Pavel Brendl is a Czech right winger on Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk.

Brendl was drafted 4th overall by the New York Rangers in 1999, after scoring 73 goals and 134 points with the Calgary Hitmen in the WHL, as the club won the league title. He was named rookie of the year, led the league in goals, points and plus/minus, and led all playoff scorers in goals, assists and points (21-25-46). He played another two seasons in the WHL before making his NHL debut with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2001. He played parts of two seasons with the Flyers before being traded to Carolina in 2003. He spent the lockout playing in Europe, but returned to North America to attempt to continue his NHL career. He played just 2 games with the Phoenix Coyotes in 2005-06 before heading back to Europe. He played a season with Mora IK in the Elitserin, scoring 34 goals and 57 points in 2006-07, both career highs for Brendl at the senior pro level. He spent the next year with Brynas, before signing with Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod in 2008. In his KHL debut, he had 35 goals and 50 points. He started 2010 with KalPa in Finland, but was returned to the KHL with Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk early in the season.

Team Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Position Right Wing
Born 23 Mar 1981
Nationality Czech Republic Czech Republic
Team History
Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk 2010 - present
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod 2008 - 2010
Brynäs IF Brynäs IF 2007 - 2008
Mora IK Mora 2006 - 2007
Phoenix Coyotes Phoenix Coyotes 2005
Carolina Hurricanes Carolina Hurricanes 2003 - 2004
Philadelphia Flyers Philadelphia Flyers 2002 - 2003

Brendl won a gold medal with the Czech Republic at the 2001 World Juniors.

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