Karel Vejmelka Arizona Coyotes logo

Age 25 May 25, 1996
Goaltender shoots
6'4" 193 cm
202 lbs 92 kg
ELC Signing Age 24
Waivers Signing Age 25
UFA Year 2023
Agent Ryan Barnes
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 145
Draft Round 5
Draft Team Nashville Predators logo

Transaction History
Jan 27, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the home goal during Saturday's game versus Buffalo, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 25, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed six goals on 36 shots in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Penguins.
Jan 25, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will patrol the crease on the road Tuesday against Pittsburgh, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 22, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 14 saves on 20 shots before being pulled in a 7-3 loss to the Rangers on Saturday.
Jan 21, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will start Saturday against the Rangers in New York, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 19, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 35 saves on 36 shots in a 4-1 win over the Devils on Wednesday.
Jan 19, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Per Mike Morreale of (NHL).com, Vejmelka was the first goalie off the ice at morning skate, indicating he'll start between the pipes in Wednesday's road game versus the Devils.
Jan 18, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed two goals on 26 shots in Monday's 5-2 win over the Canadiens.
Jan 17, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the cage at home Monday against Montreal, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 15, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 27 saves on 32 shots in a 5-0 loss to the Avalanche on Saturday.
Jan 14, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the goal during Saturday's home game versus Colorado, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 12, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka stopped 45 of 46 shots in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Maple Leafs.
Jan 12, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the home goal Wednesday versus the Maple Leafs.
Jan 8, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 25 saves, allowing four goals, in the Coyotes' 4-2 loss to the Predators on Saturday.
Jan 8, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will patrol the crease during Saturday's home matchup with the Predators, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Jan 6, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed four goals on 36 shots in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Blackhawks.
Jan 6, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will start Thursday against Chicago, per Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan.
Jan 4, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed two goals on 48 shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Jets. The third goal was an empty-netter.
Jan 4, 2022 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the crease against Winnipeg on Tuesday, per Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan.
Dec 11, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 29 saves Saturday in a 5-3 loss to the Flyers.
Dec 9, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will get the starting nod for Saturday's home tilt with the Flyers, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Dec 3, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed seven goals on 32 shots in Friday's 7-1 loss to the Golden Knights.
Dec 3, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will get the starting nod at home versus Vegas on Friday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Nov 29, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka recorded a 46-save shutout in Monday's 1-0 win over the Jets.
Nov 29, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the crease on the road against Winnipeg on Monday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Nov 21, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka gave up a goal on 38 shots in Sunday's 2-1 overtime win over the Kings.
Nov 21, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will get the starting nod for Sunday's tilt in Los Angeles.
Nov 13, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 20 saves in a 4-1 loss to Nashville on Saturday.
Nov 13, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka is the starting goalie for Saturday's game in Nashville.
Nov 10, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed five goals on 22 shots in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Wild.
Nov 9, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will protect the home goal Wednesday versus the Wild, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Nov 6, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka failed to record a save on two shots in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Kraken.
Nov 6, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will start against the visiting Kraken on Saturday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Nov 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed three goals on 31 shots in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Ducks.
Nov 5, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will patrol the road crease during Friday's game against Anaheim, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Nov 2, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka stopped 31 of 33 shots in Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Flyers.
Nov 2, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will patrol the crease in Tuesday's road tilt with the Flyers.
Oct 31, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka made 37 saves in Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Hurricanes.
Oct 31, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka is the starting goalie for Sunday's game against the Hurricanes, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
Oct 29, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka stopped 30 of 31 shots in Friday's 2-0 loss to the Capitals.
Oct 29, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will be stationed between the pipes for Friday's game in Washington, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Oct 25, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka came off the bench to stop 26 of 29 shots in a 5-3 loss to Florida on Monday.
Oct 23, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed three goals on 24 shots in Saturday's 3-0 loss to the Islanders.
Oct 22, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will be stationed between the pipes for Saturday's home tilt with the Islanders, Jose Romero of AZ Central Sports reports.
Oct 21, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed five goals on 31 shots in Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Oilers.
Oct 20, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will guard the home goal during Thursday's matchup with Edmonton, per Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan.
Oct 18, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka allowed a goal on 12 shots in relief of Carter Hutton in Monday's 7-4 loss to the Blues.
Oct 16, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka turned aside 32 shots in regulation and overtime but only one of three shootout attempts in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Sabres.
Oct 16, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will protect the road goal Saturday versus the Sabres.
Oct 7, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka will protect the road goal in Thursday's preseason game versus the Golden Knights, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports.
May 4, 2021 Arizona Coyotes | Karel Vejmelka | Vejmelka signed a one-year, entry-level contract with the Coyotes on Tuesday, per PuckPedia. The deal begins in 2021-22.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Karel Vejmelka
GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP
Arizona Coyotes Arizona Coyotes logo 25 3.4 0.901 0
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP GAA SV% PIM GSAx GSAx/GP Playoffs GP GAA SV% PIM
2010-2011 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U16 Czechia U16 2 24 2.41 0.904 0
2010-2011 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U18 Czechia U18 2 7 2.18 0.000 0
2010-2011 Kraj Vysocina U15 MMCR 3 2.67 0.000 0
2011-2012 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U16 Czechia U16 13 5.37 0.884 0
2011-2012 Czechia U16 (all) International-Jr 11 4.62 0.858 0
2011-2012 Czechia U17 (all) International-Jr 1 7.5 0.705 0
2011-2012 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U18 Czechia U18 2 17 2.87 0.892 0
2011-2012 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U20 Czechia U20 2 2 2 0.852 0
2012-2013 Czechia U17 (all) International-Jr 5 5.34 0.848 0
2012-2013 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U20 Czechia U20 2 5 2.17 0.918 0
2012-2013 HC Dynamo Pardubice U18 Czechia U18 17 2.6 0.926 0 Playoffs 1 4 0.894 0
2012-2013 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic U18 Czechia U18 2 1 0 1.000 0
2012-2013 Czechia U17 EYOF 2 4.85 0.868 0
2013-2014 Czechia U19 WJAC-19 2 2 0.925 0
2013-2014 HC Dynamo Pardubice U18 Czechia U18 4 2.43 0.915 0
2013-2014 HC Dynamo Pardubice U20 Czechia U20 36 2.57 0.930 0
2013-2014 Czechia U18 (all) International-Jr 7 4.46 0.863 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 HC Dynamo Pardubice Czechia 7 2.86 0.923 0 Playoffs 6 3.02 0.916 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 HC Dynamo Pardubice U20 Czechia U20 37 2.54 0.928 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czechia2 3 1.36 0.952 0
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Czechia U19 (all) International-Jr 6 4.48 0.858 0
2015-2016 HC Dynamo Pardubice Czechia 1 1.36 0.933 0
2015-2016 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czechia2 42 2.62 0.920 0
2015-2016 Czechia U20 (all) International-Jr 6 3.84 0.861 0
2015-2016 HC Kometa Brno Czechia 5 1.47 0.941 0
2015-2016 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czechia2 2 2.4 0.927 0
2016-2017 HC Kometa Brno Czechia 31 2.5 0.905 0
2016-2017 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czechia2 10 2.32 0.929 0
2017-2018 HC Kometa Brno Czechia 6 1.81 0.937 0
2017-2018 HC Kometa Brno Champions HL 3 2.25 0.939 0
2017-2018 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czechia2 14 2.32 0.908 0
2017-2018 HC Dukla Jihlava Czechia 4 2.5 0.901 0
2018-2019 HC Kometa Brno Czechia 31 2.38 0.915 0
2018-2019 HC Kometa Brno Champions HL 5 3.81 0.883 0
2018-2019 SK Horacka Slavia Trebic Czechia2 10 2.05 0.925 0
2019-2020 HC Kometa Brno Czechia 43 2.71 0.911 0
2020-2021 HC Kometa Brno Czechia 35 2.79 0.911 0 Playoffs 8 2.39 0.910 0
2021-2022 Arizona Coyotes NHL 25 3.4 0.901 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team Arizona Coyotes logo
Signing Date May 4, 2021
Agent Ryan Barnes
Entry Level Contract | 1 Years $842,500 1.03% of cap space
2021-2022
Cap Hit $842,500
RFA
AAV $925,000
Performance Bonuses $82,500
Base Salary $750,000
Signing Bonuses $92,500
Total Salary $842,500
Minors Salary $80,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History