Jiri Kulich



  • DOB: 4/14/2004
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 170
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: Kadan, Czech Republic
  • Drafted: Buffalo Sabres' first-round selection (28th overall) in 2022 NHL Draft


Buffalo Sabres’ first-round selection (28th overall) in the 2022 NHL Draft. Signed a three-year, entry-level NHL contract with Buffalo on July 15, 2022.


2021-22: Spent most of the season with HC Energie Karlovy Vary of Czechia’s top pro league as a 17-year-old, appearing in a career-high 49 games ... Tallied 14 points on nine goals and five assists ... Skated in three playoff contests ... Also notched four points (2+2) in two games with HC Energie Karlovy Vary


2020-21: Combined to record 11 points on seven goals and four assists in 24 games between Pirati Chomutov (U20 & U17), HC Energie Karlovy Vary and SK Trhači Kadaň (Czech)

2019-20: Logged 30 goals and 24 assists for 54 points in 41 games with Pirati Chomutov U17 and U20 teams

INTERNATIONAL:  Led all players in goals (9) in six games and was named tournament MVP while serving as captain of the Czech Republic team at the 2022 IIHF U18 World Championships ... Recorded eight points on two goals and six assists in seven contests with the Czech Republic’s at the 2022 World Junior Championships

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Player Stats

Regular Season
2023-24 Regular SeasonROC5527184522671171500.82
2022-23 Regular SeasonROC62242246-71890158200.74
2023 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC127411124034200.92