade. Horak has posted 11 points in 18 games with AHL Oklahoma City since the move.
Roman Horak heating up in the minors | 12/09/2013 7:07 AM
NewsRoman Horak had a great offensive weekend in the minors.
ImpactHorak had two goals on Saturday and then added a goal and a helper on Sunday. He was acquired in the deal that sent Ladislav Smid to the Flames a month ago. He has four goals and nine points in 13 games with Oklahoma City of the AHL in the last month. Horak was considered a prospect when he came over from Europe and has played 82 games in the NHL with five goals and 18 points over three seasons including one game for Calgary this year. He is only 22 so he still has a chance to make it in the NHL.
Oilers pick up Horak in Smid trade | 11/08/2013 7:01 PM
NewsThe Edmonton Oilers have acquired Laurent Brossoit and Roman Horak from the Calgary Flames in exchange for Ladislav Smid.
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ImpactHorak has five goals and 18 points in 82 career NHL games. The 22-year-old forward also has two goals and seven points in 13 contests this season.
Calgary demotes Roman Horak | 10/25/2013 9:16 AM
NewsRoman Horak has been sent down to the minors.
ImpactHorak logged 4:04 minutes on Tuesday in his season debut before returning to the AHL. He has a goal and three points in six AHL contests in 2013-14.
Flames call up Roman Horak from Abbotsford | 10/21/2013 6:50 AM
NewsThe Calgary Flames have recalled Roman Horak from the minors.
ImpactHorak has bounced up and down over the last two seasons between the Flames and their minor league affiliate in Abbotsford as he played 61 games with Calgary in 2011-12, scoring three goals and 11 points and then played 20 games last season, finding the back of the net twice and picking up five assists. He had a goal and three points in six AHL games this season with a minus-four rating. We cannot recommend him at this time.
Calgary sends Roman Horak to the minors | 09/30/2013 3:45 PM
NewsRoman Horak has been sent down to the AHL Abbotsford Heat.
ImpactHorak fell just short of making the Flames' opening game roster. He's a good bet to enjoy at least a stint with the Flames before the season's over.
Roman Horak a bubble player at this time | 09/23/2013 6:15 AM
NewsThe Calgary Herald says that Roman Horak is a bubble player heading into his third season with the Flames organization.
ImpactHorak has split the last two seasons between the NHL and the AHL and a breakthrough offensively will certainly help his chances and he has only five goals and 13 assists in 81 career games. "It's hard to make the NHL," Horak said. "Basically, if you don't make it in the first three or four years, it's going to be really hard to get back. I know this is one of my last shots and I'm going to do whatever it takes." Look for Horak to settle in as the Flames third line center and expect a jump to 10-15 goals and 30-35 points this season.
Horak hopes to stick as third line center | 09/22/2013 7:36 AM
NewsRoman Horak is looking to make the Calgary Flames as their third line center.
ImpactHorak is hoping to break through offensively this season after a two goal, seven point season in 20 games during the 2013 campaign after a three goal, 11 point season in 61 games in 2011-12. He was afraid to make a mistake offensively in his first two seasons as he did not want to be benched or sent to the minors. Look for Horak to break out a bit in 2013-14 as he should get 10-15 goals and 30-35 points.
Roman Horak hoping to contribute next year | 04/28/2013 10:42 AM
NewsFlames forward Roman Horak gained valuable experience in the NHL this season and is hoping to be a larger contributor next season.
Impact"This summer is going to be huge. Hopefully, next year I can be a part of this team," said Horak, who is one of the top prospects in the Calgary system.
Roman Horak produces two assists for Flames | 04/08/2013 11:46 PM
NewsCenter Roman Horak collected a pair of assists in the Calgary Flames' 3-1 victory over the Avalanche in Colorado Monday night.
ImpactHorak, who was called up from the minors by the Flames on April 3, assisted on goals by Mike Cammalleri, his 12th of the season, and Roman Cervenka, his sixth.
| 04/04/2013 3:36 AM
NewsRoman Horak was called up from the minors on Wednesday April 3.
Roman Horak part of the Czech line in Calgary | 02/19/2013 7:34 AM
NewsCoach Bob Hartley has put Roman Horak, Roman Cervenka and Jiri Hudler together to form a "Czeching Line".
ImpactThe three natives of the Czech Republic will hopefully mesh well together. Hudler grew up being a big fan of Horak's dad, also named Roman, who played in Europe his whole career and scored three goals at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics. "They're both skilled and really smart players, so I'm going to try to fit in and be a young guy who tries to fly around and pass to them and let them create," Horak said. "Obviously, I watched them play, so I know who they are, and I'm just trying to fit. (Cervenka) has been playing the Czech league and in Russia, so I watched him. And they both play for the national team, so whenever there is a world championship or something like that, you can watch that on TV. So I, obviously, saw that they're both great, great players." Horak has a goal and an assist in five games and the Flames are still high on the youngster.
Roman Horak scores his first goal of 2013 | 02/18/2013 9:44 AM
NewsRoman Horak netted his first goal of the season on Sunday.
ImpactHorak has two points in four games this season. He's averaged just 12:16 minutes per contest and was on the ice for only 9:47 on Sunday, so we can't recommend picking him up at this time.
Roman Horak might play on Flames' top line | 02/15/2013 9:48 AM
NewsRoman Horak might get a chance to play alongside Jarome Iginla and Curtis Glencross.
ImpactHorak was called up by the Calgary Flames on Thursday. He has 14 goals and 21 points in 43 AHL games this season, but he had just 11 points in 61 contests with the Flames in 2011-12. Still, this could be a golden opportunity to show what he can do offensively. "It's all a matter of being productive," Flames coach Bob Hartley said. "I've watched plenty of games during the work stoppage. I want to look at them and see what they're going to do for us from now on. What they did last year or five years ago, it's all over. It's a new start."
Flames recall Roman Horak | 02/14/2013 6:02 PM
NewsRoman Horak has been summoned from the minors by Calgary.
ImpactHe played in the first two games of the year with the Flames, where he had one assist and three shots, before being sent down to the AHL. Paul Byron sustained a fractured hand Wednesday, which opened a spot on the roster for Horak.
Roman Horak gets demoted to minors | 01/24/2013 2:14 PM
NewsRoman Horak was reassigned to AHL Abbotsford on Wednesday evening.
ImpactHe played in Calgary's previous two contests prior to being sent down ahead of Wednesday's match against Vancouver. Horak had one assist and three shots with the Flames over that span.
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|Shots||1||at Phx||Dec 31||5|
|Penalty Minutes||14||2011-12 (Cgy)|
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