Hungarian Hockey Article

Kiraly
10-22-2004, 04:36 PM
Came across this article....

...thought some of you might find it interesting.

Hockey in Hungary (http://www.budapestweek.com/newsites/trends/trends.html)

Golbez
10-23-2004, 06:59 PM
Came across this article....

...thought some of you might find it interesting.

Hockey in Hungary (http://www.budapestweek.com/newsites/trends/trends.html)

Király! de...sötétkirály vagyok ;)

My friends from Slovakia still remember that game against Hungary, even if they'd like to forget. The Hungarians are managed to tie Team Canada (the Spenger Cup-type dudes) and have done decenly in International matches recently.

They also have a shiny nice new arena and have some good facilties in Budapest and Szekesféhervár.

The problem for Hungary is that they are terrible when it comes to funding sports of any sort. Hungary used to be a soccer power in the 50s, but the government doesn't give support to their athletes. Only the water polo teams seem to do well en masse.

I always figured Levente Szuper would be the first Hungarian in the NHL. I can't believe he never got one minute of NHL action, despite his callup.
Vas may just stay in Sweden and Europe for his career and Gröschl is MIA.

As for Attila Ambrus, I'm just getting started on a book about him by Julien Rubenstein. Interesting stuff...

Kiraly
10-23-2004, 08:23 PM
Hungarian squads are still getting new ones torn for them at most international friendlies.

It is hard to develop talent when the infrastructure for hockey is so poor. Personally, I don't believe sport is where governments should be diverting financial resources when there are other areas more deserving. And it is unlikely that large amounts will come from the private sector when the level of interest in the sport is significantly lower than it is in some other countries.

There still have a long way to go.

There's always waterpolo. ;)

By the way, Groschl is currently on Alba Volan's roster...

...Tamas Groschl (http://www.albavolanfevita.hu/)

Kiraly
10-24-2004, 11:44 AM
I always figured Levente Szuper would be the first Hungarian in the NHL. I can't believe he never got one minute of NHL action, despite his callup.


I think Szuper is playing with Dunaujvaros now.

With the retirement of Ocskay and Pavol Fedor going to Slovakia, Dunaujvaros should now be considered the best team in Hungary.

Kiraly
10-24-2004, 12:05 PM
Golbez:

I was wondering since you follow Czech hockey, if you have heard anything about a kid named David Jobb? I believe he is under contract with HC Sparta Praha.

Golbez
10-24-2004, 02:09 PM
Golbez:

I was wondering since you follow Czech hockey, if you have heard anything about a kid named David Jobb? I believe he is under contract with HC Sparta Praha.
http://www.hokej.cz/index.php?view=stats_hrac&lng=CZ&webid=246&menu=menu_5_5&idh=9756
That's his stats. He's playing on the Dorost (midget) team for Sparta.
Neither the official Czech nor the official Sparta site list any personal information for him.
Is he from Hungary? (born and raised?).

Kiraly
10-24-2004, 03:34 PM
David Jobb has played for Hungary in international underage tournaments. I'm not exactly sure where he was born but I do know that he has played for Dunaferr.

World 2004 Under 18 Championship Division 2 (http://www.iihf.com/hydra/tournaments/output/W18IIA/)

He led the team in scoring for a defenseman and the Hungarians finished the tournament in second.

World 2004 Under 20 Championship Division 1 (http://www.iihf.com/hydra/tournaments/output/W20IA/IHM0010HUN_33.htm)

He was the youngest player on the Hungarian team in this tournament. They were a little over their heads in this one and were relegated to Division 2 as a result.

attis76
11-08-2004, 10:07 PM
David Jobb has played for Hungary in international underage tournaments. I'm not exactly sure where he was born but I do know that he has played for Dunaferr.

World 2004 Under 18 Championship Division 2 (http://www.iihf.com/hydra/tournaments/output/W18IIA/)

He led the team in scoring for a defenseman and the Hungarians finished the tournament in second.

World 2004 Under 20 Championship Division 1 (http://www.iihf.com/hydra/tournaments/output/W20IA/IHM0010HUN_33.htm)

He was the youngest player on the Hungarian team in this tournament. They were a little over their heads in this one and were relegated to Division 2 as a result.
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And another hungarian avatar...
I also found it on the 'startlap/cimer.lap.hu'

Backin72
11-16-2004, 09:33 AM
Great article, thanks!

Habi
12-01-2004, 03:34 PM
really great article, thx

magyar, lengyel ket jo barat

we'll meet again in Debrecen ;)

Golbez
12-01-2004, 07:54 PM
Here's the scouting report on David Jobb (2006 elig) from Robert Neuhauser...

" .. good skater with okay straightaway speed and good movements backwards .. good balance and decent laterally .. isn’t easy to outskate .. does not rush forward very often; pretty defensive .. reliable in his own end; takes his man out of the play .. low number of positional mistakes .. does not panic with the puck .. safe feeds .. undersized but willing to use his body .. has to shoot more .. average shot arsenal with lacking accuracy .. has to bulk up in order to avoid getting outmuscled by bigger opponents."

Kiraly
12-08-2004, 09:22 PM
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And another hungarian avatar...
I also found it on the 'startlap/cimer.lap.hu'


Pretty cool site...


...a lot of good images.

Kiraly
12-08-2004, 09:24 PM
Here's the scouting report on David Jobb (2006 elig) from Robert Neuhauser...

" .. good skater with okay straightaway speed and good movements backwards .. good balance and decent laterally .. isn’t easy to outskate .. does not rush forward very often; pretty defensive .. reliable in his own end; takes his man out of the play .. low number of positional mistakes .. does not panic with the puck .. safe feeds .. undersized but willing to use his body .. has to shoot more .. average shot arsenal with lacking accuracy .. has to bulk up in order to avoid getting outmuscled by bigger opponents."


Thanks...

...I couldn't find anything online. I'm assuming you personally talked to Robert Neuhauser. Is it too early to know if this kid is NHL draft worthy?

Golbez
12-08-2004, 09:33 PM
Thanks...

...I couldn't find anything online. I'm assuming you personally talked to Robert Neuhauser. Is it too early to know if this kid is NHL draft worthy?

Once the mid-season CSB rankings come out, I guess we'll get a better idea if he's really on the NHL radar. I'll ask Neuhauser more about him the next time I correspond with him. He may be a late-round darkhorse.

EDIT: D'oh! I realize he's 2006 eligible and not 2005...so let's be patient :)

sammy87
12-13-2004, 04:01 PM
Great article. Thanks

attis76
12-17-2004, 07:51 PM
Who is this guy?
A new hungarian talent,likely to play in the NHL?
:yo: