Utah Hockey Club Selects Vojtech Hradec With No. 167 Overall Pick In 2024 NHL Draft

Jun 29, 2024, 12:55 PM | Updated: 3:37 pm

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Hockey Club selected Czechia standout Vojtech Hradec with the No. 167 overall pick during the sixth round of the 2024 NHL Draft.

Utah selects Vojtech Hradec with No. 167 pick in NHL Draft

The 62nd NHL Draft was held at the Sphere in Las Vegas, Nevada from June 28-29.

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Hradec was the third forward selected in the sixth round.

The Czechia native has played in his home country’s league for the last two seasons.

In 2023-24, Hradec scored one goal in 25 games played.

Utah Hockey Club entered the draft with 13 picks, including No. 6 overall in the first round.

How to watch the 2024 NHL Draft


Rounds 2-7: Saturday, June 29 at 9:30 a.m. (MT)


Rounds 2-7: NHL Network and ESPN+

About Utah Hockey Club

In April, the NHL announced the addition of Utah as the league’s newest franchise under Ryan Smith and Smith Entertainment Group’s ownership. As part of the transaction, players and personnel from the Arizona Coyotes were transferred to Utah. The Coyotes became an inactive franchise following the move.

On June 13, the team officially closed its deal with the NHL and took on the temporary name Utah Hockey Club. The team’s permanent nickname underwent a second round of fan voting and will be announced in the future.

The club will wear sweaters with “Utah” on the front during its inaugural season in 2024-25. Utah HC has primary colors of rock black, salt white, and mountain blue.

Utah Hockey Club will open its seven-game preseason schedule against the St. Louis Blues at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. Utah HC’s first preseason game at home will be against the LA Kings on September 23.


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Utah Hockey Club Selects Vojtech Hradec With No. 167 Overall Pick In 2024 NHL Draft