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Tomáš Jurčo
Born December 28 1992 (1992-12-28) (age 24),
Košice, Czechoslovakia
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Detroit Red Wings
Saint John Sea Dogs (QMJHL)
Ntl. team Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
NHL Draft 35th overall, 2011
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 2009–present

Tomáš Jurčo (born December 28, 1992) is a Slovak ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Saint John Sea Dogs in the QMJHL. He was selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2nd round (35th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Quebec Major Junior Hockey LeagueEdit

Jurčo's strong play in his first North American season was rewarded with a nomination for the 2009–10 QMJHL Rookie of the Year award. His skill set involves a unique set of hands and good sense of vision on the ice. He is sometimes compared to his favorite player and fellow countryman Marian Hossa. His videos are popular on YouTube amongst many hockey fans.[1] He was a key contributor in the Sea Dog's Memorial Cup Championship in 2011.[2]

On June 25, 2011 the Detroit Red Wings took him 35th overall (Round 2 Pick 5) as their first pick in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.[3][4]

He played for Slovakia in the 2011 and 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.


  1. Charron, C. (June 21, 2011). Tomas Jurco determined to be more than a YouTube star. Retrieved on 2011-06-29.
  2. Kennedy, R. (May 31, 2011). The Hot List: Jurco's stock rising. The Hockey News. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.
  3. St. James, H. (June 25, 2011). Red Wings make forward Tomas Jurco top draft pick. Detroit Free Press. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.
  4. Waddell, D. (June 27, 2011). Red Wings bulk up the roster. Montreal Gazette. Retrieved on 2011-06-28.

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