(Professional Ice hockey player)
Quick Facts of Boris Valábik
|Age:||35 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||February 14, 1986|
|Full Name:||Boris Valábik|
|Birth Place:||Nitra, Slovakia|
|Net Worth:||$ 100k-$ 5Million|
|Height / How tall :||6 feet 7 inches (2.01m)|
|Profession:||Professional Ice hockey player|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius|
|Last Update:||October, 2021|
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Relationship Facts of Boris Valábik
- Boris Valábik is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- His sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Since his personal life is a well kept secret, nothing is known regarding his relationship history and status till present. He, thus, is presumed to be enjoying his single life. However, it has to be kept in mind that being a good player, he may have some crush from his female fans.
Who is Boris Valábik?
Boris Valábik is a Slovak professional ice hockey defenceman He is currently playing for Coventry Blaze in the Elite Ice Hockey League. Valabik was drafted in the first round, tenth overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers.
Boris Valábik: Birth Facts, Family, Education, and Childhood
Valábik was born on February 14, 1986, in Nitra, Czechoslovakia. His nationality is Slovak and his ethnicity is Asian-American.
Other than his date of birth and his birthplace, nothing much information is known to the mainstream media yet. This includes whereabouts of his parents, siblings, early childhood and teenage days, his educational background and qualification, etc.
He, however, may have played ice hockey from his school life, later going on to continue from the professional ice hockey leagues in both his home country and abroad.
Boris Valábik: Professional Life and Career
After playing the 2002–03 season with the HC Nitra U-20 team in his hometown, Valábik was drafted by the Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) in the first round, 48th overall, in the 2003 CHL Import Draft.
Valábik played in his first career OHL game on September 19, 2003. He finished the 2003–04 season with 3 goals and 16 points in 68 games, helping the Rangers make the playoffs. In the post-season, however, he was held pointless in 5 games, as Kitchener was eliminated by the Plymouth Whalers in the Western Conference quarter-finals. After the season, Valábik was named to the CHL All-Rookie Team.
He struggled offensively in the 2004–05 season. The Rangers eventually lost to the London Knights in the Western Conference finals. He returned to Kitchener for his final season in 2005–06, as Kitchener made the post-season once again. In the playoffs, Valábik recorded 2 assists in 5 games as the club lost to the Owen Sound Attack in the Western Conference quarter-finals.
Valábik was drafted by the Atlanta Thrashers in the first round, 10th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. The Thrashers, however, sent him back to his junior team, the Kitchener Rangers, for the 2004–05 and the 2005–06 seasons. On March 30, 2006, Valábik signed an entry-level contract with Atlanta.
The Thrashers assigned him to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League (AHL) for the 2006–07 season. He played in his first career AHL game on October 7, 2006. In his next game, on October 13, Valabik scored his first career AHL goal. He finished the season playing in 50 games with Chicago, scoring 2 goals and 9 points, helping the Wolves clinch a playoff spot. In the post-season, Valábik had an assist in 8 games, as the Wolves lost to the Iowa Stars in the West Division finals.
Valábik began the 2007–08 season with the Wolves. On March 17, 2008, the Thrashers called him up to Atlanta, and 2 days later, on March 19, Valábik appeared in his first career NHL game. He finished the 2007–08 season with Atlanta, recording 0 points in 7 games. Then, he was sent back to the Wolves for their Calder Cup playoff run. On April 26, 2008, Valábik scored his first career AHL playoff goal. Overall, he appeared in 24 playoff games with Chicago, scoring 3 goals and 4 points, as the Wolves ultimately won the Calder Cup.
Valábik started the 2008–09 season with the Wolves, and in 11 games, scored a goal and 3 points. In November, however, the Thrashers called him up for the remainder of the season. He earned his first career NHL point on December 10, 2008, and finished the season playing in 50 games with Atlanta.
Boris began 2009–10 with the Wolves. He suffered an ankle injury in a practice before the season, however, and missed the first 6 weeks of the season. Valábik returned to the lineup on November 20, 2009, and played in 6 games with Chicago, before being called up to Atlanta again. With the Thrashers, he appeared in 23 games, earning 2 assists. His 2009–10 season, however, ended in early February, as he tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
On October 15, 2010, the Thrashers placed Valábik on waivers, which he cleared, allowing him to be sent back to the Wolves. In 49 games with Chicago, he had 9 assists. On February 18, 2011, the Thrashers traded him and Rich Peverley to the Boston Bruins.
Valábik finished the 2010–11 season with the Boston Bruins AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins. After the season, he became an unrestricted free agent. On July 3, 2011, he signed a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He suffered a knee injury at a Penguins practice on October 3, however, and on November 2, the Penguins placed him on waivers. He cleared waivers and was assigned to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the Penguins’ AHL affiliate. After the season, he once again became a free agent.
Valábik signed with HC Kometa Brno of the Czech Extraliga on August 14, 2012. He then asked for his release in early January. Valábik signed with the Portland Pirates of the AHL on January 11, 2013, helping the team reach the playoffs. The Pirates lost to the Syracuse Crunch in the Eastern Conference quarter-finals.
Valabik signed for the Blaze at the start of the 2015-2016 season. He was promptly named an Alternate Captain.
Boris Valábik’s Rumors, and Controversy
Valábik has not been dragged into much greater controversies or rumors. He, however, has been dragged into rumors regarding his injury. He has, thus far, managed to keep a clean image in the eyes of the public and fans.
Boris Valábik: Body Measurements
Boris has a height of 6 feet 7 inches. His body weighs 111kg. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Boris Valábik: Social Media Profile
Boris is currently inactive on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.