Pavel Jenys
Image: HC Kometa Brno

Pavel Jenys

Hometown:

Brno Czech Republic

Currently Playing In:

Europe

Birthday:

1996-04-02

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2014

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

2014

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

7th round (199th overall), 2014

Weight:

190 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • D

History

2010-11: Pavel Jenys skated for the HC Kometa Brno club in his hometown in the Czech Republic. He played three games with the club’s U18 team and was -4 with 1 goal. Jenys was the second-leading scorer for Kometa’s U16 team; scoring a team-high 33 goals with 21 assists in 30 games and was +49 with 34 penalty minutes. Brno finished first in the Central Division and defeated HC Vitkovice in the playoff finals. Jenys scored 1 goals with 2 assists and was +2 in two playoff games.

2011-12: Jenys split the season between HC Kometa’s U18 and U16 teams and played for the Czech Rebublic’s U16 team. He scored 8 goals with 9 assists and was -5 with 18 penalty minutes in 33 regular season games for Brno’s U18 team and was -1 with no points and 2 penalty minutes in two playoff games. He scored 20 goals with 22 assists and was +26 with 20 penalty minutes in 24 U16 games. Jenys appeared in 19 games with the Czech U16 team scoring 4 goals with 3 assists and was +2 with 6 penalty minutes.

2012-13: Jenys appeared in his first Czech Extraliga game, skating for HC Kometa Brno during the relegation playoffs. He spent most of the season with the club’s U20 squad and played for the Czech Republic’s U19 and U17 teams. He was -1 with no points nor penalties in his lone Extraliga game. Jenys scored 7 goals with 8 assists and was +5 with 12 penalty minutes in 29 games for Brno’s U20 team. He scored 6 goals with 9 assists and was +9 with 6 penalty minutes in nine regular season games and had 2 assists and 2 penalty minutes in three playoff games for Kometa’s U18 team. He was scoreless in four games at the 2012 World Junior A Challenge. In 25 games for the Czech U17 team he scored 13 goals with 6 assists and was -2 with 20 penalty minutes. Jenys was selected by Sibir Novosibirsk in the second round (51st overall) of the 2013 KHL Draft.

2013-14: Jenys played for the Czech Republic in the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament before joining HC Kometa; splitting the first half between the Extraliga and juniors. He also played for the Czech U19 team in his second World Junior A Challenge. Jenys scored 2 goals with 2 penalty minutes in the 2012 WJAC. He scored 2 goals with 1 assist and was an even plus/minus in four games at the Ivan Hlinka Tournament. Jenys was ranked 19th amongst International skaters in Central Scouting’s mid-term rankings prior to the 2014 NHL Draft.

 

Talent Analysis

Jenyš is a big, intimidating forward whose career has gone very far thanks to his hard work and big heart. The 6-foot-2 center suffers from inconsistency and his hands are not as smooth as those of other top prospects. He's been able to make up for that with his size as far at the junior hockey level, and with his attitude among the pros. Jenys never took a shift off while up in the Extraliga playing amongst men, but he did not always show that kind of effort in juniors. After a solid start to his 2013-14 season, Jenys's play tailed off as the season progressed, to the point where he was left off the 2014 U18 squad that won silver back in April.

 

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