Patrik Bartosak
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Patrik Bartosak

Hometown:

Koprivnice Czech Republic

Currently Playing In:

Europe

Birthday:

1993-03-29

Position:

G

Eligible for draft:

2012

Catches:

Left

Drafted:

2013

Height:

6-1

Acquired:

5th round (146th overall), 2013

Weight:

181 lbs.

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History

2009-10: Patrik Bartosak made his debut in the Czech Extraliga (U20) junior league – appearing in one game for third place HC Vitkovice and handled the bulk of the goaltending for HC Vitkovice’s U18 team. In 36 regular season games he had a 1.93 goals against and a league-best .948 save percentage. HC Vitkovice finished first in the U18 junior league. In two playoff games, Bartosak had a 2.77 goals against and .922 save percentage.

2010-11: Bartosak appeared in 37 games for the HC Vitkovice U20 team as a 17-year-old. Playing for the sixth place club he was 25-12 and had 3 shutouts with a 2.75 goals against and .914 save percentage. He stopped 27 of 30 shots in his only playoff game. He also skated in 17 games for HC Vitkovice’s U18 team including four playoff games. Bartosak was selected by Red Deer (WHL) in the first round (59th overall) of the 2011 CHL Import Draft.

2011-12: Bartosak appeared in 25 games for the Red Deer Rebels in his first WHL season; suffering a season-ending shoulder injury in January. He finished the season with a record of 14-11 and had 1 shutout with a 2.74 goals against and .915 save percentage. He was invited to the NHL Draft Combine and ranked eighth amongst North American goalies in Central Scouting’s final rankings prior to the 2012 NHL Draft.

2012-13: Bartosak proved to be fully recovered from the previous season’s shoulder injury, playing in 55 games for the WHL’s Red Deer Rebels and representing the Czech Republic at the 2013 U20 World Junior Championship. He had the WHL’s fourth-best goals against (2.26) and was 33-14-5 with 5 shutouts and a .935 save percentage. Red Deer finished third in the Central Division and reached the second round in the playoffs. Bartosak was sharp in the playoffs, finishing 5-3 with one overtime loss and had 1 shutout; posting a 1.97 goals against and .941 save percentage. Bartosak appeared in five games for fifth-place Czech Republic at the WJC and was 3-1 with a 2.74 goals against and .896 save percentage. In his second year of draft eligibility, Bartosak was ranked eight amongst North American goalies by Central Scouting in their final rankings prior to the 2013 NHL Draft.

2013-14: Bartosak signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings in March 2014. He made his pro hockey debut with Los Angeles AHL affiliate Manchester on his 21st birthday —  stopping 7 of 8 shots but being charged with the loss in relief of Jean-Francois Berube in 22 minutes of action in a 7-5 loss to Portland on March 29th — after joining the Monarchs following his third WHL season. Bartosak won all three of his starts for Manchester, finishing 3-1 with a 1.75 goals against and .941 save percentage. The Monarchs finished first in the Atlantic Division but were defeated by Norfolk in four games in a best-of-five first round playoff series. Bartosak did not appear in any playoff games. Bartosak appeared in 65 games for Red Deer in his overage season. He was 33-26-5 with seven shutouts and had a 2.85 goals against and .924 save percentage. Red Deer finished tied with Prince Albert for the final playoff spot but lost to the Raiders, 5-3 in a one-game tiebreaker playoff.  

2014-15: Bartosak attended training camp with the Kings before being assigned to AHL affiliate Manchester. Backing up starter Jean Francois Berube for the Calder Cup champion Monarchs in his first pro season, he was 13-8-5 with three shutouts in 28 regular season games and had a 2.23 goals against and .919 save percentage. Bartosak was 2-1 with a 2.11 goals against and .930 save percentage in three playoff games.

2015-16: Bartosak attended his second training camp with the Kings before being assigned to new ECHL affiliate Manchester to start the season. He appeared in two games with the Monarchs before being suspended by Los Angeles in November 2015 after being charged in a domestic incident. In two games with the Monarchs he was 1-1 with a 4.34 goals against and .862 save percentage. Bartosak returned to the Czech Republic, playing in 10 Extraliga games for HC Vitkovice and two games with second division club HC Sumperk. He was 6-4 with a 3.04 goals against and .894 save percentage with HC Vitkovice and was 0-2 with a 2.44 goals against and .915 save percentage with HC Sumperk.

Talent Analysis

Bartosak possesses game-stealing athleticism coupled with solid reads. He is an average-sized goaltender but plays bigger than his size and can be difficult to beat when he is focused. A shoulder injury hampered him in his first junior season with Red Deer but he has shown no lingering effects.

Future

Bartosak returned to the Czech Republic in 2015-16 after being suspended by the Kings and his professional future in the organization is uncertain at this point. Already a long shot prospect as a late-round pick in an organization with a top goalie like Jonathan Quick and some very good depth, his legal issues have added to his challenge. Bartosak has some significant ability and is still maturing physically and refining the various elements of his game but his problems cloud things..

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