Ondřej Palát Biography

Ondřej Palát is a Czech personality famously known for being an ice hockey professional player, who plays for Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted in the 7th round in the overall 208th pick by the LIghtning of the 2011 NHL Draft. He has led his team to have back-to-back Stanley Cups in the consecutive years 2020 and 2021.

Early Life

Ondřej Palát was born on 28th March 1991, making him 31 years old as of 2022. He was brought up by his loving and caring parents named Pavel Palat (father) and Hana Palat (mother). There is very little information on the Palat family and it is not known how many siblings Ondrej Palat has.

Ondřej Palát Career

Ondřej Palát begna ice hockey games while being the native of Czech Republic and along with HC Frýdek-Místek. He appeared for many major junior hockey games for QMJHL before turning professional in North America. Later, he was selected in the 7th round of the NHL Draft 2011 as the 208th pick. On 10th October 2011, Ondrej was signed by Lightning with a three-year contract as the entry-level contract to him. Later, he started playing professionally for the Lightning with Tampa Bay’s American Hockey League-affiliated Norfolk Admirals for the season 2011 to 2012. While being a member of the AHL and the Admirals, he would go on to produce the record of posting 28 consecutive games.

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On the other hand, during his involvement on the team, the Admirals went on to capture the Calder Cup as the AHL champions. After completing one year with the Admirals, he went to play the next season in the AHL from 2012 to 2013 while being committed to the Syracuse Crunch, Tampa Bay’s new AHL affiliate. After he had a brief call to the NHL, he scored his first NHL career goal on 16th March 2013 while standing against Justin Peters of the Carolina Hurricanes. Later, he returned to Syracuse for the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs. The team reached the finals of the Calder Cup and later he along with his team got the unique opportunity while appear in the back-to-back AHL Championships.

International Games

In January 2014, Ondrej played for the Czech Republic while appearing in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. During the game, the Czech was eliminated by the US. Ondrej had a total of 4 appearances in the Olympics representing his country along with his Olympics team and during that time he did not register for any points or penalty minutes in all the 4 games played. On 2nd March 2016, Ondrej was named to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey by the Czech Ice Hockey Association. The tournament ran from 17th September 2016 to 1st October 2016 in Toronto.

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Ondřej Palát Biography

Real Name Ondrej Palat
Birth Date 28 March 1991
Age (as of 2022) 31 Years
Birth Place Frýdek-Místek, Czechia
Profession Ice Hockey Player

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 183 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 85 kg  –  in Pounds –  188 lbs
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Light Brown


Father Pavel Palát

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Barbora Bartíková
Children One

Personal Life

Ondřej Palát is a happily living man with his wife Barbora Bartíková and one baby girl. While being committed to the NHL, Ondrej has earned many limelights and recognition because of his teams, games, and playing efforts. Just like her husband, Barbora Bartíková also belongs to the Czech and hails from Prague. She has got the model look and she started dating the NHL star around one year back before they called it for the marriage relationship back in 2016. Barbora Bartíková, the famous and the only lady in the life of the Lightning star appears to attend various tournaments and games for her husband. She used to wear the smile and also stays in the character of his wife while appearing for his games.

The couple has together appeared in many philanthropic efforts and has cooperated with many organizations and one of which includes the Metropolitan Ministries. Barbora holds a degree in marketing and is known to be working with a company called Hartmann. She has also appeared on the company’s website talking about her experiences and connectivity with the company. After spending two years together in their marriage, the couple welcomed one baby girl whom they named Adelka. Barbora Bartíková is quite active on her social media profile including Facebook where she has got over 500 friends and goes by the name Barbora Palátová.

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Ondřej Palát Net Worth

On 9th June 2014, Lightning made it public that they would be hiring Ondrej with a three-year contract extension. During the season 2013 to 2014, Ondrej had a total of 23 goals, 59 points, and +32 plus-minus ratings in overall 81 games- while staying committed to the Lightning. Eventually, he earned the ranking of being second among the NHL rookies in points and third in the scored goals. Later on, on 14th July 2017, Lightning made it public that they would be hiring Ondrej with a 5-year contract extension with an average value of $5.3 million. Seeing his signing contract amounts, it is clear that Ondrej might be earning a total net worth of around $2 million to $4 million, giving him enough name and fame in the industry.

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