News 4 Premier Prospect: Martin Necas

His outstanding season playing in his country's senior pro league could vault him into the top 10

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — As we count down to the NHL Draft on June 23rd in Chicago, our second News 4 Premier Prospect is center Martin Necas, a Czech center who put together an impressive season playing in his native country’s Extraliga… as a 17-year-old.

Here’s the lowdown on Necas:




6’1, 170 lbs


Kometa Brno

In one sentence:

A playmaking center who admittedly needs to bulk up, Necas is a skilled skater with a strong shot who put up historically good numbers in the Extraliga as a 17-year-old and could translate that early success into a high draft selection. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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