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Michal Jordan

#29 Michal Jordan

Position Defense
Height 6'1"
Weight 198
Shoots Left
Born July 17, 1990
Birthplace Zlin, Czech Republic
Drafted CAR 2008 (4th, 105th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2007-08 Windsor OHL   22 1 5 6 12   - - - - -
  Plymouth OHL   39 5 17 22 32   4 0 3 3 6
2008-09 Plymouth OHL   58 12 30 42 39   11 0 3 3 12
2009-10 Plymouth OHL   41 13 19 32 18   9 0 5 5 8
2010-11 Charlotte AHL   67 4 14 18 35   16 0 2 2 0
2011-12 Charlotte AHL   76 4 18 22 43   - - - - -
2012-13 Charlotte AHL   54 6 10 16 22   1 0 1 1 0
  Carolina NHL   5 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
2013-14 Charlotte AHL   70 4 21 25 20   - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   267 18 63 81 120   17 0 3 3 0
NHL TOTALS   5 0 0 0 2   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   272 18 63 81 122   17 0 3 3 0

Biography

Michal Jordan
Through games of the 2013-14 season, ranked second on the Checkers in all-time games played (267), which was the most ever by a defenseman (267) ... Was second among defensemen on the team's all-time assists (63) and points (81) lists, trailing Bobby Sanguinetti in each category ... Played in the 2013 AHL All-Star Classic ... Signed a one-year, two-way contract with Carolina on 7/3/14.

Personal

Is a fan of the Canadian TV show Trailer Park Boys… His favorite movie is Fighter and his favorite band is the Red Hot Chili Peppers…Jordan got married in his hometown of Zlin in the Czech Republic over the summer… His favorite team growing up was the Ottawa Senators and his favorite player was Jaromir Jagr ... Roots for all Detroit-based teams as well as the Carolina Panthers ... Considers himself to be the best soccer player on the Checkers ... His favorite thing to do away from the rink is walking outside and he lists his favorite food as "Czech Kitchen."

2013-14

Completed his fourth professional season and fourth with the Checkers … Set new career highs in assists (21 – first among Checkers defensemen) and points (25) … Led Checkers defensemen and tied for fourth on the team with 11 power-play assists … Twenty penalty minutes were a career low … Set new single-game career highs for assists and points with a trio of helpers at GR (10/25) … Assisted on Aaron Palushaj's goal and was plus-2 at CHI (10/27) … Scored his first goal of the season and first on the power play since 4/9/11 vs. HER (11/13) … Set up Chris Terry's goal in the 2-1 win vs. SA (12/10) … Picked up two assists, including the sole helper on Palushaj's overtime goal, vs. NOR (12/15) … Had an assist vs. TOR (12/20), giving him four points, all assists, in his last five games … Set a new career high with seven shots on goal vs. NOR (1/19) … Set a new career high with a plus-4 rating in the 4-0 win vs. OKC (1/23) … Scored his second goal of the season, ending a 26-game drought, vs. OKC (2/7) … Scored on one of his four shots on goal vs. NOR (2/18) … Tied the longest assist streak of his career with helpers in four straight games from 3/1-3/7 (4a) … Recalled to Carolina on 3/10 and returned to Charlotte on 3/11 without playing a game for Carolina or missing a game in Charlotte … Notched a pair of assists vs. LE (3/15) … Had two assists in the Checkers' 4-3 win vs. SA (3/21) … Scored his second power-play goal of the season vs. SA (3/23) … Picked up an assist at IA (3/26), giving him points in a career-best five consecutive games (1g, 5a) … Had an assist and four penalty minutes vs. OKC (3/30) … Games missed due to injury: 6 (11/19-12/1) … Longest point streak: 5 games (3/19-3/26: 1g, 5a) … Longest assist streak: 4 games (3/1-3/7: 4a) … Multi-assist/point games: 4 (10/25, 12/15, 3/15, 3/21).

2012-13

Completed his third professional season and third with the Checkers while also appearing at the NHL level with Carolina for the first time … Selected to the AHL All-Star Classic for the first time in his career … Scored a career-high six goals, tying him for first among Checkers defensemen, despite playing in a career-low 54 games … Ranked second among defensemen who spent the entire season within the organization with a plus-6 rating … Recorded his first two points of the season, both assists, and had a season-high, plus-3 rating at PEO (10/28) … Had the lone assist on Brett Sutter's goal at MIL (10/31), giving him points in back-to-back games (10/28-10/31: 0g, 3a) … Notched his second multi-assist/multi-point game of the season with two helpers at NOR (11/21) … Scored his first goal of the season, an unassisted tally vs. MIL (12/9) … Assisted on Chris Terry's overtime, power-play goal at OKC (1/12) … Assisted on Luke Pither's goal in a 1-0 win over GR (1/16) … Less than two hours after learning of his first AHL All-Star selection, recorded his first career multi-goal game, including his first ever shorthanded goal, vs. GR (1/17) … Scored his fourth goal of the season vs. NOR (1/20), giving him goals in back-to-back games for the first time in his career and extending his point streak to a season-long three games (1/16-1/20: 3g, 1a) … Scored his career-best sixth goal of the season unassisted and took six shots vs. ABB (1/26) … Participated in the skills competition at the AHL All-Star Classic, scoring on three of five chances in the Rapid Fire event and on his only attempt in the Breakaway Relay … Played in the AHL All-Star Classic in Providence, RI, on 1/28, recording a plus-2 rating with one shot on goal … Recalled to Carolina for the first time on 2/14 and made his NHL debut vs. TOR later that day … Reassigned to Charlotte on 2/25 after playing five games at the NHL level with Carolina, recording no points and minus-2 rating with two penalty minutes … Recalled to Carolina on 2/27 but reassigned to Charlotte on 2/28 without playing or missing a game with either team … Recorded the primary assist on Zac Dalpe's goal in his first game back with Charlotte at NOR (3/1) … Left the game vs. HOU on 3/10 due to injury and missed the remainder of the regular season (16 games) … After missing the first four games of the postseason due to injury, returned to the lineup for the first time since 3/10 and earned an assist in the Game 5 loss vs. OKC (5/4) … Regular-season games missed due to injury: 16 (lower-body: 3/13-4/20) … Sat out one game as a healthy extra (12/2) … Missed five games while on NHL duty with Carolina (2/14-2/23) … Longest point streak: 3 games (1/16-1/20: 3g, 1a) … Longest goal streak: 2 games (1/17-1/20: 3g, 0a) … Longest assist streak: 2 games (10/28-10/31: 0g, 3a) … Multi-point games: 3 (10/28, 11/21, 1/17) … Multi-goal games: 1 (1/17) … Multi-assist games: 2 (10/28, 11/21).

2011-12

Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers  … Ranked second among Checkers defensemen with 22 points (4g, 18a) and eight power-play points (8a) … Along with defensive partner Brett Bellemore, was one of just two Checkers and 28 AHL players to play all 76 games … Registered his first point of the season, an assist, vs. PEO (10/15) … Took a season-high five shots on goal vs. PEO (10/16) … Scored his first goal of the season and was plus-2 vs. NOR (10/23) … Had his first multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist at RFD (11/6) … Recorded his second multi-point game in five outings with a goal and an assist and was plus-2 vs. RFD (11/18) … Assisted on Zach Boychuk’s goal at the 1:22 mark of the first period vs. MIL (11/26) to extend his career-high assist and point streaks to four games (1g, 4a) … Scored eight of his 22 points (2g, 6a) in 12 games during the month of November …  Set up Chris Durno’s game-winner with 1:33 remaining in regulation vs. LE (12/4) … Had a career-high 15 penalty minutes, including the only fight of his AHL career, at RFD (12/30) … Scored his fourth goal of the season, tying his career high at the time, and was plus-3 at PEO (2/17).

2010-11

Completed his first professional season with Charlotte, earning 18 points (4g, 14a) in 67 regular-season games… Was third among Checkers defensemen in scoring… Led Charlotte rookies and defensemen in plus/minus (+13)… Made his professional debut at Connecticut (10/9)… Earned his first professional point with an assist at Binghamton (10/29)… Had his first multi-point effort with two assists vs. Syracuse (12/6)… Netted his first AHL goal vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (1/4)… Scored three of his four goals for the season in January… Made his professional playoff debut, earning two assists in 16 Calder Cup Playoff games for the Checkers.

Junior

Had 102 points (31g, 71a) in 160 career Ontario Hockey League (OHL) games with Windsor and Plymouth ... Prior to coming to North America, spent one season with Zlin in the Czech junior league and totaled 18 points (7g, 11a) in 40 regular-season games ... Completed his rookie season in the OHL in 2007-08, totaling 28 points (6g, 22a) in 61 games with Windsor and Plymouth and earning Plymouth’s Rookie of the Year award… Made his OHL debut with Windsor and earned his first OHL point with an assist vs. Erie (9/21/08)… Served as an alternate captain during his second OHL season with Plymouth in 2008-09, notching 12 goals and 30 assists (42 points) in 58 regular-season games… Was named Plymouth’s Defenseman of the Year for 2008-09, leading all Whalers blueliners and ranking tied for 13th among OHL defensemen in scoring… Completed his final season of junior hockey with Plymouth in 2009-10, earning 32 points (13g, 19a) in 41 games played and serving as an alternate captain for the second consecutive season.

International

Has represented the Czech Republic in international competition several times, including the 2007 and 2008 Under-18 World Junior Championships, the 2006 and 2007 Five Nations Cup, and the 2008, 2009 and 2010 World Junior Championships... Served as captain for the Czech Republic at the 2010 World Junior Championship in Saskatchewan... Was named the tournament’s Best Defenseman after leading the Czech Republic to the gold medal at the 2008 Under-18 World Junior Championship.