Athletic goaltender with starter upside, needs some work on rebound control. Similar in style to fellow Czech, Petr Mrazek.
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July 2022- Even though Korenar signed in the Czechia, the Coyotes still qualified him a contract offer. So, he remains Arizona property and possibly could return to the club in the future. Keith Duggan
June 2022- After an uneven year with the Coyotes organization, Korenar has signed a two-year contract with HC Sparta in Czechia. While in two games with Arizona he stopped 32 of 35 shots for a .914 SV%, Korenar was shelled behind a bad Tucson team. He even spent some time in the ECHL. With top goalie prospect Ivan Prosvetov and the emergence of Karei Vejmelka, Korenar’s future with Arizona seemed bleak. Keith Duggan
July 2021- As the Seattle Kraken expansion draft approaches, Korenar has been traded to Arizona along with a 2022 second-round pick for Adin Hill and a 2022 seventh-round pick. The Coyotes are expected to protect Darcy Kuemper and did not want to lose Hill for nothing. Korenar will be left unprotected in the expansion draft and if unselected it’s undecided what is role will be with the Coyotes for 2021-22 season. Korenar split last year between the Czech Extraliga, AHL and NHL, seeing 10 appearances with the San Jose. He posted a 3,22 GAA and .898 SV% for the 26th place Sharks. Keith Duggan
October 2020 – Korenar was recently loaned to HC Oceláři Třinec of the Czech Extraliga, the top tier of Czech ice hockey. He is expected to return to San Jose in time for training camp this year, though the Sharks addition of Devan Dubnyk does not bode well for his hopes of playing an NHL game in the 20-21 season. It is no secret that both Jones and Dubnyk have struggled in the blue paint recently though, stay patient Josef, your t