The Guelph Storm are pleased to announce the commitment of the team’s second round 2016 CHL Import Draft selection, Albert Michnac. The 5”10’, 170-pound Czech forward was taken 62nd overall in the CHL Import Draft. Michnac played his 2015-16 season with Sparta Praha in the Czech U18 and U20 team. Michnac recorded 20 points (nine goals, 11 assists) in 15 games played with the U18 team and 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists) in 38 games played with the U20 team.
“We are very excited to have Albert choose to continue his hockey development as a member of the Storm,” said Storm GM Mike Kelly. “He is an excellent Centre and was highlighted on the 2016-17 NHL Central Scouting Futures List, leading into the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. We would like to thank Sparta Praha and the Czech Ice Hockey Federation, for allowing Albert to play in the OHL.”
Michnac also suited up for the Czech Republic U18 team on three separate occasions, registering five points (three goals and two assists) in 16 games. He is expected to join his teammates at Training Camp on August 29th.
DOB: October 18, 1998
Hometown: Praha, Czech Republic
(GUELPH STORM MEDIA RELEASE – AUG.25)