Josef Vasicek

New York Islanders #63 - Center

  • Born: 09/12/80
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 214

He Never Gave Up


Retired career minor league defenseman Jeff Winchester shares his thoughts on the game -- even though he never made it to the NHL.

In remembrance of Daniil Sobchenko, one year later

Remembering former Sharks prospect Daniil Sobchenko a year after the tragic KHL plane crash claimed his life.

Tomas Vokoun Discusses Lokomotiv Plane Crash, Death Of Close Friend


Tomas Vokoun did something on Thursday that I don't think I could have done if I were in his place. The Washington Capitals' goalie lost a really good friend in Josef Vasicek in the tragic plane...

Running and Remembering: 2011 Friesen 5k Fun Run with the Canes


It was a beautiful morning for a race, with barely a cloud in the bright blue sky. Just like it was on the morning of September 11, 2001.   When Pete Friesen decided months ago to schedule his...

Islanders Bits: Picking up the pieces after KHL tragedy


Several tributes to victims of the KHL tragedy, as well as - in an attempt to move on - Islanders training camp news.

One Fan's Take: Mourning a Tragedy, Grieving for an Individual


One Fan's attempt to put sense to his feelings on Wednesday's tragedy.

Canes Release Statement Regarding Crash


Canes Release Official Statement Regarding Crash

Plane Carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Crashes, Entire Team Killed


A plane carrying the members of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League crashed shortly after takeoff. Most of the passengers are reportedly dead.

Former Boston Bruins Defenseman, 42 Others Killed In KHL Plane Crash


The hockey world is rocked by Wednesday's plane crash that took the lives of the KHL's Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. Among those who perished was former Boston Bruins defenseman Brad McCrimmon.

Dozens dead in KHL plane crash; 3 with Nashville Predators ties reported on board


Tragedy has struck the hockey world once again, as a plane crash has claimed the lives of dozens from the KHL's Yaroslavl Lokomotiv team.


Lokomotiv Jaroslavl (KHL) plane crashes, Pavol Demitra confirmed as one of the victims

Former Canucks F Pavol Demitra is among the victims of a horrible plane crash in Russia. The plane was carrying members of the Lokomotiv Jaroslavl team.

KHL Tragedy: Lokomotiv Plane Crash Kills 43, including Former Islander Josef Vašíček


A horrible plane crash of KHL team Lokomotiv affects hockey fans around the globe.

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