Michael Frolík (Czech pronunciation: [ˈmɪxaɛl ˈfroliːk]; born February 17, 1988 in Kladno, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Frolík played two seasons in the Czech Extraliga for HC Rabat Kladno before being selected 10th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers. While playing in Kladno, Frolík was constantly nicknamed "the Baby Jágr," due to his identical playing style and appearance to Jaromír Jágr, who played for Kladno. To add to his overwhelming resemblance, Frolík, who cites Jágr as his role model, wore #68 at the Florida Panthers rookie camp. He is seen as a talented prospect and plays as a winger. During the 2006-07 season, he played for Rimouski Océanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where he wore number 67. When he joined the Panthers for the 2008–09 season he wore #67.
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